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Child Care Teacher - Kidz Rock Early Learning Center

Full-time
Sanford, FL
Posted Feb 16, 2021

Position SUMMARY

A Kidz Rock Early Learning Center  teacher is responsible for implementing safe and developmentally appropriate lesson plans and activities that comply with program directives, relevant legislation, policies and procedures. The selected individual MUST love to work with and teach children, assist with daily snacks/meals, crafts, and carryout provided curriculum instruction and implementation. 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the program Director(s) in implementing the overall program for all children enrolled in the Kidz Rock Early Learning Center.
  • Supervise children at all times.
  • Promote literacy and early education in all aspects of the program.
  • Develop and implement activities to stimulate the children.
  • Provide weekly schedules for children and parents. 
  • Post classroom schedules, weekly.
  • Discuss development with parents as instructed by the program Director(s).
  • Become familiar with emergency procedures and protocol.
  • Ensure cupboards are locked and cleaning supplies are out of children’s reach, at all times.
  • Integrate special needs children in a respectful manner.
  • Participate in fundraising for the school as needed.
  • Assist program Director(s) in training Caregiver Assistants, Teacher Aids and Interns, as needed.
  • Monitor and insure proper check-in, check-out and attendance procedures, daily.
  • Adhere to all program policies, procedures and duties as assigned, by the program Director(s).
  • Ensure appropriate parent communications as instructed by the program Director(s).

MUST HAVE ABILITY TO: 

Implement program objectives based on sound principles of child development; interact positively with children and act as an appropriate adult role model; meet all state and accreditation agency requirements; communicate effectively in English; apply concepts of integrated curriculum development in a non-biased manner; give and follow written and oral instructions; exercise judgment and discretion in analyzing and resolving problems; maintain accurate and detailed records; maintain cooperative working relationships; demonstrate sensitivity to, and respect for a diverse population. 

MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF AND/OR ABILITY TO COMPLETE TRAINING IN: 

Early childhood development and appropriate practices for infants, toddlers, and young children; nurturing, care giving and education of young children; concepts of integrated curriculum development and implementation; principles of observation and assessment of young children; solid foundation in other aspects of child development; principles of parent communication and support. 

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Experience working with children within a child care and/or educational environment.
  • Must pass Level II Criminal Background Screening, given by a Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) approved vendor(s).
  • Successful Completion of Department of Children and Families (DCF) 40 hour Training Courses and/or the ability to begin courses upon hire.
  • CDA/Staff Credential or the ability to obtain a staff Credential with in a year of employment is preferred.
  • CPR Certification preferred or the ability to obtain Certification within 60 sats of employment.
  • Basic administrative and clerical skills: Typing, Data Entry, Filing, Reception and Customer Service abilities preferred.

Education: 

  • High School Diploma/GED required.
  • Associates degree or higher with course study in Child Development, preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: 

Must be able to perform physical activities, such as, but not limited to, lifting children or heavy items (up to 50 lbs. unassisted), bending, standing, climbing or walking. Must be able to work safely in an environment containing biological conditions which may be unhealthful or hazardous (such as bodily fluids and waste, germs, childhood diseases).