To be fully engaged in providing Uncompromised Safety, Superior Quality, Memorable Child/Parent Customer Experiences, and Financial Stewardship by: providing a quality child care program to the Children of the associates of Health First. The Instructors are responsible to provide superior quality, value and outstanding service to the customer by planning and implementing age-appropriate developmental activities, following the regulatory standards, nutritional standards and the safety standards for children.
Facilitate infection control and maintain safe and sanitary environment
Plan, post and implement age-appropriate educational and developmental activities.
5. Maintain open, informative and positive communication with parents via daily reports, conferences and information updates.
Respond to and provide the child development needs for the clients of the Center for Child Development.
Order and maintain classroom equipment and materials inventory
Develop and implement teaching strategies ensuring no more than one episode of preventable equipment loss within the year.
Assist department manager in maintaining volume adjusted staffing patterns.
Preferred AA, AS or higher education in Early Childhood or enrolled in college and perusing Early Childhood. .
National CDA ( college credit 12 Hours )
Minimum of three years experience in child development center or licensed family day care home.
Required 20-hour training in introductory Child Care Training course as required by Environmental Health Services. Must be completed within one year of employment.
Required 10-hour training in Behavioral Observation and Screening in Child as required by Environmental Health Services. Must be completed within one year of employment.
Required 10-hour training in Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Young Children as required by Environmental Health Services
Preferred eight hours of Child Development In-service training as required by Environmental Health Services. Must be completed within one year of employment.
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Able to develop age-appropriate lesson plan.
Preferred AHA CPR, ( Pediatric Blocked Airway is required by NAEYC )
Preferred First Aid training through American Heart Association.