Teacher
Florence Fuller Child Development Centers - Boca Raton, FL

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DESCRIPTION

This position is responsible to manage a classroom of children between the ages of 2 and 5 years of age. The position is responsible to provide a safe, nurturing, educational and stimulation environment where young children are excited to learn and maximize their potential. This position is responsible for daily curriculum, reporting attendance, meal counts, sign-in /sign- out, communication with parents, performing and tracking pre and post assessments maintaining the classroom facility and managing all supplies necessary to perform at the highest level possible.

DUTIES

  • Supervise and maintain a safe environment for all children at all time.
  • Works in partnership with Co-Worker/s, Education Coordinator, Family Central Coach and Head Start Curriculum Specialist and works in cooperation to maintain established the highest standards and best practices.
  • Cooperate with other staff assigned to Florence Fuller East/West.
  • Prepares and follows curriculum and lesson plans for assigned group. Providing the following academic skills: Language, Development, Literacy, Mathematics, Science, Creative Arts, Social Emotional Development, Approaches to Learning, Social Studies, Logic and Reasoning, Physical Health and Development, English Language Acquisition and VPK Standards.
  • Follows schedule for assigned class or group.
  • Maintains classroom appearance while displaying children's work.
  • Write up any incident or accident occurring under supervision and submit the report to Nurse and Center Director. Give a signed copy to the parent.
  • Provide love, guidance, and understanding to develop a sense of self-worth and respect in each child by using discipline techniques found in Staff Manual, these policies are in conjunction with minimum standards for discipline and are to be the only policies used in this Center.
  • Emphasize health, hygiene, mental health and proper nutrition by visual checking each child as they arrive and providing guidance in hand washing and bathroom usage. Proper nutrition is to be encouraged discussion at each meal and within the curriculum. Complete weekly experiences.
  • Schedule and participate in two home visits and two parent conferences per year or as needed.
  • Prepare and maintain a portfolio for each child including the outcomes, pictures, observing skills, observations, assessments and mastered skill, etc.
  • Work with supervisor to plan of field trips.
  • Include parents in every aspect of the children education.
  • Send progress reports home four times a year.
  • Send home daily grams.
  • Report to work daily and on time.
  • Use the supervisory discipline techniques found in the Staff Manual in accord with the Palm Beach County Health Department regulations and Palm Beach County School Board I-Cares Rules.
  • Follow guidelines established by the Department of Children and Families, The Health Department, Quality Counts, Head Start and NAEYC to meet curricular and age -appropriate practices
  • Complete daily playground checklist and monitor parent sign in and out sheets daily. Report any concerns to the office. (Mandatory)
  • Report suspected child abuse as required by law to the Center Director/Education Coordinator, Director from other Center, and/ or CEO. Consulting the nurse if physical marks are present. In their absence report directly to the Child Abuse Hotline.
  • Request for the materials, supplies and equipment necessary to carry out the curriculum plan and report needs to the Education Coordinator.
  • Represent Florence Fuller Child Development Centers Inc. in the community at large and to each visitor and parent.
  • Attend ongoing workshops conferences and meetings-Fifty training hours needed yearly for Family Central (Quality Counts) and Head Start- College Credits and Training Hours
  • Occasionally attend evening events, meetings and trainings etc.
  • Participate in the annul graduation/goodbye ceremony.
  • Perform other job-related activities as needed or directed.
QUALIFICATIONS

Education/Experience:
Minimum Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education, preferably a Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood. Must have a minimum of 3 years experience working with young children ages 2-5 years.

Certificates, Licenses, Requirements:
  • Must have National CDA Credential or able to attain within 9 months
o Twenty hour Child Care Worker Certification Course
o Ten hour Developmentally Appropriate Practices Course
o Ten hour Special Needs class
o DOE-Standards For Four Years Olds
o Emergent Literacy for VPK Instructors
o New ten hour Behavior Assessment
o Fifty hours of in service training per year of employment
o Satisfactory physical statement from physician
o Satisfactory criminal background screening
o Satisfactory drug-free screening
o Able to perform Galileo, Child Plus and VPK on-line assessment tool.

Language Skills:
Must have the ability to read, analyze, and interpret professional documents or technical procedures written in English, the ability to type reports and input data in English, and the ability to
effectively communicate in English.
  • Supervise and maintain a safe environment for all children at all time.
  • Works in partnership with Co-Worker/s, Education Coordinator, Family Central Coach and Head Start Curriculum Specialist and works in cooperation to maintain established the highest standards and best practices.
  • Cooperate with other staff assigned to Florence Fuller East/West.
  • Prepares and follows curriculum and lesson plans for assigned group. Providing the following academic skills: Language, Development, Literacy, Mathematics, Science, Creative Arts, Social Emotional Development, Approaches to Learning, Social Studies, Logic and Reasoning, Physical Health and Development, English Language Acquisition and VPK Standards.
  • Follows schedule for assigned class or group.
  • Maintains classroom appearance while displaying children's work.
  • Write up any incident or accident occurring under supervision and submit the report to Nurse and Center Director. Give a signed copy to the parent.
  • Provide love, guidance, and understanding to develop a sense of self-worth and respect in each child by using discipline techniques found in Staff Manual, these policies are in conjunction with minimum standards for discipline and are to be the only policies used in this Center.
  • Emphasize health, hygiene, mental health and proper nutrition by visual checking each child as they arrive and providing guidance in hand washing and bathroom usage. Proper nutrition is to be encouraged discussion at each meal and within the curriculum. Complete weekly experiences.
  • Schedule and participate in two home visits and two parent conferences per year or as needed.
  • Prepare and maintain a portfolio for each child including the outcomes, pictures, observing skills, observations, assessments and mastered skill, etc.
  • Work with supervisor to plan of field trips.
  • Include parents in every aspect of the children education.
  • Send progress reports home four times a year.
  • Send home daily grams.
  • Report to work daily and on time.
  • Use the supervisory discipline techniques found in the Staff Manual in accord with the Palm Beach County Health Department regulations and Palm Beach County School Board I-Cares Rules.
  • Follow guidelines established by the Department of Children and Families, The Health Department, Quality Counts, Head Start and NAEYC to meet curricular and age -appropriate practices
  • Complete daily playground checklist and monitor parent sign in and out sheets daily. Report any concerns to the office. (Mandatory)
  • Report suspected child abuse as required by law to the Center Director/Education Coordinator, Director from other Center, and/ or CEO. Consulting the nurse if physical marks are present. In their absence report directly to the Child Abuse Hotline.
  • Request for the materials, supplies and equipment necessary to carry out the curriculum plan and report needs to the Education Coordinator.
  • Represent Florence Fuller Child Development Centers Inc. in the community at large and to each visitor and parent.
  • Attend ongoing workshops conferences and meetings-Fifty training hours needed yearly for Family Central (Quality Counts) and Head Start- College Credits and Training Hours
  • Occasionally attend evening events, meetings and trainings etc.
  • Participate in the annul graduation/goodbye ceremony.
  • Perform other job-related activities as needed or directed.

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