Teacher II
Knowledge Learning Corporation - Maplewood, MN

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Job Description:
Does working in the company of people who share the
passion and vision of creating a better world through
learning speak to you? Perhaps you belong here. As a
growing organization, we are constantly on the lookout
for talented, passionate people.
Are you ready to help us make the world a better place?
Maybe it’s time to graduate to the most important work
of your career.
When parents entrust us to be a part of their child’s
life, we are honored by the opportunity and
responsibility. With over 40 years of experience in
caring for and educating children, we provide parents
with a peace of mind and confidence that their children
will be nurtured and given opportunities to grow and
develop through a balance of learning and fun. Our
passionate teachers are dedicated to the development of
the whole child and engage in interactive and fun
activities with each child to help support their social,
emotional, physical and academic growth.
KinderCare has many opportunities available in your
area. Come and see what it’s like to be part of a
movement that’s bigger than any one of us and more than
the sum of all of us.
KinderCare Learning Centers: As the nation’s largest
private provider of early childhood education and care,
our child development programs, based on 60 years of
educational research, are developed for infants,
toddlers, preschool, prekindergarten, kindergarten and
school-age children.
SUMMARY
Plans and implements activities that promote the social,
physical, and intellectual growth of children.
Responsible for the care, hygiene, learning,
developmental activities, specialized programs, and
redirection of children. Communicates directly with
parents. Maintains classroom records, cleanliness, and
orderliness.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Meets expectations for delivering customer acquisition
and retention, quality program, financial management,
and operational compliance, and demonstrates expected
behaviors. Provides care and support to children.
  • May share lead responsibilities with Teacher I and
Assistant Teachers
  • Engages with current and prospective parents and
family members and is responsive to their needs
  • Complies with KLC and all governmental regulations
regarding the care of children
  • Understands responsibilities as a mandated reporter
  • Keeps the Director informed of any necessary
information regarding the care and safety of children
  • Completes timely and accurate documentation according
to KLC and other licensing or regulation requirements
  • Assists and accepts responsibility in other daily
center duties that might be temporary in the event other
personnel are not available
  • Attends and participates in all staff meetings, center
events, and parent/customer meetings as requested
Requirements: Skills, Education / Knowledge, Experience
EDUCATION / KNOWLEDGE
  • Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and/or
CDA required
  • Degree in Early Childhood Education or related area
highly desirable
EXPERIENCE
  • 2+ years of early childhood education experience
desirable
  • 1+ years of experience working with assigned age group
desirable
OTHER REQUIREMENTS
  • Excellent organizational skills required
  • Ability to be flexible in assignment and work hours
required
  • CPR and First Aid Certification or willingness to
obtain desirable
  • Valid driver’s license, clean driving record, ability
to drive center vehicles desirable
COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Excellent verbal, listening, and written communication
skills required
PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT
Work is primarily performed in the center environment.
Centers are dynamic with a high level of activity. Work
may also be performed at community sites for field
trips.
  • Incumbent must be able to lift 40 pounds
  • Stand up to 95% of the day
  • Assume postures in low level positions that best allow
physical and visual contact with children
  • Must be able to sustain a high level of energy
  • Bend to perform various tasks numerous times
throughout the day
  • Stoop, sit on the floor
  • Have the agility to move from a seated position to a
standing position promptly to respond to emergency
situations
  • Perform all activities with children, i.e. jump,
dance, walk, run, etc. for extended periods of time
  • Must possess acceptable hearing and visual
capabilities in order to monitor the environment and
children's well being
Both indoor and outdoor environment are typically found
in a childcare facility. Depending upon activities and
season, may be required to be outdoors for regular,
prolonged activities.
  • Must possess acceptable hearing and visual
capabilities in order to monitor the environment and
children's well being
  • Must be able to excel in an ambiguous and continuously
changing, competitive environment
  • Incumbent will need to be flexible and be able to
respond quickly and appropriately to changing situations
  • Work hours may vary to meet the needs of the children
  • Incumbent will be faced with a variety of issues on a
daily basis and will be engaged in multiple tasks and
must respond quickly and appropriately to frequently
changing needs of children
Knowledge Universe is an Equal Opportunity employer. All
qualified applicants will receive consideration for
employment without regard to race, national origin, age,
sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital
status, military or veteran status, gender identity or
expression, or any other basis protected by local,
state, or federal law.
Division/Department : Knowledge Learning Corporation

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Knowledge Universe Education (KUE) sees a world of opportunity in education. The company operates more 3,700 schools and child care programs...