JOB ID 63755
In accordance with the needs of the ages of the population served by KKI, the Child Care Teacher II is responsible for the daily planning, management and supervision of the classroom and children. The Child Care Teacher II assumes the role of the Clinical Services (Child Care) Coordinator when the Coordinator and the Family Support Worker are not on site. The Child Care Teacher II will consult with the Program Manager prior to implementing any programmatic/daily decisions. This includes overseeing the daily operation of the Nursery and completing intakes for new referrals.
Work as a team member to provide a warm, nurturing environment, model and encourage appropriate social interactions and assure individual age appropriate activities for each child.
Lead Child Centered Non-directive play with in the program.
Work with Childcare Coordinator in planning lessons, classroom strategies, therapy and educational goals for individuals and groups, and daily care plan, using Creative Curriculum as a framework.
Assume responsibility for classroom activities and supervising assistants to assure that classroom functions are in an orderly manner and in a least restrictive environment.
Develop plan and prepare instructional aids/material for classroom.
Assure that all center/classroom paperwork is completed in timely fashion (Daily log, child observations , attendance, assessment tools progress notes)
Ensure that appearance, cleanliness and safe environment of classroom is appropriately maintained.
Maintain courteous communications with parents regarding their child’s progress, needs, concerns.
Responsible for daily operation oversight when Child Care Coordinator and Family Support Worker are not on site. Program Manger must be consulted prior to implementation of any programmatic /daily decisions.
- AA degree in Early Childhood Education and a 90 Hour Child Care certificate (or equivalent education) required, OR
- Child Development Associate (CDA) certificate and any AA degree is required.
- Must have a minimum of one year in previous child care environment.
- Experience with special needs population preferred.
Kennedy Krieger Institute - 2 years ago