Plans and implements activities that promote the social, physical and intellectual growth of children. Responsible for the care, hygiene, learning, and developmental activities, specialized programs, and redirection of children. Communicates directly with parents. Maintains classroom records, cleanliness, and orderliness.
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 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 even other personnel are not available
Attends and participates in staff meetings, center events, and parent/customer meetings as requested.
High School Diploma or GED
Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or CDA required
2+ years of early childhood education experience desirable
1+ years of experience working with assigned age group desirable
Excellent Organization Skills
Ability to be flexible in assignment and work hours required
CPR and FIRST AIDE required
Valid Driver's License, clean driving record and ability to drive center vehicles desirable
Physical Demands/ Work Environment
Work is primarily preformed in the center environment. Centers can be dynamic with a high level of activity. Work may also be performed at community site or field trips.
Must be able to lift 40 pounds
Must be able to stand 95% of day
Assumes 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 task numerous times throughout the day
Stoop, sit on floor
Have the agility to move from a seated position to s standing position promptly to respond to emergency situations
Perform all activities with the children, i.e. jump, dance, walk, run, etc. for an extended period of time
Both indoor and outdoor environment are typically found in a childcare facility. Depending upon activities and seasons, may be required to be out doors for regular, prolonged activities
Must posses acceptable hearing and visual capabilities in order to monitor the environment for the 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 ill be engaged in multiple tasks and must respond quickly and appropriately to frequently changing needs of children
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