Lead Teacher
State of South Carolina 24 reviews - York County, SC

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1. Provides quality instruction, and maintains effective learning environment for Children in assigned age groups/classroom. Plans, supervises and implements program for the specific age group. Prepares lesson plans along guidelines of the Center’s objectives for each age group. Assists in selection of resource materials, textbooks, and designs materials for special needs. Provides on-going evaluation procedures needed to assess the developmental levels of children. 2. Provides guidance for children in need or in conflict either emotionally or academically. Confers with parents on regular basis or in times of special need. Promotes family involvement. Cooperates with Director in referring families to resources and/or utilizing community resources, as applicable. Conducts parent conferences on children’s school adjustment, classroom behavior, learning styles, developmental levels and skills. Assists children in becoming aware of their roles as integral members of a group. Performs daily health checks; complies with mandate to report suspicious abuse. 3. Supervises and provides guidance to Assistant Teachers and Early Childhood Development Students. Provides feedback and assists in developing and completing performance evaluation for Assistant Teachers. Works with Early Childhood Development students, participates in special activities that promotes the Center or informs the community about the Center. 4. Maintains children’s progress and learning reports. Works within Center’s budget. Performs daily health checks on children. 5. Assists with non-routine developmental activities for children with special needs. Performs other duties as required including routine housekeeping tasks.

Minimum and Additional Requirements:
An Associate degree in Early Childhood Care/Education or a related field and two (2) years of work experience in education or child care programs. Six months of classroom experience highly desired. Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education strongly preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:
Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices for child care. Knowledge of federal, state and local rules and regulations pertaining to child care. Knowledge of the principles and methods of NAEYC. Knowledge of program design, material developmental and classroom presentation techniques. Ability to supervise the work activities of assistant teacher(s), lab students. Ability to maintain discipline in a group situation. Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with children, families, employees, and ECD students. Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.

Additional Comments:
Ability to lift up to 35 pounds. Ability to bend, keel, stoop, twist, walk, reach and stand on a consistent basis.

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