The Early Education Infant/Toddler Head Teacher/Director in the Infant/Toddler program is expected to support and exhibit a commitment to the Center’s mission and belief statements. The head teacher has responsibility and accountability for everything that happens in the classroom(s). The teacher is concerned about each child’s physical, emotional, social and intellectual needs as well as long-range goals for development. The teacher is responsible for ensuring the design and maintenance of an attractive, orderly learning environment appropriate to each child’s development. This involves creating a warm and caring atmosphere that will welcome children and parents, as well as visitors. It will involve setting up individual interest and learning centers, planning daily classroom activities to allow for children’s choice, arranging equipment appropriately, meeting fire and safety requirements and assuring that equipment is safe, clean and appropriate for the child’s age ability, and supervising classroom staff. In addition, the teacher must at all times maintain confidentiality of information regarding personnel, families, children and program matters.
Responsibilities also include but no limited to
Assists in the orientation of all new staff, volunteers, substitutes and students assigned to work in the classroom.
Supervises all staff and volunteers working within the classroom.
(1) Baccalaureate degree in early childhood education or related field of study, and (2) At least one year of experience as a group teacher or on the teaching staff in a child care program for children under 24 months of age, or six college credits in infant/toddler coursework, or a study plan leading to six college credits in infant/toddler coursework.
To be study plan eligible, a person shall have: (i) Associate's (AA or AS) degree in early children education, practicum included; or (ii) Ninety or more undergraduate college credits and one year classroom experience teaching children in under 24 months; or 14 (iii) Baccalaureate in any other academic subject and one year classroom experience teaching children up to 24 months.
All resumes must be emailed to Audette Allicock at firstname.lastname@example.org