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Floater Teacher Position: CCP All Centers Supervised by: Mei Clark Position Start Date: immediately Hours: 8 hours per day, 5 days per week (9:00 am to 6:00 pm with 1 hour lunch) Resumes to: email@example.com
Educational/Experience requirements: Must have a minimum of 12 ECE/CD core units with Associate Teacher permit or immediately eligible to apply. 1 year (preferable) of classroom teaching experience with children ages 3 – 12 (grades Pre-5). Ability to implement developmentally appropriate practices. Duties include, but are not limited to:
CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT Maintains and implements an appropriate indoor and outdoor learning environment for children ages 3 to 5 years old and children ages 5 – 12. Follows a curriculum plan and schedule that meets the needs of all children Puts together developmentally appropriate activities for children Supervises and directly interacts with children in a warm and positive manner Uses respect and sensitivity at all times when communicating with children verbally and non-verbally Ensures that classroom supplies are available and in good repair Implements conflict management and problem solving strategies with children Implements food service according to established nutritional and food handling guidelines Assesses individual and group needs and provides appropriate experience Follows agency policies and procedures for health and safety Implements emergency procedures as required Helps maintain a safe and healthy indoor and outdoor environment WORKS WITH FAMILIES AND COMMUNITY Presents a positive view of center and agency to community Implements the philosophy of the program; knowledgeable and able to speak confidently to parents and prospective parents about the philosophy of the program Communicates enthusiastically and actively develops positive relationships with parents Assists in a range of activities that promote family involvement Works in a team atmosphere to prepare for parent conferences Invites and encourages family participation in children’s activities ADMINISTRATION AND MANAGEMENT Informs Site Supervisor of needed supplies and equipment Assists in inventory of classroom supplies Participates in evaluation and supervision activities Is familiar with all licensing requirements, insures that all procedures are followed to meet or exceed these minimums Understands developmental assessment process PERSONAL AND PROFESSIONAL BEHAVIOR Follows agency personnel policies Works cooperatively with other staff, accepts supervision, and helps promote a positive atmosphere in the center Participates in on-site and off-site learning opportunities in accordance with a professional development plan Maintains confidentiality regarding all personal information about children and families Maintains confidential relations with center staff Does not drink hot beverages around children/parents (coffee, etc) No use of cell phones. HEALTH, SAFETY AND NUTRITION Follows universal health precautions Follows center/agency policies and procedures for health and safety Comfortable and able to maintain well managed classroom with a 1:8 teacher/child ratio for preschool and 1:14 teacher/child ratio for school age. Administers medications in compliance with the agency policies and guidelines Follows procedures for child abuse reporting as mandated by law and understands the responsibility for action as a mandated reporter Ensures that all fire and other emergency drills occur on a regular basis Maintains a safe and healthy indoor and outdoor environment through monthly safety checks and reports to site director, replacement and repair needs Daily monitors to assure that play areas are secure and that children cannot leave or gain access to unsafe or unsupervised areas Understands and implements all regulations related to playground safety PHYSICAL DEMANDS OF THE POSITION Ability to sit at a child sized table with children (for meals and small group activities) Ability to move child sized furniture, portable playground structures, toys/educational materials, around on a daily basis Able to sweep, bend over to clean child sized tables, wash toys at a sink standing up Able to stand for 2-3 hours at a time before a break Ability to walk for over 45 minutes at a time Able to lift 30lbs Able to kneel down (help with band aid, shoe laces) Able to get a preschool aged child onto a changing table Sit on the floor or child sized chairs See well enough across distances (such as a playground or entire classroom) Ok with noisy environments Ability to hear well to respond to the needs of children Able to model physical activity for children (e.g. running short distances, hop, skip, kick) Able to model fine motor skills for children (e.g. stringing beads) Must be mobile enough to get to children quickly in an emergencyOpen positions: Floater Teacher for Preschool and School age centers