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Company: Charter Schools USA
Location: Kissimmee, FL
Career Level: Associate
Industries: Government, Nonprofit, Education

Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop and implement lesson plan activities
  • Develop and implement STEM and literacy activities and concepts
  • Assess and observe children on a daily basis
  • Adjust learning goals for each child as needed
  • Maintain a healthy and safe environment
  • Collaborate with co-teacher and other staff members
  • Communicate with teachers, staff and parents in a professional manner
  • Classroom newsletters
  • Classroom documentation
  • Create and maintain classroom and children's portfolios
  • Be familiar with Early Childhood theorists and philosophies such as Piaget, Vygotsky, Reggio Amelia, Montessori and others.
  • Participate in at least 25 hours of professional development per year
**MAY PERFORM OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED** DISCLAIMER The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE

As a member of the teaching team you will:

  1. Communicate with co-teacher and other staff members on a daily basis
  2. Mentor and train new staff as needed
  3. Collaborate with other staff members to plan activities
  4. Lead by example in the classroom and school
  5. Ensure children's safety and well-being at all times
  6. Participate in ongoing professional development
  7. Be a team player and an active, engaged member of the teaching staff
  8. Communicate with parents daily regarding the child's progress and development
  9. Maintain a positive can-do attitude
  10. Maintain accreditation and state childcare standards
  11. Uphold company vision and mission at all times
JOB REQUIREMENTS
  • High school diploma/GED
  • CDA
  • 1-year experience working as lead teacher in a licensed childcare facility
  • Meets state childcare education requirements
  • Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practice (DAP)
  • Familiar with NAEYC standards
  • Familiar with continuity of care
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Able to maintain professional composure in stressful situations
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • Familiar with accreditation process – preferred
  • College level coursework, Associate's or Bachelor's degree - preferred
  • Must be able to sit, stand and walk for long periods of time
  • Must be able to lift 40lbs
  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must pass Level 2 background screening
  • VPK certified if applicable
  • The following childcare training courses must be completed within specified timeframes-
    • Preschool Appropriate Practices - upon hire
    • Florida early learning and developmental standards- Birth to kindergarten (2017) Online – upon hire
    • Florida early learning and developmental standards- Birth to kindergarten (2017) Instructor-Led - within 180 days of employment
    • Special Needs Appropriate Practices – within 90 days of employment
    • CPR and First Aid – within 90 days of employment
    • Other training requirements identified by leadership team
WORK ENVIRONMENT While performing the responsibilities of this position, the work environment characteristics listed below are representative of the environment the employee will encounter:
  • Usual office working conditions
  • Work environment may be outside at times for playground monitoring and supervision
PHYSICAL DEMANDS
  • Must be able to lift 40lbs
  • Standing for long periods of time
  • Sitting, kneeling and squatting, at children's level
  • Walking premises inside and outside
  • Travel within or outside of state.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT Salary and benefits shall be paid consistent with Prodigy Learn LLC salary and benefit policy. Length of the work year and hours of employment shall be those established by Prodigy Learn LLC. FLSA OVERTIME CATEGORY

Job is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act.

EVALUATION

Performance will be evaluated in accordance with Prodigy Learn LLC's policy.

DECLARATION

The Prodigy Learn LLC Human Resources Department retains the sole right and discretion to make changes to this job description. Any employee making changes unauthorized by Human Resources Department will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination.


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