Position: Full Time

General Summary: The Child Development Center Teacher is responsible for implementing procedures as required by licensing agency for operating a 4-Star childcare facility in the state of Louisiana.

This position works directly with the Child Development Director and Lead teachers and is responsible for planning, developing, and executing an ongoing program of group and individual activities for children that contribute to the whole development of all children according to approximate practices of early childhood education.

Essential Duties:

Assisting the Lead Teachers in planning, implementing, and maintaining a daily curriculum which facilitates the cognitive, social-emotional, language, fine and gross motor development of each child and is consistent with the educational philosophy of the center, including room arrangement, materials and activities.

Works with Lead Teachers to turn in lesson plans in a timely manner for review and approval.

Maintain neatness and readiness of physical facilities with proper organization

Makes efforts to see that parents receive day-to-day information on child’s experiences in the center.

Provide positive guidance and discipline techniques according to center’s established policy.

Participate in meal time, including snack, and encouraging a positive regard for all food served, good manners and clean up.

Implement programs responsive to needs of children that involve parents while teaching self-help skills to multi-developmental leveled children.

Provide proper supervision of children at all times.

Maintain professionalism and positive attitude towards children, parents and staff.

Dress appropriately and maintain neatness of self.

Interacting appropriately with children. (get on their eye level, engage in play and activities, and provide nurturance.)

Implement health and safety policies as required by the Louisiana Department of Social Services licensing agency including but not limited to: completing incident/accident reports, daily observation logs, and other conflicts with staff and/or parents.

Requirements:

A CDA credential and/or an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education.

Organizational skills, detailed oriented, pro-active individual with the superb ability to adjust quickly to change.

Excellent communication such as written and verbal skills with the capability to motivate children.

Creative problem solver possessing the knowledge to predict outcomes.

Must be a team player.

Essential Physical Abilities:

Sufficient clarity of speech and hearing, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to communicate effectively with others in person and electronically or by phone

Sufficient vision, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to prepare, review and file a variety of written documents in both electronic and hard copy forms,

Sufficient manual dexterity, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to operate basic office equipment.

Sufficient personal mobility, with or without reasonable accommodation, which permits the employee to access and transport files, as requested

Sufficient ability to handle, lift and move items or loads and/or walk, stand, stoop, crawl, kneel, climb and sit for extended periods of time.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Shelly Marshall, Director of Human Resources at smarshall@theprovidencehouse.com.