ARC Healthcare LLC
Washington, DC
Nov 23, 2022
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time
*Job description*Experienced Teacher sought by CHIRP and Consulting Services, LLC for opportunities in Washington, DC The ideal candidate is responsible for overall daily classroom operations. Lead Teachers are to provide a safe and nurturing environment that supports the social, emotional, intellectual, and physical development of children ages 6 weeks to 5 years of age. They are responsible for the implementation of developmentally appropriate lesson plans that are aligned with Creative Curriculum and national and state standards.*Essential Functions: *Supervision, Health, and Safety* Maintain a clean, safe, organized, and appealing classroom environment.* Adhere to all health and safety procedures and policies as outlined by regulatory bodies, to include but not limited to, Easter Seals, state/local agencies, and accreditation organizations.* Encourage all children and adults to use appropriate health, safety, and nutritional practices.* Keep children within the required sight and sound supervision guidelines as indicated by regulatory bodies.* Be aware of the number of children in your care and always maintain staff/child ratios.* Set developmentally appropriate limits for children in accordance with positive guidance standardsStaff/Child Interactions* Interact with children frequently, with care and respect always.* Speak to children at their level, giving them your full attention.* Be available and respond promptly and appropriately to children's needs.* Model and encourage developmentally appropriate social behavior and expectations.* Engage in frequent conversations with children and seek opportunities to expand on their learning.Professionalism and Teamwork* Ensure continuity of care by reporting to work on time and maintaining consistent attendance.* Attend all mandatory meetings, trainings, professional development days and other location events as instructed.* Assume a fair share of responsibility in the classroom and demonstrate initiative to support meeting the needs of the children, teaching team and classroom.* Develop and maintain positive relationships with colleagues through professional and respectful communication and collaboration.* Protect confidential information of staff and families and treat necessary communications related to such information with sensitivity.* Follow the open door/conflict resolution procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook when addressing concerns.* Adhere to all policies and procedures as outlined in the Easter Seals Employee Handbook.Decision Making Authority* Make routine decisions regarding classroom management.* Create and implement lesson plans in accordance with Creative Curriculum.* Track and assess children's development using Teaching Strategies Gold.* Communicate with parents regarding children's progress using Teaching Strategies Gold.* Schedule and manage the parent teacher conference process in accordance with center guidelines.* Communicate with a Supervisor regarding concerns about a child's behavior or developmental process in advance of communication with parents.*Qualifications** Must meet state/local licensing requirements for education.* Must have related college-level coursework or CDA or higher preferred.* Requirements may vary based on location.* A minimum of 1 year of professional teaching experience required.* Has the ability to work in all age groups served by the center.Physical/Health Requirements* Must satisfactorily complete a physical examination by a doctor to include submission of information regarding immunizations/vaccinations.* Frequently lift, hold, and carry children with a range of weight of 10-40 pounds. Occasionally lift and move classroom furniture. *In addition, frequently bend, sit (close to the ground) and stand for periods at a time. ** Maintain mental and physical alertness and appropriate level of energy to perform essential job requirements.* Respond immediately and appropriately to multiple and/or unexpected situations or emergencies.Job Type: Full-timePay: $30,400.00 - $85,235.15 per yearSchedule:* Day shift* Monday to Friday* Weekend availabilityAbility to commute/relocate:* Washington, DC 20002: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)License/Certification:* CPR Certification (Preferred)* Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)Work Location: One location

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