Toddler Teacher

Grand Point Early Learning Center
Chambersburg, PA
Nov 23, 2022
Nov 30, 2022
Full Time
*About us*At Grand Point Early Learning Center (GPELC), we believe in the value and uniqueness of each child we serve. Our childcare experience is designed to promote each child's own individual social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development. As caregivers and educators, our mission is to provide a safe and developmentally appropriate learning environment, which fosters a child's natural desire to explore, discover, create, and become a lifelong learner. Grand Point Early Learning Center is a non-profit corporation in Chambersburg, PA.*Qualifications & Requirements*Education (must have one of the following)* High School Diploma and 2,500 hours of experience working or volunteering with children - see "Aide" position if you do not yet have this experience.* CDA, Associate's Degree, or Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field preferred but not requiredMust be able to lift 25 pounds frequently.*Duties and Responsibilities*Toddler teachers are responsible for the children within their care at Grand Point Early Learning Center. Teacher responsibilities include but are not limited to:* Supervision of children at all times with sight and sound. Plan, prepare, implement, and supervise lesson plans which actively engage children and encourage social, cognitive, and emotional growth.* Supervise the daily operations, activities, arts, crafts, music, meals, snacks, play time, and nap time of the classroom.* Maintain proper hygiene and safety standards.* Develop a warm and nurturing relationship with the children and their parents. Provide a calm, pleasant, and interactive experience for children during meals, naptimes, and other activities.* Lead by example and supervise teacher assistants, aides, and volunteers. Ensure all center policies and state regulations are met and maintained.* Maintain accurate records and frequent communication with parents including progress reports, incident reports, and parent-teacher conferences.* Understand and use positive behavior techniques.* Make certain that all injuries, illnesses, parent complaints, and suspicions of abuse are handled appropriately and documented completely.* Maintain a clean, safe, healthy, and attractive classroom environment according to the standards set forth by the director.* Supervise and or assist with daily cleaning procedures - including but not limited to - sweeping, mopping, vacuuming, dusting, and cleaning of bathrooms. Weekly cleaning of windows, walls, sterilizing of toys, mats, cleaning of outdoor area as needed.* Assist the Director in any way needed for the successful operations of the childcare center and the needs of the children in its care.* Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.* Attend staff meetings, parent events, workshops, classes, and in-house trainings.Job Type: Full-timePay: $26,213.80 - $28,329.07 per yearBenefits:* Employee discount* Flexible schedule* Paid time off* Parental leaveSchedule:* Day shift* Monday to FridayAbility to commute/relocate:* Chambersburg, PA 17202: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Education:* High school or equivalent (Required)Work Location: One location