Child Care Preschool Teacher (ages 2-5)

Employer
Celebree Learning Centers
Location
Mount Airy, MD
Posted
Mar 20, 2017
Closes
Mar 22, 2017
Hours
Full Time
Job Description This position requires comprehensive knowledge understanding of behavioral developmental stages of children knowledge of Maryland State Dept of Education Office of Child Care MSDE OCC licensing requirements the ability to manage a classroom including strong organization practices clear professional communication verbal and written excellent problem solving skills patience and flexibility The desired candidate should be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge skill and ability required Essential Functions Manages classroom ensuring compliance with all MSDE OCC regulations company standards policies and procedures Provides a welcoming and friendly classroom environment for all children parents and visitors Maintains attractive and current classroom hallway displays and an educational and informative Parent Board that is updated regularly Creates and implements thorough timely lesson plans that are age appropriate and stimulating in accordance with weekly themes and Celebree s curriculum manages effective classroom transitions Assists and supervises children during all activities counsels children as needed using positive and appropriate discipline techniques Ensures that appearance cleanliness and safe environment of classroom are appropriately maintained Accurately completes all classroom paperwork eg Daily Reports accident reports attendance records Attends all team meetings trainings and center events as requested limits unscheduled absences Provides support and direction to assistant teacher to ensure the classroom functions in an orderly manner Presents a positive and professional image at all times adhering to uniform requirements Communicates effectively with parents eg greeting by name addressing concerns in a timely manner giving positive feedback and providing regular updates on their child s development and classroom happenings Maintains open and effective communication with director Identifies opportunities and or problems in the classroom and center and works with the assistant teacher and or center director to resolve Maintains certification requirements three Continuing Education Credits per year Maintains confidentiality regarding families co workers and self Physical Demands The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job The job requires frequent bending stooping squatting reaching lifting and carrying ability to lift pounds Education Experience The minimum requirements are clock hrs in Child Development and Curriculum Planning accompanied by year s experience in a licensed preschool classroom This required experience may be replaced by year of college semester hours or a combination of classroom experience college hours Additionally clock hrs of training in communicating with staff parents and the public is also required Those with an AA or BA in early childhood education or an AA or BA in an unrelated field the above requirements preferred however candidates will be considered on a case by case basis Specific Skills Certification in CPR and First Aid Computer skills educational software Company Description Celebree Learning Centers Hot Spots Extended Care Programs is Maryland s largest privately owned provider of early childhood education services We protect educate and nurture children from weeks to school age in a safe stable environment that follows the Maryland State Department of Education criteria for pre school education ages as well as the Guidelines for Healthy Child Development and Care for Young Children ages birth We also provide before and after school care through our Hot Spots program a unique to Celebree program that is child driven and teacher directed focusing on long term goals that develop creativity and leadership skills We offer competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package including options for health dental life insurance aK plan and continuing education credits through First Connection Training Education Company If you are interested in being a part of a team built on excellence integrity and dedication to the common goal of quality education contact us to join a Celebree Learning Centers Team today