Job Description - Teacher, Child Care
Description View created on 07/22/2014

Teacher, Child Care

FLSA Status: Exempt
Pay Grade: 10
Job Title ID: 20102
Job Series/Job Family: Workforce Education & Business Development Series / Child Care Family

Reports To

Child Care School Manager

Job Purpose

To provide lab and/or classroom support services and instruction to children, students, and faculty.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Plans and implements the curriculum by creating strategies and activities to target learning; determines long and short range age-appropriate teaching goals for individual students and groups; oversees and leads learning projects and activities; designs and leads off-site field trips.
  2. Monitors and guides children's daily classroom activities and interactions. Provides for children's needs and teaches self-help skills such as toileting, hand washing, dressing, and feeding.
  3. Schedules and conducts annual in-home visits; tracks children's development using assessment tool. Collects, formats, and interprets information relating to children's developmental progress; shares and uses information to plan with parents during bi-annual conferences.
  4. Oversees and guides lab students doing classroom fieldwork: writes and updates information packets; tracks and reschedules lab students; provides oral and written feedback; approves classroom activities and projects. Oversees classroom fieldwork times and semester long classroom practicum experiences for advanced lab students.
  5. Oversees assistant teachers, hourly employees, and volunteers.
  6. Conducts indoor and outdoor safety checks, removing any hazardous objects or materials; sanitizes all surfaces, toys and equipment.
  7. Communicates with parents to share and exchange information relating to the child. Writes and posts weekly lesson plans; fills out attendance forms, daily activity charts, and individual education plans. Posts notes and reminders; writes and distributes classroom newsletters, calendars and information packets.
  8. Takes on the responsibilities of the Director when delegated in charge of the Center in his/her absence.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Education

Required

Licenses/Certifications

Required

Other

Required

Safety