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Lead Teacher

Company: A Mother's Wish NW and FDH
Location: Memphis
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary A Mother's Wish Childcare Center is seeking a lead teacher in a multi-age classroom. Responsibilities and Duties Lead Teacher Daily Responsibilities: Creates an interactive learning environment that is fun, full of energy and engagingCreates monthly lesson plans that can be followed by the teacher assistant as well as a substitute instructorDesign an appropriate room arrangement to support the goals and developmental level of the children in the classroomConduct group lessons and circle timePrepare daily learning packets and activitiesConduct assessments and monthly milestone goalsMaintain a portfolio for each childPerform child observations and document in their portfoliosAssist with individual and/or group activities to stimulate growth of the children in social, emotional and academic areasProvide the children with a "prepared environment" to learn, create , and growEncourage individual work time to promote independence as well as group work to promote socializationEstablish and maintain cooperative working relationships with children, parents and co-workersPrepare daily progress reports for parentsParticipate in all school programsAssist at lunch while helping children to learn how to help themselvesKeep the classroom, and all common areas, clean and inviting Maintain Professional Commitment: Complete and submit all records as required, including time sheets, attendance sheets, incident reports and any other required materialsTrain the Assistant teacher to multi-task and how to teach the curriculumSupport a code of ethical conduct both in class and outside of the learning environmentGood role model including attendance, dress code, attitudeOpen to change - Flexible and able to adaptParticipates in extra-curricular activities of centerConsistently attends teacher training hours as required by the State of TNShow interest in self-development and professional growthShow evidence of emotional maturity and stabilityPursue professional development/continuing educationAttend faculty meetings, in-service days, conferences and professional growth opportunitiesAdhere to the safety policies and procedures of A Mother's Wish.Become knowledgeable with Montessori terminology and methods Qualifications and Skills Lead Teacher Requirements: Ideal candidates for the Teacher position should have all or some of the REQUIRED DHS training necessary for hire. A CDA (or higher degree) is preferred, but not necessary. Must have proof, at least, of a High School Diploma. Experience leading/assisting in a classroom (ECED) setting also preferred.Candidates must be CPR and First Aid Certified or be able to obtain CPR and First Aid Certification within 60 days of hire. All candidates will have a background check.Complete: A Tuberculosis test, an employment physical, and provide a physician's documentation of bothPossess a strong work ethic, be punctual, and have minimal absencesBe aware of the unique needs of each childBe able to kneel, bend, squat, lift and carry children on a daily basisHave dependable transportationCompensation is based upon experience. All interested candidates must send a resume and a copy of official high school or college transcripts. Job Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: $15.00 - $20.00 per hourBenefits: Employee discount Flexible schedule Professional development assistance Referral programSchedule: 8 hour shift Monday to FridaySupplemental pay types: Bonus pay Signing bonusCOVID-19 considerations:Parents, Staff, and children over the age of 5 years old must wear a mask. Extra cleaning and sanitizing duties performed throughout the day. Parents are not allowed inside and/or one family at a time.Application Question(s): Do you have an F-endorsement on your driver's license?Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred)Experience: Early Childhood Education: 1 year (Preferred) Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)License/Certification: CPR Certification (Preferred) Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: A Mother's Wish NW and FDH, Memphis , Lead Teacher, Education / Teaching , Memphis, Tennessee

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