Preschool Teacher_Day Care-722
Provides pre-school services for children including personal care, hygiene, learning and development activities and specialized programs; plans, develops, and teaches pre-school classes; prepares and maintains records; maintains cleanliness and orderliness of child care property.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:This job description should not be interpreted as all inclusive.It is intended to identify the essential functions and requirements of this position.The incumbents may be requested to perform job-related responsibilities and tasks other than those stated in this job description.
Provides constant care for the needs of the children in an efficient, clean, loving, safe, secure, and healthy manner.
Develops and implements lesson plans which are age-group program specific; utilizes age-group appropriate discovery areas, enriched
with program-specific activities, including teacher-made materials and hands-on activities.
Determines appropriate supplies and materials for lesson plans and recreational activities; ensures the children's safety in utilizing the same.
Provides opportunities for physical and mental stimulation through both inside and outside learning activities.
Prepares and serves children snacks and meals; ensures that children receive nutritional and tasteful food; provides positive,
relaxed atmosphere during children mealtime encouraging conversation.
Organizes and supervises recreational activities; observes, monitors, and supervises children on the playground.
Washes children’s hands and faces after morning play activities, before lunch, and again in late afternoon before parents pick up children,
or before dinner, whichever comes first.
Monitors and ensures the personal hygiene of the children, including toilet assistance, diapering, etc.; adheres to sanitary procedures including but not limited to labeling of cots, cribs, cubbies and storing bedding and clothing in the proper manner; labels all shelves with pictures pertaining to where toys should be stored.
Exhibits control of the children and when needed displays proper discipline techniques.
Decorates rooms with up-to-date themes and seasons; prepares and maintains attractive, entertaining, and educational bulletin boards.
Closes and locks windows, and turns off lights before leaving the Child Care and straightens the room before leaving each day.
Maintains the classroom materials in an orderly fashion; maintains accountability for any laundry, money and supplies necessary
for classroom programs.
Cleans the kitchen, classrooms, high chairs, tables, floors, toys, cribs, etc. in accordance with established sanitary standards.
Prepares and maintains up-to-date records and required reports (attendance, development progress, discipline reports, etc.).
Reports all accidents to the supervisor in an accurate and timely manner.
Builds and maintains effective and positive relationships with parents; informs parents of children's progress and specific incidents.
Follows guidelines provided on Standards of Performance.
Assists with transporting children whenever needed; ensures the safety and protection of children at all times.
Attends and participates in regularly scheduled in-service training sessions.
Assists in preparing and providing field trips for children.
Serves as a substitute teacher for other classes when needed.
Performs other related work as required.
MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT:
General Office Equipment Playground Equipment Kitchen Equipment
Nursery Equipment Classroom Equipment
MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS REQUIRED:
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or G.E.D. required,
two years experience teaching child development programs in a church or pre-school,
any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.
LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Valid state driver's license
C.P.R. and First Aid Certification
Health Card Certification
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
Knowledge of the principles and practices of Child Behavior and Development.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of early childhood curriculum development.
Knowledge of the principles and practices of First Aid and C.P.R and ability to ensure the safety of children.
Knowledge of the difficulties faced by children of substance users.
Ability to teach children Christian values as well as general early childhood education curriculum.
Ability to plan, develop, and implement effective childhood programs and activities.
MENTAL AND PHYSICAL ABILITIES:
Ability to meet attendance requirements.
Ability to read, write, and communicate the English language.
Ability to observe children and ensure their safety.
Ability to lift, hold, and carry children on a regular basis (up to 50 lbs.).
Duties are usually performed by combinations of sitting, standing, and walking on a frequent change basis.
Work is performed in a normal pre-school environment where there are little or no physical discomforts associated with changes
in weather or discomforts associated with noise, dust, dirt, and the like.
All employees recognize that The Salvation Army is a church and agree that they will do nothing as an employee of
The Salvation Army to undermine its religious mission.
When an application is selected for review, typically, only applicants who indicate the relevant education and experience requirements, as indicated in the job description for the position, may be considered for job openings. Please FULLY complete the application, answer questions completely, honestly and to the best of your ability. Please also upload a copy of your resume (when available). Those applicants requiring accommodation to the application and/or interview process should contact a representative of the Human Resources Department at the applicable location.
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- Job Family FL-NON-EXEMPT
- Job Function Child Care
- Pay Type Hourly
- Naples, FL 3180 Estey Ave. 34104, 3180 Estey Ave, Naples, Florida, United States of America