Job Descriptions

 

LEAD TEACHER- Infant, Young Toddler, Toddler, Preschool classrooms

Essential Functions

  • Full-time and year-round school schedule with quarterly breaks.
  • Work with supervisor to implement curriculum within the established guidelines.
  • Design and implement daily lesson/activity plans from the approved curriculum.
  • Engage, develop and ensure the safety of the children.
  • Oversee and lead all activities in the classroom.
  • Conduct family conferences and maintain communication with families.
  • Maintain program site and equipment.
  • Onboard, train, develop, and provide work direction to team members.
  • Provide work direction to team members while on duty and assist in training.
  • Assist with annual performance reviews and applicant interviews within the childcare program.
  • May support the Asst. Director/Program Director in providing daily leadership and communication to team members and families.
  • Maintain required program records and children's files.
  • Maintain licensing/NAEYC accreditation requirements.
  • Maintain Iowa Department of Health Licensing for meals and snacks.
  • Attend monthly team member meetings.
  • Attend all required professional development days.
  • Collaborate with all classroom leads and attend PLC meetings.
  • Maintain professional online presence.

Competencies

  • Values
  • Inclusion
  • Relationships
  • Quality Results
  • Communication
  • Functional

Requirements

Qualifications - Required

  • Early childhood classroom experience
  • Minimum of 18 years of age
  • Adult and child CPR, First Aid Certifications, Universal Precautions, and Essentials Training within 30 days of hire.
  • Commitment to working with children in a developmental setting and a sincere desire to have a meaningful effect on their lives.
  • Ability to plan, organize and implement program activities.
  • Excellent skills in teaching, communication, and human relations.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.

Qualifications - Preferred

  • Meet Iowa CDA Teacher qualifications, including yearly in service requirements OR willing to obtain credential
  • Meet NAEYC accreditation requirements
  • AA Degree in Early Childhood Education
  • Previous work experience leading programming for children
  • Knowledge in HighScope curriculum, Reggio Emilia approach philosophy and Responsive Classroom.

Work Conditions

  • Preform all physical aspects of the position, including frequently moving around, bending, Reaching, and lifting up to 50 pounds at a time.
  • Ability to recognize and react calmly and effectively in hazardous/dangerous situations.
  • May provide children with assistance in dealing with issues such as personal hygiene, medical needs, toileting, diapering, lifting, writing, feeding, and getting in or out of transportation.

Benefits Offered

  • Health package
  • Business banking perks and savings
  • Company paid life insurance policy
  • Competitive compensation
  • Professional development stipend
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Direct deposit payroll

 

Full-Time/paRT-TIME TEACHER- Infant, Young Toddler, Toddler, Preschool classrooms

Essential Functions

  • Part-time and year-round school schedule 
  • Collaborate with lead teacher to implement curriculum within the established guidelines.
  • Implement daily lesson/activity plans.
  • Engage, develop and ensure the safety of the children.
  • Oversee all activities in the classroom.
  • Maintain program site and equipment.
  • Onboard, and participate in mandatory trainings.
  • May assist and provide communication to families.
  • Maintain certifications/training requirements.
  • Attend monthly team member meetings.
  • Maintain professional online presence.

Competencies

  • Values
  • Inclusion
  • Relationships
  • Quality Results
  • Communication
  • Functional

Requirements

Qualifications - Required

  • Work experience in ECE classroom
  • Adult and child CPR, First Aid Certifications, Universal Precautions, and Essentials Training within 30 days of hire.
  • Commitment to working with children in a developmental setting and a sincere desire to have a meaningful effect on their lives.
  • Ability to implement program activities.
  • Excellent skills in teaching, communication, and human relations.
  • Ability to work with diverse populations.

Qualifications - Preferred

  • Meet Iowa CDA teacher qualifications OR willing to work toward credential
  • Knowledge in HighScope curriculum, Reggio Emilia approach,  and Responsive l

Work Conditions

  • Preform all physical aspects of the position, including frequently moving around, bending, Reaching, and lifting up to 50 pounds at a time.
  • Ability to recognize and react calmly and effectively in hazardous/dangerous situations.
  • May provide children with assistance in dealing with issues such as personal hygiene, medical needs, toileting, diapering, lifting, writing, feeding, and getting in or out of transportation.

Benefits Offered

  • Business banking perks and savings
  • Company-paid life insurance policy
  • Competetive compensation
  • Direct deposit payroll