Under the supervision of the Director of the Child Development Center or designee, the Group Teacher is responsible for the safety and the individual developmental needs of an assigned group of children.
Duties & Responsibilities:
1.Assist with the planning and implementation of the center's curriculum in compliance with the program's philosophy and the standards set by the New Jersey Birth to Three Early Learning Standards.
2.Assist in providing pre-school children with a diverse learning environment with varied experiences, which will help them develop socially, intellectually, physically, and emotionally in a manner appropriate to their age and stage of development.
3.Assist in integrating the educational aspects of the other services areas (nutrition, health, mental health, etc.) into daily program activities.
4.Assist in maintaining up-to-date lesson plans, child evaluations, anecdotal information, and other data related to the progress and development of each child.
5.Keep parents inform of on-going and future activities and explain how the activities will foster growth and development.
6.Establish and maintain a professional, healthy and positive relationship with parents.
7.Participate in recommended training programs, conferences, courses, and other aspects of professional growth.
8.Assist in monitoring the pre-school children's development and prepare appropriate reports.
9.Responsible for the ordered arrangement, appearance, décor, and learning environment of the classroom.
10.Assist in public-relations events sponsored by the Child Development Center. 11.Maintain strict confidentiality and security of student, staff and client records.
12.Prepare routine, special and ancillary reports as required.
13.Perform other related duties as required.
2.One year experience working with pre-school children.
3.Must demonstrate a high degree of reliability and flexibility.
4.Demonstrate knowledge of group processes and leadership development
5.Excellent interpersonal skills.
6.Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing.
7.Ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
1.Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education or related area.
2.Child Development Associate Certificate.
3.New Jersey Group Teacher Approval. 4.Working knowledge of computer software applications, preferably the Microsoft Office suite of applications.
5.Demonstrated creative skills in writing or graphic design.
Internal Number: 2296
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