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Teacher - AdventHealth Orlando
West Lakes ELC is a facility that provides high quality early childhood education and on-site comprehensive health, wellness and social services for young children six weeks to 5 years of age, and their families. This AdventHealth Orlando innovative and transformational early childhood education program leverages the CREATION Health Framework.
The Center is a 16 300 sqft, 152 seat, comprehensive, innovative and transformational early learning program based on the CREATION Health framework and designed to serve a mixed income community in the 32805-zip code of Orlando, Florida.
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time / Day
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates, through behavior, Advent Health service standards.
Observes all rules and regulations at West Lakes Early Learning Center, the Department of Children and Families, Department of Health, Office of Head Start or national regulatory agencies pertaining to the health, safety and care of children.
Is responsible for the overall supervision and daily class functions of a group of children.
Conducts developmental screenings and assessments to meet the individual needs of children in conjunction with your support teacher.
Implements the approved lesson plans and daily classroom schedule in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning® curriculum and CREATION Kids curriculum principles.
Conducts weekly classroom team meetings to discuss classroom planning, lesson plans and individual needs of children.
Maintains an engaging classroom environment that encourages positive teacher child interactions and peer interactions promoting good choices and trust among all.
What You Will Need:
LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:
Must maintain staff credential certification by renewing prior to expiration. This includes trainings, teaching certificates and completing all in-service training hours.
Childcare Training Transcript (40 Hour Training) - Part 1 and 2, or related out of state Childcare Training
Certification on Child Development Associate (CDA)
Associate Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or an Associate Degree in any field with 18 ECE credit hours preferred
Bachelor’s Degree in child development, Early Childhood Education or a bachelor’s degree in any field with 18 ECE credit hours preferred or related field.
Must meet and complete First Aid and Infant and Child Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training.
Must meet and complete criteria for level 2 background screening as required for childcare personnel in childcare licensing regulation.
Implements a strong early childhood program in accordance with guidelines established by West Lakes ELC and other designated quality standards. Is accountable for carrying out high quality educational services through the faithful employment of the curriculum, recommends changes to improve program and reviews ongoing activities. Is responsible for the administration of multiple screening and assessment tools with reliability. Demonstrates a mastery of teaching. Can lead, instruct, model, coach and direct the work of supporting teachers. Maintains in depth and up to date knowledge of early childhood education, provides a safe and nurturing environment for children that encourages their social, emotional, physical and intellectual development. Incorporates the West Lakes ELC mission, culture, goals, values, philosophies and policies into day to day work to create and maintain a comprehensive and integrated approach to early learning and concepts of the CREATION health framework. Works in conjunction with the Director of Education for timely and accurate documentation of education plans, goals, and outcomes. Serves as a liaison to all reporting managers to provide services to children and families that supplement educational programming, disabilities and mental health services. Demonstrates sound judgment in unusual or crisis situations and works to foster and maintain positive relationships with children, families and staff.
At AdventHealth, Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ is our mission. It calls us to be His hands and feet in helping people feel whole. Our story is one of hope — one that strives to heal and restore the body, mind and spirit. Our more than 80,000 skilled and compassionate caregivers in hospitals, physician practices, outpatient clinics, urgent care centers, skilled nursing facilities, home health agencies and hospice centers are committed to providing individualized, wholistic care.