Teacher 2 - 3 Year Olds Spring Hill, FL, Seven Hills

Teacher 2 - 3 Year Olds

Full Time • Spring Hill, FL, Seven Hills
Position Summary: 
As a Teacher, you will plan lessons and instruct children in activities according to approved curriculum designed to promote social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth and development. You will be responsible for establishing and maintaining a safe and healthy learning environment. In addition, you will promote and participate in all center functions, communicate with, and develop positive relationships with all family members.
 
Duties:
  • Implement weekly curricula which address all learning goals
  • Provide direction to other staff in classroom
  • Responsible for organization and adherence to a daily schedule
  • Adherence to all State and Discovery Point policies and regulations
  • Communicate in a friendly, professional manner with parents, staff, and management
  • Maintain a welcoming, upbeat, positive atmosphere in classroom
  • Always maintain safety and cleanliness of the classroom
Essential Functions / Job Responsibilities:
  • Prepares lesson plans and instructs children in age-appropriate activities.
  • Sets up and maintains the classroom to ensure a safe, fun, and age-appropriate learning environment.  
  • Takes appropriate steps to clean and sanitize classroom, materials, and restrooms.
  • Treats the children with dignity and respect, displaying friendly, enthusiastic, and caring behavior.
  • Recognizes and considers the background, special talents and interests, style, and pace of learning of each child.
  • Provide developmentally appropriate activities.
  • Reports any injuries or accidents to Management immediately and completes necessary forms.
  • Supervises the children as required by the Center and state regulations.
  • Participates with children in activities in classroom and playgrounds appropriate.
  • Plans and conducts parent conferences; provides daily written feedback to parents as appropriate.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all information on children and their families.
  • Reports suspected abuse or neglect as mandated by state regulations.
  • Attends all staff meetings, training sessions, meetings, and programs.
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Director and/or Owner.
  • Must be fluent in English.
Qualifications:
  • Must meet state licensing requirements for education and experience
  • Must be able to meet state background check requirements.
  • Experience in early childhood education and curriculum writing
  • Possess strong classroom management skills
  • Knowledge of DCF childcare licensing rules and regulations
  • Ability to obtain training in CPR/First Aid, Fire Extinguisher, Food Safety Handling, and other training required.
  • A minimum of 3-5 years experience in preschool setting
  • Must be willing to obtain a minimum of 24 in-service training hours per year
Education Requirements: 
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Child Development Associate Credential (CDA), a Staff Credential or a degree in Early Childhood Education not required but preferred.
Florida State Teaching Requirements: 
  
Employer Paid Benefits:
  • Set schedule, Monday-Friday
  • Paid Time Off (PTO)
  • Holiday Pay   
  • Bereavement Pay 
  • 50% discount on childcare
  • 401(k) savings plan plus 5% employer contribution 
  • Annual review with bonus eligibility
  • MedCare Complete 24/7/365 access to board certified physicians 
  • Paid trainings – CPR/First Aid, Food Handler Safety, and more
  • $50 In-service training allowance 
  • TEACH Scholarship eligibility
Employer and Employee Paid Benefits - Contribution required from both: 
  • MedCare Complete 24/7/365 - family plan           
  • Dental Insurance       
  • Vision Insurance       
  • Short Term Disability            
  • Cash Indemnity Plans          
  • Life Insurance        
Salary:
  • Based on experience and credentialing.




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A rewarding job, making an impact in the lives of children
Curriculum and lesson plans for each classroom are provided
Develop the skills you need to advance your career
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