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Child Care Teacher Lead Teacher -Childcare Center

Company: Childcare Network
Location: Tempe
Posted on: January 10, 2022

Job Description:

Work Address

1520 North Priest Drive


COVID-19 Considerations

All Associates are required to wear face masks and regular sanitization must be conducted in the workplace. Where permitted by applicable law, associates must have received at least one COVID-19 Vaccine or be willing to receive the first dose by date of hire to be considered for employment. New Hires can also apply for religious and medical exemptions. Once approved, applicants will start weekly testing will be required as of 11/29/2021.


State of Arizona Requirments

  • Obtain a State of Arizona fingerprint Card
  • Tb Test
  • Must be 18 years or older
  • Must pass a Criminal Background CheckFull Time Teacher/Lead Teacher:
    • 6 Mos Experience-Minimum
    • Minimum 12 credit hours in early childhood education, elementary education and/or related field, and a minimum of six (6) months of verifiable experience working with children in group setting preferred; or
    • Has training in early childhood education and a minimum of eighteen (18) months of verifiable work experience with children in a group settingResponsibilities

      The Lead Teacher demonstrates leadership abilities by maintaining a positive learning/teaching environment for all staff and students. The Lead Teacher has the ability to develop and implement activities appropriate to targeted age groups and will provide leadership in the implementation of each program. Lead Teachers are responsible to provide learning experiences for child based, company approved curriculum plans in a classroom setting. Work includes, but is not limited to: instructing, administrating, directing, supervising Teacher Assistant and Teacher Aides within classroom and all educational activity.

      Roles and Responsibilities:
      • Serve as a positive role model to staff, children and parents in professional appearance, demeanor and use of positive discipline methods
      • Adhere to and promote Sunrise policy and procedures in childcare, which promotes health, education and well being to the children
      • Prepare and implement weekly lesson plans and design and create new teaching material to correlate with the curriculum, to be approved by the Director or Assistant Director
      • Plan and implement individualized and group activities corresponding to the curriculum and the learning goals of the classroom, including but not limited to field trips, special events, parties, etc.
      • Conduct and maintain accurate developmental screening records on each child in class, in addition to other appropriate records
      • Report to the Special Needs Teacher any development issues with Special Needs children assigned to the classroom. Support the Inclusion Program by involving children with special needs in class projects and activities and encourage other children to do the same
      • Report to the Director or Assistant Director all suspected problems with a child's development, health or behavior
      • Conduct conferences with parents when requested or deemed necessary
      • Promote the development of self-help skills and a positive self-concept in the children
      • Take the lead role and responsibility for the upkeep and security of classroom materials and the rest of the facility
      • Establishes and maintains appropriate rules of classroom behavior and procedures, while maintaining order
      • Maintain current First Aid Card, CPR, and TB test results, in addition to attending professional meetings and workshops, as directed
      • Maintain a clean, safe and healthy teaching environment
      • Follow all safety procedures while supervising children and performing duties
      • Oversee classroom food service program by coordinating a seamless meal and snack time between teachers and food service staff, including but not limited to taking meal counts as required by the Department of Health Services, serving correct portions, and cleaning up after meal time
      • Maintain a daily log of student encounters, treatments and accidents. Informs Director when applicable
      • Accept any reassignments or additional assignments by the Director or Assistant Director
      • Participate in and encourage parent-involvement activities
      • Report dwindling supplies in ample time to secure replacement
      • Attend staff meetings and training sessions, promote CDA program with staff
      • Act as Sunrise representative to external customers, i.e., parents community, etc.
      • This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities

Keywords: Childcare Network, Tempe , Child Care Teacher Lead Teacher -Childcare Center, Other , Tempe, Arizona

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