Lead Infant Teacher
Posted on Sep 25, 2021 by Learning Grove
Cincinnati, OH 45208
Classroom Management and Early Learning Oversight
Create and maintain safe and healthy learning environments for children with appropriate arrangement of materials, space, and supplies.
Manage a classroom of children including a daily schedule and transition times that encourages a childs learning through discovery, curiosity, creativity, and a healthy self-concept that leads to school readiness.
Understand and implement quality content area components (Child Growth and Development, Family and Community Relations, Health, Safety, & Nutrition, Child Observation and Assessment, Professional Development, Learning Experiences and Environments), as defined by Learning Grove and SUTQ/STARS/National Accreditation.
Plan and implement the quality curriculum in a manner that supports the intellectual, social-emotional, physical, and language development of each child enrolled in his or her classroom.
Complete lesson plans that incorporate the Kentucky and/or Ohio Early Learning Standards in a timely manner.
Utilize assessment information on children to implement learning plans to advance a childs development.
Complete tasks assigned in a timely manner to ensure the smooth operation of the program.
Utilize best practices and positive discipline techniques with children, to support childrens growth and understanding of self and others, and promote resilience.
Internal and External Collaboration
Be familiar with and abide by Learning Groves Vision, Mission, and Beliefs.
Be familiar with and abide by Learning Groves Code of Ethics.
Uphold all standards and policies set forth by Learning Grove.
Maintain confidential information about the program, families, children, staff and the agency, at all times.
Maintain and demonstrate professionalism in the workplace and in the community.
Show initiative for continued professional growth and skills development.
Maintain positive relationships with children, families and co-workers.
Model the attributes of acceptance of diversity, nurturing behavior, cooperation, respect, and responsiveness.
Maintain a positive attitude and be a team player.
Responsible for obtaining required training hours and maintaining educational credentials.
Demonstrate knowledge of and agreement to abide by state licensing mandates and SUTQ/STARS.
Report for assigned work hours on time and prepared for assigned responsibilities.
Relate to all families, staff, and community partners in a positive manner
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Education, Experience and Other Skill Requirements:
Ability to read, speak, and write English
CDA or greater (Associate/Bachelor/Masters Degree (related degrees must include child development classes)
Prior experience working with young children commensurate to responsibilities
Completion of State Approved Orientation for Child Care Providers or
Current First Aid/CPR Certification
Successful clearance of required Criminal Background Checks
Compliance with licensing requirement for TB testing
No physical or mental/emotional limitations that would prevent the implementation of caring for and safe- keeping of infants through school age children
Classroom settings with children between the ages of 6 weeks to 6 years old.
The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:
Regularly required to sit, stand, walk, bend and lift objects of up to 20 pounds