EHS Substitute Teacher

Posted on Nov 18, 2018 by KIDS INC OF THE BIG BEND

Tallahassee, FL 32303
Public Sector & Government
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Description:

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITES: NONE


Understand and promote education and early childhood development as defined in Early Head Start Performance Standards, Accredited Professional Preschool Learning Environments (APPLE), and Department of Children & Families (DCF) Licensing Regulations.

JOB SUMMARY:


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

High School Diploma and some experience teaching in early childhood setting working with infants and toddlers. The forty-five hours of DCF Licensing Regulations mandated training courses and certifications, knowledge of Microsoft Outlook and Microsoft Word and knowledge of the structure and content of the English language.


. Requirements:

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


A. Establish and maintain a safe and healthy environment:

• Assist teaching staff with schedules, routines and activities in accordance with EHS Performance Standards and DCF Licensing Regulations

• Detect and report signs of illness, discomfort and usual behavior of children to Area Director

• Report suspected abuse/neglect to the appropriate agencies

• Be in good physical health, which allows for active involvement with the children, on the floor or the ground outside

• Be physically able to lift up to 50 pounds


• Assist in daily maintenance of center as follows:

• Clean and sanitize door knobs, door frames and light switches daily

• Empty, sanitize and reline waste receptacles at least daily, more if needed

• Spot clean wall surfaces, windows and mirrors

• Sweep outside walks and keep playgrounds free of trash and debris


B. Promote education and early childhood development:

• Assist teaching staff in curriculum plans to encourage social, emotional, physical, and cognitive skill development through developmental learning activities and environmental set-up

• Follow guidelines and standards outlined in EHS Performance Standards, APPLE Developmental Appropriate Practices and Accreditation, and DCF Licensing Regulation

• Assist in implementing the Creative Curriculum for Infant, Toddlers and Twos.

• Assist in implementing I Love You Rituals to promote Character Development


C. Ensure a competent, purposeful program, responsive to individual needs:

• Establish positive and productive relationships with children, parents, co-workers and visitors

• Handle problems in a positive manner and refer parents to the Area Director for clarification of center policies, as needed

• Comply with Kids Incorporateds Code of Conduct

• Assist teacher completing and maintaining records, reports, and all required paperwork in respect to deadlines as deemed appropriate for substitutes


D. Professional Development:

• Comply with the Professional Development Policy to meet and maintain all required credentials within the specific time frames

• Attend trainings, conferences, and other educational opportunities pertinent to job, as assigned by Area Director and mandated by licensing regulations

• Be able to apply knowledge gained from trainings to support education and early childhood development

• Review your Professional Development Plan on an on-going basis in coordination with the Area Director


Performs other related duties, as assigned by the supervisory staff.


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Reference: 568434659

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