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Teacher

Posted on Apr 11, 2019 by St, Ann Center for Intergenerational Care

Milwaukee, WI 53207
Education
10 Apr 2019
Annual Salary
Full-Time
Job Title: Lead Teacher Reports to: Director of Childcare Job Status: Full time/Non-exempt St. Ann Center for Intergenerational Care is the first of its kind facility in the United States and a global leader on comprehensive intergenerational care for all ages and abilities. At St. Ann Center no one is alone and everyone is celebrated! St. Ann Center specializes in adult and child day services in a safe, homelike setting where compassion, care, and dignity are key. We bring all ages together from 6 weeks old to 100+. In 2016, St. Ann Center was recognized for the Best Intergenerational Award and Mayor Tom Barrett said: "This is the closest place to heaven on earth. Everyone is loved for who they are." Our organization has grown dramatically in the 35 years since we were established and the need for services in our community continues to spark ideas and advances to care for individuals of all ages. We are excited for you to join our organization to advance the mission and operational effectiveness for our continued growth to serve the community. Position Summary: St. Ann Center values the intrinsic worth of every person, and has as a goal that every person will achieve his/her maximum potential. The Lead Teacher helps St. Ann achieve this goal by understanding and communicating the needs of children and their families by assuring the daily care that meets each child's spiritual, developmental, nutritional, and personal needs by communicating with parents, and working effectively with the seniors and volunteers within the classroom. Duties and Responsibilities: Take care of responsibilities such as napping, feeding, diapering, toileting, as needed.Be aware of the health of children and report any abnormalities.Acquire a thorough knowledge of what to do in an emergency situation.To work with children in the classroom, both individually and in groups, using developmentally appropriate practices, programs, and curricula.Develop/and or adapt overall curriculum, incorporating the centers educational philosophy and developmentally appropriate practices with the understanding that "play" is a major component in how young children learn.Develop lesson plans/newsletters monthly to organize daily program plans, curriculum and materials.Direct and supervise assistant teachers during day-to-day operations.Day-to-day communication with parents, including interpretation, and follow through of Center philosophy and policies.Conduct a conference with family members at least once a year and at other times, as needed, to discuss children's progress, accomplishments, and difficulties at home and at the program.To perform any duty as deemed necessary by the Center Director. Education/Training: Have completed or be enrolled in a 44 hour, state-approved training course for Assistant Child Care Workers OR have satisfactorily completed one non-credit department approved course in early childhood education or completes that training within 6 months after assuming position OR satisfactorily completed one course for credit in early childhood education or its equivalent at an institution for higher education, or is enrolled in that course within 6 months of assuming position.Experience with children preferred.Completion of 10 hour approved Infant/Toddler course within 6 months of assuming a position with an Infant/Toddler classroom.Maintains inservice and continuing education requirements as mandated by State Licensing Regulations. Skills/Abilities: To be able to lift and hold young children, in particular infants and toddlers (up to approximately 25 pounds).To provide a model of excellence and leadership as an educator with the Center and in the early childhood field.To be able to adjust for children's individual needs the daily needs that arise due to staffing issues.To be creative and flexible.Any other specified duties as requested by the Center Director. Category: Education , Keywords: Assistant Teacher

Reference: 692127412

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