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Infant & Toddler room Teachers

Almost Home Academy II
Full Time
Racine, WI 53402
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Job description
Summary

Guide children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for child development center and further learning.

Duties
  • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
  • Attend to children's basic needs by feeding them, dressing them, and changing their diapers.
  • Teach basic skills, such as color, shape, number and letter recognition, personal hygiene, and social skills.
  • Guide behavior in developmental appropriate ways.
  • Read books to entire classes and individual children.
  • Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental, and social development, such as games, art, music, and stories.
  • Observe and evaluate children's performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Identify children showing signs of emotional, developmental, or health-related problems and discuss them with supervisors, and parents or guardians.
  • Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and needs, determine their priorities for their children, and suggest ways that they can promote learning and development.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Teach proper eating habits and personal hygiene.
  • Serve meals and snacks in accordance with nutritional guidelines.
  • Assimilate arriving children to the school environment by greeting them, helping them remove outerwear, and selecting activities of interest to them.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to children.
  • Demonstrate activities to children.
  • Arrange indoor and outdoor space to facilitate creative play, motor-skill activities, and safety.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by state licensing procedures and National Accreditation Commission.
  • Prepare reports on students and activities as required by administration.
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Organize and label materials and display students' work in a manner appropriate for their ages and perceptual skills.
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Confer with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning, following approved curricula.
  • Attend staff meetings as required.

Requirements
  • Set up classroom materials or equipment.
  • Provide for basic needs of children.
  • Teach life skills.
  • Guide student behavior.
  • Read to students.
  • Plan educational activities.
  • Assess student behavior, social development, or health.
  • Discuss problems or issues with supervisors.
  • Discuss student progress with parents or guardians.
  • Enforce rules or policies governing student behavior.
  • Modify teaching methods or materials to accommodate student needs.
  • Develop instructional objectives.
  • Apply multiple teaching methods.
  • Arrange childcare or educational settings to ensure physical safety of children.
  • Maintain student records.
  • Prepare reports detailing student activities or performance.
  • Display student work.
  • Attend training sessions or professional meetings to develop or maintain professional knowledge.

Nice To Haves
  • Children's educational software
  • Compact digital cameras
  • Compact disk CD players
  • laptop computers
  • Educational board games
  • Educational puzzles
  • Educational toys
  • Email software
  • Emergency first aid kits
  • Pegboards
  • Photocopying equipment
  • Play structures
  • Sand tables
  • Toy block sets
  • Water tables

Benefits
  • Sign on bonus up to $2000 after your first 90 days.
  • IRA match
  • Paid Time Off
  • Bonuses each month
  • Aflac
  • Child care discounts

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