TRUE LOVE CHILDCARE Teacher - 77338 in HUMBLE, Texas

Toddler Caregiver Job Summary Plans and implements the daily curriculum for children in the classroom. Ensures that classroom and other play areas are consistently clean and safe. Informs parents of their children s progress on a daily basis. Keeps director informed on a timely basis of pertinent issues regarding staff, children, families, and the program. Primary Duties and Responsibilities Education and Curriculum Plans and implements curriculum activities and lesson plans that promote children s social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development. Implements program schedule for the classroom, outdoor time, meals, snacks, and special activities. Uses positive guidance techniques consistent with state regulations, counsels children when social, academic or adjustment problems arise. Keeps accurate and current records of each child s developmental milestones, student accidents, anecdotal records, and attendance. Establishes developmentally appropriate room arrangement, dcor, and learning environment in the classroom. Plans formal and informal parent conferences with director s guidance. Provides written communication to parents via Kid Reports and daily sheets. Ensures that daily list of activities is posted for parents. Maintains classroom bulletin boards. Has strong working knowledge of Texas Minimum Standards as they pertain to center operations. Interactions with Parents, Staff, and Director Meets with prospective families and communicates appropriately with potential new customers. Assists in training new staff and familiarizing them with program practices, forms, and schedules. Establishes and maintains primary caregiver groups. Actively participates in center events, staff training sessions, meetings, and programs. Immediately notifies director of needed repairs to the building, play area, equipment or toys throughout the facility. Ensures that children are not exposed to equipment or situations that could affect their health or safety. Health and Safety Implements appropriate emergency procedures in the event of fire, tornado, chemical leak, or other emergency situations. Administers CPR/First Aid or other appropriate emergency procedures in the event of serious student accidents or emergencies Properly maintains educational materials and equipment; ensures that children are using equipment in an appropriate manner. Keeps classroom and other play areas safe, neat, and clean. Reporting Relationships The teacher supervises the day-to-day work assignments of the assistant teacher in his/her classroom. Qualifications The lead teacher must meet or exceed state licensing requirements for age, education, and experience. Must have at least 6 months experience working in early education. Must have a valid driver's license Must be able to repeatedly bend, stoop and run; must repeatedly lift and carry children. Must be able to effectively interact and communicate with children and parents. The teacher must maintain at least 24 hours of training each year.