Lifespan Corporation Providence , RI 02940
The Early Childhood Teacher is responsible for planning and implementation of the classroom curriculum activities instructional strategies and classroom management. Responsibilities will include working in coordination with a teaching assistant to ensure a rich learning environment that fosters the cognitive physical social and emotional development of young children and provides individualized approaches to meet their developmental differences. The incorporation of continuous assessment practices is critical as is establishing a collaborative relationship with families. A commitment to supporting children who may have developmental and behavioral challenges is also an important quality.
Connecting With Children
Promoting Language Development
Using Developmentally Effective Approaches
Building Meaningful Curriculum
Observing Documenting and Assessing to Support Young Children
Promoting Child Development and Learning
Incorporating Principles of Inclusion into Classroom
Supporting Positive Behavior Management
Managing Physical Environment
Collaborating with Families
Planning and Documenting Work
Growing as a Professional
Responding to Supervision & Feedback
Supporting Teacher Assistants
Working a Flexible Schedule
Follows a 4 month rotating work schedule of 8 hours (excluding 1/2 hour lunch break) with the times the center is open (7:00 am
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Associates Degree in Early Childhood minimum. Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood preferred (Human Service degree AND 12 college credits in early childhood education also eligible). One year early childhood teaching experience preferred.
Certificates Licenses Registrations
Ability to obtain CPR and First Aid Certification.
The physical demands described her 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. A staff member must be able to lift up to 40 pounds. There will also be frequent standing kneeling and bending.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. A staff member for short periods daily will be exposed to outside weather conditions (year round).
Lifespan is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color religion sex national origin age ethnicity sexual orientation ancestry genetics gender identity or expression disability protected veteran or marital status. Lifespan is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.
Location: Capital City Comm. Ctrs Inc. USA:RI:Providence
Work Type: Full Time