Preschool Teacher

Childcare Professional Staffing Philadelphia , PA 19141

Posted 2 weeks ago

Giving of Self Partnership, Inc. (G.O.S.P.) is a 501(c)3 non-profit , multi-purpose community center serving the residents of West Oak Lane, Logan, Olney and Germantown in the City of Philadelphia. The Center is centrally located, convenient to public transportation and accessible to persons living in the targeted areas.

The site is fully ADA compliant, features on-site security, and is an attractive addition to the neighborhood. The Center houses classrooms including a early childhood development center, after school programs, senior programs, linkage & referral program, computer lab training, Einstein Pediatrics Ogontz Medical Center, In-Touch Ministry, addiction support groups, large multi-purpose room, conference rooms, virtual offices and various community programs.

Position Overview

The Teacher is responsible for developing a cohesive teaching team, coordinating the curriculum, and managing the day-to-day operational activities of the classroom. Teachers must understand childrens cognitive, social, emotional and physical development in order to ensure a safe and stimulating classroom environment where children are actively engaged and encouraged to succeed. The Teacher must be skilled in communicating with both children and adults in order to meet the needs of the children, effectively guide teacher assistants, and resolve parental concerns.

Key Responsibilities

Coordinate and implement educational curriculum by developing classroom activities based on developmentally appropriate practices and early learning standards.

Lead by example; encourage teaching team success through modeling and coaching.

Plan individual and group age-appropriate activities to actively engage children and encourage social, cognitive and emotional growth.

Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions, progress reports, and parent-teacher conferences.

Ensure all center policies and state regulations are met.

Ensure a healthy classroom environment including maintaining appropriate hygiene and cleanliness standards and safety and security of children.

Supervise teacher assistants and classroom volunteers to ensure they are following planned activities, hygiene and safety standards.

Maintain accurate records, forms and files.

Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.

Requirements

Minimum of 2 years of professional child care experience.

High energy.

Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.

Ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.

A strong understanding of child development.

Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.

Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.

Benefits

  • Training & Development
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