Job Description - Group Teacher

SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Preschool Director, the Group Teacher is responsible for the academic, social-emotional growth and development of all children in their care, which may include toddlers and /or preschool age children. The Group Teacher will also develop relationships with parents/caregivers to engage and encourage parent participation in the program along with being responsible for assuring compliance with codes of all States and local governing agencies; and works well with all staff members of Neighborhood House. 

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide an appropriate classroom environment that reflects the children’s learning and growth
  • Develop age-appropriate lesson plans using Creative Curriculum
  • Prepare developmental progress reports as necessary
  • Maintain ongoing and open communication with parents/caregivers
  • Plan periodic parent conferences to discuss children’s developmental progress, needs and interests
  • Maintain accurate, complete and timely client and agency records; complete daily meal and attendance records
  • Assures a healthy, clean and developmentally appropriate environment for the children
  • Provides training and supervision to assistant teachers and volunteers assigned to the classroom
  • Participate in regular staff meetings and training sessions
  • Report all staffing and classroom concerns to supervisor

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education or a CDA
  • Minimum 1-year classroom experience in childcare (preschool)
  • Must be a team player and have a passion for teaching