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ECE Toddler Teacher

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TODDLER TEACHER POSITION SUMMARY:

The Toddler Teacher, working with children ages 12 through 24 months, will collaborate with the toddler teaching team to create a safe and loving environment. With warmth, patience and understanding, the Toddler Teacher will foster social and emotional development through play experiences during group and individual learning.

TODDLER TEACHER ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be responsive to each child’s individual needs.
  • Maintain accurate daily records through Remini.
  • Develop an emergent learning environment implementing The Creative Curriculum, Early Learning Foundations, and Sheva Center Framework.
  • Plan and maintain a consistent routine and classroom management using a supportive, positive redirection approach.
  • Document children’s developmental progress and interest using Remini communication platform.
  • Provide care and active supervision to children and demonstrate an elevated level of responsiveness to needs as they arise maintaining a physically and emotionally safe environment for learning.
  • Build a supportive relationship with families.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Related Field with at least 6 college credits in Early Childhood Education preferred; OR
  • Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education; OR
  • CDA required
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working in an Early Childhood Education program required;
  • Must be at least 21 years of age;
  • Must be CPR & First Aid Certified.

TODDLER TEACHER KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of:
    • child development and/or early childhood education;
    • developmental milestones and appropriate practices;
    • licensing regulations in a licensed childcare center;
    • general safety rules and basic first aid;
  • Ability to:
    • provide compassionate care and interaction;
    • manage and balance a variety of responsibilities in a fast-paced environment;
    • work effectively in teams and individually;
    • always exhibit good judgment, maturity and stability;
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal;
  • Actively maintains and promotes JCC customer service standards

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

The work environment is fast-paced and the position requires high mobility, standing, walking, bending and sitting on the floor at the child’s level.  Must be able to lift and carry young children up to 50 pounds.

To Apply

Email your resume (cover letter optional but welcomed) to Erica at ejohnson@JCCindy.org.

To apply for this job email your details to ejohnson@jccindy.org

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