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Lead Teacher

  • Publish Date: 06-08-2015 11:38:33 |
  • Contact: Kiddie Academy of South Fayette |
  • Location: Pittsburgh 15017 |
  • Place: Kiddie Academy of South Fayette |
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Kiddie Academy of South Fayette has several openings for Lead Teacher positions at our brand new state of the art daycare facility in Bridgeville PA. We are a leading educational based child care provider with 150 locations and established for over 30 years.

JOB SUMMARY

  • Responsible for the daily planning, management, and supervision of the classroom and children.
  • Generally, is assisted in the classroom by an assistant teacher. Is responsible for ensuring that all parents, children, and classroom staff concerns are appropriately addressed.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Ensures that appearance, cleanliness and safe environment of classroom are appropriately maintained.
  • Completes all academy and classroom paperwork: for example, daily notes, student accident reports, attendance reports.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings, academy events, and parent meetings, as requested.
  • Assists and supervises children during all activities.
  • Counsels children when social, academic, or adjustment problems arise.
  • Prepares and implements classroom lesson plans, program, and schedule.
  • Develops, plans, and prepares instructional aids / materials for classroom activities.
  • Assists children with meal times and clean-up.
  • Ensures that all classroom and outdoor equipment are in good working condition and are used and maintained properly.
  • Physically arranges the classroom into well-defined interest areas.
  • Directs activities of other staff in the classroom to ensure that the classroom functions in an orderly manner.
  • Communicates appropriate information to parents; maintains developmental profiles for children.
  • Schedules and conducts parent and teacher conferences throughout the year.
  • Maintains family information board and other classroom bulletin boards.
  • Ensures that classroom medication schedule is followed.

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Accepts temporary work assignments in the event regularly scheduled personnel is not available: for example, may answer telephones at front desk, or may assist supervisor with bookkeeping tasks.
  • Assists with planning and implementing academy-wide events.
  • Meets with prospective families; communicates appropriately with potential new customers.
  • Assists in evaluating personnel within the classroom.
  • Schedules field trips and speakers for monthly programs as directed by management.
  • Prepares classroom portion of monthly newsletter.
  • Performs other similar or related duties as necessary.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must meet state requirements for position.
  • Must be able to lift no less than 40 pounds on a consistent basis throughout the workday to at least waist high.

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