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(Preschool/Toddler) Teacher

Company: Ebenezer
Location: Burnsville
Posted on: May 31, 2021

Job Description:

Overview

Come grow with us! Named as a Star Tribune Top Workplace for the 11th time, Ebenezer is an established organization with over 100 years of excellent service, and we're growing at an unprecedented rate! We are hiring at our Intergenerational Child Care program in Burnsville MN.

There is nothing quite like watching a child's eyes fill with wonder or an elder's face light up with joy. At Ebenezer Ridges Child Care and Senior Campus located in Burnsville , MN we are lucky to experience both each and every day. Our childcare philosophy is learning through play and exploration and bringing multiple generations together in a stimulating environment. As children and older adults share memories, play games and create together, an unmistakable bond forms that transcends generations. For children who do not live near their own grandparents, these connections can be especially poignant and meaningful. Learning alongside seniors will help children see beyond their own small worlds. They'll understand more about life and discover many similarities between themselves and their "Grand-friends". This understanding and love will lay a foundation for celebrating diversity, a skill that they will use throughout their lives. Our Campus has been designed to give daily opportunities to interact and build friendships through our staff-supervised activities. Intergenerational activities include read-a-long time, gardening, bingo, hi-tech science program, MacPhail lifelong learning music program, special events for families to get to know our Grand-friends, but most of all the daily interactions of friendship building through walks around our senior campus, inclusion in the weekly programs for entertainment and special meals together.

This role works under the supervision of the Child Care Director, the Child Care Teacher is responsible for care and supervision of children in their assigned age group which may include infant, toddler, preschool or school-age children. Responsible for the supervision of the Assistant Teacher or Aide assigned to the classroom. Develop and implement weekly lesson plans; assessing each child's development and administer parent/teacher conferences. To lead, plan, organize and supervise children and childcare program activities to ensure that the program provides the highest quality childcare available.

This position includes;

Responsibilities/Job Description

  • Research and development of curriculum relevant to classroom age group.
  • Ensures implementation of age-appropriate curriculum to nurture and stimulate the psycho-social, cognitive and cultural needs of the children in their care.
  • Responsible to report any concerns to director any concerns regarding staff or classroom issues.
  • Keeps necessary attendance records, up-to-date emergency forms, curriculum plans, individual child development profile and other records as needed.
  • Responsible to communicate with parents on child development issues, policies or other concerns related to their child.
  • Responsible for securing health, hygiene, safety and overall well-being of children at all times.
  • Conduct parent-teacher conferences twice per year.
  • Complete assessments of children on an on-going basis.
  • Maintains confidentiality of records and information of staff and families.
  • Strict compliance with universal precautions in the classroom or/and when administering first aid.
  • Directly supervise classroom aides and volunteers. Report all needed information to the center's Director.

Qualifications

Minimum QualificationsAssociate's Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field or CDA1-2 years' experience working with young children

Must be able to lift 40lbs.CPR and Pediatric First Aid certificationPreferred QualificationsBachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field3+ years' experience working with young children

Must be able to lift 40lbs.CPR and Pediatric First Aid certification

Keywords: Ebenezer, Burnsville , (Preschool/Toddler) Teacher, Other , Burnsville, Minnesota

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