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Preschool - Infant/Toddler Teacher

Company: Florida United Methodist Children's Home
Location: Deltona
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

SUMMARY

The primary role of the Child Care Center Montessori Teacher of the Florida United Methodist Childrens Home is to provide for the individual needs of the children in care by offering food, shelter, a safe environment and a structured educational environment that meets each individual students emotional, physical, social and cognitive needs.

EDUCATION, CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS

  • The qualifications of the Montessori Teacher should meet and be in Compliance with the standards established by Chapter 65C-22.001 and 402.26-402.319 of the Florida Statutes, Children's Services.
  • High School or GED Certificate
  • CDA Certification from an accredited educational facility preferred, but not Mandatory.
  • Montessori Certified Primary and Elementary, preferred but not Mandatory

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Must have sensitivity to the service population's cultural and socioeconomic characteristics.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Establishes a warm and friendly, yet objective relationship with the children.

Helps children to eat, dress, and do other activities, which foster appropriate habits.

Provides care and protection of children and meets their individual needs.

Participates in staff meetings and helps to plan goals.

Participates in State and CCRN required training.

Ensures that equipment and materials are accessible and in good condition.

Attends and participates in meetings and workshops related to group child care.

Distributes, arranges, and maintains teaching materials and equipment.

Reports any significant problems of progress or any unusual behavior of children to the Director.

Keeps an incident log to observe and record significant individual and group behavior. Also records any incident, injury or area of concern and to documents significant parent interactions.

Records developmental milestones and observations. .

Communicates with parents through daily progress reports, conversations, conferences, notes and PAC meetings.

Keeps daily attendance and meal counts. Documents reasons for absences.

Performs general housekeeping duties in the center; maintaining the room in a neat, clean, aesthetically pleasing manner, conducive to constructive play appropriate for the age group served.

Is always friendly and helpful to children, staff and parents.

Maintains responsibility and direct supervision of all children in the group during on-duty hours.

Plans a flexible weekly program for the children on appropriate lesson plan sheets basing the content on curriculum outline and the developmental stages of the children.

Changes diapers according to written procedures, cleans up messes such as vomit, diarrhea, or toilet floods as needed.

Maintains a positive attitude and supports the efforts of the whole team.

Decorates the room, door and bulletin boards according to daily, weekly and monthly schedule.

Remains in the Child Care Center during assigned hours, unless specifically assigned duty elsewhere.

Performs related duties as assigned

Keywords: Florida United Methodist Children's Home, Deltona , Preschool - Infant/Toddler Teacher, Other , Deltona, Florida

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