Substitute Teacher POSITION SUMMARY The Group Teacher is responsible for planning and executing lessons based on curriculum requirements and program learning objectives. Through the development and execution of age-appropriate lesson plans, the Group Teacher delivers quality learning programs that supports program curriculum objectives. Lessons are taught in a supportive and nurturing environment that promotes child learning, self-awareness and growing independence. The Teacher insures each child progresses appropriately and plays an active role in enhancing each child's individual growth and development. The Teacher provides for adequate materials for classroom instruction and prepares the support staff for assisting in learning activities. The Teacher is responsible for providing a safe environment for learning. This position assumes responsibility for the Center as needed, in the absence of the Director, Assistant Director of operations, or the Head Teacher or Lead Teacher. Substitute teachers who assume this role execute the appropriate lesson plan and meet the established objectives for the delivery of quality programs in a supportive and nurturing environment. This position supports organizational goals by providing quality customer service, participating in performance improvement efforts and demonstrating a commitment to teamwork and cooperation. QUALIFICATIONS EDUCATION: Individuals are hired at the appropriate level based on their education: Level III -- Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development Level II - Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development. Level I - DYFS Certification in Early Childhood Education or Child Development. LICENSE/CERTIFICATION: EXPERIENCE: Minimum 1 year teaching experience required. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills required to play a leading role as a member of the teaching team. All staff members may be required to travel to other AtlantiCare Kids locations, to ensure program quality. Group Teacher III Page 2 PERFORMANCE EXPECTATIONS Demonstrates the competencies as established on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool for this position. WORK ENVIRONMENT Potential exposure to body fluids, blood borne pathogens and contagious childhood diseases within Child Care Center. This position requires standing, sitting on floor, kneeling, crouching, running, and walking a majority of the time and ability to lift up to 30 lbs. The essential functions for this position are listed on the Assessment and Evaluation Tool. REPORTING RELATIONSHIP This position reports to the Child Care Director, Pre K Program Director, Pre K Assistant Program Director or the Assistant Director Pleasantville Programs. This position may also take direction from the Head Teacher or Lead Teacher.Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Protected Veterans/Disabled
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