Employment Type: Permanent Staff (SHRA)
Vacancy ID: P006777
Salary Range: $26,000 - $30,000
This position will serve as a Lead Teacher in the Horizon’s Childcare Center. This position will plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities for the children on a weekly and daily basis. Incorporate into these plans any suggestions or goals for the child that are developed by any outside providers. (Occupational, Speech, Physical Therapists, Horizon's Child and Family Therapist, etc.)
Comply with Policies and Regulations: Meet all regulations of the NC Division of Child Development, Early Head Start and the policies and procedures of the childcare center on a daily basis. Comply with the administrative policies of the UNC Horizons Program and the childcare center.
Provide supervision of and interaction with the children in care to maintain a safe, healthy and nurturing learning environment. Contribute to the maintaining of the childcare center's physical environment by discarding any broken or dangerous toys and informing supervisor of any health/safety hazards of the center's physical environment or of items that need to be replaced.
Establish and maintain effective communication with parents. Offer support, advice and encouragement to the parents regarding their child's goals, accomplishments and overall well-being. Conduct parent/teacher conferences to review any adjustment, behavior, progress or other concerns.
Participate as an active and involved member of the UNC Horizons team as well as the childcare center team. Regularly attend UNC Horizons staff meetings, trainings, annual conference and other events. Attend and actively participate in all Sunrise Corner specific events, meetings and trainings. Communicate questions and concerns regarding Horizons and/or Sunrise Corner with other team members where appropriate and supervisors.
Education and Experience:
Demonstrated possession of the competencies necessary to perform the work.
Selected candidate must meet the requirements to qualify for a Lead Teacher through the North Carolina Division of Child Development and Early Education and Early Head Start.
Prefer someone with knowledge of the population that we serve. Knowledge of appropriate program rules and regulations as well as the NCDCDEE regulations. Someone who can work well in a team environment. Ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with clients. Ability to assess adaptive developmental and social behavioral levels of clients referred for their current functioning level.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, race, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.