The Lead Teacher will plan and implement developmentally appropriate activities for the children on a weekly and daily basis. They will 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.)
This position will 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.
This position will 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.
This position will 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.
This position will 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:
High school diploma or equivalency and one year of related childcare experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
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