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Toddler Teacher

Tree House Academy - Fernandina Beach Fernandina Beach, FL
  • $8.50 - $10.00 Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Ask Us!
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Join our Team!!!  Tree House Academy is looking for an energetic teacher for our toddler classroom.  We offer benefits, a great management team, a family-friendly and fun destination to teach.

Overview:

-- Coordinates a classroom for an active group of toddlers

-- Positively communicates with parents and team members

-- Performs a variety of activities that ensures age appropriate learning

-- Maintains health and safety of the group

-- Reports to the director

Specific Duties of the Job:

-- Enthusiastically greets and engages parents at drop-off and pick up times

-- Maintains a positive relationship with parents

-- Talks to the parents everyday about the child's day

-- Creates a soft, calm, safe, and loving environment

-- Feeds and diapers children as needed; Potty trains children who are ready

-- Actively talks to infants throughout the day

-- Follows the center's policies and procedures

-- Writes accident/incident reports

-- Works cooperatively with coworkers, director, and assistant director

-- Maintains confidentiality and follows the center's Social Media Policy

Required Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities Requirements:

-- Knowledge of growth process of toddlers

-- Knowledge of activities that stimulate toddlers

-- Knowledge of safety issues surrounding toddlers

-- Skills in patience

-- Skills in positive communication

-- Skills in time management

-- Ability to organize environment

-- Ability to move and react quickly

-- Ability to remain interactive throughout the day

-- Ability to accept feedback and execute program professionally

-- Must be able to lift 30-50 lbs. numerous times a day.

-- Must be able to lift and carry children.

-- Must be able to stand 95% of the time.

-- Must be able to repeatedly bend, stoop and run.

-- Must be able to effectively interact and communicate with children and parents

-- Must maintain a minimum number of continuing education hours (30) each year.

Qualifications:

--The teacher must be eighteen years of age or older to meet the state licensing age requirement .

--Must have a High School diploma or equivalent

--Previous work experience is preferred

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