Infant Toddler Lead Teacher

Infant Toddler Lead Teacher Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Infant Toddler Lead Teacher to join our team.

Responsibilities:

  • Communication with parents;
  • Participation in staff and training meetings;
  • Committing to continuing education;
  • Building teamwork;
  • Communicating appropriately and professionally with parents and fellow staff;
  • Presenting expectations that are appropriate to the childs age and developmental level;
  • Planning and implementing activities that develop self-esteem and social skills;
  • Develop a nurturing environment for infants and toddlers;
  • Observe each child to help them improve their social competencies and build self-esteem;
  • Employ a variety of educational techniques (storytelling, educational play,outdoor play etc.) to teach children;
  • Collaborate with other teachers;
  • Organize sleep schedules and feeding hours and supervise children to ensure they are safe at all times;
  • Maintain a clean and tidy classroom consistent with health and safety standards;
  • Communicate with parents regularly to understand the children’s background and psyche;
  • Track children’s progress and report to parents.

Requirements:

  • Minimum Lead teacher requirements as outlined by the Department of Social Services of Commonwealth of Virginia;
  • Prior classroom experience;
  • Strong written and communication skills;
  • Demonstrated knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices;
  • A current CDA or Early Childhood Teaching Credential. Lead Teacher Responsibilities;
  • Ability to speak and be understood under normal circumstances;
  • An Associate’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Development or a related field;
  • An Associate’s degree or higher in a related field, including 18 semester hours of completed coursework related to young children birth to age 8;
  • Ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid;
  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field, including 18 semester hours of completed coursework related to young children birth to age 8;
  • Ability to handle crisis situations, especially where children are involved;
  • Ability to respond immediately to emergency situations;
  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Development;
  • Ability to see and read newsprint, with or without corrective lenses;
  • Ability to use arms, hands, legs, and feet, with or without corrective devices; this includes the ability to evacuate the building during emergencies.