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Lead Teacher

Company: Ready Step Grow
Location: Canton
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Full Job Description We are looking for a qualified Preschool Teacher to prepare small children for kindergarten by easing them into organized education. You will teach them important elements that they will encounter soon after they enter school life. A preschool teacher must have a great love and patience for children. Qualifications needed to teach them effectively include knowledge of best practices and preschool educational methods as well as the ability to engage them and earn their trust and attention. The goal is to contribute to the healthy mental and emotional development of the child so they can more easily acclimate in the next level of education. Responsibilities Develop a careful and creative program suitable for preschool children Employ a variety of educational techniques (storytelling, educational play, media etc.) to teach children Observe each child to help them improve their social competencies and build self-esteem Encourage children to interact with each other and resolve occasional arguments Guide children to develop their artistic and practical capabilities through a carefully constructed curriculum (identify shapes, numbers or colors, do crafts etc.) Organize nap and snack hours and supervise children to ensure they are safe at all times Track children---s progress and report to parents Communicate with parents regularly to understand the children---s background and psyche Collaborate with other educators Maintain a clean and tidy classroom consistent with health and safety standards Skills Proven experience as a Preschool Teacher Excellent understanding of the principles of child development and preschool educational methods Familiarity with safety and sanitation guidelines for classrooms Excellent communication and instructional skills Ability to act as mediator between children Cool-tempered, friendly and reliable Balance between a creative mind and a practical acumen Certification in infant CPR CDA or Associates degree are great however you may be asked to complete a CDA program in the future. Requirements Applicants must be 19 years of age Applicants must have one of the following: A Bachelor's degree or higher in early childhood education or child development A Bachelor's degree or higher in a child-related field with 18 semester hours with 480 hours of experience An Associate's degree in early childhood education or child development with 18 semester hours with 480 hours of experience A valid child development associate credential (CDA) with 18 semester hours with 960 hours of experience 60 semester hours with 18 semester hours (must be in ECE or child development) with 1920 hours of experience

Keywords: Ready Step Grow, Canton , Lead Teacher, Education / Teaching , Canton, Michigan

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