Lead Teacher - Maple Tree

    • Job Tracking ID: 512400-710351
    • Job Location: Milwaukee, WI
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: November 07, 2019
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Starting Date: ASAP
    • Average Weekly Hours: Full Time Non-Exempt
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Job Description:

Job Summary:

Our Teachers bring warmth, patience, and understanding to the classroom every day, encouraging children to learn and grow. They inspire children to be lifelong learners using our nationally recognized curriculum that promotes social, physical, verbal, and cognitive development. Our Teachers are committed to making their center successful and know that creating meaningful relationships with children, families, and their team play a crucial role in that success.

Responsibilites:

  • Lead, coach and mentor less experienced teachers in your classroom; model behaviors and provide feedback.
  • Implement curriculum in a way that is consistent with the unique needs of each child.
  • Create a safe, nurturing environment where children can play and learn.
  • Partner and communicate with parents, with a shared desire to provide the best care and education for their children.
  • Support your center’s success; partner with center staff and leadership to achieve goals around enrollment, accreditation, and engagement.
  • Cultivate positive relationships with families, teachers, state licensing authorities, community contacts and corporate partners.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to touch, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Experience and Skills

Education Requirements:

  • BA or MA**
  • Satisfactorily completed one course for credit in early childhood education, or enrolled in that course within 6 months after assuming the position (the course in early childhood education must be broad-based, which means an overview-type course, such as a credit course in child development, child psychology or covering early childhood education curriculum such as kindergarten or nursery school curriculum). Or, satisfactorily complete the non-credit course 10-hour School-age Assistant Child Care Worker within 6 months after assuming the position.

Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to build relationships with families and coworkers and create a dynamic environment where play and learning happens.
  • Outstanding customer service skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task and manage multiple situations effectively
  • Must possess active Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential or meet NAEYC candidacy requirements
  • 2-3 years Early Childhood Education Experience(preferred)
  • CPR and First Aid Certification or willingness to obtain
  • Must meet state specific guidelines for the role
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English.


Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and use hands to touch, handle, or feel. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.




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