Preschool Lab Head Teacher

Location
Miami, FL
Posted
Mar 24, 2018
Institution Type
Community College


Job Title Preschool Lab Head Teacher
Job ID 997220
Location North Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular


Job Details



Job Family
STAFF - Support Non-Exempt (SNE)
Grade
09
Salary
$14.50 - $18.12
Department
School of Education (SOE)
Reports To
SOE Preschool Lab Director
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Non-Exempt


Job Summary


The Preschool Lab Head Teacher plans and implements curriculum for a Preschool classroom.


Duties & Responsibilities


  • Plans and implements developmentally appropriate curriculum activities based on the individual needs of each child in the classroom
  • Organizes and maintains the classroom environment, focusing on materials to enhance the development of home language and English in each learning center
  • Oversees part-time staff, work-study students in the classroom
  • Supervises Early Childhood Education students and other students in their field experience work
  • Maintains daily anecdotal records on children's growth and development and shares information with parents during parent teacher conferences
  • Writes classroom observation and reports for children as required
  • Develops Documentation Panels of activities in classroom and posts outside
  • Screens all children as prescribed by the program and reports any concerns to the Director
  • Participates in staff training and meetings as required by the program
  • Ensures compliance with Department of Children and Families (DCF) regulations, the National Academy of Education for Young Children (NAEYC) standards and the Quality Rating System (QRS)
  • Performs other duties as assigned



Minimum Requirements


  • Associates degree or sixty (60) equivalent college credits from a regionally accredited institution towards an Early Childhood Education (ECE), Infant/Toddler, Child Development, or related field and two (2) years of related experience working with young children in a pre-school setting; or combination of education , training, and experience
  • Must be able to provide a valid Florida Staff Credential, DCF transcripts with successful completion of forty-five (45) hour training and DCF clearance letter
  • Employee in this position is required to maintain the following in current and active status: forty-five (45) hours of Professional Development each fiscal year, valid First Aid in Early Care and Adult-Child-Infant CPR certificate and a valid Florida Staff Credential
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Knowledge of High Scope Curriculum
  • Knowledge of Child Observation Record systems and its implementation
  • Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in early childhood education programs and techniques
  • Knowledge of theories and philosophies in early childhood education
  • Knowledge of child development theory and practice
  • Knowledge of applicable safety procedures
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work effectively with a wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
  • Strong competency skills in English (speaking, reading, and writing)
  • Ability to work independently with limited supervision
  • Ability to make decisions in accordance with policies and procedures
  • Ability to evaluate, design, and implement curriculum, testing, and/or teaching methodologies
  • Ability to provide developmentally appropriate activities for children that encourage healthy growth
  • Ability to redirect behavior and implement classroom management techniques
  • Ability to provide a supportive and caring environment for each child's needs
  • Ability to develop and present educational programs and/or workshops
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, and staff


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