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Lead Teacher (MO)

Company: Kids & Company
Location: Saint Peters
Posted on: September 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job SummaryReporting to the School Director, acts as an integral member of the Kids & Company team to assist in the overall management of day to day supervision and operations of a child age group through the conscientious application of Kids & Company standards to achieve our mission statement: to provide quality primary and backup childcare services conveniently located near our children's parent's place of work. We aim to assist corporations in creating a healthy work/life balance.Essential Functions

  • Plans and implements enriched programs in accordance with curriculum objectives, developmentally appropriate practice and program philosophy
  • Leads children in activities by telling or reading stories, teaching songs, demonstrating the use of simple musical instruments, preparing craft materials and demonstrating their use and providing opportunities for creative expression;
  • Takes a leadership role in the classroom and provides excellent supervision and interaction with children at all times including in all classroom, sleep room, outside and playground activities;
  • Observes children in their surroundings and assesses individual and group needs;
  • Promotes open communication and works cooperatively and effectively as a team member and communicates and contributes information on a continuous basis;
  • Meets emotional, social, physical and cognitive needs of each child in the classroom;
  • Follows all center policies as outlined in the Staff Policy Manual including Behavior Management, Serious Occurrence, Anaphylactic, Technology Use, Fire Drills, Workplace Harassment and Violence and Health and Safety practices
  • Prepares and maintains the indoor and outdoor play areas for children's use, including checking toys and equipment to ensure safe functioning and performing various housekeeping and sanitizing duties as required
  • Participates in lunch, diapering, bathroom and toilet training duties and promotes healthy and independent practices
  • Ensures any special dietary requirements are met
  • If designated, administers medication as authorized by a physician and maintain appropriate records
  • Maintains open, positive, friendly and cooperative relationships with each child's family
  • Accurately performs all administrative tasks including entries for the classroom log book, center communication log book and required emergency and incident reporting in a timely manner
  • Maintains confidentiality
  • Adheres to dress code
  • If designated, takes calls and messages in a polite, helpful manner
  • At times you may be asked to assist in another room or at another locationCompensation
    • We offer competitive salary based on education level achieved and field experienceBenefits:
      • 401(k)
      • Dental insurance
      • Employee discount
      • Flexible schedule
      • Health insurance
      • Life insurance
      • Paid time off
      • Parental leave
      • Professional development assistance
      • Referral program
      • Retirement plan
      • Vision insuranceSchedule:
        • 8 hour shift
        • Day shift
        • Monday to FridayWork Location:
          • One location
            Kids & Company is an equal opportunity employer that recognizes the importance of diversity, equity andinclusion the workplace. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color,religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.We are welcoming to all that apply.
            REQUIREMENTS
            • Previous experience working with children
            • Knowledge of Child Care programs
            • C.P.R. and First Aid updated yearly
              Kids and Company is a corporate sponsored childcare and our philosophy revolves around the idea that we want to provide a positive work/life balance for our clients. We provide full time, part time and emergency child care. Kids and Company is seeking Early Childhood Educators to become a part of our family in a permanent capacity.

Keywords: Kids & Company, Saint Peters , Lead Teacher (MO), Education / Teaching , Saint Peters, Missouri

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