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Lead & Assistant Teachers Needed for Child Care Center(Fairfax,VA)

compensation: TBA
employment type: full-time

Early Learning Academy is seeking a motivated, energetic professional with a background in child care to take on the role of Lead/Assistant Teacher at our Fair Oaks locations. Reporting to the Center Director, the Lead/Assistant Teacher will be expected to assist in providing and maintaining a safe, nurturing and developmentally appropriate program in accordance to all relevant child care policies, procedures, and county regulations. The Lead Teacher will be responsible for planning and implementing center-directed program instruction. Also, the Lead Teacher will assume the following center responsibilities:
RESPONSIBILITIES:
 Implement a developmentally appropriate early childcare and preschool program for the children.
 Plan and implement activities that meet the physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs of the children.
 Prepare weekly lesson plans for scheduled activities.
 Develop and maintain accurate reports and documentation in accordance with program policies.
 Establish positive relationships and communicate effectively with children, staff, administration, parents, and members of the community.
 Provide appropriate safety, supervision, and support as applicable to program guidelines.
 Ensure all applicable licensing and health regulations are met.
 Conduct light cleaning duties such as gathering trash, sweeping, mopping, and vacuuming floors, sanitizing toys and table tops, and other general duties similar in nature.
 Effectively conduct diapering and toileting procedures as it relates to job responsibility.
 Provide direct supervision for assistants, aides, volunteers, and any support staff.
 Adhere to all staff and program guidelines.
REQUIREMENTS:
 Associate's Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or related field.
 2+ years' experience in a child care setting.
 Familiarity with state and county child care regulations.
 Excellent oral and written communication skills.
 Infant and Child CPR/First Aid certification.
 Must be able to lift, hold, or carry up to 35 pounds and routinely move furniture and equipment.
 Must be able to sit on the floor or child-sized furniture for a sustained period of time.
 Must be able to respond to emergency situations in a prompt and professional manner.
 MAT certification a plus.
 Bilingual a plus, but is not required.
 A friendly and outgoing personality is a MUST!
To be considered, candidates MUST apply with a cover letter stating your qualifications and salary requirements. Candidates that do not meet ALL requirements will not be contacted.
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post id: 7072609755

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