Infant Teacher

POSTED ON 11/25/2021 AVAILABLE BEFORE 12/24/2021
The Learning Experience #295 Hired Organization Address Glastonbury, CT Remote Full Time

Job Posting for Infant Teacher at The Learning Experience #295

Job Description:

The Infant Teacher will plan, implement, and supervise the infant care program as designated by The Learning Experience while demonstrating exceptional professional conduct and consideration for the safety and well-being of the children. The Infant Teacher will serve in a co-teaching capacity based on center enrollment. The Infant Teacher will guide and train the Co-Infant Teacher in all daily classroom functions.

Qualifications:

The Infant Teacher must comply with the minimum educational standards as set forth by the company and current governmental regulations.

Experience:

Previous experience caring for infants ages 6 weeks to one year

Requirements and Certifications:

• Must be at least 18 years of age

• Be of good character and reputation

• Be of sufficient physical, mental and emotional health to perform job duties satisfactorily

• Must be able to lift a minimum of 25 lbs.

• Possess skills, attributes and characteristics conducive to and suitable for dealing with children

• Must speak English well enough to communicate with children, staff, management and

• Must be able to read and write English well enough to prepare, complete and maintain administrative forms and records as required by current governmental regulations and company policies and procedures.

• Knowledge of infant growth and development

• Satisfy the mandatory physical and background checks as required by State and company regulations and policies

• Infant and Child CPR and First Aid

Working Conditions:

The Infant Teacher shall be primarily assigned to a single childcare center and be able to provide care during normal center hours and adhere to a schedule that may include evenings and weekends. The Infant Teacher will serve in a lead-teaching capacity based on class enrollment and ratios. The Infant Teacher may spend a lot of time on their feet and include both indoor and outdoor activities. The work can be demanding and stressful and requires flexibility in a fast paced environment. The variety of work entails the supervision of children, the ability to work with management and complete administrative tasks as well as the ability to assess the performance of students and communicate student progress with parents.

Primary Responsibilities:

First and foremost, the Infant Teacher’s responsibility will be to maintain the safety and well-being of the children and staff while implementing the Infant program in alignment with company policies, philosophies, and procedures. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

• Demonstrate a working knowledge of all current governmental rules and regulations that pertain to the operation of The Learning Experience centers

• Demonstrate a thorough understanding of all policies and procedures contained in the Operations Manual, Employee Handbook, Student Enrollment Packet, and Curriculum Guides

• Must implement and follow all infant care procedures as mandated in the current governmental rules and regulations and company policies and procedures

• Compile individual observation and feeding/diapering reports on a daily basis, maintaining a file on each child as well as supplying the parents with the daily communication through the Safe and Secure 360 App and in person

• Report all incidents immediately to the Center Director, Assistant Director or Business Manager filing the appropriate forms and working with the Center Director, Assistant Director and Business Manager for resolve and classroom improvement

• Maintain "Tour Ready" classroom

• Attend staff and center meetings along with trainings and workshops as requested

• Complete all required Staff Development hours as required by the State and The Learning Experience

• Write and implement daily LEAP curriculum, child assessments and parent-teacher conferences.

Secondary Responsibilities:

• Support Assistant Infant Teacher and center staff

• Help to maintain the general appearance of the center and its common areas

Attributes:

• Good character and reputation

• Nurturing

• Cheerful

• Creative

• Responsible

• Reliable

• Well organized

• Team oriented

Measures of Performance:

The Infant Teacher's performance will be deemed acceptable when he/she:

• Implements the infant program and manages an infant room to the satisfaction of the Center Director, Assistant Director and Business Manager.

• Demonstrates the ability to communicate well with children, parents, staff and Management.

• Maintains a professional appearance and attitude at all times.

• Resolves issues in a timely manner.

• Follows procedural and record keeping duties accurately and efficiently understands the needs of the children.

• Handles criticism and suggestions in a professional manner.

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