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Massachusetts Employer Lead Preschool Classroom Teacher in Danvers, Massachusetts

Lead Classroom Teacher Lead Classroom Teachers must be professionally prepared as a childcare provider of young children, and be able to meet the requirements of the licensing agency. This person must be a sensitive and mature individual who is able to relate well to both children and adults. Lead Classroom Teachers are responsible for, but not limited to the following criteria: -Planning, supervising, and implementing the program for the class in accordance with the policies and philosophies of Kids at Play. -Gearing the program to the needs of individual children, with concern for their interests, challenges, special talents, and individual styles and paces of learning. -Considering individual children in relation to their cultural and socioeconomic background. -Treating children, parents, co-workers, and all staff members with dignity and respect. -Helping children become aware of their roles as integral members of a group. -Being responsible for the ordered arrangement, appearance, d?cor, and learning environment of the child care room. -Assuming an equal share of the joint housekeeping responsibilities of the staff. -Attending all staff meetings, planning, and implementing one staff-training meeting each year. -Participating in recommended training programs, conferences, courses, and other aspects of professional growth. -Implementing methods of effectively utilizing the services of child care assistants. -Planning and implementing methods of establishing positive liaisons with children?s parents and caregivers. -Conducting parent/caregiver conferences on children's adjustment and behavior. -Assisting in the ongoing evaluation procedures needed to assess the developmental levels of the children. -Assisting in public-relations events sponsored by the center. Job Types: Full-time, Part-time Benefits: 401(k) Flexible schedule Paid time off Schedule: 8 hour shift Ability to commute/relocate: Danvers, MA 01923: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required) Education: High school or equivalent (Preferred) License/Certification: CPR Certification (Preferred) Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred) EEC Teacher Certificate (Required)