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Springfield College Toddler Teacher in Springfield, Massachusetts

Toddler Teacher Under the supervision of the director and lead teacher, the teacher investigates, plan, and implements developmental appropriate curricula for children 15 months to 2.9 years old taking into consideration individual developmental and emotional needs of each child. The teacher must be trained and prepared to deal with child-related crises and emergencies, included, but not limited to, accidents, inappropriate behavior, medication reactions, and food allergies. The teacher oversees the organization, use, and maintenance of play and curricular materials and the facility. The teacher communicates with and facilitates the participation of parents and guardians in the program and collaborates with faculty and supervises undergraduate student teachers from the Springfield College campus. Plan and implement developmentally appropriate curricula to promote cognitive, motor, emotional, and self regulation skills. Attend to the physical and emotional needs of children including toileting/diapering, minor first aid, necessary specialized first aid (with training), emotional support, and comfort care. Supervise and train student workers and interns as they interact with children and maintain a clean and orderly physical environment. Work as a team member to ensure a welcoming, safe, nurturing educational environment for children, Springfield College students, families, campus departments, and community members. Interact with diverse families in person, electronically, and in writing to discuss children\'s development, progress, and/or challenges. Comply with all Department of Early Education and Care, National Association for the Education of Young Children, and Quality Improvement Rating Scale standards including regulations and professional development at level granted by each overseeing authority. Required - Associate\'s or vocational/technical school degree-Early Childhood Education, Psychology, or a related field with one to three years of work-related experience. Experience may substitute for some of the education. Department of Early Education and Care certified. CPR and First Aid certified Familiarity with QRIS standards To apply: please visit our career site at Springfield College is committed to enhancing diversity and equity in education and employment. To that end, the College welcomes candidates from all backgrounds and lived experiences, who will contribute to a culture of inclusion and respect. For more information about Springfield College\'s position on diversity and inclusion, please visit our Office of Inclusion and Community Engagement