Cape Cod Young Men's Christian Assoc. Infant/Toddler & Preschool Teacher-PT in West Barnstable, Massachusetts
Responsible for the day-to-day management of the classroom. Develop, plan and implement curriculum with specific attention given to age-appropriate activities and developmental learning. Provide a warm, nurturing environment where all children can grow physically, emotionally, socially, and intellectually. Interact, initiate, and encourage children to engage in daily activities. Qualifications: Must meet Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (EEC) requirements for Teacher: Must be 21 years of age or have a high school diploma or equivalent and meet one of the following sets of requirements: 1) have successfully completed three credits in category Child Growth and Development and have nine months of work experience or one practicum, or 2) have a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential, or 3) have graduated from a two-year high school vocational program in early childhood education, approved by the Department for both the education and experience requirements and have been evaluated and recommended by the program instructor. The following education may substitute for a portion of the required work experience: 1) an Associates or Bachelors degree in early childhood education or a related field of study may substitute for six months of the required experience, or 2) a Bachelors degree in an unrelated field of study may substitute for three months of the required experience, or 3) For infant-toddler teachers, one continuing education unit (ten hours of instruction) in category Infant and Toddler Development, Care and Program Planning may substitute for three months of work experience. To be qualified as a preschool teacher, three months of the required work experience must be in caregiving to preschool age children. To be qualified as an infant/toddler teacher, three months of required work experience must be in caregiving to infants/toddlers. Certifications: CPR and Basic First Aid. Strong human relation, organizational, written and verbal communication skills.