Join our team today and make a positive impact on the lives of children and families at Little Oak Preschool. We provide our children with the healthy environment needed for optimal growth and discovery. Through our play-based program, children build a lasting foundation for later academic experiences. We believe in providing each child with a variety of experiences and opportunities to learn, create and discover.
Little Oak Preschool is seeking a full-time, Infant Classroom Teacher. Children in the infant classroom are from age 3 months to 24 months. This position will ensure adherence to our mission of bringing the best and most trusted in early childhood education and child care services to families we serve. We are seeking an individual who is energetic, organized, a problem solver and possesses great communication skills. This individual needs to be passionate about early childhood education and dedicated to the success of our next generation.
The Teacher is responsible for general classroom management and supervision, which includes the personal care, hygiene, and positive discipline of the children. He or she plans the activities for children that stress physical, social, and emotional growth and provides materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in active play. The Teacher prepares materials and classrooms for class activities and conducts all activities in a safe, organized, and productive manner.
Supervises and manages daily functions for a class of children
Assesses each child's developmental needs on an ongoing basis
Plans with the Director and implements the approved activity plans and daily classroom schedule using the School curriculum outlines and materials
Plans with the Director all required parent-teacher conferences and student evaluations
Provides an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages creativity, exploration, and decision-making by the children
Ensures that all class bulletin boards are current and provides the parents with an overview of the material taught in class
Accepts responsibility for maintenance and necessary housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas, and playgrounds
Assists and coordinates diaper changing, snacks, meals, and naptime.
Attends all required staff meetings, workshops, and/or school functions as determined by the Director
Observes all rules and regulations pertaining to the health, safety, and care of children
Maintains a professional personal appearance, attitude, and work behavior at all times
Performs other duties as assigned
Must have minimum of AA degree in early childhood education or equivalent
2-5 years work experience in a licensed child care facility as an Infant teacher
Able to interact with students of all ages and skill levels
Classroom teaching experience in an accredited early childhood facility a plus
Pleasant/friendly demeanor and an outgoing personality
Highly professional and dependable
Excellent communication, customer service, and problem solving skills, including the ability to maintain composure under stress
Strong organization skills, able to multi-task, and can manage time to meet frequently changing deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Proficient computer and internet skills
Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations
Additional Salary Information: BENEFITS
- Competitive Pay
- Paid Vacations
- Health Insurance
- Retirement Plan Option
About Little Oak Preschool
Little Oak Preschool offers a full and part-time developmental curriculum to all children 6 weeks to 6 years of age. This school was opened to provide young children, and their parents, with the best possible environment for early childhood development. We believe that, through our play-based program, children build a lasting foundation for later academic experiences. The campus also has an infant and toddler program.
We believe in providing each child with a variety of experiences and opportunities to learn, create and discover. Our program is socially and emotionally strong, thus providing our children with a healthy feeling of self-esteem and initiative. We encourage exploration, imagination, creativity, problem-solving, and appreciation for uniqueness and differences in personalities, abilities and appearances. We have designed our program to be the essential base for later cognitive learning. We feel that with our curriculum, as well as our caring and highly qualified staff, we provide our children with the healthy environment needed for optimal growth and discovery.