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Child Development Lead Teacher

Location: Flint
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPositionChild Development Center Lead TeacherReports ToChild Development Center ManagerDepartmentChild Development Center (CDC)FLSA STATUSNon-Exempt - Full TimePrimary Position ObjectivesDirectly supervises the assistant teachers in the classroom. Responsible for coordinating appropriate classroom activities (as defined by the national association for the education of young children - NAEYC) for a designated age group of children that fosters cognitive, self-help, social/emotional, language, and physical development with consideration given to individual children's cultural and socio-economic background, in compliance with government and management directives.Brief Description of DutiesPlan and implement for an assigned group of children a program that provides quality care, nurturing and education for the group and the individual child.

  • Perform administrative functions to include maintaining classroom records and providing ongoing evaluation of children in their individual classroom.
  • Discuss with the parents, issues relating to the child through daily contact, newsletters, and notes.
  • Conduct quarterly group parent meetings and individual parent/teacher conferences annually, or as needed, to keep parents informed of classroom adjustment and behavior.
  • Review and audit all assigned areas regularly for contractual compliance and effectiveness of delivery of services to students. Prepare related reports.
  • Maintain accountability of children and property; adhere to safety practices.
  • Works towards meeting performance standard goals.
  • Follows CDSS plan and Code of Conduct system daily.
  • Adheres to required property control policies and procedures.
  • Maintains good housekeeping in all areas and complies with safety practices.
  • Complies with all DOL guidelines, OFCCP regulations, Job Corps notices and bulletins, and Center policies and procedures.
  • Demonstrates and abides by Serrato Corporation's core values and operating principles.
  • Helps students become more employable through continuous reinforcement.
  • Models, mentors, monitors appropriate Career Success Standards.
  • Participation in PRH mandated staff training is mandatory. Failure to participate may result in disciplinary actions up to and including termination
  • Performs other duties as assigned.Key CompetenciesPerformance Standards/ResultsEffective Communication
    • Presents information both clearly and concisely and regularly confirms correct interpretation of information.
    • Very high standard of communication skills both written and verbal for the presentation of facts and ideas.
    • Shows professional non-verbal body language and actively listens to others. Organization of Work
      • Action oriented. Demonstrates the ability to handle several projects simultaneously with decision making, flexibility, and problem solving.
      • Implements the key principles of time management, task allocation and priority assignment in addition to personal organization.
      • Shows attention to detail and ability to complete work with the highest level of accuracy and efficiency.
      • Continually seek ways to improve employment service provided via development of professional skills and personal growth. Professionalism
        • Demonstrates professional interpersonal skills when interacting with others. Abides by Serrato Corporation's Healthy Workplace Environment Policy.
        • Acts as a team player and builds professional relationships with coworkers to achieve goals. Leadership & Management
          • Ability to exceptionally manage and lead staff from diverse backgrounds.
          • Committed to investing in and developing staff and positioning them to succeed.
          • Mission-oriented and possesses a strategic vision.
          • Motivates staff and provides coaching and/or feedback when needed.Qualifications
            • To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.
            • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Power Point, Outlook, and Excel.
            • Computer literacy with basic computer functions, email, internet, ans basic programs such as Adobe Acrobat.
            • Knowledge of guidelines, regulations, manuals, procedures, policies, etc. in the administration and management of child development center.
            • Skill in educating, counseling, and advising parents through assessment of training needs.
            • Skill in developing curricula which covers physical, emotional, social, and cognitive development.
            • High level of organizational skills, interpersonal, and communication, and leadership skills.ExperienceMinimum of one-year experience with preschool children (birth to age 8) in structured group situations.EducationBachelor's Degree with an emphasis in one of the following: early childhood education, child development, elementary education, or special education or a child development associate credential and practical teaching. Associate Degree with directly related experience of two years may be considered in lieu of formal education requirements. Certificates, Licenses, RegistrationsValid State Driver's License.Physical DemandsThe physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, and walk; to reach with hands, arms, talk, and listen. The employee is occasionally required to sit; to use hands and fingers to handle or feel; to taste and to smell. The employee must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision capabilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and peripheral vision. Physical stamina required for the supervision of young children. Work EnvironmentThe work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level can vary from moderate to loud. Benefits Offered
              • Paid Short Term / Long Term Disability and basic life insurance.
              • Health care insurance available (medical, dental, vision, critical illness, accident, HSA, and FSA)
              • Paid Holidays
              • Paid Time Off
              • 401K & 401K Matching
              • Tutiton Reimbursement
              • Employee Assistance Counseling Service ProgramDisclaimers
                • Serrato Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer
                • Serrato Corporation conducts background checks and drug screens.

Keywords: SERRATO CORPORATION, Flint , Child Development Lead Teacher, Education / Teaching , Flint, Michigan

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