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The Palms of Largo - Teacher

Company: The Palms of Largo
Location: Tarpon Springs
Posted on: July 31, 2022

Job Description:

Job Title Teacher* Location Largo, FL* *Position is based out of Largo, FL Department Education Shifts hiring Full-time, Day Shift Additional Information PREK/VPK Ages 4 & 5 and Infant Room Incentive Pre-K/VPKAges: 4 & 5 InfantsHours: 9:00 a.m. to 6 p.m. or 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.Infant Room Hours: 7:30 am to 5:30 pm About UsThe Learning Center*, located at Cypress Palms, is an experiential preschool offering an engaging and interactive learning environment for both Preschool and Daycare. Children from two months through five years of age receive quality child care services from a team that is committed to nurture each child. Our intergenerational activities bring mixed age groups together to share experiences, knowledge, and skills that are mutually beneficial and promote positive relationships.This one-of-a-kind learning environment features dedicated teachers, state-of-the-art equipment, a two-story tree house, a tugboat computer lab, and intergenerational experiences. Apply TODAY, to join our team of dedicated professionals!PurposeThe primary purpose of this position is to implement the infant, toddler, or preschool program and the general supervision and management of a group of children.Essential Job Functions Duties and Responsibilities Plan and implement a program the meets the emotional, physical, intellectual, and social needs of both the individual and the group, through developmentally appropriate practices, in accordance with the policies and philosophy of the program.Write objective for the group.Assume responsibility in conjunction with co-workers for preparing and posting weekly lesson plans and submitting a copy to the director one week before teaching.Post all curriculum information, schedule and menus for parents.Interest with the children and encourage their involvement in group activities.Gear the program to the needs of the individual child, with concern for their interests, special needs and talents, and individual style and pace of learning.Plan and supervise class outing/field trips when age-appropriate.Observer, record, and report significant individual and/or group behavior/illness, and keep co-workers and the director informed.Responsible for seeing that the children's daily notes are completed.Keep accurate records of children's attendance and progress, including written comments on each child's development.Continually evaluate each child's progress, and communicate these professional observations to the appropriate teammates and to the child's parents through participation in formal conferences offered at least twice a year.Establish and maintain good communication with parents through verbal contact on a daily basis, written notes and/or phone conversations and wearing a nametag. Sensitive issues must be discussed with the director before approaching the parents. Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Possess the ability to make independent decisions and follow instructions.Be able to deal tactfully with children, personnel, family members, visitors, government agencies/personnel, and the general public.Possess the educational requirements of the program's licensing agency.Have a warm and friendly personality, be sensitive to the feelings and needs of others, be able to relate well to children, and be willing to fulfill the job responsibilities in accordance with the program's philosophy.Be able to communicate professionally and openly.Be able to create a nurturing environment in which the child can grow physically, emotionally, socially, and intellectually. Education and Experience Experience in teaching in an early childhood classroom, supervising staff, and managing a child care center. Must possess leadership and communication skills. Licensing/Certifications CPR certification within 90 days of employment.Certificate or degree in child development or a related field with an emphasis in early childhood education.Click here to review the complete

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