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Job Description: Lead Teacher

Job Summary:

Plans lessons and instructs children in activities according to an approved curriculum designed to promote social, emotional, physical, and intellectual growth. Establishes and maintains a safe and healthy learning environment.

Essential Functions / Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepares lesson plans and instructs children in age appropriate activities according to a curriculum that is consistent with the philosophy and goals of the Center and Company.
  • Sets up and maintains the classroom to ensure a safe, fun and age appropriate learning environment.
  • Takes appropriate steps to clean and sanitize classroom, materials, and restrooms.
  • Ensures classroom is clean and ready for tours at all times. Makes the classroom available for tours for prospective families.
  • Treats the children with dignity and respect, displaying friendly, enthusiastic and caring behavior, while guiding them in a positive manner and teaching them to respect themselves and others.
  • Recognizes and considers the background, special talents and interests, style and pace of learning of each child and provides developmentally appropriate activities.
  • Establishes and maintains a safe and healthy learning environment.
  • Reports any injuries or accidents to Management immediately and completes necessary forms.
  • Supervises the children as required by the Center and state regulations.
  • Participates with children in activities in classroom and playgrounds appropriate.
  • Plans and conducts parent conferences; provides daily written feedback to parents as appropriate.
  • Partners with Center Director and/or Owner on any parent follow-up and communication.
  • Maintains confidentiality of all information on children and their families.
  • Reports suspected abuse or neglect as mandated by state regulations.
  • Attends all staff meetings, training sessions, meetings and programs as requested by the Director and/or Owner.
  • Commitment to complete annual state licensing training requirements
  • Performs other duties as requested by the Director and/or Owner.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrates integrity, honesty, and professionalism
  • Knowledge and understanding of all current applicable child care regulations
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to problem solve, manage conflict
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work flexible schedule consistent with hours of operation, and ability to adapt hours to the needs of the business
  • Proficient in basic computer skills, including Microsoft Office
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities.
  • CDL A++

Qualifications:

  • Must meet state licensing requirements for education and experience.
  • Knowledge of Early childhood education curriculum

Education required:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Must meet minimum State requirements

Experience required:

  • 2 years teaching experience

Work Environment: The work environment is primarily indoors with adequate lighting and temperatures with some exposure to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level is moderate.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job classification. They are not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.
Job Type: Full-time
Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Teaching: 2 years

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Teaching: 2 years
  • Childcare: 1 year

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Job Description: Cook

Reports to: Director/Owner

Job Summary :

Prepares meals and snacks for the children enrolled in the Center ensuring that meals and snacks are ready at scheduled times. Prepares and serves food according to proper health and safety methods. May assist in classroom when necessary.

Essential Functions / Job Responsibilities:

  • Prepares meals and snacks according to approved menu & posted schedule, and distributes food ensuring health and safety standards are met.
  • Maintains inventory of food; calculates appropriate amounts of food needed, assists with ordering as directed.
  • Properly labels and stores all food items; follows all health and safety related and/or OSHA guidelines.
  • Maintains required records of meal and snacks; maintains master menu, including making approved menu changes when directed and keeping parents informed of menu changes.
  • Performs clean up duties after meals and snacks including food clean-up, washing/sanitizing dishes, utensils, and cookware.
  • Performs routine kitchen related maintenance. Notifies Director about maintenance needed if not performed.
  • Informs Director of any theft of food or kitchen supplies.
  • Interacts with children, and families, being friendly and supportive, following company procedures and state guidelines on the supervision of children.
  • Reports any illness or injury to the Director.
  • Reports suspected abuse or neglect as mandated by state regulations.
  • Attends all staff meetings, training sessions, meetings and programs as requested by the Director.
  • Performs other duties as requested by Director. May assist in classrooms as needed.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Demonstrates integrity and honesty
  • Work independently with minimal supervision
  • Excellent cooking skills
  • Flexible/adapts to constant change
  • Ability to plan work and follow a schedule
  • Ability to work flexible schedule consistent with hours of operation, and ability to adapt hours to the needs of the business
  • Commitment to complete annual state licensing training requirements
  • Ability to interact and communicate with tact and diplomacy with children, parents and school staff

Qualifications:

  • Must meet state licensing requirements for education and experience.
  • Ability to be trained in food service certification.
  • Ability to be trained in CPR, Fire Safety, and Nutrition.
  • CDL A++

Education required:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Experience required:

  • 0 to 6 months working in professional food preparation.

Work Environment
The work environment is primarily indoors with adequate lighting and temperatures with some exposure to outdoor weather conditions. The noise level is moderate.

Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job classification. They are not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.

Job Type: Part-time

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Cook: 1 year

To apply, please send your resume to Becky Dollar at bdollar@discoverypoint.com.