Classroom Maintenance - Maintains the classroom by supervising children, maintaining reporting requirements, and keeping a clean and organized classroom while ensuring a safe and healthy environment for all children.
Home Visits - Conduct home visits and parents/teacher conferences.
Implementation - Plans and implements a program of educational activities for children that encourages age appropriate growth and development in a variety of ways.
Meetings - Conducts or participates in weekly partner meetings to discuss classroom set up, team dynamics, lesson planning, and opportunities for child development.
Paperwork - Ensures that all paperwork is completed neatly, accurately and submitted by the assigned due date.
Annual PGE - Develop Performance Goals and Expectations with immediate supervisor annually.
Core Values - Support the values of the family, The Children's Center Mission and the commitment to the ongoing safety and family stability.
Professional Standards - Collaborate and maintain professional standards at all times while conducting agency business.
Other Duties - Perform other related duties as assigned by the Supervisor.
Documentation - Documentation of anecdotal notes must be completed weekly per session/classroom option. A minimum of 24 notes for per week per session for Part Day and 30 notes per week for Full Day/GSRP.
Home Visits - 100% of all children in the classroom must have an initial Home Visit within 30 days of enrollment.
Lesson Plans - 100% of lessons plans are to be completed by Friday each week for the following week, they are to include CLASS, KDI"s (Key Development Indicators), Individualization, child interest, PBIS goals content requirement and any IAEP goals if applicable.
Required Supervision/Training - Active participation in supervision, no less than on a bi-weekly basis, or consistent with regulatory standards. Attend all of the required Agency and regularoty trainings.
Administrative Work - Ability to prepare and inspect documents in hard copy or electronic format. Ability to tolerate exposure to computer screen and operate computer/keyboard and other office equipment on a frequent and/or continuous basis.
Communication - Ability to receive and exchange information and accurately and effectively communicate and converse with others
Lifting 30 Lbs. - Ability to lift up to 30 Lbs.
Maneuverability - Ability to kneel, crawl, maneuver and interact with children on the floor or at a child's level.
Standing - Ability to stand for extended periods of time.
While you are taking care of our clients, we want to take care of you!
TCC offers a Comprehensive Benefits Package including:
- Medical & prescription coverage with a minimal employee contribution
- 100% employer paid dental & vision coverage for all full time staff members & eligible dependents
- Employee life insurance & optional dependent life Insurance
- Accident & critical illness insurance
- 403(b) thrift plan with employer match after 1 year; fully vested after 2 years
- Continuing Education benefits
- Employer Assistance Program (EAP)
- Longevity pay after 3 years
- 135 hours of pro-rated paid time
- 10 paid holidays
BA degree in early childhood education or child development with a specialization in preschool teaching. The transcript will document a major, rather than a minor, in child development or early childhood education or a valid Michigan teaching certificate and an Early Childhood Education (ZA) or Early Childhood-General or Special Education (ZS) endorsement.
Must possess and have a valid State of Michigan driver's license and vehicle insurance.
18 months of employment, internship, practicum and/or volunteer experience in a classroom setting.
Completion of HighScope Preschool Curriculum Course (formerly the Lead Teacher Training Program LTTP) or similar training.
Experience working with Assistant Teachers to implement goals for training and technical assistance eto enhance teacher skills, classroom strategies and interactions with children.