To establish a partnership with families to support their children’s development.
To be included but not limited to
- To ensure that each child spends his/her day in a warm, nurturing environment that stimulates development in a developmentally appropriate manner.
- Monthly observations and write-ups for each infant.
This person must view staff training as an ongoing process.
Conduct and/or attend
- Monthly room meetings (pink, yellow, or blue)
- Weekly educarer meeting with the program coordinator and educarers of the other two rooms.
- Weekly Lead Teacher meetings
- Larger staff inservices.
- Facilitating each staff member in professional growth (including articles, training binder, informal conferences).
- Supervising, coaching and training the classroom staff.
- Providing feedback to staff on an ongoing basis according to the school philosophy.
- Accept responsibility for assisting and participating in the termination of a classroom employee, as requested by the Infant Age Level Coordinator.
- This person will establish and support a partnership between family and school concerning all areas of their child’s development.
- Seeing that developmentally appropriate activities are provided for all the children.
- Coordinate supply needs and purchases.
- Maintain and record the petty cash.
- Maintain health and safety standards.
- Enforce school policy.
- Maintain uniformity (standardization) in the organization of classroom supplies.
- Ensure that children are given the opportunity to go outside or to the mini gym on a daily basis as often as possible.
- Supervise preparation of the room for arrival of new infants to the program (make cubby tags, labels for shelves, cribs ready, etc.).
Direct Assistance to the Age Level Coordinator
- Writing the newsletter once every 3 months.
- Plan, conduct and write up monthly classroom meetings.
- Assist with the preparation of appropriate topics for inservice presentations.
- Address issues that occur in the room in order to work out a solution together.
- Contribute to the development of the topical article resource file.
- Supervise the entries in the baby books.
- Develop and maintain portfolios for each individual child that are age appropriate.
- Maintain the substitute book (ensure children’s file cards and feeding schedules are up to date).
- Enforce school policy.
- Report to Infant Age Level Coordinator.
- In absence of Infant Coordinator, report to the Director.
- CDA, Associates or higher degree or equivalent inChild Development /ECE Bachelor’s Degree Preferred
- A warm and friendly personality.
- Sensitive to the feelings and needs of others.
- Able to relate well to infants and adults.
- Leadership and supervisory skills.
- Evidence of emotional maturity and stability.
- Decision making skills and judgment to handle crisis situations.
- Physical stamina to maintain the rigorous pace of a full-day child care program (including inside and outside activities on a daily basis, year round).
- A sincere commitment to maintain the highest quality program possible.
- Ability to take directions and work in a team setting.
- Ability to lift and carry a 40 pound child to safety.
- A physical every 2 years with a T.B. clearance.
- Ability to maintain confidentiality.
- Obtain 15 hours of professional training every school year (July 1 to June 30).
- 32 to 40 hours a week or as needed.