The teacher is responsible for the daily programming for children enrolled in the School program. The role includes implementing and providing developmentally appropriate practices and high quality education. The teacher ensures that the needs of children and their families are understood and communicated as the primary SJA liaison. The teacher implements programming within local, state, and federal guidelines, rules, regulations, and laws, Wisconsin licensing, and accreditation standards.
- Associates Degree in Education
- 2+ years experience within early care working in a licensed childcare setting
- Bilingual speaker (Spanish) preferred
- Exemplary interpersonal, collaborative, and planning skills
- Interest and ability to support children and their families
- Ability to analyze an issue, identify options, and implement solutions
- Ability to work cooperatively with people in and outside of the Education Department
- Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) and effectively interact with children, their family members, management, and staff members
- Ability to respond positively to work direction and guidance from others
- Ability to work independently, managing multiple demanding tasks under critical timeframe
personal computers, printers, phone systems, fax machine, photocopier
Physical & Mental Requirements:
Must have ability to sit (25%), walk/stand (75%), routinely throughout the shift. Must be able to periodically lift up to 50 lbs. Must have functional senses/manual dexterity to carry out the job; communicate effectively; and use of office equipment. Must have the ability to deal effectively with the stress of managing emergency/critical situations and multiple tasks.
Performs duties with exposure to infectious or communicable diseases inherent to care children, and occasional exposure to loud or unpleasant voices due to unpredictable behavior of the children and seasonal exposure to high humidity, heat and cold due to the internal and external environment.
Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities