STEM Teacher for Preschool, Childcare and Educational Institution.

S.T.E.M Teacher Sterling, Virginia


Description

For more than 20 years, Crème de la Crème's Early Learning Centers of Excellence have taken the best of the best from various philosophies and combined them to develop a strong learning-to-learn foundation. Through focused on learning skills, the curriculum addresses the needs of the total child and his or her physical, intellectual, social, and emotional development. The learning-inspired floor plan of Crème's facilities is designed to let children blossom. Creme's free-standing signature buildings, 21,000 square feet of early learning centers of excellence, have natural, energizing sunlight streaming in from an atrium skylight and are designed, sized and appointed for the way children love to learn. Children move through themed rooms for enrichment classes that include KREM-TV, interactive TV studio, second language, computer lab, library, Coconut Theatre, creative movement, and gym. Outdoors, children enjoy child-sized tennis and basketball courts, a custom-designed mini water park, the Trike Garage, and several play areas. - Crème de la Crème, Early Learning Center of Excellence, is looking for people who can stimulate, guide and open-up the joy of learning for children.

We are actively seeking energetic, imaginative, collegial, caring, patient, observant individuals whose love of children and learning make them prime candidates to be Teachers specializing in Early Childhood Learning. Prefer CPR & Pediatric First Aid Certified.


Title: Teacher  

Classification: Non-Exempt  

Reporting Supervisor: Director of Curriculum and/or Executive Director  

Positions Supervised: None  

PRIMARY JOB PURPOSE:  

To plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate all students as a Crème de la Crème Teacher, ensuring the highest  

level of customer service for students, families, Team Members, and visitors.  

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  

Delivering nurturing care and continuous supervision of assigned children.  

Deliver and execute Crème curriculum as noted on the daily lesson plan.  

Maintain consistency in classroom management.  

Creating and consistently submitting lesson plans and a supply list to the Director of Curriculum on time.  

Implementing of approved lesson plans and curriculum.  

Consistently and appropriately completing CDLC “Daily Reports”.  

Consistently following the CDLC policies and procedures.  

Attending all monthly team meetings and required training meetings.  

Maintaining the upkeep of the CDLC classrooms and equipment inside and outside.  

Consistently role modeling appropriate behavior and language for children.  

Maintaining positive and open communication with parents, co-workers and CDLC management.  

Knowing and consistently following the universal health codes.  

Knowing and following all state licensing regulations.  

Consistently interacting in a positive developmentally appropriate way with the children.  

Reporting all accidents, injuries and/or illnesses to a Director immediately.  

Completing appropriate accident or illness reports on time and giving them to a Director, then to the parent once returned.  

Making sure all children have clean hands, face and diapers.  

Assisting children when necessary regarding dressing, toileting and/or diapering needs.  

Reporting health and safety issues to the Executive Director.  

Maintaining First Aid and CPR certification.  

Participating in a minimum of 20 clock hours of training annually (additional clock hours of training may be required based on State requirements).  

Knowing and following regulations regarding the reporting of child abuse.  

Attendance of Children - All teachers must take attendance of their group as they enter or exit a classroom,  

playground or field trip. Attendance is filed on Friday with the Director of Administration. Teachers are  

also responsible for knowing where each child in your care is at all times throughout the day.  

Rotations - Teachers are responsible for supporting all children throughout the daily rotations, whether it is  

from activity to activity, from room to room or as a new Crème student.  

Ratio - Crème de la Crème teacher/student ratios are to be adhered to at all times. 

Flexibility - Occasionally a teacher may be asked by a director to do something that is not a part of his/her  

regular job. Asking a teacher to cover another class is often a last resort, but is sometimes necessary.  

Team Member Coherence - It is the responsibility of all Team Members to work together to make Crèmde la Crème the best it can be.  

Substitute Folder - Each teacher must maintain a substitute folder with information which includes an  

attendance form, class schedule, rotation schedule, and lesson plans.  

Transitions - Teachers are responsible for supporting all children throughout the transition, whether as a  new Crème student or a Crème student moving up to the next age/level.  

Attendance – Be punctual and present as attendance is an essential job function.  

Field Trip – Anytime that you are on a field trip with Crème students, you are acting as a public relations representative of Crème de la Crème and should act accordingly and always in a professional manner.  

Keeping track of assigned children’s belongings.  

Organization –Shelves shall have a sufficient representation of Crème curriculum, materials and  

equipment and along with closets and cabinets, shall be clean and organized at all times.  

Prioritization – Teacher’s shall always have the health and safety of each Crème child as their first  

priority. They will take the opportunity for teachable moments as they arise.  

Discretion – Teachers shall never share negative information about a Crème student (other than  

with the child’s parent or guardian or a Director) with any other parent or Team Member.  

Initiative – teachers shall call for assistance when needed and take the lead with other Team Members when necessary.