Child Care Teachers
Company: Momentum Early Learning
Posted on: February 14, 2019
SUMMARY: The Child Care Teacher is a full-time position that is responsible for providing care for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years old. A Teacher ensures the center is compliant with all state and federal requirements and represents the center in a positive and professional manner at all times. The Teacher performs all responsibilities according to operational procedures, policies and curriculum as part of the Momentum Early Learning Culture. MOMENTUM EARLY LEARNING CULTURE: Momentum Early Learning partners with parents and guardians to provide an enjoyable learning environment focused on integrated learning and creative play. Through thoughtful and structured lessons, teachers will lead our children through a world of adventure and creative play. Our mission is to provide a secure and safe environment where parents and guardians are welcome to share in their childs day at any time via secured webcam or in-person visit. Our teachers are experienced and nurturing caregivers who encourage interactive and imaginative play, while expanding the experiences and knowledge of our children. PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES: Job Duties 1.) Child Care: - Provides a nurturing and respectful environment in which children can grow physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually. - Assures that all children receive proper personal care and attention to their toileting/diapering, clothing and health needs. - Assists children in learning age-appropriate social and development skills through activities and lesson plans. - Assists in planning weekly lessons and activities based on the developmental needs of the children. - Maintains a respectful, warm, engaging learning environment, encouraging curiosity and discovery. - Assists in the planning and implementation of appropriate curriculum, lesson plans and special events. 2.) Safety, Security and Cleanliness: - Proactively identifies and resolves potential safety hazards in the child care center and creates a safe and healthy environment for children of all ages. - Reports any suspected abuse to the Director in a timely manner. - Maintains a very clean environment practicing all policies and procedures 3.) Operations - Maintains records on each child including but not limited to: daily observations, daily activities, daily sheets, snacks/meals and attendance/time sheets. - Ensures that standard operating procedures for the center are followed and positively reinforced to others on the child care team. - Reports to the Director any damaged or lost materials. 4.) Guest Experience & Satisfaction: - Engages parents/guardians through open verbal and written communication. - Proactively and professionally addresses and resolves parental concerns, keeping the Director informed of the issue and resolution. Escalates critical issues to the Director for resolution as needed. 5.) Leadership: - Upholds Momentums vision to Grow as a cohesive and fun team with purpose, engagement, passion and quality. - Lives the core values of Momentum Early Learning: Education, Security, Technology, and Cleanliness. - Actively contributes new creative ideas to grow and improve the learning center. - Maintains a productive, positive, dynamic, engaging and fun working environment through a positive and fun-loving demeanor. 6.) Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned. Qualifications Education: - Associates degree in Early Childhood field preferred. - Completion of Early Childhood I, and enrollment in Early Childhood II or Infant/Toddler within 6 months of hire. - Current CPR/First Aid Certification. - Must meet annual continuing education requirements. Experience: - Minimum of 1 year experience in the childcare profession. Physical Requirements: - Health Exam and TB test required within 30 days of employment. - Completion of Physical Lift & Carry test. - Completion of Drug Screen. Skills: - Customer Service: Customer focused demeanor, always looking to find a way to satisfy the customer. - Engaging Communication: Energetic and interactive personality. - Leadership: Able to motivate others to take personal responsibility; mobilizes people to face, define, and solve problems; develops capacity of others to adapt to change; leads past status quo to achieve new levels of excellence or change. - Poise: Ability to multi-task and stay calm and upbeat in a fast-paced, stressful environment. - Positivity: Assists in creation of an inclusive, encouraging work environment. - Organization: Excellent organization and time management skills. - Team Building: Able to develop team effort, confront negative attitudes to build commitment, morale and fun! - Commitment/Diligence: Able to persevere in accomplishing tasks or objectives, commit to long hours of work, and have a sense of urgency about getting results. - Safety Conscious: Strong focus and experience in the monitoring of safety and security in a child care environment. - Accuracy: Attention to detail and efficient completion of assigned tasks. - Creativity: A focus on creativity and continuous improvement. - Change Management: Adaptable to change. - Adaptability: Ability to work a flexible schedule to adapt to changing staffing needs. Additional Information Sign on bonus for full-time teachers that can start at our Germantown or Sussex location! Inquire today! Our vision is to "grow as a cohesive and fun team with purpose, engagement, passion and quality." Join our growing team at Momentum Early Learning Child Care! We are looking for Lead and Assistant Teachers to work full-time in various classrooms (infant to 2 years old). We have two Teachers in each classroom who partner to care, nurture, and educate the children. Teachers create weekly lesson plans based on a weekly learning theme at the center. We are privately owned and our story is a simple one. . ..treat every child as if they were our own. We do this by setting a higher standard of excellence in everything we do. Our core values of safety, education, cleanliness and technology, accompanied by our dedicated and nurturing teaching staff, differentiates our center from the competition. If you are nurturing and want to make a difference in the life of a child, we would love to talk to you about an opportunity to work on our team! Some of the exciting things that you will do as a Teacher, but are not limited to include: Make a difference every day! Create classroom lesson plans and lead our children through a world of adventure and fun learning. Have the opportunity to work in a state of art center. Be responsible for ensuring an educational, caring and safe environment for the children and parents. Spark imagination, build self-esteem and help children discover new things each day. Promote the positive image of the Center and play a major role in making the Center a provider of choice in child care and educational programs for the communities that we service.
Keywords: Momentum Early Learning, Milwaukee , Child Care Teachers, Education / Teaching , Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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