The Classroom Teacher is under the direct supervision of the on-site Program Director, Childhood Services Program Coordinator and Director of Childhood Services. The Classroom Teacher is responsible for a classroom in a designated established site within the service area.
Duties & Responsibilities:
This posting is open for continued recruitment of individuals seeking employment for the position of Classroom Teacher.
This pool position allows applicants to be considered for every Classroom Teacher position that becomes available.
These positions are available at various locations within Childhood Services.
The Classroom Teacher follows the guidelines of the A-State hand book, and is responsible for completing daily paperwork including children and staff records, staff leave and substitute information, and USDA-food, assisting in the recruiting of early childhood professionals and providing training of those individuals, and completing daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual reports.
Must attend staff meetings and ensure proper documentation, be available to travel to site/sites for support/training. and adhere to the Arkansas Better Chance Rules and Regulations, Minimum Licensing Regulations, and Quality Approval Standards/Better Beginnings
Responsible for the overall implementation of the infant/toddler/preschool classroom daily schedule and curriculum, monitoring the classroom and its participants throughout program year by on site contacts, emails, personal phone calls, and meetings, maintaining an open line of communication between all staff, children, and families, and assisting in maintaining program documentation, reporting and scheduling, monitoring, assessing, planning, developing, and evaluating all aspects of the classroom.
The Classroom Teacher is also expected to perform other duties as assigned by the Program Manager-Coordinator/Director. As program needs change, specific jobs and classroom assignments may change as determined by Program Coordinator.
Should have knowledge of and be responsible for classroom support in the following areas: Daily Lesson Plans Minimum Licensing Requirements Current ABC Rules and Regulations Work Sampling System Ounce Assessment System COPA (Child Outcome Planning and Administration) ECERS (Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale) ITERS(Infant and Toddler Environment Rating Scale) Ounce.
Knowledge in teaching infant/toddler/preschool.
Ability to develop, plan and implement short and long term goals, and work well and collaborate with staff.
Skills in organizing, prioritizing and implementing program components, and assessing and reorganizing program operations and procedures.
Monday - Friday
7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Additional hours as requested and/or needed
Occasional after school activities
Position locations may include: Bay, Hughes, Helena, Jonesboro, Parkin, Phillips County, West Memphis and Wynne.
Availability to attend Conferences and meetings, and availability for travel, occasional weekends, and night duties.
Demonstrate competency in the area of developmentally appropriate programming, curriculum development and daily classroom management.
Strong leadership abilities.
Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Development or a related field.
Degree exemption considered contingent upon requisite number of hours in early childhood and/or child development. Transcript required.
Minimum of 1-3 years' experience related to the administration of developmentally appropriate practices, curriculum development, and classroom management.