-- Design and implement intentional and developmentally appropriate learning activities for children between the ages of 1 and 3 consistent with Creative Curriculum for Toddlers and Twos; engage and foster growth for children in nine areas of learning and development (socio-emotional, physical, language, cognitive, literacy, math, art, social studies, and science).
-- Supervise, guide and model appropriate behavior, and implement. developmentally appropriate classroom management system to foster socio-emotional learning.
-- Maintain a clean environment by sterilizing communal toys, spaces and floors; stores classroom materials and supplies in a safe and orderly manner.
-- Maintain accurate and current assessment information across all developmental domains utilizing Teaching Strategies Gold, and Ages and Stages Screening.
-- Use assessment information in planning whole group, small group, and individualized instruction.
-- Maintain a cooperative attitude while working with co-teacher, additional program staff, parents, and volunteers.
-- Build collaborative relationships with families through daily communication, family engagement opportunities, and parent conferencing.
-- Accurately complete all paperwork on time including lesson plans, individual plans, parent teacher conference forms, child documentation, and TS Gold CheckPoints.
-- Encourage and model language development, extended learning and problem solving strategies, and build positive relationships with students.
The Early Childhood Educator is responsible for providing a high quality learning environment for children and families enrolled. This position implements age-appropriate curriculum, establishes and maintains supportive relationships with children and parents, evaluates developmental growth, assesses educational outcomes and maintains NAEYC Accreditation Standards. Delivery of childcare must model best practices as outlined by agency policies, as well as licensing, monitoring, funding, and contract agencies.