Will provide coaching, guidance, and education to achieve:
• Required DCF Childcare Training Credential
• National Child Development Associate (CDA) or AS in early childhood or AA with 18 ECE credit hours (BA or higher preferred); teachers without an AS/AA must enroll in school each semester until completed
• Love and have experience caring for children 1 year of age to kindergarten age.
• Willing to learn and apply new ideas.
The Early Childhood Educator is responsible for providing a high quality learning environment to children and families enrolled. This position implements an age-appropriate differentiated curriculum, develops and executes lesson plans, establishes and maintains supportive relationships with children and parents, maintains appropriate environments for young children, evaluates children’s developmental growth, and assesses educational outcomes of the children. Delivery of childcare must model best practices as outlined by agency policies, as well as licensing, monitoring, funding, and contract agencies.