Bachelor’s degree required in the field of Education or related field.
Must be a certified Educator in Florida.
The Lead Teacher is responsible for day to day management of the teaching staff and curriculum development which facilitates instruction appropriate for students with a variety of academic competencies, backgrounds, skills, and learning needs. To design and implement daily instruction of all core subject areas to include: ESL, PE and Vocational Courses. The Teacher is to promote a positive climate of learning and excellence where students have the opportunity to enhance their developmental growth. Each teacher will be assigned a Teacher Aide to work with the children. The teacher will provide educational instruction per age group requirement and agency policies. Teachers will be bilingual in English and Spanish.
Must be computer literate with working knowledge of Microsoft Windows (Word Perfect, Microsoft Word, Excel)
Exceptional communication skills including writing, listening, and oral communication
Ability to demonstrate and maintain confidentiality, exercise wisdom, reason, and patience, and make independent decisions within the scope of the position
Ability to maintain a professional and friendly demeanor with strong leadership capabilities in: team building and staff relationships, teamwork, problem-solving, planning, organization, and implementation, building trust with staff, children and parents
Ability to be empathetic and responsive to the concerns and needs of parents, guardians, children, and staff within the policies, procedures, capabilities, and Title 22 Health and Safety Regulations.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to students, parents, and staff.
Ability to handle stressful situations.
Ability to maintain the confidentiality of student matters.
Ability to effectively manage time and responsibilities.
Ability to be professional in appearance, attitude, and demeanor.
Must be able to work a flexible work schedule.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) highly preferred