45 Hours in Early Childhood education
VPK Trainings designated by DCF (Early literacy for VPK Instructors, How To Administer the VPK Assessments, and additional trainings as required)
ALL employees must be able to perform these:
• Able to observe, see, hear and respond to children’s needs, emergencies and conflicts that might occur in a classroom, on the playground, in bathrooms and common areas.
• Able to lift 30 pounds from the floor to a waist high table 10-15 times daily.
• Able to reach a child 20-30 feet away within 30 seconds without danger to the staff person’s health.
• Able to crouch to a child’s height, maintain eye-contact at the child’s level, sit on the floor, and stand tall enough to reach children on the highest piece of equipment.
• Able to determine cognitive, social and physical needs of children and to communicate both in writing and verbally in the English language at a level that the parents and other staff are able to understand and respond.
• Able to handle the stress, tension and exasperation that contact with many children and parents brings every day.
• Able to embrace team work and strive for excellence. • Able to be respectful and supportive of families at all levels.
• Able to communicate openly and productively.
• Able to represent Kid’s College Preschool, LLC. In a professional manner both within the facility and in the community.
• Able to abide by State of Florida Child Day Care Licensing Rule requirements.
• Able to abide by State of Florida Quality Rating Improvement Standards.
• Able to abide by NAEYC Code of Ethics and Statement of Commitment.
• See the individual job descriptions for additional requirements and expectations of each position within the company.
• Create lesson plans in accordance with curriculum objectives, developmentally appropriate practice and program philosophy.
• Meet the emotional, social, physical and cognitive needs of each child.
• Encourage assistants to contribute to curriculum planning.
• Prepare bulletin boards and change them monthly.
• Post necessary information for parents.
• Maintain daily open communication with parents verbally and through written daily reports every day. (Daily reports should be proofread before being copied.)
• Write incident/ accident reports for all incidents and have parents sign a copy.
• Maintain anecdotal records.
• Report any suspected child abuse to Director.
• Arrange a classroom environment in accordance to program goals and philosophy.
• Maintain a clean, safe and healthy environment.
• Inspect and replace damaged or lost materials.
• Attend in-service and staff meetings
• Supervise assistants, aides and volunteers in the classroom.
• Keep accurate attendance records, and count of children at all times.
• Meet all applicable licensing regulations.
• Supervise children with toileting, eating, and hand washing.
• Change diapers or conduct toilet training (depending on age group).
• Report to the Site Director any problems with students, parents, or other staff.
• Serve, and clean-up all meals.
• Inform the Site Director of any potential problems in or around the site.
• Clean and sanitize all toys and play areas weekly.
• Check children for illness and inform the Director.
• Complete daily Gold Observation of children’s development trough the teaching strategies web-site and does the check point by the due date.
• Monitor monthly door Alarm(doors that open to unfenced area)
• Label every child personal item (Bottles, cups, pacifiers, etc.)