Lead VPK Teacher (Opened 9/16/2020)

Puffin Learning Academy (Deerfield)
1287 E Newport Center Drive, Deerfield Beach, 33442

Qualifications

CDA / FCCPC
Must meet VPK Lead Teacher Requirements

2 years' teaching experience
Valid CPR certification
Able to lift and carry up to 25 pounds and in case of emergency a 40-pound child
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Prepared to pass a criminal background check
Able to maintain an overall positive and professional disposition
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office programs
Effectively plan, organize and implement educational activities
Demonstrable record of making decisions on behalf of children with their well-being the top priority
Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $12.00 - $14.00 per hour

Employment Details

Our teachers are passionate about the intellectual and emotional development of children, and we are currently in search of an equally passionate and enthusiastic Lead Teacher to join our child care team. The Lead Teacher will be responsible for maintaining a positive and appropriate educational environment, and creating a program that meets the intellectual and emotional needs of all of our children. The successful candidate will work closely with the Educational Director to ensure our program provides education, physical health, emotional well-being and parental involvement services to all enrolled students.

Responsibilities for Lead Teacher

Maintain ongoing, open communication with parents and caregivers
Ensure that each family receives an opportunity to build strong relationships with teaching staff
Provide a classroom environment that encourages parent participation
Plan periodical parent conferences to discuss children's developmental progress, needs and interests
Collaborate with children's families to ensure a smooth transition from home to Child Care setting
Create weekly plans and implement an age-appropriate curriculum that nurtures and stimulates all domains of each child's development in their care
Provide a developmentally appropriate classroom environment that reflects the children's learning and growth
Perform ongoing developmental evaluations of children as required
Lesson planning

Contact Information

Flavia Dias

flavia@puffinschool.com

561-235-5890

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