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Teacher - King Street

Company: Kama'aina Kids
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: November 19, 2021

Job Description:

Location: ----------------------------------------1061 Young Street, Honolulu, HI 96814Position Summary: --------Plan and carry out daily program and activities for a group of 2 - 3's preschool childrenReports To: --------------------------------Center Director, Regional Manager, Preschool Division DirectorSupervises: --------------------------------May work with and supervise an assistant teacher or aideSchedule:----------------------------------------Full-time---Do what you love and you---ll never work a day in your life---When you join Kama'aina Kids Ohana you can expect:

  • To make a difference in the lives of young children and their families.
  • To work with others dedicated to providing quality care and education for the children of Hawaii.
  • To be supported in your professional growth through training, meetings, one on one support, and financial assistance.
  • To be part of our culture, have fun, be creative and encourage laughter.Benefits:
    • $75 New Hire Bonus
    • College Tuition Reimbursement
    • Career Advancement Opportunities
    • Comprehensive Training (Community First Aid, CPR/AED Certification)
    • Health Insurance
    • 401k
    • Childcare Discounts
    • Paid Vacation Leave
    • Sick Leave
    • Paid HolidaysEssential Job Functions (fundamental teacher responsibilities):
      • Establish and maintain a learning Center environment that supports the growth and development of children
      • Plan and conduct developmentally appropriate daily activities for children
      • Create developmentally appropriate lesson plans using required forms and turn them in as scheduled
      • Observe, record, and report significant individual and group behavior
      • Be responsible for written communications to parents; notes, newsletters, end of year written reports on children
      • Establish a safe and healthy nurturing environment for children
      • Supervise children for safety by sight and sound at all times. Assure 15 min. headcounts are recorded on required forms Attend staff meetings, school programs, In/Service Training
      • Complete child assessments and parent-teacher conferences as scheduled
      • Display teaching excellence for other staff; role model, share professional and technical information.Secondary Job Functions (tasks that can be delegated):
        • Establish and maintain a learning Center environment that supports the growth and development of children
        • Write up lesson plans.
        • Write communications to parents; notes, newsletters, year-end reports.
        • Fill out injury reports.
        • Set up classroom daily and prior to Fall and Summer sessions.
        • Change diapers and/or wet or soiled clothing.
        • Keep the environment clean and orderly; bend and pick up toys, wipe tables and chairs, etc.
        • Answer the telephone and record messages according to format.Additional Responsibilities (expected of all staff):
          • Relate joyfully and sensitively to children
          • Greet parents cheerfully
          • Greet children individually, warmly, and cheerfully
          • Conduct Daily Health checks when greeting children and have them handed upon arrival
          • Give loving personal attention to children when they need it; comfort crying, dry tears, wipe noses, give hugs and reassurance
          • Be conscious of the cleanliness of children; soiled clothing must be changed, children---s hands and faces kept clean
          • Report all signs of illness, injury, unusual behavior, or possible abuse to the Center Director.
          • Use group management and discipline that is positive, appropriate, and consistent.
          • Maintain a positive attitude toward children, parents, and coworkers.
          • Communicate positively with children, parents, coworkers, and Director.
          • Work cooperatively with Director and other staff towards maintaining a quality program for children.Personal Demands of the Position:
            • Emotional maturity and stability
            • Emotional stamina to work positively with young children for the length of the scheduled workday
            • Mental stability; a patient, flexible, sense of humor, positive, consistent, dependable, cooperative
            • Sufficient security and judgment to handle crisis situations
            • Able to take supervision and correction constructively
            • Able to positively supervise aides and other personnel when required
            • Clean personal hygieneQualifications (For Levels I, II, III):
              • Clear a local and national criminal background check
              • Clear an employment history check
              • Free of TB
              • Completed physical
              • At least 18 years of ageEducational Qualifications:
                • A degree in ECE or Child Development-- and-- 6 months of experience working with children
                • Bachelor Degree in any field, plus 12 credits in Early childhood or Child Development and 6 months experience working with children
                • Bachelor's Degree in Elem. Ed plus 6 credits in Early Childhood/ Child development and 6 months experience working with children
                • 60 credits in a degree program and a Certificate in Early Childhood Ed ( 16 credits) and 1 year of supervised teaching experienceCDA (Child Development Associate Credential) and 1 year supervised teaching experience Preferred Qualifications (other helpful qualifications):
                  • Hold a current first-aid certificate.

Keywords: Kama'aina Kids, Honolulu , Teacher - King Street, Education / Teaching , Honolulu, Hawaii

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