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Teacher - Enchanted Lake

Company: Kama'aina Kids
Location: Kailua
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Location: 1425 Keolu Drive Kailua HI 96734 Position Summary: Plan and carry out daily program and activities for a group of preschool children in-- - our 3 year old classroom Supervises: May work with and supervise an assistant teacher or aide Schedule: Full-time "To be successful, the first thing to do is fall in love with your work."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 - Enchanted Lake, Education / Teaching , Kailua, Hawaii

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