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Teacher - Calvary

Company: Kama'aina Kids
Location: Kaneohe
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Location: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -45-435 Aumoku Street, Kaneohe, Hawaii 96744
Position Summary: - - Plan and carry out daily program and activities for a group of 3 year old preschool children
Reports To: - - - - - - - - -Center Director, Regional Manager, Preschool Division Director
Supervises: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -May work with and supervise an assistant teacher or aide
Schedule: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - -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
Childcare Discounts
Paid Vacation Leave
Sick Leave
Paid Holidays
Essential 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 hygiene
Qualifications (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 age
Educational 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 experience
CDA (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 - Calvary, Education / Teaching , Kaneohe, Hawaii

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