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Infant / Toddler Teacher - St. Timothy's

Company: Kama'aina Kids
Location: Honolulu
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Location: 539 Kapahulu Ave., Honolulu, Hawaii 96815 Position Summary: Plan and carry out daily program and activities for a group of infant/toddler age children Supervises: May work with and supervise an assistant teacher or aide Responsible to:-- --- --- --- - Center Director, Preschool Division, Kama'aina Kids President 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 developmentally appropriate environment that supports the growth and development of children. Assist with planning and conducting developmentally appropriate daily activities for children. Observe record and report significant individual and group behavior. Be responsible for written communication to parents; notes, newsletters, end of year written reports on children.-- - Conduct Parent and Teacher conferences. Establish a safe and healthy nurturing environment for children. Supervise children by sight and sound at all times. Attend staff meetings, school programs, In-Service Training. Display teaching excellence for other staff; role model, share professional and technical information Follow feeding schedules and procedures for infants and others as needed.Secondary Job Functions (tasks that can be delegated): Write up lesson plans. Assist with communications to parents; notes, newsletters, yearend report. Fill out injury reports. Assist with setting up classroom daily. 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 all children. Greet parents cheerfully. Greet children individually, warmly, and cheerfully. 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 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: Clear a local and national criminal background check. Clear an employment history check. Free of TB At least 18 years of age. Medical Statement of Good HealthEducational Qualifications: High School Diploma/Equivalent 12 Credits approved ECE or Child Development training courses. 30 hours of course work in Infant and Toddler development from an accredited teacher training institute/ program.Experience:With-- -12 credits:-- -12 months of full-time experience working with children under 36 months in a licensed group care setting.Without college credits:-- -24 months full-time experience working with children under 36 months.Preferred Qualifications (other helpful qualifications): Hold a current First Aid/Pediatric CPR Training certificate.-- -

Keywords: Kama'aina Kids, Honolulu , Infant / Toddler Teacher - St. Timothy's, Education / Teaching , Honolulu, Hawaii

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