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Lead Kindergarten Teacher

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The Goddard School
100 Patriot Drive
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Lead Kindergarten Teacher Job Description

A lead teacher at The Goddard School is responsible for establishing and maintaining a safe, healthy and nurturing learning environment. Additionally a lead teacher is responsible to work together with anassistant teacher and in conjunction with the entire faculty.
General Qualifications
A lead teacher must meet the qualifications of his/her state and the following qualifications:
  • the ability to understand and support the education program using “learning through play” philosophy; 
  • the ability to interact closely with children at their level; 
  • the ability to keep children within sight and sound supervision at all times;
  • the ability to change children’s diapers and/or assist in toileting (where necessary); 
  • the ability to understand and comply with the franchisee’s employment policies; 
  • the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with school personnel, children and parents;
  • the ability to handle crisis situations, including assisting in evacuating the building during emergencies; and
  • the ability to comply in all respects with all applicable laws and regulations relating to childcare.
An offer of employment may be made contingent on the following:
  • [A current physical examination by a physician, including a current tuberculin test or chest x-ray;] [may or may not be required by state regulations and/or by franchisee]
  • An approved criminal record check as required by state regulations.
Educational Qualifications
All candidates who wish to be considered for the position of lead teacher must meet one or more of the following criteria, in addition to any/all requirements that may be mandated by their state and/or local licensing authorities: 
  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Development.
  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher in a related field, including 18 semester hours of completed coursework related to young children birth to age 8.
  • An Associate’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Development or a related field.
  • An Associate’s degree or higher in a related field, including 18 semester hours of completed coursework related to young children birth to age 8.
  • A current CDA or Early Childhood Teaching Credential.
  • Proof of current and active enrollment in a CDA Credentialing Program.
  • Proof of current and active enrollment in an accredited Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree program in Early Childhood Education or a related field.
Lead Teacher Responsibilities
A lead teacher’s responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Establish and maintain a safe, healthy and nurturing learning environment
·         Design an appropriate room arrangement to support the goals and developmental level of the children in the classroom
·         Develop an appropriate classroom management system to support the goals and developmental level of the children in the classroom
·         Ensure that classroom equipment is in good repair
·         Understand and implement The Goddard School® emergency procedure(s)
·         Promote healthy eating practices at lunch and snack times
·         Ensure that children are always within state ratio requirements
·         Perform minor cleaning responsibilities (e.g., spills) immediately
·         Perform major cleaning during times when children are not present
·         Post a classroom schedule that meets the needs of the children and includes a routine and learning opportunities
·         Post and adhere to all GSI Health and Safety policies and procedures
Advance children’s physical and intellectual competence
·         Adapt program to meet the individual needs of each child
·         Create a multi-cultural learning environment
·         Provide a variety of developmentally appropriate activities to engage children in learning
·         Interact with the children to support play, exploration and learning
·         Encourage children to talk with each other and with the faculty
·         Present age- and developmentally-appropriate expectations for all children
·         Create a print-rich environment in order for children to learn about books, literature and writing
·         Encourage creativity through art, music, dramatic play and blocks
·         Provide a reasonable balance between teacher-directed and child-directed activities
·         Provide opportunities for both active and quiet play
·         Integrate GSI-approved resources (including Enrichment Programs) into lesson plans
Support each child’s social and emotional development and provide positive guidance
·         Understand and adhere to the GSI Behavior Policy
·         Plan and implement activities to develop children’s self-esteem and social skills
·         Plan and implement activities to enable children’s feeling of security
·         Encourage empathetic and respectful feelings for others, as well as the environment, through positive modeling
·         Respect cultural and ethnic diversity
Establish positive and effective family relations
·         Communicate, in a professional manner, with families and faculty
·         Encourage families to become an integral part of their children’s learning experiences
·         Provide opportunities (e.g., conferences) in which families are made to feel a part of their children’s learning experiences
·         Prepare a Daily Activity Report for each child
·         Maintain a portfolio for each child
·         Maintain the classroom Parent Board
Ensure an effective program, responsive to children’s needs
·         Assess supplies and materials needed to implement activities
·         Build teamwork
·         Develop lesson plans
·         Manage classrooms according to GSI QA Standards
·         Perform child observations and document in their portfolios
·         Use assessment tools (e.g., Progress Reports, Children’s Progress)
Maintain professional commitment
·         Promote “learning through play” philosophy and educational objectives
·         Support a code of ethical conduct
·         Pursue professional development/continuing education
·         Attend faculty meetings, in-service days, conferences and professional growth opportunities
  • All foreign degrees must be converted to U.S. credits.
  • All foreign courses and/or credit hours must be converted to U.S. standards.
  • Elementary Education
  • Home Economics
  • Child Development
  • Child Life
  • Psychology or Sociology with a minor in Education
  • Special Education
  • Child Psychology
  • Child Development
  • Human Growth and Development
  • Educational Psychology
  • Child Psychology
  • Methods: Age Birth to 8 years
  • Children’s Literature
  • Developmental Assessment of Young Children
  • Measurement and Evaluation
  • Nutrition
  • Health and Safety
  • Child Care Administration
  • Student Teaching: Kindergarten; 1st Grade; 2nd Grade

Middletown Teacher Job

Lead Kindergarten Teacher Job Requirements

 Classroom­ Qualifications:

  • Evidence of strong instruction and adherence to applicable "best practices" of elementary learning and instruction, especially for early literacy and math.
  • Expertise or training in science-based, experiential education, preferred.
  • Demonstrated interest, commitment, and ability to challenge students at all levels.
  • Knowledge and understanding of learning and teaching philosophy and the developmental needs of students.
  • Evidence of strong, positive student & classroom management.
  • Knowledge of and ability to implement the appropriate Common Core Standards and Grade Level Expectations.
  • Ability to use assessments to inform instruction.
  • Commitment to establishing effective, proactive and positive parent communication.
  • Proficiency with classroom technology (e.g., interactive white board, computers, etc.).
  • Meet school's quality assurance requirements, curriculum and activities
  • Comply with all state, local and Goddard Systems, Inc. regulations


Additional Qualifications:

  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds
  • Assume postures in low level positions that best allow physical and visual contact with children
  • Must be able to sustain a high level of energy
  • Bend to perform various tasks numerous times throughout the day
  • Stoop, sit on the floor
  • Team Player
  • Ability to be flexible in assignment and work hours required
  • Commitment to Professional Development 
  • Must provide proof of a negative TB test
  • Current First Aid and CPR certifications
  • BBP / HIV / Aids certification

The Goddard School® offers:

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Subsidized Comprehensive Benefits
  • Professional Development
  • Affiliation with Leaders in the Childcare Field

Qualified candidates should forward their resume with cover letter and transcripts for consideration.

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