EARLY EDUCATION PROVIDER
The Lead Teacher is responsible for developing and carrying out various cultural, academic and social activities for children ages 5-12 years old throughout the school year and for 6-8 weeks during each summer. The Lead Teacher is responsible for supervision of supporting staff and children enrolled in these programs while on-site; on local or regional trips; for disciplinary concerns, for communicating directly with parents; and for coordinating all activities involved with the safe and effective operation of the programs. Program components include: activities that are both educational and recreational, field trips, school vacation days or professional days and special events.
This position is supervised by the Education Director.
HOURS OF WORK
Part-time: 30 hours per week maximum
$14.34 -$22.96 per hour/$29,840 - $47,775
- Follow all rules, policies and procedures of the WTGHA Education Department pertaining to the After School and Summer Turtle Programs.
- Provide students with activities that promote their physical and intellectual development.
- Coordinate the creating, planning and maintaining of a safe and healthy learning environment.
- Utilize positive strategies to support the social, emotional development of all students.
- Coordinate the implementation of culturally significant lessons in daily programming.
- Promote positive behaviors and professionalism, including completion of annual training hours.
- Assist and monitor students and staff during program hours.
- Trouble-shoot issues with staff, students, transportation and contractors.
- Maintain accurate and up-to-date student, staff and after school/summer turtle program records.
- Supervise school year and summer counselor leaders and provide primary support to and provide learning tools for promoting a positive environment.
- Perform other related duties and responsibilities as requested by the Education Director.
- High School Diploma or GED.
- Child Development Coursework.
- Valid Driver’s License with a good driving record.
- Trained in CPR/First Aid.
- Two (2) years’ experience in a child care/after school or school based setting
- Organized, reliable, attentive.
- Working knowledge of effective methods of managing, caring for and promoting positive behaviors in children.
- Ability and desire to work with children in a positive, nurturing manner.
- Ability to follow written and oral instructions and school-aged care guidelines.
- Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development.
- Trained in playground safety.
- Trained in Nutrition for Children.
- Understanding of Trauma-informed Care.
- Ability to work independently and on a team.
Training may be available for “qualified” candidates who do not possess all of the minimum qualifications. The applicability of this approach will be determined during the candidate’s interview process.