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Early Childhood Lead Teacher *$1,000 sign-on bonus*

Company: The Learning Grove Academy
Location: Avon
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

The Learning Grove Academy - Avon is a licensed childcare center seeking an energic Lead Teacher for our Toddler classroom! This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated, energetic educator who is passionate about early childhood education. Our mission is to be a nurturing environment for young children trusted by parents. We accomplish this by focusing on the needs of our students through age-appropriate educational activities in a fun, loving, and safe setting.Required Shift: Monday - Friday, 8am-6pmCompensation: $15.00-$17.00 based on education and experience *$1,000 sign-on bonus*We are a family-oriented, close-knit organization and we have a lot to offer our next team member including:

  • Competitive Pay
  • Paid Trainings, including Enhanced Career and Professional Development
  • Generous Benefits Package, including Dental, Medical, and Vision Insurance
  • 401k with Match
  • Discounts for Childcare
  • Fun and Positive Place to Work
  • Shirts and Swag - we love to show appreciation for our teachers!
    Job Responsibilities:
    • Prepare lesson plans that are developmentally appropriate one week in advance using current curriculum guides.
    • Carry out lesson plans according to classroom schedule/daily routine.
    • Maintain an organized, clean, safe, and appropriately decorated classroom.
    • Order classroom supplies and materials two weeks in advance.
    • Keep birthday boards, parent and teacher boards, cubbies, cubbie tags, and the parent resource center up to date.
    • Maintain development assessments and casual observations for each child's portfolios
    • Support positive communications among the center, staff, children, and parents.
    • Maintain training requirements for the position in coordination with your administrative staff. (20 hours per calendar year)
    • Administer first aid for accidents.
    • Mentor new teachers.
    • Maintain a clean, safe environment for children.
    • Use Tadpoles efficiently.
    • Creating and maintaining an environment that is clean and safe for all children.
    • Carrying out the daily responsibilities of the classroom relating to the care of the children.
    • Responsible for the safety and well-being of each child, responding to their emotional needs.
    • Implementing lesson plans/curriculum on a weekly basis covering all areas of child development.
    • Establishing a professional level of rapport with each family to provide quality care for the children.

      • High School Diploma Required
      • CDA or Higher
      • Loving, patient, and understanding attitude with children, parents, and other staff members
      • Willingness to go above and beyond mentioned job responsibilities and duties in the interest of providing high quality care to children
      • Flexible on work hours and classroom assignment
      • Commitment to professional development
      • Ability to pass all background checks and meet state requirements
        If you have a positive attitude and desire to work in a fun and professional environment, we encourage you to apply today!

Keywords: The Learning Grove Academy, Indianapolis , Early Childhood Lead Teacher *$1,000 sign-on bonus*, Education / Teaching , Avon, Indiana

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