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Preschool Lead Teacher
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Education and Training
Specialty Teacher
Location 08534, Pennington, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/11/24
ELA is here to deliver every child a joyful, caring, and engaging childcare experience that will pave the way for each child to fulfill the promise of his or her life.
Job Title: Early Childhood Education Center Teacher
Seeking interested and qualified candidates for preschool teaching positions
Are you currently a high-performing Assistant Teacher at a center and wanting something with more responsibility? ELA has the perfect career move for you! Your journey to leadership growth starts with us! Teachers at our centers are passionate about creating opportunities every day that reflect our mission to make a difference in the lives of children, their families, and communities.

Love of working with children!
Knowledge of or ability to learn early childhood education standards.
Proactive and team-oriented attitude to create a successful team environment.
Ability to create a positive learning environment for children.
Communication skills that reflect professionalism and kindness at all times.

Primary Tasks:

Plan and implement age-appropriate curriculum in accordance with the curriculum policy.
Responsible for the basic care needs of each child in the classroom including assistance with dressing, toileting, tying shoes, regular hand washing, face cleaning, and any other tasks associated with good personal hygiene.
Responsible for assisting the children with social development including teaching table manners during meals, working with a group of children to accomplish goals, teaching them to share, and other activities associated with social and emotional development.
Ensure your classroom is in compliance with child care state licensing regulations.
Provides daily physical gross motor activities with or without equipment or materials indoor and outdoor.
Complete any required daily forms such as Child Tracking Sheets, Attendance Records, and any other paperwork assigned such as Incident/Accident reports.
Participate in parent-teacher conferences.
Any other duties assigned by the Center Director.

Additional Abilities/Work Environment:

Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.
Frequent periods of standing, stooping, bending, and occasional running.
Must be able to maintain a strict classroom schedule to ensure State "ratio" compliance.
Able to work a full assigned shift in order to maintain ratios shift schedules are typically 8 hours with a 30 minute break.

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