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Job Summary

The teacher plans and implements the daily curriculum for children in the classroom. Curriculum activities are designed to promote each child’s social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development. The teacher directs and coordinates each child’s personal care, hygiene, learning activities, specialized programs, and positive guidance. Maintenance of the classroom records, developmental checklists, and progress reports are integral components of the teacher’s curriculum duties. Communicating with parents concerning their child’s progress, offering parent-teacher conferences, and timely updates is another important aspect of the teacher’s duties. The teacher should always ensure that the classroom is consistently clean and safe, adhering to all state, local, and company’s regulatory rules and regulations.

Qualifications

The Teacher’s qualifications must meet or exceed state licensing requirements for the position.

Job Responsibilities Educational Programs

  • Plans and consistently implements the curriculum activities that promote the children’s social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development.
  • Helps children learn to think creatively, to solve problems independently, and to respect themselves and others.
  • Recognizes and considers the background, special needs, interests, learning style, and pace of each child.
  • Keeps accurate, current records of each child’s developmental milestones and progress.
  • Creates a developmentally appropriate environment consistent with the company’s philosophy and goals including the implementation of the Kindred Learning proprietary early learning curriculum.
  • Establishes developmentally appropriate room arrangement, evidence of Family Information Board, curriculum related bulletin boards, and learning environment in the classroom as outlined in Kindred Learning Academy curriculum.

Health & Safety

  • Establishes and maintains a safe, healthy, nurturing learning environment. Strives to prevent injuries. Handles emergencies, accidents, and injuries appropriately.
  • Understands and implements all current state and local regulations.
  • Understands and implements emergency procedures in case of emergency situations. Can administer CPR/First Aid, including lifting and carrying injured children. Uses proper lifting procedures and seeks assistance if necessary.
  • Participates in emergency and evacuation drills to promote safety of children in their care.
  • Maintains educational materials and equipment by keeping a well-organized and safe classroom.
  • Immediately notifies Director of needed repairs in the classroom, in the building, and on the playground to equipment and toys.
  • Observes, records, and reports to the Director any significant individual or group behavior that might affect the well-being of children enrolled at the Learning Academy.

Relationships with Families

  • Maintains professional conduct when working with parents, staff, and visitors.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality regarding children and families.
  • Provides timely written/digital communication to parents.

Center Staff

  • Promotes and maintains good rapport and working relationships with other staff members.

General

  • Must be able to react quickly with sound judgment and problem-solving skills to complex and critical situations, such as injuries and accidents.
  • Must use excellent verbal and written communication skills with parents, children, and staff.
  • Must be capable of lifting, carrying, and holding children in accordance with state/local requirements.
  • Must be able to interact and communicate with children in the classroom and on the playground (run, jump, demonstrate physical exercises).
  • Provides excellent customer service to families helping to ensure continued enrollment at the Learning Academy.
  • Treats each child with kindness, dignity, and respect. Uses positive guidance techniques consistent with company policies and procedures.
  • Creates a positive, structured, and safe classroom environment.
  • Regularly reports to work on time to provide students with consistent classroom procedures.
  • Participates in all staff training sessions, meetings, and programs as requested by the Learning Academy.
  • Meets or exceeds annual training requirements of local regulatory agencies and Kindred Learning Academy.

Job Summary

The Bus Driver works closely with the Learning Academy’s management team to efficiently plan daily bus schedules to support the program. Maintains appropriate vehicle records and required training and is always focused on the safety of the children. Ensures that vehicles are consistently clean and safe.

Qualifications

The Bus Driver’s qualifications must meet or exceed state licensing requirements for the position.

Job Responsibilities and Standards of Performance

  • Must meet the minimum requirements set by the state childcare regulatory agency for appropriate vehicle.
  • Must be capable of lifting, carrying, and holding children in accordance with local state requirements. Must be able to react quickly with sound judgment and problem-solving skills in complex and critical situations, such as injuries and accidents.
  • Hold current certification in both CPR and First Aid as well at transportation training requirement. Attend vehicle safety training as needed/required.
  • Inform Learning Academy’s management of any issues that might impact the ability to operate a motor vehicle safely.
  • Inform Learning Academy’s management of any issues that occur after the initial hire date that affect the status of the driver’s license. This could include, but not be limited to, reckless driving offenses, moving violations, and offenses involving drugs or alcohol.
  • Perform the required pre-trip safety inspection of the vehicle as well as required vehicle evacuation drills.
  • Be able to perform safe-driving responsibilities while maintaining supervision of children.
  • Able to interact effectively with all children. And uses positive guidance techniques consistent with Kindred Learning Academy policies and procedures.
  • Strives to prevent injuries. Handle emergencies, accidents, and injuries appropriately if they occur. Understands and implements emergency procedures in cases of fire, tornado, chemical leak, or other emergencies.
  • When necessary, can administer CPR/First Aid, including lifting and carrying injured children. Maintains professional conduct when working with parents, staff, and visitors.
  • Maintains strict confidentiality regarding children and families.
  • Prepares and forwards forms requested by the Director. Meets or exceeds state training requirements.

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