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Lead Preschool 1 Teacher

Company: CRYSTALS CUDDLE BUGS CHILDCARE CENT
Location: Farmington
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description: Lead Preschool 1 Teacher with Crystal's Cuddle Bugs Childcare Program Are you a passionate and experienced early childhood educator looking for an opportunity to lead and inspire young minds? Crystal's Cuddle Bugs Childcare Program is seeking dedicated individuals with a strong background in early childhood education to join our team as a Lead Preschool 1 Teacher. As a Lead Preschool 1 Teacher with Crystal's Cuddle Bugs Childcare Program, you will be responsible for creating a nurturing and engaging learning environment for children, guiding, and mentoring other staff members, and fostering a love of learning in our students. Key Responsibilities for Lead Preschool 1 Teacher with Crystal's Cuddle Bugs Childcare Program:Classroom Leadership: Lead and manage a classroom of young learners age 2.5-5, ensuring a safe, welcoming, and enriching environment for all children.Curriculum Development: Develop and implement age-appropriate lesson plans and activities that align with our curriculum goals and encourage children's social, emotional, and cognitive development.Supervision and Mentoring: Provide guidance and support to assistant teachers and aides, fostering a positive and collaborative work environment.Child Assessment: Observe and assess children's progress, identifying individual needs and developing strategies to support their growth.Parent Communication: Establish strong partnerships with parents and guardians, keeping them informed about their child's progress and classroom activities.Team Collaboration: Work collaboratively with other lead teachers and center administrators to ensure the smooth operation of the childcare program.Classroom Management: Implement effective classroom management techniques, promoting positive behavior and conflict resolution.Safety and Compliance: Adhere to all safety regulations and licensing requirements, maintaining a clean and secure environment for the children. Qualifications for Lead Preschool 1 Teacher with Crystal's Cuddle Bugs Childcare Program:Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field strongly preferred.Associate's degree or 28 credits in early childhood education or relevant fields, including art, psychology, sociology, teaching, etc., will also be considered.Child Development Associate (CDA) credential will be accepted in lieu of formal education.Minimum of 2 years of experience working in an early childhood education setting is preferred but not required.Strong knowledge of child development theories, early childhood education principles, and best practices.Demonstrated ability to create a nurturing and stimulating learning environment for young children.Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work effectively with children, parents, and staff.Passionate about early childhood education and committed to the growth and development of young learners.Ability to motivate and inspire both staff and students to reach their full potential. Additional Information for Lead Preschool 1 Teacher with Crystal's Cuddle Bugs Childcare Program:Compensation for the Lead Teacher position ranges from $18.85/hour to $22.56/hour, commensurate with experience in the industry and with Cuddle Bugs, and education. New external hires can expect starting pay within the range of $18.85/hour to $20.65/hour, based on qualifications.If you are a dedicated and motivated early childhood educator with a passion for leading and inspiring others, we encourage you to apply and become a part of our team at Crystal's Cuddle Bugs Childcare Program. Come join us in creating a positive and nurturing environment for our children and making a lasting impact on their lives.Lead Teachers can choose from a 5-day 8-hour week or a 4-day 10-hour week. Flexible hours and days to meet your needs. Full-time, 40 hours weekly is required. Benefits available for Lead Preschool 1 Teacher with Crystal's Cuddle Bugs Childcare Program:

  • Flexible schedules
  • No working late nights, weekends, or holidays!
  • Deep childcare discount for your own children
  • United Healthcare medical plan options for you and your family
  • Alfac Dental, Vision, and supplemental insurance plan options
  • LifeMart 24/7 EAP counselors and free therapy sessions available for all employees
  • 401K with Match available with diverse and excellent investment options
  • Paid Time Off Leaders Wanted. Apply Today to become a Lead Preschool 1 Teacher with Crystal's Cuddle Bugs Childcare Program Schedules at Cuddle Bugs can be somewhat flexible to fit your needs. A typical full-time schedule might look like 8-hour days M-F or 10-hour days 4 days a week M-F. Inquire with our leadership team to see if we can tailor a schedule that works best for you.Example schedule options might include: 7-3 M-F7:30-3:30 M-F6:30-4:30 MTWTH7-5 TWTHFThere are many other schedule options possibleCompensation details: 18.85-22.56 Hourly WagePIafb9694f775e-31181-34004340

Keywords: CRYSTALS CUDDLE BUGS CHILDCARE CENT, Minneapolis , Lead Preschool 1 Teacher, Other , Farmington, Minnesota

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