VPK LEAD Teacher
Must hold a certificate issued by any agency.
Looking for an energetic, enthusiastic, caring leader to join our preschool family. If you enjoy teaching and the wonders of the preschooler’s mind; then we have an incredible opportunity for you! Responsible for the daily planning, management, and supervision of the classroom and children. Is responsible for ensuring that all parents, children, and classroom staff concerns are appropriately addressed.
Ensures that appearance, cleanliness and safe environment of classroom are appropriately maintained, in accordance with cleaning and sanitizing guidelines. Completes all VPK and classroom paperwork: for example, student assessments, accident reports, attendance reports. Interacts and supervises children during all activities. Counsels children when social, academic, or adjustment problems arise. Prepares and implements classroom lesson plans, program, and schedule. Develops, plans, and prepares instructional materials for classroom activities. Ensures that all classroom and outdoor equipment are in good working condition and are used and maintained properly. Physically arranges the classroom into well-defined interest areas. Directs activities of other staff in the classroom to ensure that the classroom functions in an orderly manner. Communicates appropriate information to parents; maintains developmental profiles for children. Schedules and conducts parent and teacher conferences throughout the year.
Assists with planning and implementing school-wide events. Meets with prospective families; communicates appropriately with potential new customers. Assists in evaluating personnel within the classroom. Communicates with parents on a daily basis. Performs other similar or related duties as necessary. All employees are required to receive 20 hours of training each calendar year per DCF requirements.