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Infant & First Steps Lead Teacher

Job Description

The Goddard School located at the Wilmington Riverfront is searching for energetic and devoted Lead Teachers in our infant and first steps program to round out our already amazing faculty.  Our Infant & First Step Teachers must have a commitment to the care and education of our little ones, while maintaining high standards in health and safety. Teachers design lesson plans to encourage each child’s eager investigation of the world by providing days filled with a balance of quiet activities, spirited music and movement, and plenty of FUN to encourage each child's love of learning.

Our Lead Teachers have four year degrees in ECE or other Education related field and 1-2 years of experience.

All of our staff members possess a nurturing teaching style, are team players, and have a commitment to professional development in the ever changing field of Early Childhood Education.

The Goddard School Offers:
- Competitive Compensation
- Comprehensive Benefits
- Professional Development
- Beautiful State-of-the-Art Facilities
- Community Outreach
- Curricular Resource Programs
- Affiliation with Leaders in the Childcare Field

If you are interested in having a job you love and where you are appreciated, please send resume and salary history in reply to this posting to begin the process.

Job Requirements

 Ideal candidates will possess the following qualifications:
• Bachelors
degree in ECE or education related field
• At least 2 years of experience with children ages 3-6 years
• Ability to multi-task
• First Aid/CPR certified (or ability to be certified within 30 days)
Ideal candidates will possess the following attributes:

 • Stable and responsible work habits
• Accepts challenges and learns from mistakes
• Expects continuous change
• Takes time for regular reflection and self-examination
• Works cooperatively with co-workers in a team effort
• Demonstrates unconditional caring, warmth and respect for each child's uniqueness
• Serves as model for children through their own conduct
• Exhibits the ability to be delighted and curious about children
• Displays imagination and creativity
• Employs humor and patience
• Communicates effectively with each child, both verbally and non-verbally
• Communicates effectively with adults
• Shows respect for the diversity of families, children and co-workers
• Exhibits the ability to empathize with others
• Understands the needs of the school and is flexible within their role

Job requirements include but not limited to:
• Maintain 18 hours of OCCL training
• Attend staff meetings or other events as required
• Plan and implement lesson plans for all children in the classroom
Complete daily attendance records
• Maintain a developmentally appropriate environment
• Maintain a clean and organized classroom
• Document developmental progress for each child
• Maintain accurate classroom records

Job Snapshot

Contact Name Beth Hutchinson
Contact Phone +1 (302) 651-7995
Post Date 11/27/2014
Location Wilmington, DE
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Education
Education 4 Year Degree
Experience At least 1 year(s)
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Education - Teaching - Administration
Required Travel Not Specified
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