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Lead Teacher

Company: The Goddard School - Grand Rapids II
Location: Wyoming
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Are you passionate about positively impacting children's lives and making a difference in the world of early childhood education? Are you an energetic, nurturing person looking for a workplace that's supportive and fun? If so, then The Goddard School is the place for you! Our School is full of passion and enthusiasm. We are committed to providing a safe, dynamic and nurturing environment that will allow every child to develop into a joyful and confident learner prepared for success in school and in life.

We are looking for early childhood teachers to join our team today. What are you waiting for? Click apply now!

What We Offer

* Salary range: $12.50-$15/hour based on qualifications and experience * Full support from our directors and resources to be successful in the classroom  * Paid holidays PLUS 7 paid time off (PTO) days per year * School is closed between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Day * Health, dental, and vision insurance * IRA plus employer matching * Tuition reimbursement* * Discounted childcare * Continued focus on your professional development – our Goddard Systems University is accredited by IACET to provide Continuing Education Units (CEUs) * Plus, we’ll pay for your CDA credential!** * Your health and safety is our priority!  We have protocols more stringent than state requirements to ensure the safety of all our faculty and students *Tuition reimbursement available to eligible candidates who qualify for TEACH scholarship

**CDA tuition support available to eligible candidates; reimbursement available after successful completion of one contract year as a Lead Teacher

Lead Teacher Responsibilities

A lead teacher’s responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Establish and maintain a safe, healthy and nurturing learning environment * Advance children’s physical and intellectual competence * Support each child’s social and emotional development and provide positive guidance * Establish positive and effective family relations * Ensure an effective program, responsive to children’s needs * Maintain professional commitment General Qualifications

A lead teacher must meet the qualifications of the State of Michigan Childcare Licensing and the following:

* * the ability to understand and support the education program using “learning through play” philosophy; * the ability to communicate effectively and professionally with school personnel, children and parents; * the ability to comply in all respects with all applicable laws and regulations relating to childcare; * the ability to change children’s diapers and/or assist in toileting (where necessary).

Educational Qualifications

All candidates who wish to be considered for the position of lead teacher must possess a high school diploma or GED, be at least 19 years of age, and meet one or more of the following criteria:

* Proof of current and active enrollment in a CDA Credentialing Program, Associate’s degree program or Bachelor’s degree program in Early Childhood Education or a related field OR; * A current CDA or Early Childhood Teaching Credential, an Associate’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or a related field* *A related field as defined by the State of Michigan Department of LARA includes: Elementary education, child guidance/counseling, child psychology, family studies, or social work.

Keywords: The Goddard School - Grand Rapids II, Wyoming , Lead Teacher, Other , Wyoming, Michigan

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