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Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher

Company: Georgetown Hill Early School
Location: College Park
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Description:Georgetown Hill Early School is a non-profit school serving Maryland families' preschool, elementary, and childcare needs since 1980. Our mission is to join teachers, children, and their families to create an unsurpassed early childhood educational experience.We are seeking Lead Teachers to join our Infant and Toddler programs at several of our College Park-area campuses including our federal Greenwood/Hyattsville and Sunny Days/USDA-APHIS locations. All College Park-area locations are metro-accessible! Available positions are full time and flexible schedules are available. Your role will be to meet our students' individual needs and foster each child's independence in a family-like environment of trust and warmth.What You Will Do:Provide for the educational needs and interests of infant/toddler children using a creative and age-appropriate curriculumSupervision of infant/toddler children to ensure the health, welfare, and safety of all studentsSupport the physical, socio-emotional, and developmental needs of each child in the classroomDemonstrate effective leadership among the classroom teamDemonstrate effective communication skills and positive interpersonal relations with children, families, colleagues, and communityClassroom management that fosters a consistent, safe, and positive learning environment for all students and staffRequirements:Our ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of relevant experience and the following credentials/skills:A minimum of the MSDE 90hr Infant/Toddler Certification or the CDA Certification with the Infant/Toddler EndorsementExcellent understanding of the principles of child development and instructional strategiesStrong knowledge of MSDE regulationsA personal demeanor that is warm, friendly, and cool-temperedProficient technological skills including Microsoft Office is a plusExcellent verbal and written communication skills, including grammar and reading skillsExtremely reliable in attendance and punctualityHighly organized and able to prioritize and multi-taskTeam-oriented and willing to work with othersPer Maryland State Department of Education Office of Child Care regulations, all applicants must submit to and successfully pass a state and federal background check as a contingency of employment. Applicants for our federal center campuses must receive GSA-security clearance through a government background screening.Why You'll Love Us:We enjoy providing our educators with the space to utilize our proven PLAN curriculum while exploring their own creativity in the classroom. We invite you to join our growing community of teachers and hope you'll find a rewarding and fulfilling career at our schools.We offer the following benefits:Health Insurance with an employer-funded health reimbursement account (HRA)Dental InsuranceVision InsuranceShort-Term Disability & Term Life Insurance401(k) & Roth 401(k) with up to 4% annual employer matchMedical & Dependent Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)Flexible SchedulesPaid time off including Personal & Sick LeaveHoliday PayEmployee Discount on childcarePaid Planning TimePublic Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Eligible EmployerWe are committed to providing an inclusive environment that ensures the happiness and success of each of our employees and the families and children who put their trust in us. We are an equal opportunity employer that prides ourselves on hiring, training, and retaining a community of employees from various backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences.PM21PI206777838

Keywords: Georgetown Hill Early School, Washington DC , Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher, Education / Teaching , College Park, DC

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