Infant Lead Teacher

at Goddard School in Collierville, Tennessee, United States

Job Description

At The Goddard School, we strive to provide the premier childhood education experience for families where children thrive in a safe, nurturing environment, develop a lifetime love of learning, and are prepared for success by a team of teachers who love what they do. We are under new ownership and are looking to grow our team! We are seeking an Infant Lead Teacher who is passionate about providing loving and nurturing care and creating a fun learning environment for our students. In our infant classrooms, you work alongside another co-teacher in caring for our most precious babies ages 6 weeks to 15 months. Excellent communication skills both with parents and fellow teachers along with strong organization skills are a must for this role. Our F.L.EX.® Learning Program is structured around developmental guidelines, child-focused lesson plans, teachable moments, and a fun learning environment. The Goddard School believes that children experience the deepest and most genuine learning when they are having fun. Our program focuses on child-centered, academic, creative, and social development to provide children with an overall, well rounded experience. Our goal is to help children develop the skills they need for long-term success in school and in life. Infant Lead Teacher Responsibilities: * Establish and maintain a safe, healthy, and nurturing learning environment. * Advance children’s physical and intellectual competence through creative lesson planning. * Support each child’s social and emotional development and provide positive guidance. * Establish positive and effective family relationships. * Ensure an effective program that is responsive to children’s needs. * Maintain a professional commitment. Qualifications: * Bachelor’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, or Child Development is preferred or Bachelor’s degree in a related field * Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, or Child Development and experience in an early childhood education center * A current CDA or Early Childhood Teaching Credential * Strong computer and technology skills. Previous experience with digital lesson planning tools and software is a plus. * Excellent communication and organizational skills. * Desire to be a part of a successful team working together! Benefits: * Annual bonus opportunities * Health, dental, vision, and supplemental insurance * Paid time off * Paid holidays * 401K plan with match * Continued education and training * Lesson planning time during the work week

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Job Posting: JC177961284

Posted On: Feb 16, 2021

Updated On: Nov 20, 2021