Lead Teacher(floater)/ Lead Infant Teacher

The LEO Academy for Early Education - Blawnox, PA (30+ days ago)


The LEO Academy for Early Education

The LEO Academy is located in Blawnox, PA. We are searching for individuals that are dedicated to teaching young children from 6 weeks to 5 years old.

Our program focuses on meeting the needs of each individual child in our small class sizes and, collaborating with the families of the children enrolled. The LEO Academy incorporates a specialized curriculum along with individualized lessons from qualified teachers for each age group. We pride ourselves on providing children with the necessary tools to be successful in and out of school. The focus of our program is to provide the children with opportunities that make them love to learn!

We are currently looking for PART TIME and FULL TIME, LEAD TEACHERS

Teacher daily duties include:

* Implementing the Lead Teachers lesson plans and activities.

* Learning and following The LEO Academy’s guidelines and policies each day.

* Meeting the individual needs of the children, and building positive child behaviors.

* Interacting with the children to support play, exploration, and learning.

* Discussing with the Lead Teacher the expectations and goals that are set for each child in the class.

* Assist in assessing the children.

* Creating and maintaining a safe and healthy classroom environment.

* Communicating appropriately and professionally with parents and fellow staff.

* Building teamwork -- not participating in useless gossip.

* Participating in staff and training meetings.

*Responsible for maintaining all up to date clearances including Pediatric CPR/ FIRST AID/ FIRE SAFETY.

*Must complete 24 hours of annual training in specific developmental areas.

*Other duties as assigned

Qualifications:

* Experience working with children in a large childcare center setting preferred.

* Associate's degree in the education field, or CDA credential preferred.

* Nurturing and loving teaching style.

* Completed clearances (PA Child Abuse/ FBI Fingerprint/ PA State Criminal)

* Staff Health Assessment with TB test

* Signed Disclosure Statement

* Staff Data Sheet

* Mandated Reporter Training

* Team player.

* Completed clearances

* CPR/Pediatric first aid certified/ Fire Safety Training

* Committing to continuing education.

The LEO Academy is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate against any qualified employee or applicant based on race, color, religious creed, disability, ancestry national origin, age, or sex

* Competitive wage

* Aflac Short Term Disability

* Simple IRA with Company match

* PTO

Salary is negotiable upon qualifications. Please submit cover letter & resume

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $9.50 to $12.50 /hour

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $9.50 to $12.50 /hour

Education:

  • Associate (Preferred)