Lead Teacher

MACC CommonWealth Minneapolis, MN
Description

ORGANIZATION SUMMARY:

The Family Partnership is recognized both locally and nationally as an innovative and highly impactful human services organization. Over one million children and families have benefited from the specialized services and programs offered at The Family Partnership. Our mission is Building strong families, vital communities, and better futures for children. Through counseling, education programs, and advocacy, The Family Partnership supports families in need and empowers them to solve problems. We envision a Twin Cities where all children and families, regardless of income or origin, realize their full potential.

JOB SUMMARY:

This position provides opportunities to promote learning in the areas of social/emotional, motor, cognitive, and creative development to help each child develop to his/her full potential. The teacher works closely with children responding to their individual needs and abilities. The position also is responsible for creating and implementing lesson plans, child assessment, goal setting, activities and field trips.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Provide a safe, stimulating, healthy, and nurturing environment to provide all children with a positive experience.

* Teach age appropriate activities for both group and self select learning.

* Develop and implement age and skill appropriate weekly lesson plans and learning opportunities.

* Implement High Scope curriculum in the classroom.

* Complete child assessment and individual goal setting 3 times/year; including parents and therapist in process.

* Supervise and participate in children's activities and field trips.

* Ensure constant supervision of the children.

* Maintain accurate participant/program records and daily notes on each child as required.

* Participate in parent-teacher conferences; make referrals based on the needs of the child when necessary.

* Clean and disinfect toys and tables and conduct daily safety inspection of play areas, classroom, playground, etc.

* Must maintain compliance with DHS and CACFP requirements.

* Other duties as assigned by your supervisor.

Requirements

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

* Minimum of 24 college credits and DHS qualified required.

* Four year degree in Early Childhood or related field preferred.

* Minimum of one year experience as a teacher or assistant teacher in a child care setting.

* Ability to work respectfully with people from diverse cultures and sensitivity to the needs and experiences of inner-city families.

The Family Partnership is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will not discriminate against any person on the basis of race, religion, national origin or sex in violation of Title VII. The Family Partnership prohibits discrimination against employees, applicants for employment on the basis of age, race/color, disability, marital status, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or veteran's status. AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION, EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER M / F H DV.Our organization has a partnership with Metropolitan Alliance of Connected Communities (MACC) to provide administrative services including management of the recruiting process. If you apply for this position, you may see references to MACC in some online materials. You may also be contacted by a MACC employee to conduct or schedule an interview.Apply On-lineSend This Job to a Friend

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