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Certified UPK Head Teacher - Mineola

Company: Harbor Child Care
Location: Mineola
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Certified UPK Head Teacher - MineolaJob Details**Job Location**Mineola Location - Mineola, NY**Position Type**Full Time**Salary Range**$32.00 - $32.00 Hourly**Job Shift**Day**Job Category**EducationDescription**This position is for the 2022-2023 school year.** **This position follows a 180 day school calendar and hours are Monday thru Friday, 8:30am to 3:30pm with a hour unpaid break.** Under the supervision of the Assistant Director and Center Director, the Head Teacher will be responsible for working within the framework of Harbor Child Care carrying out its functions, educational philosophy, policies and procedures including but not limited to: **ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS** :The Head Teacher, is responsible for the planning and execution of a classroom program that takes into account the educational, social development and health needs of the group as well as the individual child. The Head Teacher is required to lift and carry children as well as be physically fit to actively participate in age appropriate activities for the class**Duties and Responsibilities**+ Assists in developing a program of developmentally appropriate practices+ Upholds Harbors philosophy and policies, i.e. health & safety, nutrition and regulations as stated in the Parent Policy, New Employee Welcome Manual and Employee Handbook.+ Adheres to and understands standards for maintaining a high quality child care setting for families.+ Actively implements age appropriate The Creative Curriculum.+ Respects the confidential nature of all information about parents, children and staff.+ Supports children during transition time.+ Supports and participates in an active outdoor time.+ Brings to the attention of the Head Teacher or Director any difficulties concerning staff or children.+ Responsible for supervision of children+ Supports and actively participates in an active work time.+ Works with The Assistant Director & Director concerning children with special needs.**Record keeping**+ Record and report childrens daily attendance.+ Adheres to Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) procedures, New York State Office of Children and Family Services (NYSOCFS), and National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) regulations regarding record keeping and reporting.**Reports**+ Write six week and twice yearly cumulative reports.**Parent Relations**+ Fosters positive parent relationships through respecting the confidential nature of all information about parents and children.+ Attends and participates in parent/teacher meetings.+ Provides a forum for ongoing communication daily notes, phone calls, etc.+ Uses Contact Notes for staff and parent concerns.**Self-Evaluation**+ Assumes responsibility for discussing his/her professional performance objectively at regularly scheduled supervisor conferences with the Assistant Director or Director using these conferences as a source of information and professional guidance.**Training** **/Meetings**+ Attends required staff meetings, trainings and workshops+ Attends weekly planning meetings with the Director.QualificationsCandidates **must** have a New York State Teaching Certification with 1-2 years of experience preferred.

Keywords: Harbor Child Care, New York , Certified UPK Head Teacher - Mineola, Education / Teaching , Mineola, New York

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