Goddard School Floating Preschool Teacher in Huntersville, North Carolina
Overview A Teacher at The Goddard School is responsible for establishing and maintaining a safe, healthy and nurturing learning environment. Additionally Teachers are responsible to work together with all faculty. A floater, is a teacher who works in more than one classroom, at the same center, on a regular basis. They may act as lead teachers, co-teachers, or assistant teachers in the classroom. They are included in the staff-to-child ratio, provide direct child care and education services, and support the lead teacher. General Qualifications A Teacher must meet the qualifications of his/her state and those set forth in the National Standards for hiring (see www.bls.gov), including the following: * Ability to hear the conversational voice, with or without a hearing aid * Ability to see and read newsprint, with or without corrective lenses * Ability to speak and be understood under normal circumstances * Ability to use arms, hands, legs, and feet, with or without corrective devices; this includes the ability to evacuate the building during emergencies * Ability to handle crisis situations, especially where children are involved * Ability to respond immediately to emergency situations * Lead Teacher educational requirements are the same as Director educational requirements (see Director educational requirements or one of several other criteria listed below) The Goddard School® offers: * Competitive Compensation and health benefits * Comprehensive Benefits (Dental, Vision and Accident Insurance) * Child care discount * College Tuition Reimbursement * Professional Development and offsite / onsite training by experts from Goddard University * State-of-the-Art Facilities * Community Outreach * Resource Programs * Affiliation with Leaders in the Childcare Field Educational Qualifications All candidates, who wish to be considered for the position of Teacher must meet one or more of the following criteria, in addition to any/all requirements that may be mandated by their state and/or local licensing authorities: * A current CDA or Early Childhood Teaching Credential. * Proof of current and active enrollment in a CDA Credentialing Program. * Proof of current and active enrollment in an accredited Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree program in Early Childhood Education or a related field.