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Bon Secours Mercy Health Teacher I in Richmond, Virginia

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Primary Function/General Purpose of Position

The Teacher I plans and implements the curriculum, supervision and management of the program and the classroom. This position demonstrates the knowledge of the principles of growth and development of the life span and possesses the ability to assess data reflective of the children’s status and interpret the appropriate information needed to identify each child’s requirement relative to his or her age, specific needs and to provide care needed as described in the departmental policies and procedures

Essential Job Functions

  • Plans and implements educational activities for the assigned classroom

  • Supervises play activities, meals, and rest time

  • Records children’s daily activities and maintains daily student records

  • Maintains open communication with parents

  • Implements positive, supportive methods of behavior management

  • Performs functions to safeguard children’s wellness and safety along with reporting accidents and accurately reporting details on an incident report.

  • Obtains certification and administers medication and documents same

  • Demonstrates the knowledge and skills necessary to provide care appropriate to the age of the children served

  • Maintains classroom bulletin boards and parent information areas

  • Conducts parent teacher conferences. Maintains children’s portfolios


  • Have an endorsement or bachelor’s degree in a child related field; OR Have 3 months of programmatic experience and at least one of the following education backgrounds:

  • A one-year early childhood certificate from a college or university that consists of at least 30 semester hours; OR

  • A child development credential by an organization listed in the Code of Virginia OR

  • A teaching diploma from an internationally or nationally recognized Montessori organization


  • Have 6 months of supervised programmatic experience and

  • Within six months before being promoted or beginning work or one month after being promoted or beginning work a minimum of 24 hours of training shall be completed in child development, playground safety, health and safety issues and preventing and reporting child abuse and neglect.

  • Incumbent must successfully meet the requirements indicated in the Code of Virginia and obtain and successfully complete the required background checks per the Code of Virginia.

Bon Secours is an equal opportunity employer.

Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans

  • Prescription drug coverage

  • Flexible spending accounts

  • Life insurance w/AD&D

  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible

  • Paid time off

  • Educational Assistance

  • And much more

*Benefits offerings vary according to employment status

S cheduled Weekly Hours:


Work Shift:

Days/Evenings (United States of America)


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All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If you’d like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health – Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours – Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com .

Bon Secours is part of Bon Secours Mercy Health (http://BSMHealth.org) and is a not-for-profit Catholic health system sponsored by Bon Secours Ministries and founded by the Sisters of Bon Secours. With operations in Maryland, Virginia, South Carolina, Kentucky, Florida and New York, Bon Secours owns, manages, or joint ventures 20 hospitals and 27 post-acute care facilities or agencies including skilled nursing facilities, home care and hospice services, and assisted living facilities. Consistent with its commitment to alleviate human suffering, Bon Secours has developed more than 800 affordable housing units for low income families.

Bon Secours has more than 24,000 employees and has been recognized as a Gallup Great Workplace for six consecutive years. The Mission of Bon Secours is to bring compassion to health care and to be Good Help to Those in Need, especially those who are poor and dying. For more information, visit www.BonSecours.com .