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The Children’s Place seeks a Co-lead Teacher to provide effective education and emotional services for a classroom of young children who have experienced abuse, neglect, and other forms of trauma. This is a fulltime position, Mondays through Fridays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The successful candidate will possess the following educational degrees:
· Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education.
· Teaching certificate is an asset but not a requirement.
· Master Degree preferred in Early Education or related field.
The successful candidate will possess the following capabilities and experience:
· Demonstrated knowledge of and two years’ experience with child development (specifically ages 0-8)
· General knowledge of the signs and symptoms of child abuse and/or neglect
· Knowledge of client needs/issues (e.g. abuse, neglect, trauma, foster)
· Physical ability to restrain, lift and hold children without restriction
· Knowledge of the role of a mandated reporter
· Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality regarding records, clients and sensitive data
· Familiar with community resources, collaboration and initiatives that will enhance The Children’s Place
· Ability to communicate directly and effectively with clients, staff, supervisor, teammates and other professionals, demonstrating sensitivity to cultural differences.
· Demonstrate ability to effectively communicate with staff, clients, and collaterals
· Organizational and Time Management skills
· Demonstrated track record of accuracy, timeliness, dependability and reliability
· Demonstrated competence and ability to operate a personal computer, fax machine, photocopier, printer and telephone
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Build relationship with children to develop rapport and trust.
Build relationship with caregivers to create a positive educational experience for their child.
Interact daily with young children to provide a safe and caring educational environment to help promote the individual capacity of each child.
Provide quality educational services through the development of lesson plans, implementation of curriculum, delivery of instruction, and execution of developmentally appropriate practices.
Engage with a multidisciplinary team, including social workers and counselors, occupational therapist, speech pathologist, and consulting child psychiatrists, to provide effective treatment planning.
Collaborate effectively with other treatment team members, consultants, and other agency programs.
Demonstrate compliance with contract(s) requirements, agency policy/procedures and quality of service provision related to educational services.
Collaborate effectively with co-teacher to share classroom responsibilities
Create and maintain necessary paperwork and documentation, such as educational summaries, daily notes, and program evaluation questionnaires.
Demonstrate awareness and compliance of all agency policies and procedures.
Demonstrate compliance with all agency and contract procedures related to timely and quality documentation of client service
To apply, send resume and cover letter with salary requirement to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
Job Type: Full Time