Early Learning Center Teacher FT Days at AdventHealth

Date Posted: 6/26/2020

Job Snapshot

  • Job Schedule
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Orlando, FL
  • Date Posted:
    6/26/2020
  • Job ID:
    20010971
  • Job Family
    Education
  • Travel
    No
  • Shift
    1 - Day
  • Organization
    AdventHealth Orlando

Job Description


Description

Early Learning Center Teacher - AdventHealth

Top Reasons to work at AdventHealth 

West Lakes ELC is a facility that provides high quality early childhood education and on-site comprehensive health, wellness and social services for young children six weeks to 5 years of age, and their families.  This Advent Health Orlando innovative and transformational early childhood education program leverages the CREATION Health Framework. 

The Center is a 16 300 sqft, 152 seat, comprehensive, innovative and transformational early learning program based on the CREATION Health framework and designed to serve a mixed income community in the 32805-zip code of Orlando, Florida. 

Work Hours/Shift:
  • Full Time, Day Shift, Monday – Friday, 8-hour shift between the hours of 6:30am – 6:30pm

You Will Be Responsible For:

Demonstrates, through behavior, Advent Health service standards.

  • Observes all rules and regulations at West Lakes Early Learning Center, the Department of Children and Families, Department of Health, Office of Head Start or national regulatory agencies pertaining to the health, safety and care of children.
  • Is responsible for the overall supervision and daily class functions of a group of children.
  • Conducts developmental screenings and assessments to meet the individual needs of children in conjunction with your support teacher.
  • Implements the approved lesson plans and daily classroom schedule in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning® curriculum and CREATION Kids curriculum principles.
  • Conducts weekly classroom team meetings to discuss classroom planning, lesson plans and individual needs of children.
  • Maintains an engaging classroom environment that encourages positive teacher child interactions and peer interactions promoting good choices and trust among all.
  • Provides clear child expectations while using appropriate strategies for behavior management 
  • Maintains classroom records, progress reports, permission slips, accident reports and other necessary documentation, using the appropriate technology.
  • Plans with your support teacher, two parent-teacher conferences and two home visits each program year. 
  • Ensures classroom interactions, environments and activities align with guidelines and directives of the Office of Early Learning regarding educational programming, curriculum, program planning, development and training.
  • Encourages parent and community involvement in both the classroom/center and in the home as a means of community outreach and efforts to raise in-kind
  • Responsible for maintenance and necessary housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas and playgrounds.
  • Completes daily and monthly health and safety checklists. Communicates concerns to supervisor
  • Attends all required staff meetings, school functions and in-service /pre-service trainings as part of the commitment to excellence.  This position may include the need to attend weekend or evening events.
  • Identifies and reports child abuse cases working in conjunction with the leadership team. 
  • May need to be available for a variety of hours as schedules may vary
  • Maintains overall professional personal appearance adhering to the guidelines offered in the Advent Health Employee Handbook
  • Assists in other capacities that Education Administrator, or designee, determines is necessary.

Qualifications
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIRED:
  • Ability to embrace and model CREATION principles with high integrity
  • Strong abilities to organize, problem solve and work as a team
  • High coping capabilities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good listening and follow up skills
  • Strong knowledge of the practices, procedures and regulations in child care, including active supervision of children
  • Strong classroom management and organizational skills
  • Strong knowledge of early childhood growth and development and appropriate practices
  • Strong ability to accurately record child data gathered through observations and work samples
  • Strong ability to aggregate and interpret data gathered from multiple assessment tools
  • Strong ability to work with people from various multi-cultural backgrounds and socioeconomic levels inclusively
  • Strong ability to present a positive image of the organization to members of the community
  • Strong ability to supervise and establish effective working relationships with staff, parents, volunteers and community representatives 
  • Strong ability to operate a laptop or tablet to perform classroom tasks
  • Knowledge of a variety of computer software applications or the ability to learn
  • Knowledge of and ability to adhere School Readiness and Head Start Performance Standards 
  • Knowledge of purpose-built communities, collective impact or the ability to learn
  • Knowledge of the intersect of health and education or the ability to learn
  • Knowledge of faith-based learning models or the ability to adapt to curricula

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:

  • Must have one year of professional teaching experience
  • Must be 21 years or older for Supervisory duties
 

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE PREFERRED:

  • Associate Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or an Associate Degree in any field with 18 ECE credit hours preferred.
  • Two to four years of professional teaching experience
  • Knowledge and experience working with programs such as early head start, school readiness and the 4C food program
  • Working in underserved zip codes and/or working in mixed income neighborhoods
 

LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION, OR REGISTRATION REQUIRED:

Must maintain staff credential certification by renewing prior to expiration. This includes trainings, teaching certificates and completing all in-service training hours.

  • Childcare Training Transcript (40 Hour Training) - Part 1 and 2, or related out of state Childcare Training
OR
  • Certification on Child Development Associate (CDA)
OR
  • Associate Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or an Associate Degree in any field with 18 ECE credit hours preferred
OR 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in child development, Early Childhood Education or a bachelor’s degree in any field with 18 ECE credit hours preferred or related field.
  • Must meet and complete First Aid and Infant and Child Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training.
  • Must meet and complete criteria for level 2 background screening as required for childcare personnel in childcare licensing regulation.


This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.

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