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Lead Teacher (.1 FTE),Lake Superior School District - Kids & Co. Program

Posted on 2021-04-07 1:31:08 PM

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Position: Lead Teacher Hours: Full-Time Location: Minnehaha Elementary, Lake Superior School District - Two Harbors, MN General Description Under the supervision of the Kids & Co Coordinator, Lead Teachers are supporting center goals of providing professional, quality care in a warm, nurturing, and inclusive environment that meets each student&#8217;s developmental needs. Essential Duties and Responsibilities * Support a culture and environment to achieve and maintain a 4-Star Parent Aware rating. * Maximize utilization of the center resources to achieve center goals and support the cognitive, physical, social-emotional and language development, as well as early literacy and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) skills. * Maintain a solid understanding of growth and child development to make the center a warm and accepting place for young students. * Help to create lesson plans for each day, along with activities for small and large group experiences. * Maintain class ratios and layouts pursuant to DHS certified center rules, Parent Aware and center standards. * Ensure students are supervised at all times. * Establish a good rapport with parents/guardians, staff, and students. * Welcome parents and students into the program, keep documentation updated in ELEYO (online database), update parents about the student&#8217;s activities and performance. * Continue professional growth; keep in-service and training records up to date; attend and participate at staff meetings, in-services, and workshop courses. * Keep accurate records * Be flexible and willing to assist where needed, supporting coworkers and center needs. * Share in the upkeep and maintenance of the center. * Timely and consistent attendance to complete all job duties Educational Requirements * Maintain skill and knowledge in health, safety and emergency requirements for DHS Certified Child Care Centers; * Must be at least 18 years old, * Must meet Assistant Teacher requirements of Rule 3 (Rule 9503.0033) Center Expectations * Mission, Vision & Values: Work cooperatively with all staff, parents/guardians, internal and external stakeholders to enhance the center&#8217;s mission and values. * Safety - Ensure students are supervised and safe at all times. * Communication and Teamwork - Practice positive communication and teamwork * Actively listen and follow center values when communicating with others. * Maintain a positive attitude towards self, students, staff, and parents/ guardians. * Policies and Procedures - Know, follow, and enforce center policies and procedures, including safety protocols. * Uphold professionalism, integrity and ethical behavior. * Positive Work Environment - Build and foster positive coworker attitudes and morale. Develop and promote positive and respectful co-worker relationships. * Maintain confidentiality. * Intercultural Competency and Inclusiveness - Display sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural and other differences in others. Maintain and support an inclusive work environment free from bullying, discrimination, and harassment Physical Demands This position works in the classroom for long periods of time and involves standing, sitting, bending, squatting, getting up/down from the floor, and lifting of at least forty pounds. Work Environment This position is at the hub of a fast-paced Child Care Center. This individual must thrive in a busy setting with frequent interruptions, have the ability to prioritize and problem solve, work in a fluid environment, switch classrooms and duties as needed for coverage, and stay calm under pressure. Proficiency with written and spoken English language is required. Questions About the Position Please contact Jenny Bushmaker, Kids & Co. Coordinator at 218-834-8201 ext 8406 or jbushmaker@isd381.org <mailto:jbushmaker@isd381.org> To Apply To apply, please complete an application found on the Lake Superior School Distrct Page at https://www.isd381.k12.mn.us/employment/<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.isd381.k12.mn.us%2Femployment%2F&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C800cc9a18ad04a9dbed208d8f9f34ebb%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637534170680309014%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=9k7W2dyQbmik8XTH7ufBxP7wIlIoJazySOUwNiAjCz4%3D&reserved=0> and send that along with a cover letter and resume to Deb Peterson at dpeterson@isd381.org<mailto:dpeterson@isd381.org>
Position: Lead Teacher
Hours: Full-Time
Location: Minnehaha Elementary, Lake Superior School District - Two Harbors, MN

General Description
Under the supervision of the Kids & Co Coordinator, Lead Teachers are supporting center goals of providing professional, quality care in a warm, nurturing, and inclusive environment that meets each student’s developmental needs.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Support a culture and environment to achieve and maintain a 4-Star Parent
    Aware rating.
  • Maximize utilization of the center resources to achieve center goals and support the cognitive, physical, social-emotional and language development, as well as early literacy and STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math) skills.
  • Maintain a solid understanding of growth and child development to make the
    center a warm and accepting place for young students.
  • Help to create lesson plans for each day, along with activities for small and large group experiences.
  • Maintain class ratios and layouts pursuant to DHS certified center rules, Parent Aware and center standards.
  • Ensure students are supervised at all times.
  • Establish a good rapport with parents/guardians, staff, and students.
  • Welcome parents and students into the program, keep documentation updated in ELEYO (online database), update parents about the student’s activities and performance.
  • Continue professional growth; keep in-service and training records up to date; attend and participate at staff meetings, in-services, and workshop courses.
  • Keep accurate records
  • Be flexible and willing to assist where needed, supporting coworkers and center needs.
  • Share in the upkeep and maintenance of the center.
  • Timely and consistent attendance to complete all job duties
Educational Requirements
  • Maintain skill and knowledge in health, safety and emergency requirements for DHS Certified Child Care Centers;
  • Must be at least 18 years old, 
  • Must meet Assistant Teacher requirements of Rule 3 (Rule 9503.0033) Center Expectations
  • Mission, Vision & Values: Work cooperatively with all staff, parents/guardians, internal and external stakeholders to enhance the center’s mission and values.
  • Safety - Ensure students are supervised and safe at all times.
  • Communication and Teamwork - Practice positive communication and teamwork
  • Actively listen and follow center values when communicating with others.
  • Maintain a positive attitude towards self, students, staff, and parents/ guardians.
  • Policies and Procedures - Know, follow, and enforce center policies and procedures, including safety protocols.
  • Uphold professionalism, integrity and ethical behavior.
  • Positive Work Environment - Build and foster positive coworker attitudes and morale. Develop and promote positive and respectful co-worker relationships.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Intercultural Competency and Inclusiveness - Display sensitivity and responsiveness to cultural and other differences in others. Maintain and support an inclusive work environment free from bullying, discrimination, and harassment
Physical Demands
This position works in the classroom for long periods of time and involves standing, sitting, bending, squatting, getting up/down from the floor, and lifting of at least forty pounds.

Work Environment
This position is at the hub of a fast-paced Child Care Center. This individual must thrive in a busy setting with frequent interruptions, have the ability to prioritize and problem solve, work in a fluid environment, switch classrooms and duties as needed for coverage, and stay calm under pressure. Proficiency with written and spoken English language is required.

Questions About the Position
Please contact Jenny Bushmaker, Kids & Co. Coordinator at 218-834-8201 ext 8406 or jbushmaker@isd381.org 

To Apply
To apply, please complete an application found on the Lake Superior School Distrct Page at https://www.isd381.k12.mn.us/employment/ and send that along with a cover letter and resume to Deb Peterson at dpeterson@isd381.org