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Lead Teacher, full-time, Four Directions Family Center, The FamilyPartnership

Posted on 2021-07-21 12:55:40 PM

Listing expires 2021-09-19 12:00:00 AM

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JOB SUMMARY: The Lead Teacher provides opportunities to promote learning in the areas of social/emotional, motor, cognitive, and creative development to help each child develop to his/her full potential. The Lead Teacher is in charge of the classroom and works closely with children responding to their individual needs and abilities. The position also is responsible for creating and implementing lesson plans, child assessment, goal setting, activities and field trips. This position is located in our Four Directions location which is a full-day therapeutic education and care program for children aged 6 weeks to 11 years of age. JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: &#183; Provide a safe, stimulating, healthy, and nurturing environment to provide all children with a positive experience. &#183; Teach age appropriate activities for both group and self-select learning. &#183; Develop and implement age and skill appropriate weekly lesson plans and learning opportunities. &#183; Implement Teaching Strategies curriculum in the classroom. &#183; Complete child assessment and individual goal setting 3 times/year; including parents and therapist in process. &#183; Supervise and participate in children&#8217;s activities and field trips. &#183; Ensure constant supervision of the children. &#183; Maintain accurate participant/program records and daily notes on each child as required. &#183; Participate in parent-teacher conferences; make referrals based on the needs of the child when necessary. &#183; Clean and disinfect toys and tables and conduct daily safety inspection of play areas, classroom, playground, etc. &#183; Must maintain compliance with DHS and CACFP requirements. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Education and Experience: &#183; Current Child Development Associate (CDA) Certification or equivalent Child Development College credits (24). &#183; Six months of experience working in a childcare setting. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: &#183; Knowledge of child development from six weeks to nine years. &#183; Knowledge of health and safety precautions, sanitation/cleaning techniques, and emergency response. &#183; Skills in managing and guiding children&#8217;s behavior. &#183; Ability to work and communicate effectively with a diverse population, parents, children, and other professionals. &#183; The ability to assist with outdoor activities. &#183; Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and meet the high level of physical movement needed to care for young children. &#183; Working knowledge of Microsoft office programs and other general office equipment. &#183; Ability to work respectfully and communicate effectively with different cultures, groups, and languages. Licenses and Certifications: &#183; Valid MN Drivers&#8217; License, access to reliable transportation, and the ability to meet TFP&#8217;s driving record requirements. ORGANIZATION SUMMARY: For more than 140 years, The Family Partnership has built strong families, vital communities, and better futures for children. We fulfill our mission through counseling, education, and advocacy, primarily in the greater Minneapolis and St. Paul area. We Believe: Families, no matter what their form, are the foundation of strong communities. Our Purpose Is To: Clear the path for family success. We Pursue This By: * Championing the two-generation approach * Preventing and overcoming adverse childhood experiences * Demonstrating leadership in thought and action &#183; Building partnerships based on trust. To apply, go to The Family Partnership Job Board<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Frecruiting.ultipro.com%2FMAC1006%2FJobBoard%2Feb4620d1-8d92-4a19-a51c-bab663e8f62a%2F%3Fq%3D%26o%3DpostedDateDesc&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C8d212537501f4ac691ad08d94c70bf9d%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637624869400214606%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=0sihGKL6ypx3W9cz%2BLcP50raBlcPldguJ1eZoYwvtfg%3D&reserved=0> and send a resume and cover letter through our online applicant tracking system. Diversity and open expression are fundamental to the work of The Family Partnership. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working environment where everyone can belong. Every member of our team enriches our work by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our sector: individuals who identify as BIPOC, LGBTQI+ and gender fluid or gender nonconforming, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), veterans, people of any age or family status. We encourage you to apply even if you feel like you don't fit 100% of the technical requirements. Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, disability, marital status, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or a protected veteran&#8217;s status. Our organization has a partnership with Metropolitan Alliance of Connected Communities (MACC) to provide administrative services including management of the recruiting process. If you apply for this position, you may see references to MACC in some online materials. The Family Partnership participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. Effective Wednesday, March 18, your MACC HR Staff are 100% remote and 100% available to our HR Members. You can continue to reach us via the shared email inboxes and phone numbers: everything is accessible remotely to all staff. Benefits Questions? Contact Benefits@macc-mn.org<mailto:Benefits@macc-mn.org> or 612-444-8773 General HR Questions? Contact HR@macc-mn.org<mailto:HR@macc-mn.org> or 612-444-8771 Payroll Questions? Contact Payroll@macc-mn.org<mailto:Payroll@macc-mn.org> or 612-444-8772 Staffing Questions? Contact Staffing@macc-mn.org<mailto:Staffing@macc-mn.org> or 612-444-8774 If you are submitting personally identifying information, SSN, private health information, etc, please encrypt it or fax it to our office. [cid:image001.gif@01D2BF4A.4B79BC00] MIKALA BEDOR | Human Resources Coordinator Gender Pronouns: She/Her/Hers Phone: 612-341-1627 staffing@macc-mn.org<mailto:staffing@macc-mn.org> www.macc-mn.org<https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.macc-mn.org%2F&data=04%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C8d212537501f4ac691ad08d94c70bf9d%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637624869400224603%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=aFfkxoOpULflafw3W%2FD948opGDIVEWsBzSHotWB02gY%3D&reserved=0> Ask MACC: Have a COVID related HR, finance, or operational challenge? Tap the ASK MACC button below and get on demand answers from expert MACC staff! 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JOB SUMMARY: The Lead Teacher provides opportunities to promote learning in the areas of social/emotional, motor, cognitive, and creative development to help each child develop to his/her full potential. The Lead Teacher is in charge of the classroom and works closely with children responding to their individual needs and abilities. The position also is responsible for creating and implementing lesson plans, child assessment, goal setting, activities and field trips. This position is located in our Four Directions location which is a full-day therapeutic education and care program for children aged 6 weeks to 11 years of age.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

·       Provide a safe, stimulating, healthy, and nurturing environment to provide all children with a positive experience.

·       Teach age appropriate activities for both group and self-select learning.

·       Develop and implement age and skill appropriate weekly lesson plans and learning opportunities.

·       Implement Teaching Strategies curriculum in the classroom.

·       Complete child assessment and individual goal setting 3 times/year; including parents and therapist in process.

·        Supervise and participate in children’s activities and field trips.

·       Ensure constant supervision of the children.

·       Maintain accurate participant/program records and daily notes on each child as required.

·       Participate in parent-teacher conferences; make referrals based on the needs of the child when necessary.

·       Clean and disinfect toys and tables and conduct daily safety inspection of play areas, classroom, playground, etc.

·       Must maintain compliance with DHS and CACFP requirements.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

Education and Experience:

·       Current Child Development Associate (CDA) Certification or equivalent Child Development College credits (24).

·       Six months of experience working in a childcare setting.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

·       Knowledge of child development from six weeks to nine years.

·       Knowledge of health and safety precautions, sanitation/cleaning techniques, and emergency response.

·       Skills in managing and guiding children’s behavior.

·       Ability to work and communicate effectively with a diverse population, parents, children, and other professionals.

·       The ability to assist with outdoor activities.

·       Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and meet the high level of physical movement needed to care for young children.

·       Working knowledge of Microsoft office programs and other general office equipment.

·       Ability to work respectfully and communicate effectively with different cultures, groups, and languages.

Licenses and Certifications:

·       Valid MN Drivers’ License, access to reliable transportation, and the ability to meet TFP’s driving record requirements.

 

ORGANIZATION SUMMARY: For more than 140 years, The Family Partnership has built strong families, vital communities, and better futures for children. We fulfill our mission through counseling, education, and advocacy, primarily in the greater Minneapolis and St. Paul area.

 

We Believe: Families, no matter what their form, are the foundation of strong communities.

Our Purpose Is To: Clear the path for family success.

We Pursue This By:

  • Championing the two-generation approach
  • Preventing and overcoming adverse childhood experiences
  • Demonstrating leadership in thought and action

·       Building partnerships based on trust. 

 

To apply, go to The Family Partnership Job Board and send a resume and cover letter through our online applicant tracking system.

 

Diversity and open expression are fundamental to the work of The Family Partnership. We are passionate about building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working environment where everyone can belong. Every member of our team enriches our work by exposing us to a broad range of ways to understand and engage with the world, identify challenges, and to discover, design, and deliver solutions. We welcome everyone to apply, especially those individuals who are underrepresented in our sector: individuals who identify as BIPOC, LGBTQI+ and gender fluid or gender nonconforming, individuals with disabilities (both seen and unseen), veterans, people of any age or family status. We encourage you to apply even if you feel like you don't fit 100% of the technical requirements. Equal Opportunity Employer: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, disability, marital status, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, familial status, genetic information or a protected veteran’s status.

 

Our organization has a partnership with Metropolitan Alliance of Connected Communities (MACC) to provide administrative services including management of the recruiting process. If you apply for this position, you may see references to MACC in some online materials.

 

The Family Partnership participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.

 

 

 

Effective Wednesday, March 18, your MACC HR Staff are 100% remote and 100% available to our HR Members. You can continue to reach us via the shared email inboxes and phone numbers: everything is accessible remotely to all staff.

 

Benefits Questions? Contact Benefits@macc-mn.org or 612-444-8773

General HR Questions? Contact HR@macc-mn.org or 612-444-8771

Payroll Questions? Contact Payroll@macc-mn.org or 612-444-8772

Staffing Questions? Contact Staffing@macc-mn.org or 612-444-8774

 

If you are submitting personally identifying information, SSN, private health information, etc, please encrypt it or fax it to our office.

 

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MIKALA BEDOR | Human Resources Coordinator

Gender Pronouns: She/Her/Hers

Phone: 612-341-1627

staffing@macc-mn.org

www.macc-mn.org

 

Ask MACC: Have a COVID related HR, finance, or operational challenge? Tap the ASK MACC button below and get on demand answers from expert MACC staff!

 

Ask MACC

 

Your MACC team is remote - but we remain 100% available to our network. Please continue to email and call me just like you normally would! Also check out MACC’s COVID Response Hub for resources for our network.