Teacher - Toddler Program

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Department: Early Childhood Center

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

The 9th Bridge School is currently seeking a teacher for our Toddler Program. 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with an assigned group of infants and toddlers applying best practices for high-quality infant/toddler care.
  • Ensure that child care routines are carried out in a manner that is prompt, hygienic, and consistent with high-quality care standards. This includes routines related to diapering, hand washing, eating, napping and transitioning between activities.
  • Facilitate and nurture the development of each child’s self-esteem, trust, and growing autonomy.
  • Respond promptly to children’s various personal needs
  • Ensure the safety of children through constant supervision, effective arrangement of space, proper maintenance of equipment, and regular practice of fire drills and other emergency procedures.

  • Plan and implement lesson plan activities and experiences that are developmentally appropriate and designed to promote physical, mental and social development.

  • Prepare the infant/toddler learning environment for children to learn through active exploration and interaction with adult caregivers.
  • Administer and accurately document initial and ongoing development using screening and assessment tools at established intervals.
  • Use data to analyze and identify students strengths and deficiencies
  • Actively engage in opportunities for professional growth and attend regularly scheduled professional development sessions
  • Communicate regularly with families to share student progress and develop a supportive home-school relationship
  • Ensure that the classroom is operating in accordance with school policies and state licensing standards
  • Supervise, evaluate, and plan assignments for teacher assistants and volunteers
  • Prepare for and facilitate parent-teacher conferences
  • Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of the infant/toddler programs.
  • Other duties as assigned

We are seeking positive, outgoing and creative individuals.  Interested candidates should have a desire to learn, be open to wonderment and
 questioning, be flexible in their thinking, embrace neuro-education, and have a desire to 
co-create and collaborate in a growing and evolving community.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Bachelors Degree or higher and at least 2 years experience in a licensed childcare facility, NAEYC accredited preferred. Excellent references and working history.

9th Bridge is an equal opportunity employer, and prohibits harassing or discriminating against any employee or job applicant on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex or sexual orientation.

 

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