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Early Childhood Education - Ones Teacher
JCC of Indianapolis
6701 Hoover Rd
Indianapolis, IN 46260

JCC Info:

For over 100 years, members of the Indianapolis community have enjoyed a diverse range of services for all ages and interests at the JCC Indianapolis. With recreational, educational and social programs and facilities that include a fitness center, water park, therapy pool, early childhood education center, art gallery, indoor tennis center, basketball courts and more, you cant help but find something to love at the JCC Indianapolis. For more information, visit www.jccindy.org

Principal Responsibilities:

POSITION SUMMARY: The JCC is committed to providing a warm, nurturing, stimulating and safe environment for the children in our licensed Early Childhood Education Center. The Ones teacher, working with 1-year olds, is responsible for establishing curriculum for classroom and working with co-teacher to provide a loving and nurturing environment and implement activities which promote stimulation, learning and fun. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:  Assists children with their meals and encourages independence;  Changes diapers and comforts children;  Develops appropriate curriculum for age group;  Maintains an orderly and safe classroom environment;  Creates a loving, warm and nurturing environment for the children;  Actively participates in all activities with children;  Communicates parents/guardians at the beginning and end of the day;  Assists with activity planning and preparation of materials and supplies for daily use;  Understands and complies with all licensing regulations;  Any additional duties as assigned by management.

EQUIPMENT USED:  Copier  Telephone  Computer  Laminator WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment is usually fast paced and the position requires high mobility, standing, walking, bending and sitting on the floor at the childs level. Must be able to lift and carry young children up to 40 pounds.

Minimum Qualifications:

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:  CDA certification required;  Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or Bachelors degree in related field preferred;  Minimum 2 years experience required (preferably in licensed ECE facility);  Must be at least 21 years of age;  Must be CPR & First Aid Certified.KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:  Knowledge of child development and/or early childhood education.  Ability to interact with children and remain calm.  Ability to handle multiple tasks.  Good communication skills.  Ability to work effectively in teams and individually.  Ability to always exhibit good judgment, maturity and stability.Please see job description