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Farmington Hills, MI
Tutor Time of Farmington Hills

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Tutor Time Child Care/Learning Center is looking to hire a Teacher.

Job Description:
Form Revision Date: October 1, 2018.

Job Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities:
  • Implements the Company-provided curriculum, which includes communicating and interpreting, both verbally and in writing, instruction in ten learning domains, by preparing written, age-appropriate lesson plans on a weekly basis.
  • Creates and tailors each weekly, age-appropriate lesson plan to the different learning levels of each child by visually observing the development of each child; listening to the verbal feedback from each child during classroom activities; and critically measure how to formally and informally assess for learning.
  • Interacts with children and models socially-appropriate behavior on the playground and in the classroom by developing and participating in physical activities that require frequent standing, kneeling, bending, stooping, and lifting to engage each child.
  • Conducts regular a) classroom observations and b) formal and informal assessments that reflect the age-appropriate interests of children in the Lead Teacher’s classroom.
  • Establishes and maintains a safe and healthy learning environment by a) adhering to all Company procedures related to injuries and accidents and b) verbally communicating to students, staff, and/or the Director regarding potential hazards or injuries; c) visually performing safety checklists as assigned; and d) visually ensuring Face-to-Name is completed and utilized.
  • Communicates, both verbally or in writing, suspected child abuse or neglect to local child protective agencies or child abuse hotlines as required by law.
  • Employs the regular use of digital technology in the classroom, including the effective use of BrightWheel and Face-to-Name, which requires the ability to visually identify students.
  • Provides daily, written and oral feedback to parents regarding the social and intellectual development of their child and conducts face-to-face conferences with parents twice yearly.
  • Attends, in-person, all staff training sessions and meetings at the direction of the school director.
  • Treats each child with respect and dignity by recognizing and considering the unique background of each child, including children with disabilities, special talents and interest, style and pace of learning.
  • Creates and maintains an intellectually stimulating and age-appropriate classroom environment through creative means, including the display of student artwork and crafts and other documentation of learning; arranging bulletin boards; and employing digital technology.
  • Enters assessment data twice monthly by typing or writing the data into the school database.
  • Regularly opens and closes the assigned classroom in the morning and evening and conducts daily attendance visually and in writing.
  • Cleans the classroom by sweeping, mopping, and disposing of trash.
  • Participates in QRIS or accreditation goals and performs the associated classroom requirements to meet those goals, if applicable.

Essential Functions of the Lead Teacher:
The job duties, tasks and responsibilities numbered 1 through 12 are designated essential functions for the Lead Teacher position. The other listed job duties and responsibilities are also expected of the Lead Teacher.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
No direct reports. However, the Lead Teacher shall support other teachers and assistant teachers to accomplish classroom objectives through positive coaching and development by acting as a resource in the school and by supporting the delivery of quality educational programming.

Minimum Job Qualifications:
  • Must meet state licensing requirements for education.
  • Must meet all standards and requirements relating to education and experience as set by the state and accreditation agent.
  • Must be teacher-qualified.
  • Must possess the ability to coach others and provide positive direction and the ability to delegate tasks to accomplish classroom objectives.
  • Must have at least two (2) years of experience in a licensed childcare center.
  • Preferred: a degree in early childhood development or similar discipline.
  • Must be able to communicate, both verbally and in writing, in the English language.

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