Kennedy Krieger Institute

CHILD CARE TEACHER II (PACT)

US-MD-Baltimore
Department
PACT
ID
2850
Pos. Category
Child Care - Other
7000 Tudsbury Road
# of Hours
40

Overview

JOB ID:  2850

 

the Child Care Teacher II is responsible for overseeing all aspects of their assigned age group and works as a team leader by mentoring other child care staff and supervising the implementation of the daily curriculum to assure that all state and national accreditation and state licensing standards are being met. The Child Care Teacher II is responsible for ensuring that all parent, child and classroom staff concerns are appropriately addressed and is responsible for facilitating interdisciplinary team collaboration. Works Monday-Friday between the hours of 7:00 AM and 6:00 PM depending upon the needs of the center

Responsibilities

  1. Mentors, directs, and oversees child care staff in room to ensure all guidelines for developmentally appropriate practices as outlined by MSDE and WOC are understood and implemented.
  2. Ensures that all OCC licensing requirements, World of Care and KKI policies are understood and implemented.
  3. Ensures teamwork to plan lessons, classroom strategies, therapy and educational goals for individuals and groups, and daily care plans. Uses the Creative Curriculum as a framework.
  4. Develops, plans, and prepares instructional aids/materials for classroom. Responsible for understanding and integrating IFSP and IEP goals where appropriate and seeks guidance as necessary.
  5. Ensures that all center/classroom paperwork is completed in timely fashion (Daily log, incident reports, attendance, progress notes).
  6. Ensures that communication among all team members including substitutes is clear so that parents/caregivers are provided detailed information regarding their child’s daily progress, needs and concerns.
  7. Participates in trainings and work groups as assigned to ensure that all standards necessary to maintain or achieve national/state accreditation are being met. Responsible for maintaining all documentation and records and providing them in a timely manner to the Program Director.
  8. Attends all parent conferences and parent group events, often occurring outside of typical work hours.
  9. Participates on at least one WOC program committee.

Qualifications

EDUCATION:

  • AA degree (or the equivalent of 48 college credits), including at least 15 semester hours of coursework in the field early education or childhood development required.  Bachelor's degree preferred.  
  • CDA (Child Development Associate) certificate accepted while pursing degree
  • 90 hour Child Care certificate and 45-hour Infant and Toddle certificate is required.
  • Must complete the annual clock hours required by the Office of Child Care to advance or maintain childcare credentials.  

EXPERIENCE:

  • two years child care experience required.
  • experience with special needs population preferred.

RELATED TRAINING:

  • CPR certification is required.
  • Must complete the annual clock hours required by the Office of Child Care to advance or maintain childcare credentials.

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