Kennedy Krieger Institute

  • CHILD CARE TEACHER I (PACT-WORLD OF CARE)

    Vacancy ID
    4674
    Pos. Category
    Direct Care
    Job Location : Street
    7000 Tudsbury Rd
    # of Hours
    40.00
    Job Locations
    US-MD-Baltimore
    Pos. Type
    Regular Full Time
  • Overview

    Currently offering a $750 sign on bonus for full time Child Care Teachers.

     

    PACT’s World of Care is the only child care center in the Baltimore region for children who require daily nursing care. The center provides a nurturing, safe environment for children with a variety of medical conditions and abilities. At PACT’s medical child care center, children enjoy a state-of-the-art, accessible playground; indoor playrooms for active play throughout the year; adaptive equipment, and a multisensory room. In addition, special care is given to infection control to meet the needs of children with complex health conditions. PACT’s World of Care is fully licensed and accredited by the State of Maryland.

     

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

     

    This position is located at our PACT location: 7000 Tudsbury Rd. Baltimore 21244

    Responsibilities

    1. Ensure all guidelines for developmentally appropriate practices as outlined by MSDE 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 implement lessons; classroom strategies, therapy and educational goals for individuals and groups, and daily care plans.
    4. Develops, plans, and prepares instructional aids/materials for classroom as assigned by the Child Care Teacher II or supervisors. Responsible for understanding and integrating IFSP and IEP goals where appropriate and seeks guidance as necessary.
    5. Read each child’s Child Care Plan before working with any child and ask for clarifying information as needed. Ensures that communication between all team members including substitutes is clear so that parents/caregivers are provided detailed information regarding their child’s daily progress, needs and concerns.
    6. Participates in trainings 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.
    7. Participates on at least one WOC program committee.

    Qualifications

    EDUCATION:

    • High School Diploma or GED required.
    • AA/BS in the field of education preferred.
    • 90 Hour Child Care certificate, 45-hour Infant and Toddler certificate, or equivalent education required.

    EXPERIENCE:

    • one year child care experience required
    • experience with special needs population preferred.

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