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Early Care and Education Specialist

Company: Science Akademeia, The Atlanta Preschool of Scienc
Location: alpharetta
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

SummaryIt is the policy of Quality Care for Children that all employees shall receive an equal employment opportunity without regards to race, color, religion, veteran status, sex, national origin, age, marital status or disability in employment.Job Title:Early Care and Education SpecialistDepartment: Child Care Resource and ReferralSupervisor:Director, Salary:Based on experience and educationLocation:Alpharetta DutiesWe are seeking a Preschool Teachers (lead and assistant) to join our new school! Not just any Preschool, a Science Preschool. The first of its kind in the state of Georgia. We are looking for someone who has a passion for teaching children, creative, "thinking-outside-the-box" mindset and understands Science. This individual will be trained on how to teach STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts & Math) to preschoolers using The Seeds of STEM curriculum and our unique Science curriculum. Training will also include using the Engineering Design Process in teaching preschoolers.Instruct preschool-aged children using the engineering design process in activities designed to promote scientific thinking.Create a fun and safe learningenvironmentDevelop schedules and routines to ensure adequate physical activity, rest, and playtimeEstablish and maintain positive relationships with students and parentsCommunicate with parents on students' growth and progressMaintain the health and safety of all studentsFollow the rules and regulations of the schoolReliable and responsible for all assigned dutiesRequirementsQualifications:Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field (Bachelor required). Dedicated to on-going professional development.Georgia Approved Trainer preferred.Please submit a copy of your training approval letter.Experience working in a child care settings.Strong organization skills, interpersonal skills, and communication skills (written and oral).Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.Knowledge of Bright From the Start regulations, Quality Rated system, Environmental Rating Scales, and Georgia State-Funded Pre-K system.Knowledge of National Accreditation standards and assessment tools including the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA), Council on Accreditation (COA), and the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC).Previous experience in childcare, teaching,or other related fieldsAcademic qualifications: bachelor's degree in early childhood education/training or related field and or bachelor's degree (minimum). (Lead teacher)Associates degree/ CDA (assistant)Meet all Georgia Department of Early Learning training certifications and qualifications for preschool teachersMust be able to pass a federal background checkPassionate about working with childrenAbility to build rapport with children and their familiesPositive and patient demeanorWill train on the use of the STEAM concepts (or be eager to learn)Will train on the use of the Engineering Design Process (or be eager to learn)Will train on the use of the Seeds of STEM curriculumExcellent written and verbal communication skillsAbility to follow directionsAbility to work as a team and be a productive team memberAbility to work respectfully with othersSelf-directed with the ability to work independently.Physical Demands/Work Environment:Consistently standing for 2 hours or more.Bending, frequent use of hands, stooping and moderate lifting (at least 25 pounds) required.The noise level in the work environment may be high at times..Physical demands of working with preschoolersValid driver's license and personal transportation required.Nice To Haves"out-of-the-box" thinkercreativekindpleasant to be aroundA life-long learnerAlways open to other ideasBenefitsTo Apply:Please e-mail your resume and 1-page cover letter (Science Akademeia Preschool candidate in the subject line). Please include your name when titling email attachments.

Keywords: Science Akademeia, The Atlanta Preschool of Scienc, Alpharetta , Early Care and Education Specialist, Other , alpharetta, Georgia

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