Early Childhood Educator Job in Pottstown, Pennsylvania
Position Overview The general responsibility of an Early Education Teacher is to assist with the implementation of the education program as outlined in the adopted curriculum. The Early Education Teacher understands and promotes education and early childhood development as defined in YWCA Tri-County Area’s (YW3CA) Policies and Procedures, and mission statement. General Responsibilities •Ensure the safety of children and staff. •Ensure compliance with mandated ratios and DHS regulations. •Communicates daily with parents and staff regarding educational strengths and/or concerns of enrolled children as needed. •Records all feeding, naps, and elimination habits. •Records daily observations as needed. •Maintains the cleanliness and safety of the classroom furniture and equipment. •Attends and participates in all in-service training as identified by the Early Education Director to increase competency in job performance. •Maintains confidentiality in all children and family records. •Attends relevant staff meetings to promote communication and execution of goals. •Completes special projects specific to the function of the service area or as needed for the area as directed by the supervisor. •Other duties as assigned within the scope of position expectations. •May require non-traditional hours, based on the needs of the organization. Qualifications •Must have proficient computer skills including Microsoft Office •Must have a positive attitude and strong interpersonal skills •Strong desire for continued growth and learning •Familiar with Keystone STARS a plus •Familiar with Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) Regulations a plus •Familiar with ITERS and ECERS Rating Scale •Ability to work independently; goal oriented. •Minimum of a CDA in Infant / Toddler; AA / BA preferred in ECE with at least 18 credits in Infant / Toddler or Preschool Development •2 years prior experience working with children ages birth to three years old.