-Assumes responsibility for operation of the School in the absence of the Director, as appointed. -Assists in planning and attending special programs and activities related to the school. -Attends and engages in staff and parent meetings, including Parent/Teacher conferences. -Attends and engages in ongoing professional development to improve personal and professional skills.
-Keeps current with all credentials and degrees in accordance with all accrediting and regulatory bodies. -Conducts regular team briefs with staff in supporting roles
-Monitors and supervises daily activities of assigned support staff. -Supervises and assists assigned support staff with special problems or situations involving staff, families, or children. -Supports the professional growth of colleagues by sharing materials and information and providing helpful feedback and encouragement. -Responsible for annual performance evaluation of assigned support staff. -Supervises and guides student interns and work study students in the classroom, including required evaluations. -Maintains child‐staff and group size ratios at all times.
Uses and promotes positive guidance techniques. Communicates with children on their developmental level. Establishes routines with smooth transition periods.
Encourages children to be independent. Designs appropriate room arrangement to support goals of the program. Maintains a safe & healthy environment and notifies the administration of maintenance issues. Maintains classroom inventory and assists in the purchase of equipment and supplies in accordance with classroom budget. Providing consistent rewards/consequences for student behavior. Ensures student work is neatly organized and displayed in a respectful way in the classroom.
-Provides a balance between child‐initiated and teacher‐initiated activities. -Implementing curricula and activities to meet academic standards and individual learning goals of students. -Provides a developmentally appropriate and integrated curriculum that meets the needs of individual children. -Plans and implements culturally diverse experiences that support families. -Maintains and turns in written curriculum plans to Director’s. -Eats all meals with children and assists in development of good nutrition habits and socialization skills. -Participating in collaborative curriculum development, school-wide functions, events, and trips. -Being accountable for students’ mastery of academic concepts/skills. -Assists children in establishing good habits of toileting and personal hygiene.
-Assesses children’s needs and developmental progress on an on‐going basis. -Involves classroom team in formal observations and assessments. -Using assessment data to inform instructional practices and plan curricula -Meets with individual parents as required on matters involving child or School policies. -Designing and implementing assessments that measure progress towards academic learning goals