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Infant-Toddler Classroom Teacher

St. Louis - Missouri (MO), 63110

Cornerstone Center for Early Learning

Job Description:

Summary

We are seeking teaching candidates to join our team of educators. Qualified applicants will learn and follow Missouri Licensing Rules for Child Care Centers, Missouri Accreditation Standards, Head Start Performance Standards (as appropriate), and Cornerstones policies and procedures. Instructors will plan activities/experiences consistent with developmentally appropriate practice and Creative Curriculum.

Duties
  • Work towards an understanding of constructivist education
  • Plan activities/experiences consistent with developmentally appropriate practice and Creative Curriculum
  • Structure activities, routines, and transitions to minimize wait time for children
  • Evaluate progress, needs, interests of children on a regular basis
  • Understand and apply child development in all areas of curriculum, environment, and interactions
  • Complete at least 18 clock hours of approved training annually
  • Complete first aid/CPR class and Health & Safety Training within 3 months of hire and renew certification as required
  • Attend and participate in staff meetings and/or in-services

Requirements
  • Candidates must have a minimum of nine college credit hours in early childhood education, child development, or child/family related courses.
  • Candidates must also be energetic, patient, and creative; be passionate about learning and children; have the ability to multi-task; and have the ability to communicate and work well with others as part of a team.

Nice To Haves

An Associates or Bachelor's Degree is preferred

Benefits
  • Competitive salary based on education and experience;
  • Comprehensive medical and dental insurance;
  • Retirement and life insurance;
  • Short-term and long-term disability;
  • Paid vacation and sick time;
  • Guaranteed hours regardless of a days enrollment;
  • Professional development and training paid for by the center;
  • Breakfast, lunch and snack served family-style at mealtime with students.

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