TOWN OF ENFIELD
TEACHER, INFANT TODDLER - CHILD DAY CARE
- CLOSING DATE: TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2004
- RATE OF PAY: $24,126 - 28,383
- EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING: Bachelor's Degree in early childhood development or closely related field, with one (1) year experience in the teaching and training of young children, preferably in a day care program environment or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
- HOURS OF WORK: 35 hours per week, which may be a straight be straight or split shift during the hours of the Day Care - 6:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
GENERAL STATEMENT OF DUTIES: Responsible position involving the development and implementation of daily programs based on the readiness of children ranging in age from eight weeks to twelve (12) years of age.
SUPERVISION RECEIVED: Works under the general direction of the Head Teacher.
SUPERVISION EXERCISED: Issues instruction to Teachers' Assistants and Teachers' Aides.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Teaches and trains special skills to a specific group of children in the Day Care Center; provides care and protection to assigned children; maintains records of children's progress; assists children to learn to cope with real life situations; directs activities of teacher's aides and assistants; plans and arranges all necessary teaching materials; maintains classroom order; holds parent conferences to share information about child; reports to Director/Head Teacher any concerns relevant to staff/clients/parents; regular & punctual attendance.
OTHER JOB FUNCTIONS: Maintains classroom equipment in working condition; performs related work as required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to climb, stoop, kneel, crouch, reach with hands and arms, stand, walk, use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls; talk and hear; reach with hands and arms.
The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, ability to adjust focus.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY: Considerable knowledge in teaching and training of children ages eight weeks through twelve (12); ability to maintain simple records; ability to write explanatory reports; ability to communicate with children and their parents; ability to supervise subordinates; ability to prepare lesson plans that meet the needs of the children. Required to take periodic educational courses to meet state guidelines.
Interested applicants apply by November 23, 2004. Applications are available on on-line at www.enfield.org or by calling the Human Resources Department at (860) 253-6345. Completed applications can be (1) mailed to Town of Enfield, Human Resources Department, 820 Enfield Street, Enfield, CT 06082 (2) e-mail your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, or (3) fax your resume or application to (860) 253-6264. The Human Resources Department provides reasonable accommodation to persons with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). If you need an accommodation in the application process, please contact the Human Resources Department. EOE/AA