Child Care Teacher

Virginia Commonwealth University Health System | Richmond, VA

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Posted Date 9/23/2020
Description
  • Sign on bonus available
    JOB SUMMARY

    • The chief objective of this position:

      • Utilizing the Reggio education approach, plan, develop and implement child centered creative and adaptive lesson plans and provide a safe, secure and engaging environment for children six weeks to six years age. As part of a teaching team, ensure that interactions with children support their self-esteem and promote their growth and development. To make learning a fun process that allows and encourages children to explore their full potentials. To communicate effectively and with respect with parents and team members. To support parents in achieving their parenting goals.

    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for Hire:

      • Child Development Associate (CDA) certificate preferred

    • Licensure, Certification, or Registration Requirements for continued employment:

      • N/A

    • Experience REQUIRED:

      • Previous experience working with children ages 6 weeks to 6 years of age (paid or unpaid)

    • Experience PREFERRED

      • Experience specifically working with children 6 weeks to 2 years old

      • Previous experience working with children in a care center environment

      • Familiarity with the Reggio philosophical approach to education for children

    • Education/training REQUIRED: (Note: work experience may be considered in lieu of credentials not required by law with HR approval. Work experience must be specific to role)

      • High School Diploma or equivalent

      • Minimum of 40 hours of coursework in early childhood education or related field (i.e. Child Psychology, Children’s Literature)

    • Education/training PREFERRED:

      • Bachelor's or Master's in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education strongly preferred

Category
Education | Healthcare & Public Health | Teaching
Education
Classroom Teacher

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