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Toddler Teacher

Company: Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc.
Location: Norwalk
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc. Description:Connecticut Institute For Communities, Inc. (CIFC) seeks full-time, full-year Early Head Start Teachers in our Danbury Early Learning Programs.About Us: At CIFC Early Learning Programs we are committed to providing quality education, childcare, and family curriculum to our Head Start, Early Head Start, and School Readiness eligible families. All employees of CIFC Early Learning Programs are part of the classroom's care team and contribute to promoting the highest quality of child and family curriculum to prepare the whole family for kindergarten and beyond.About the Role: Infant / Toddler Early Head Start Teachers are responsible for planning and implementing activities to promote the social, physical, and intellectual growth of infants and toddlers (ages 6 weeks - 3 yrs).Essential Job Responsibilities:

  • Infant / Toddler Early Head Start (EHS) Teachers are responsible for weekly lesson plans for a classroom of 8 infants (2 - 20 months old) or 8 toddlers (18 - 36 months old).
  • Infant / Toddler Early Head Start (EHS) Teachers support their 8 students along side a co-teacher.
  • Infant / Toddler Early Head Start (EHS) Teachers receive support for their students and families from a classroom aid and a Family Advocate.
  • All Teachers and classrooms receive curriculum support and coaching from education coaches.
  • Program supports are offered through a team of service area specialists including areas of specialty include early childhood education, social services, behavioral health, disabilities, and health.
  • Infant / Toddler Early Head Start (EHS) Teachers document observations in Teaching Strategies Gold to with Creative Curriculum.
  • Early Head Start (EHS) Teachers qualitatively enhance language development of infants and toddlers through the use of LENA (Language ENvironment Analysis) technology.
  • Infant / Toddler Early Head Start (EHS) Teachers communicate child routines with parents through Procare Software and Remind messaging.Requirements:License/Certification:
    • CDA Certification or 12 College Credits in Early Childhood Education (Required)
    • Associates or Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or Psychology (Preferred)
    • Must be vaccinated against Covid-19, or be willing to get vaccinated prior to start (Required)
    • Bilingual candidates strongly encouraged.Experience:
      • Teaching: 1 year (Preferred)
      • Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)Benefits:
        • Student Loan Forgiveness approved site through Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF)
        • Healthcare covered by the employer at 75% with additional buy-up options
        • Paid time off & 13 Paid Holidays
        • Professional development assistance
        • Employer retirement contributions
        • Tuition and Licensure Reimbursements
        • Dependent care savings
        • Ancillary suite of fringe benefit offeringsPI6e79fac2ec3b-31181-33970906

Keywords: Connecticut Institute for Communities, Inc., New England , Toddler Teacher, Other , Norwalk, Northeast

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