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Lead Teacher

Kingdom Kids Care
Cedar Rapids, Iowa, US
Closing date
Jan 15, 2022

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Consultancy/Private Sector
Conservation science
Salary Type
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Full time
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Lead Teacher Needed (Sign-On Bonus)

?Do you Love Working with Children, then we WANT YOU!

We want you as a Lead Teacher at Kingdom Kids Care.

You'll be in a family-owned and operated environment where we cherish each child - and since we can't teach each of them directly, we'll love on you so that you can love on them!


? Bachelor?s degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education?

? Associate degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education with 1 year of experience

? Child Development Associate (CDA) certification with 2 years of teaching experience in a licensed childcare setting required

? Must be 18 years or older


? Under the direction of the Center Director, the Lead Teacher is responsible for planning and implementing activities for children while assigning and monitoring the Assistant Teachers? activities

? Supervise general operations of the classroom, including the management, supervision, and discipline of Assistant Teachers

? Implement and supervise activities and educational experiences which promote the healthy emotional, social, intellectual, and physical development of the children in the classroom

? Implement the age-appropriate curriculum to ensure quality early learning programming

? Ensure compliance with all childcare licensing standards as defined by the Iowa Department of Human Services

? Ensure accurate and timely completion of all required written documentation (i.e., incident reports, daily grams, room journals, etc.)

? Use positive guidance methods of discipline

? Provide and maintain a neat, organized classroom, take responsibility for the upkeep of all materials

? Eat all meals and snacks with children and assist in the development of healthy nutrition habits

? Help establish good toileting and personal hygiene habits with each child

? Always supervise activities to ensure the safety of each child

? Maintain progress records for each child?s growth and development, preparing and discussing progress reports with parents/guardians two times per year

? Communicate with parents to encourage understanding of growth and development and participation in classroom activities

? Conduct parent-teacher conferences

? Assist other childcare staff in areas of individual teaching expertise

? Comply with all Kingdom Kids policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook

? Be responsible for maintaining the cleanliness of the total work environment

? Be able to sit, stand, walk, stoop, kneel, and lift up to 50 pounds

Training once hired:
  • Pre-employment physical examination including testing for communicable diseases
  • TB skin test taken within 6 months prior to the start date completed by a licensed physician and repeated every 3 years
  • First Aid and CPR certification within the first year of employment, with First Aid being renewed every 3 years and CPR being renewed annually
  • Mandatory Child Abuse Reporter, repeated annually
  • 1 hour of Universal Precautions and Infectious Disease Control training, repeated annually
  • Receive a negative report on the Kingdom Kids/Department of Human Services Non-Law Enforcement Records Check and the National Criminal History check; conducted every two years
  • Complete 6 hours of professional development annually, 2 of which must be in a sponsored group setting (10 contact hours during the first year of employment, 4 of which must be in a sponsored group setting) with 1.5 hours related to CACFP

Benefits -

$250 Sign-On Bonus!

40 hours per week

10-hour days with 1 day off per week

12 Paid Holidays

5 Days PTO after 1 year of employment

40% Employee Childcare Discount
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