Published date: August 11, 2020 6:21 am
Location: Naples, Florida, United States
High school diploma or GED required
The Lead Child Care Provider ensures children receive loving competent and developmentally appropriate childcare. The Lead Child Care Provider is responsible for the safety, nurturing and appropriate childcare for infants 8 weeks old through 5 years of age. The Provider must exhibit a natural ability to interact well with parents and respect family values. This individual will possess leadership skills and accept the responsibility for their own professional growth.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES – Other duties may be assigned.
Creates and maintains a daily schedule that is entertaining, exciting as well as age appropriate to the children they work with directly.
Remains current to the latest child developments, trends and safety needs.
Creates and assures that forms utilized are current and effective in communicating to families.
Assures that all policies and procedures outlined in the parent handbook are being implemented fairly and consistently from child to child.
Acts as a role model and child advocate at all times.
Maintains effective communication and establishes supportive relationships with other department members by sharing resources and knowledge.
Able to direct staff and children during an emergency situation or drill.
Demonstrates knowledge of appropriate use of available teaching tools/aids to implement and support teaching plan of assigned children.
Provides direction to assisting personnel assigned to work in classroom.
Offers ideas for cost saving related to childcare/center operations.
Responsible for VPK assessment and development of goals based on assessment.
Develops lesson plans that are reflective of both the center's mission and philosophy.
Responsible for meeting the requirements of the Program Compliance Report from the ELC.