JOB TITLE: Preschool Floater
REPORTS TO: Director of Educational Services
Position Description - Responsibilities and Requirements:
The Preschool at High Hopes Development Center, a high-quality, preschool in Franklin, is seeking energetic individuals who love working with children to work as a co-teachers, full- or part-time.
Days and Hours: Full or Part Time, Monday–Friday
High School Diploma or equivalent required/degree preferred
Previous experience working with children required
Knowledge of child development and early childhood education preferred
Experience with children with special needs and/or developmental delays preferred
Job Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Engage in teaching and providing care to children with and without special needs (including first aid, diapering, feeding, administering medication, etc.), especially in the Lead Teacher’s absence
Willingness to gain additional training as needed for specific diagnoses and administer special care or medical attention to children with special needs
Maintain safety and cleanliness of classroom environment
Establish and maintain professional communication with coworkers, supervisors, parents, therapists and other agencies serving the student, communicating with families, coworkers and visitors in a professional, positive and consistent manner
Assist lead teacher in child assessments, implementation of lesson plans for students, and adapting daily activities to incorporate the needs of each child with and without special needs
Share information and delegate responsibilities regarding student care and daily classroom chores with lead teacher and floaters/substitutes who assume care for your students and classroom
Complete all forms/paperwork (including but not limited to: daily reports for each child, accident report, incident report, permission to medicate, etc.), and maintain signatures and filing monthly
Continue professional growth and attend scheduled in-service training and teacher meetings
For more information about High Hopes, visit www.highhopesforkids.org.
Contact Information and Procedure:
Please send a cover letter and resume via email to Melanie Anderson, Director of Educational Services. Because of the volume of resumes received, please reference this job posting when submitting a resume.
301 High Hopes Court,
Franklin, TN 37064