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Infant-Toddler Lead Teacher

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Location:Springfield, MO (Missouri County)
Company:Peapod Brentwood LLC
2115 S Brentwood Blvd
Springfield, MO 65804
Peapod Brentwood LLC

Peapod is seeking a full time, experienced, early childhood educator for a lead position in our infant class. Responsibilities include daily care of infants, managing communication with families through Learning Genie and Facebook class page, professional verbal communication skills, maintaining a clean and well-maintained classroom environment in accordance with childcare licensing and health department standards, and maintaining DRDP portfolios for infant toddler development. Must be able to work well with co-teachers and classroom aides to facilitate a professional work environment that focuses on the wellbeing of the children in our care as a priority. Must be reliable, able to multitask and organized.

Peapod is the Ozark's first nature preschool, licensed and serving ages birth to six years since 2008. We utilize Project Construct and the DRDP for our curriculum and assessment. Peapod has affiliations with several community organizations such as the Department of Conservation, Missouri Botanical Gardens, Master Gardeners of Southern Missouri, and Parks Department. We strive to provide a variety of rich play based indoor and outdoor experiences, tied to the Missouri Early Learning Goals and Objectives through DESE. We are seeking dedicated professionals to join our Peapod team! Must be age 18 or older and eligible to work in the USA, ability to lift 50 lbs and get in and out of the floor with children multiple times a day, ability to pass a background check and fingerprint FBI background check as well as a negative TB screening valid within the last year, references, will be required to gain CPR/First Aid certification, and must have experience with infants and toddlers. Must be able to pass a drug screening as well. Job responsibilities may include: creating and implementing lesson plans, taking observations and rating children using the DRDP, managing multiple teachers in a classroom, maintaining cleanly classroom, diapering, feeding, etc. Job Type: Full-Time Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract Salary: $13.00 - $20.00 per hour Benefits: Employee discount Flexible schedule Paid time off Professional development assistance Tuition reimbursement Schedule: 10 hour shift 4 hour shift 8 hour shift Ability to commute/relocate: Springfield, MO 65804: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required) Education: Associate (Required) Experience: childcare: 2 years (Required) Work Location: One location

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