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Lead Teacher (Childcare) - AdventHealth Orlando
Location Address: 2122 LONG STREET (Early Learning Center)
Top Reasons To Work At AdventHealth Orlando
Located on a lush tropical campus, our flagship hospital, 1,368-bed AdventHealth Orlando
serves as the major tertiary facility for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and South America
AdventHealth Orlando houses one of the largest Emergency Departments and largest cardiac catheterization labs in the country
We are already one of the busiest hospitals in the nation, providing service excellence to more than 32,000 inpatients and 125,000 outpatients each year
Work Hours/Shift: Full Time / Day
You Will Be Responsible For:
Demonstrates, through behavior, Advent Health service standards.
Observes all rules and regulations at West Lakes Early Learning Center, the Department of Children and Families, Department of Health, Office of Head Start or national regulatory agencies pertaining to the health, safety and care of children.
Is responsible for the overall support and supervision of daily class functions of different classrooms based on ELC daily needs.
Supports teachers and conducts developmental screenings and assessments to meet the individual needs of children in conjunction with your support teacher.
Supports teachers' planning, preparing and coaching of approved lesson plans and daily classroom schedule in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning (r) curriculum and CREATION Kids curriculum principles.
Supports and attends weekly classroom team meetings to discuss classroom planning, lesson plans and individual needs of children.
What You Will Need:
Must have a Bachelor's Degree in child development, Early Childhood Education or a bachelor's degree in any field with 18 ECE credit hours.
Must have 4 or more years of experience
Must meet 21 years or older age requirement for supervisory duties
Must maintain staff credential certification by renewing prior to expiration. This includes trainings, teaching certificates and completing all in-service training hours.
Must meet and complete First Aid and Infant and Child Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training.
Must meet and complete criteria for level 2 background screening as required for child care personnel in child care licensing regulation.
West Lakes ELC is a facility that provides high quality early childhood education and on-site comprehensive health, wellness and social services for young children six weeks to 5 years of age, and their families. This Advent Health Orlando innovative and transformational early childhood education program leverages the CREATION Health Framework.
Implements a strong early childhood program in accordance with guidelines established by West Lakes ELC and other designated quality standards. Is accountable for carrying out high quality educational services through the faithful employment of the curriculum, recommends changes to improve program and reviews ongoing activities. Is responsible for the administration of multiple screening and assessment tools with reliability. Demonstrates a mastery of teaching. Can lead, instruct, model, coach and direct the work of supporting teachers. Maintains in depth and up to date knowledge of early childhood education, provides a safe and nurturing environment for children that encourages their social, emotional, physical and intellectual development. Incorporates the West Lakes ELC mission, culture, goals, values, philosophies and policies into day to day work to create and maintain a comprehensive and integrated approach to Early learning and concepts of the CREATION health framework. Works in conjunction with the Director of Education for timely and accurate documentation of education plans, goals, and outcomes. Serves as a liaison to all reporting managers to provide services to children and families that supplement educational programming, disabilities and mental health services.
Demonstrates sound judgment in unusual or crisis situations and works to foster and maintain positive relationships with children, families and staff.
This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances.
AdventHealth Greater Orlando (formerly Florida Hospital) is one of the largest faith-based health care providers in the United States. For 150 years, we have carried on a tradition of providing whole-person care that not only addresses patients' physical ailments, but also supports their emotional and spiritual well-being. We demonstrate the same level of compassion and care for our employees as well, doing all that we can to help them realize their full potential – both personally and professionally.