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Goddard School Lead Toddler Teacher in Hastings-on-Hudson, New York

Job Summary: The Lead Toddler Teacher at The Goddard School in Hastings On Hudson will be responsible for managing the daily operations and curriculum for the toddler classroom. This is a full time, hourly position in the early childhood field within the franchise industry. As a management role, the Lead Toddler Teacher will oversee a team of assistants  and floaters and work closely with parents and other staff members to provide a safe, nurturing, and educational environment for the children. Compensation & Benefits: The compensation for this position is $20 to $21 per hour. The Goddard School offers a competitive salary and benefits package, including health insurance, paid time off, and opportunities for professional development and growth within the organization. Responsibilities: - Plan and implement developmentally appropriate lesson plans and activities for toddler-aged children - Provide a safe and nurturing environment for students, following all state licensing regulations and Goddard School policies and procedures - Supervise and mentor assistant teachers, providing guidance and support in their professional development - Communicate regularly and effectively with parents, keeping them informed of their child's progress and addressing any concerns or questions - Maintain accurate and up-to-date records, including attendance and progress reports - Collaborate with other staff members to create a cohesive and welcoming school community - Participate in staff meetings and professional development opportunities as required - Adhere to all health and safety protocols, including proper sanitation and hygiene practices Requirements: - Minimum of a CDA  or an associates in Early Childhood Education or a related field - At least two years of experience working with toddlers in a classroom setting - Knowledge of child development theories and best practices for early childhood education - Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with parents and staff members - Ability to create and implement engaging and age-appropriate lesson plans and activities - Familiarity with state licensing regulations and Goddard School policies and procedures - Willingness to undergo a background check and obtain required clearances EEOC Statement: The Goddard School is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. We celebrate individual differences and do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We embrace and encourage applicants of all backgrounds to join our team.