The infant/toddler teacher is responsible for all aspects of the care & education for the children enrolled in his/her class. Responsibilities may include but are not limited to the following: physical care giving, developmental assessments, following an age appropriate curricular plan, and facilitation of supportive relationships director, co-workers, parents, and students. The infant/toddler teacher is accountable for knowing state licensing requirements,
Responsibilities of this position will include but are not necessarily limited to the following:
- Ensure the safety of each child enrolled in the class whether in the classroom, on the playground, or in common areas;
- Maintain regular observation and evaluation of children's development and progress as directed by administration;
- Maintain portfolio for each student;
- Complete weekly lesson plans, goals, and newsletters;
- Accept and maintain responsibility on a daily basis for the ordered arrangement,
appearance, decor, and cleanliness of the learning environment of the classroom;
- Plan and implement age and developmentally appropriate classroom practices that will
include the areas of physical, emotional, social and cognitive needs of the young children.
- Serve as a role model for the children in the areas of attitude, speech and actions on a
- Treat each child with dignity and respect for his/her cultural background;
- Encourage children's development in the areas of building self-confidence, problem
solving, and taking responsibility for their actions;
- Interact with each child on a daily basis through circle time, centers, snacks, lunchtime,
playground, free play, etc.
In order for experience to be counted, it must be a minimum of 12 hours per week or if less than 12 hours a week, every block of 50 hours counts for one month.