Members to NAGC can receive three publications -- Parenting for Gifted Children, Teaching for High Potential, and the academic journal, Gifted Child Quarterly. All are available through the mail and online.
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The Lead Teacher is responsible for the health and safety of all children present in the Center at all times. The Lead Teacher is also responsible for planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum for the children and role modeling appropriate techniques. The Lead Teacher will assist in conducting parenting classes and family activities. The Lead Teacher assists in making the program visible to the GU community by encouraging and facilitating participation in the greater GULC community.
The Lead Teacher will provide quality, age appropriate child development programs serving the GU community members by:
Creating and maintaining a safe and nurturing environment for children
Conducting programs and activities that implement the Center's curriculum for each age group
Developing and maintaining mutually supportive relationships with individual parents
Complying with statutory, regulatory, licensing and accreditation requirements
The Teacher is expected to arrive promptly when scheduled for work so as to ensure that the Center maintains licensing ratios. Unscheduled leave should be kept to a minimum. Great amounts of patience and discipline are required to work with children who are quite sensitive and often influenced by subtle behavior. Empathy for the parents and the many stresses in their lives is required as well. Extended Center hours may require the incumbent to be in charge of the Center for a specified period of time.
Must be at least 18 years of age
Associates' degree in Early Childhood Education, Early Child Development, Child and Family Studies, or closely related field, with at least 15 credit hours of Early Childhood Education course work
One-year experience in a high quality childcare center. Certification in Infant and Child CPR and First AID
Attendance at professional development workshops and conferences or other continuing education classes relating to the field of Early Childhood Education
Must be able to:
Lift and carry up to 40 pounds
Use a wide range of motion which includes, but not limited to, sitting down and standing up with children, getting up off and onto the floor, moving quickly, walking, running, hopping, dancing, pushing, pulling, and bending
Work at least 2 hours daily outside in temperatures of between 32 and 90 degrees with conditions such as sunny, cloudy, overcast or damp with dry, wet, or snowy ground
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