Company: Lutheran Services Florida
Posted on: November 18, 2023
$3000 Recruitment Bonus!
LSF is looking for a talented Teacher II who wants to make an
impact in the lives of others.
Purpose & Impact:
The purpose of the Teacher II is to serves as lead worker in the
classroom. Performs duties planning and implementing educational
activities for pre-school aged children or infants/toddlers in the
Head Start/Early Heart Start Program.
Plans develop and implement daily lesson plans that provide for
educational and enrichment activities for pre-school age children
or infants and toddlers that meet federal performance
Plans and arranges classrooms into distinctive learning areas that
promote an effective learning environment.
Screens and assesses children to determine
developmental/educational needs and develops and implements
individual education plans.
Monitors meal and snack periods, classroom and restroom activities,
and playground activities to ensure a safe environment for young
Monitors food service and supplies for adequate inventory.
Documents children's progress or lack of and completes all required
manual and computerized forms and reports in accordance with
Initiates referrals on children to the Center Director by
submission of a variety of formal documents.
Plans classroom activities for parent and community volunteers.
Communicates with parents through parent conferences, written
correspondence, and telephone to apprise them of child's progress,
upcoming events, classroom activities, individual education plan
changes, and other relevant information.
Conducts health checks on children for health concerns, including
ringworm, head lice and other health conditions, and reports to
appropriate Health Coordinator.
Ensures lessons and classroom activities align with the Florida
Conducts Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten assessments as required.
Ensures that at least 80% of the children are kindergarten
Performs quality staff-child interactions.
Uses active supervision techniques and maintains positive classroom
Maintain a comprehensive and ongoing portfolio assessment for each
child, including weekly observations in each area, examples of the
child's work, and a developmental assessment.
Uses home visits and parent conferences to discuss the child's
individual development and progress, assist the parents in
developing observational skills and solicit parent
Plans, coordinates and oversees field trips for assigned
Orders supplies and equipment to be used by special needs children
in the classroom.
Assists in the transportation of special needs children by lifting
child into seat and fastening safety belt.
Inspects classrooms and grounds to ensure the safety, orderliness,
sanitation and cleanliness of facilities.
Reviews and forwards accident and incident reports.
Discusses plans and coordinates concerns regarding the child and
family with other Head Start/Early Head Start staff.
Performs First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) as
Performs other related duties as required.
Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education or related degree
Experience: Two years of experience teaching Head Start, Early Head
Start, pre-school or kindergarten age children. Bilingual
preferred: English/Spanish or English and other languages present
in the local area.
Why work for LSF?
LSF offers 60 programs across the state of Florida serving a wide
range of populations in need. Mission Driven staff members become
part of the LSF community while transforming the lives of those in
need. Our staff additionally find growth opportunities as they
explore areas of interest within the organization.
Amazing benefits package including:
Medical, Dental and Vision
Teladoc (24/7 online access to doctors)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
Employer paid life insurance (1X salary)
13 paid holidays + 1 floating holiday
Generous PTO policy (starting at 16 working days a year)
403(b) Retirement plan with 3% discretionary employer match OR 3%
student loan repayment reimbursement
Lutheran Services Florida embraces diversity, equity and inclusion
in all business practices. LSF is proud to be an equal opportunity
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