Assists Center Director to ensure the smooth operation of the classroom. Teachers assist children and families by providing effective early childhood classroom experiences through developmentally appropriate learning environments, programs, and lesson plans under the Early Head Start Continuity of Care/Primary Caregiver model!
Ensure compliance with all Early Head Start Performance Standards & NYS-OCFS Day Care Licensing regulations. Teachers serve as a liaison between children, families, public schools, and/or community agencies to ensure that children and families receive quality educational opportunities. Prepares complete child education plans, accurate and timely assessments, progress notes and other required documentation according to regulations and agency standards. Cultivates positive relationships with children and families. Creates and maintains a safe, healthy educational environment ensuring adequate supervision of all indoor and outdoor activities. Collaborates with children/families and assists in enrolling them in all eligible agency and community services.