Children's Teacher Job Description
The following job description outlines the general requirements, standards and responsibilities of a children's teacher employed in the Bellevue College Parent Education system. Some programs may have additional specific skills and job requirements due to location, format, and meeting times.
- Is employed (hired and evaluated) by the Parent Educator of the program at each location.
- Attends program each day the class is in session.
- Holds a current first aid/CPR card, TB test verification and verification of blood borne pathogens training.
- Is able to lift 25 pounds and to get up and down from the floor.
- Follows the Risk Management procedures and policies as outlined in the Risk Management Manual available at each location.
- Models appropriate interactions with children, including factual commenting, redirecting behavior and problem solving.
- Displays an accepting attitude and willingness to work with diversity in family structure, ethnicity, language, ability, income, etc.
- Plans, implements and sets up the classroom environment.
- Checks supplies often and sees that they are purchased as needed.
- Plans and implements a developmentally appropriate curriculum for the children's program.
- Collaborates with parents and utilizes their talents and resources.
- Involves parents as assistant teachers, making suggestions that will help them work effectively in the classroom and with children.
- Works closely with Parent Educator regarding educational programs and the needs of the group and shares concerns regarding individual child's growth and/or behavior.
- Attends mandatory Fall Orientation, teacher meetings, in-service trainings, and planning meetings.
- Participates in scheduled program and teacher evaluation with the parent group.