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The Chinese Community Center is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
For questions contact:  Marta Ramos | Human Resources Specialist | marta@ccchouston.org

Job Title: Teacher

Department: Early Learning Center

Reports to: Department Director

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt

Classification: Full Time/Part Time

Supervises: None

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Early Learning Center Teacher is responsible for providing a developmentally appropriate education under the direction of the Director in a manner that contributes to the growth and development of children and families.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  •   High School diploma.
  •   CPR/First Aid certified.
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • CDA or 12 college hours in Early Childhood Education or Psychology.
  • 1 year of Early Childhood Education experience or related field.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word.
Interactions

  • Provide a safe and healthy environment for children.
  • Maintain teacher/child ratios and group sizes at all times.
  • Relate to children with courtesy, respect, acceptance, and patience.
  • Use positive guidance techniques to guide children behavior.
  • Recognize and respect the uniqueness and potential of all children, their families, and their cultures.
  • Report suspected abuse, neglect, and exploitation to PRS or to law enforcement.

Curriculum

  • Use developmentally appropriate practices to guide and teach children.
  • Create curriculum to meet all the developmental domains of learning for children.
  • Co-teach with other staff and use collaboration skills to teach children.
  • Maintain an organized, developmentally appropriate classroom.
  • Conduct parent conferences on a quarterly basis or as needed.

Professional Development

  • Take initiative in researching resources for needed program skills and knowledge of staff and self.
  • Continue education by enrolling in Early Childhood classes to meet NAEYC Education requirements on an annual basis.
  • Completes a self-evaluation and creates a Professional Development plan bi-annually.

Record keeping

  • Maintain classrooms records.
  • Observe children on an on-going basis and assesses children growth and development according to their milestones.
PERIODIC FUNCTIONS:

  • Attend all meetings including staff meetings, parent meetings, and outside training.
  • Attend Bright Beginnings trainings (if applicable).
  • Assist with parent meetings (when needed).
  • Act as a floater teacher when needed.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the Director and/or Assistant Director.
  • If the Teacher is above 25 years old, s/he may be asked to act as the Van Driver as needed.
JOB COMPETENCIES:

  • Adaptive: An ability to create and sustain a vision, to inspire, to model, to prioritize, strong decision making, clear judgment, to provide clear and effective decisions, and to innovate – all in an effort to achieve the objectives of the funded programs and the changing needs of target population and staff.
  • Interpersonal Skills:   Should be empathetic to children’s emotions and teachers and parent’s needs.
  • Patience – The ability to exhibit patience when working with school-aged students and their families and supervise staff and understand that it is imperative to be the pacifying agent in certain high-tension situations.
  • Good communication skills – Able to communicate effectively with students, parents, and peers in a professional manner.
  • Conflict resolution skills – Ability to think quickly on their feet and help resolve conflicts as soon as they arise.   Staff should be skilled at acting as a mediator to help calm situations.
  • Team player – An ability to function as part of a team and how to motivate those staff that they supervise towards a common goal.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Standing: Must be able to stand for long periods of time when teaching or supervising active games.
  • Lifting: Must be able to lift up to 40lbs. as needed.
  • Bending: Must be able to bend or twist their body. Must be able to kneel, stoop, or crouch to interact with children
  • Walking: Walk or run to observe children in a classrooms setting and outdoors.
  • Kneel, stoop, or crouch to interact with children.
  • Use their hands to handle, control, or feel objects, and tools.
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
  • Classroom and outdoors playground.
  • Travel to attend local trainings occasionally.
WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Monday through Friday (schedule assigned)
  • This position requires attendance of monthly after hour staff meetings and quarterly trainings for teachers associated with United Way Bright Beginning collaboration.
PERFORMANCE STANDARDS:

  • Annual performance appraisal

DISCLAIMER

The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by the employee in this position. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of a person in this position.

Chinese School Chinese Language and Computer Teachers

中華文化服務中心徴聘中國語文及電腦教師

中文學校徴聘繁·簡體中國語文教師,大專以上,師範學位或美國語言教學認證優先。中·英文俱佳。必須能夠週末工作。

徴聘有授課經驗的電腦教師,精通微軟 office 以及各種電腦數位操作。

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