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Posted: Thursday, October 5, 2017 11:22 AM

Be a part of our mission The mission of the YMCA of Metro Chicago is to develop strong children, families and communities across Metropolitan Chicago through academic readiness, character development, violence prevention, fitness and healthy living. We rely on the expertise, passion, commitment and energy of our Teachers and other team members to help us achieve our mission one child, one family, and one team member at a time. Our early learning programs create a child:centered environment that promotes learning, character development, healthy living and positive, nurturing relationships. With a commitment to meeting accreditation standards and extensive training and development in research:based practices, youA?ll also learn and grow and positively impact our children, families and communities. Job Summary: The Master Teacher provides effective instructional strategies, classroom management, learning, assessment, evaluation and related research for children ages 3:5. The Master Teacher is responsible for providing a supportive and positive classroom climate and the overall management of the class, providing developmentally appropriate learning experiences and supervision of children assigned to the class. The Master Teacher ensures that the individual needs of the children are met in accordance with Head Start, NAEYC, federal, state and local standards. Scope of Responsibilities:Demonstrate enthusiasm and interpersonal skills to relate well with children, parents, co:workers, administrators and community.Utilize a variety of materials and resources while identifying different instructional methods to meet childrenA?s varying needs to explore, manipulate and use both in learning and imaginative play.Demonstrate and promote high:quality teaching and learning in the classroom that fosters academic readiness.Build a safe, orderly and inclusive classroom environment that integrates and supports children with special needs. Emphasize aspects of literacy and cultural diversity in all aspects of the program.Obtain familiesA? social:cultural background information and designs meaningful learning experiences for children based on their corporate rigorous academic instruction for English Language Learners (ELLs) that will support childrenA?s academic, intellectual and linguistic development.Utilize fidelity measures to support implementation of English Language Learner programs, and to inform linguistic and culturally responsive practices.Establish and maintain an effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, interest areas and exhibits of children and their work. Develop effective partnerships with families and encourage parent involvement and communication through a variety of methods.Schedule and conduct at least two home visits and parent/teacher conferences, per program year, for each child. Assist parents in increasing their knowledge, understanding, skills and experience in child growth and development. Assist families and children with transitions.Establish a professional rapport and work cooperatively with adults assigned to the classroom, establishing clear expectations for roles and responsibilities; and to share and exchange information/ideas; and to complete required paperwork.Actively seeks and records in:kind on a monthly plete at least thirty clock hours of professional development annually, through participation in offered trainings, workshops, in:service days, staff conferences; and maintain log of professional development requirements.Participate and support agency/center efforts toward recruitment, enrollment, attendance and retention of eligible families.Support the YMCAA?s mission and center operations as needed.Lesson Planning and Classroom ManagementDevelop lesson plans with goals, objectives, activities and outcomes for children that integrate health, nutrition, mental health, and parent anize and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work t


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