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The Kids Academy Preschool Teacher in Peoria, Arizona

This job was posted by : For more information, please see: The Kids Academy is looking for a qualified, experienced and passionate teacher for their center in Peoria, AZ. When you consider a career at the Kids Academy, know that you will be joining a team that prides itself on excellence in providing childcare. *The Kids Academy is accredited by the National Accreditation Commission and participates in the First Things First Quality First program.**Qualifications:* Must meet qualification for teacher-caregiver as per R9-5-401.3 of Arizona Administrative Code for Department of Health Services for Childcare Facilities.*Responsibilities** Implement curriculum and activities for children as per weekly schedule.* Follow standard operating procedures for record keeping including supervision of children and emergency procedures.* Be responsible for ensuring an educational, caring and safe environment for the children and parents.* Maintain an inventory of equipment & supplies to carry out program activities, procure additional supplies when needed.* Serve meals and snacks.* Ensure facility and equipment is clean, maintained and safe at all times.* Maintain positive rapport with families, licensing inspectors and co-workers.* Annually completes minimum required training as per ADHS.*Requirements:** Must be at least 21 years of age.* Must have high school or equivalent diploma. Nice to have CDA or college credits.* 1+ years of experience as a teacher or 2+ years as an assistant teacher in a childcare center.* Strong organization skills, ability to multi-task, use good judgment and sustain a high level of energy.* Solid understanding of regulatory requirements of ADHS for childcare centers.* Administers immediate first aid and medical assistance as instructed by a health care professional for the purpose of meeting immediate health care needs.* Physical demands Must be able to lift and carry children and equipment weighing up to 50 lbs, including standing, sitting, kneeling, crawling, running etc.Applicants should be able to provide copies of all verifiable credentials and three professional references at the time of Interview. Offer of hire will be contingent upon successful clearance of TB test, valid fingerprint clearance card, and state mandated background checks.*The Kids Academy is an equal opportunity employer* and does not unlawfully discriminate against employees or applicants for employment on the basis of an individual's race, color, religion, creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.