Young Toddler Teacher

Location: Albion, Nebraska

Job Type: Full Time
Education: Associates Degree in ECE or related field
preferred or High School Diploma/GED

Sector: Early Childhood
Salary: $15.50-$17.00 an hour; based upon education and experience

$3,000 Signing Bonus

Position Overview
Seeking an individual committed to high quality early childhood education, with the ability to plan and lead in one of our
Young Toddler classrooms, 15 months-24 months. This position will work an alternating schedule of 7:30-4 and 9:00-

Candidate should be flexible, creative, self-motivated, patient, and have excellent written and verbal communication

Key Responsibilities
● Plan and implement developmentally appropriate classroom activities that will enhance the social-emotional, physical,
language, and cognitive development of each child.
● Develop developmentally appropriate lesson plans with goals, objectives, activities, and outcomes for children and
implement them intentionally.
● Develop and maintain an attractive and stimulating learning environment that encourages each child’s independence
and self-selection of activities.
● Provide opportunities for each child to develop a positive self-image and experience success.
● Observe, assess, and document each child’s skills, behavior, growth, and development.
● Assist children in the smooth, daily transitions including those from home to Boone Beginnings as well as between
center activities.
● Ensure that all children are always under appropriate supervision and guidance.
● Maintain a clean, safe, and healthy classroom environment.
● Ensure all center policies are followed and Nebraska childcare regulations are met.
● Schedule and meet with parents regularly about their child’s progress.
● Encourage parent participation in program activities and in implementing education activities for their children at
● Develop effective partnerships with parents.
● Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions, progress reports, and parent-teacher
● Supervise Assistant Teacher, Support Staff, and classroom volunteers to ensure they are following planned activities,
hygiene, and safety standards.
● Serve as a model and coach for support staff.
● Delegate responsibilities to the support staff as appropriate.
● Maintain confidentiality.
● Maintain daily attendance and CACFP food counts.
● Ensure the timely completion of necessary paperwork, including developmental assessments, lesson plans,
newsletters, etc.

● Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement and attend in-service
● Perform other duties as assigned within the scope of the job description.

Education and Experience Requirements
● A Bachelor’s or Associates degree in early childhood education or other degree that meets state childcare licensing
requirement preferred or;
● Two years of experience in early childhood group setting preferred.
● A High School diploma or GED required
● Must clear full background check.
● Must pass health screening.

Additional Knowledge and Skills
● Knowledge of early childhood curriculum and developmentally appropriate practice.
● Ability and willingness to remain abreast of developments in the child development field to enhance professional
growth and development.
● Ability to actively interact with children, including bending, kneeling, sitting on the floor, lifting, climbing, and
● Knowledge of Nebraska childcare licensing requirements.
● Ability to work as a cooperative and supportive team member.
● Ability to manage time.
● Ability to communicate with others both verbally and in writing.
● Ability to obtain infant/child CPR and first aid certification, Safe with You certification, and other state requirements.
● Ability to lift, carry, and move center/classroom equipment and supplies up to a minimum of 40 pounds.

• Paid time off and holidays
• Flexible schedules
• Monday through Friday work schedule
• Childcare discount

How to Apply
• Visit to complete an application.
• Submit completed application to