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Early Childhood Educator

Company: Little Bird Daycare
Location: Danville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*About us*

Little Bird Daycare is a small business in Danville, VA. We are professional and our goal is to provide a loving and educational environment to help every child grow..

Our work environment includes:
* Modern office setting
* Food provided
* Growth opportunities

Little Bird is looking for an experienced early childhood educator to add to our team! One of the key duties of an Early Childhood Educator is maintaining a safe and stimulating classroom. They make sure the room is clean, free of hazards, and well-stocked with everything kids will need to play, learn and grow. This includes promoting hygiene and dealing with accidents and medical issues appropriately.

Early childhood educators teach kids basic life skills and guide them through routines like meals, dressing, bathroom use and naps. They familiarize students with letters, numbers, shapes and colors. Reading stories, singing songs, playing games, or doing arts and crafts are examples of fun educational activities an ECE may use.

Educators in this daycare role play a pivotal role in early childhood by fostering self-esteem in an inclusive atmosphere. They encourage emotional and social development by providing one-on-one attention and setting behavioral expectations.

They carefully watch children for signs of behavioral or learning problems and track their progress over time. The ECE keeps parents up to date by taking written observations of each child and sending home reports.

Required qualifications:

* At least two years working with children 6 weeks and up
* Love of working with children
* Knowledge of child development and education
* Familiarity with local laws regarding child care
* Professional development
* Creativity and outgoing nature
* Strong communication skills
* CPR certificate and background check
* Workplace safety credentials

Degree in early childhood education preferred

Job Types: Part-time, Full-time

Pay: From $11.00 per hour

* Employee discount
* Flexible schedule
* Professional development assistance
* 10 hour shift
* 12 hour shift
* 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Danville, VA 24541: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* CPR Certification (Preferred)
* Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Little Bird Daycare, Danville , Early Childhood Educator, Other , Danville, Virginia

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