Toddler Teacher Job Description

A toddler teacher is a teacher who specializes in teaching toddlers.

Toddler teachers provide expert instruction to preschoolers and assist parents with challenges that may arise during the daily classroom routines.

Responsibilities of a toddler teacher include planning and implementing classroom activities, providing a positive learning environment, encouraging children to participate in group activities, and acting as a mentor for parents who may need support or guidance.

Individuals applying for a toddler teaching position should have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Education, Child Development, or a related field.

Experience working with children, especially in an educational setting, will be an asset when preparing for an interview.

Updated on:     
September 15, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for an experienced Toddler Teacher to join our team! The ideal candidate will have a passion for working with young children and be able to create a fun and engaging learning environment. If you are a friendly, outgoing, and energetic individual, we want you!

Toddler Teacher Duties:

  • Provide 30 hours of direct care per week
  • Assist in structuring and implementing curriculum
  • Advise parents with parenting techniques and child development
  • Assist with ongoing parent education
  • Serve as the “go-to” person for questions, concerns, and complaints
  • Maintain effective relationships with parents, school personnel, and outside providers
  • Supervise staff and conduct performance evaluations
  • Maintain confidentiality
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Toddler Teacher Responsibilities:

  • Develop and coordinate lesson plans for preschool and childcare program
  • Create and maintain a safe and stimulating environment
  • Set clear expectations, assign tasks, monitor performance, and recognize accomplishments
  • Maintain peer, parent, and administrator relationships
  • Focus on curriculum development and supervise the learning of curriculum content
  • Demonstrate effective classroom management skills
  • Coach and manage children in small groups and one-on-one situations
  • Maintain open and clear communication with parents
  • Attend meetings, events, and conferences
  • Perform other duties as assigned

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education
  • Working years experience supervising young children
  • Excellent communicator both orally and in writing, and the ability to work with parents
  • Ability to plan lessons and foster learning through interactive activities
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours

At [Company Name], we believe that diversity and inclusion are key to building a strong team. We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, including people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, gender expressions, and ages. We are especially committed to supporting veterans and individuals with disabilities.

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