Company: Scottsdale Academy
Posted on: September 22, 2022
ID: 1030Location: Tallahassee, FLInfant Teacher Job
Scottsdale Academy is a child development center for children
Infants through VPK/5 years old. Hours of operation are 7 a.m. - 6
p.m., Monday - Friday, open year-round, and closed only for major
We are looking for a qualified Infant Teacher to love and care for
Scottsdale Academy's youngest students aged 6 weeks to 12 months.
An infant teacher will stimulate, engage, and motivate babies to
reach age-appropriate social and emotional milestones that they
will carry into their future academic career.
An infant teacher must have great love and patience for children.
Qualifications needed to teach and care for them effectively
include an understanding of best infant practices and infant
educational methods as well as knowledge of Florida's Department of
Children and Families Child Care Statutes and Administrative
The goal is to positively contribute to the overall mental,
physical and emotional development of the infants.
-- Organize each day's activities to provide babies with a variety
of new experiences through a carefully constructed curriculum.
-- Develop creative and strategic lesson plans and employ a variety
of educational techniques (storytelling, sensorial play, musical
stimulation, etc.) to engage babies.
-- Conduct developmental screenings and ongoing assessments of
infants to determine motor, language, cognitive, social and
-- Execute daily classroom tasks to include teacher-directed
engagement, infant-directed interactions with peers and adults to
foster children's social competencies, age-appropriate proper
hygiene and feeding techniques, rest opportunities, as well as
other elements that may not be listed here.
-- Recognize and be responsive to each baby's verbal and non-verbal
communication signs and needs.
-- Communicate with parents appropriately and effectively regarding
students' growth and progress.
-- Understand all school emergency procedures and protocol.
-- Maintain a clean and safe classroom consistent with health and
-- Supervise babies at all times.
-- Professional experience working with infants
-- Knowledgeable in child development
-- Excellent communication skills
-- Patient, friendly, reliable and able to multitask in a fast
-- DCF 45 hours (preferred)
-- Credentialed with a Child Development Associate (CDA), or
Associate's or Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood field of study
-- Level II Background Screening will be conducted through
Florida's Background Screening Clearinghouse
If you have resided outside the state of Florida within the past
five years, those state background checks will also be required.
The preceding is at the employee's expense and can be taken out of
the first paycheck if requested.
Preference will be given to applicants with special training in
Early Childhood Education or the equivalent.
Keywords: Scottsdale Academy, Tallahassee , Infant Teacher, Education / Teaching , Tallahassee, Florida
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