Fresh Start Learning Academy
Head Start Lead Teacher
March 2015 — Present
Planning and conducting activities to create a nurturing learning environment and provide children with classroom experiences that enrich social, cognitive, physical and emotional development utilizing appropriate early childhood education practices.
Establishing and implementing procedures for ongoing observations utilizing outcome data related to child performance. Responsible for recording and evaluating children’s growth and development to ensure that appropriate activities are planned and executed to meet individual needs.
Conducting developmental, speech, health, and growth screenings for children; and documents results for referral purposes.
Writing observations and anecdotal notes, and entering documentation of child progress, attendance, etc. utilizing agency technology tools.
Contribute to center-based service coordination through attendance at IEP, MDT, and CFR meetings.
Provides guidance to Teacher Assistant, volunteers and other classroom personnel to ensure activities are conducted in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards.