Job Duties and Responsibilities: Plans and maintains a safe, clean, learning environment, and assures the well-being and safety of children in her/his care. Plans and implements activities with children, appropriate to the developmental needs of the assigned age group. Develops and implements weekly lesson plans that are consistent with the program curriculum. Supervises guides, and models appropriate behavior and teaching techniques for room assistant, room floats and volunteers under her/his supervision in the classroom. Maintains a cooperative attitude of working together with room assistant, room floats, support staff, volunteers, parents, and program specialists in planning and implementing classroom activities. Plans and implements daily activities that engage children in literacy, language, and math activities using songs, books, and games that are integrated with the theme/topics. Uses Iowa Early Learning Standards to plan large and small group activities and play-based learning opportunities.Uses assessment information for individually interacting with children during learning center times and other times for teaching identified concepts. Maintains accurate and current assessment information noting childis progress across all developmental domains utilizing anecdotal notes and/or examples of children's work. Accurately completes all paperwork, daily care sheets.