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EARLY EDUCATION CENTER

The Rainbow Fleet Early Education Center provides high-quality early childhood educational experiences to children, ages 6 weeks to 4 years old, and after school programming for pre-kindergarten children who attend Horace Mann Elementary.

NOW ENROLLING!

For enrollment or more information call

405.521.1426 or (español) 405.525.8783

Opening soon, the Rainbow Fleet Early Education Center provides high-quality early childhood education to children ages 6 weeks to 4 years old from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.

 

Rainbow Fleet Early Education Center sets the highest standard of excellence for early education in Oklahoma City. Employing research-based teaching practices and Montessori pedagogy early learning methods, the center’s highly skilled child development experts create an optimal environment for the children who attend.

Rainbow Fleet Early Education Center seeks to maintain the highest standards of safety and learning for the children we serve. This begins with a highly qualified staff who share this mission. 

 

We are currently seeking applicants for the following positions:

Teacher


General Position Description

The Teacher is responsible for assisting the Director in planning programs or activities, developing a cohesive teaching team, coordinating the curriculum, and managing the day-to-day operational activities of the classroom. Teachers must understand children’s cognitive, social, emotional and physical development in order to ensure a safe and stimulating classroom environment where children are actively engaged and encouraged to succeed. The Teacher will assist in the supervision of college students participating in degree program assignments. The Teacher must be skilled in communicating with both children and adults in order to meet the needs of the children, effectively guide teacher assistants, and resolve parental concerns. An employee in this position has a high risk for occupational exposure to human blood or other potentially infectious materials as a result of the performance of the employee’s duties. This position reports to the Rainbow Fleet Early Education Center Director.

Essential Functions

  • Coordinate and implement educational curriculum by developing classroom activities based on developmentally appropriate practices and early learning standards.
  • Lead by example; encourage teaching team success through modeling and coaching.
  • Plan individual and group age-appropriate activities to actively engage children and encourage physical, cognitive, social and emotional growth.
  • Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions, progress reports, and parent-teacher conferences.
  • Ensure all center policies and state regulations are met.
  • Ensure a healthy classroom environment – including maintaining appropriate hygiene and cleanliness standards and safety and security of children.
  • Supervise teacher assistants and classroom volunteers, including college students conducting course assignments, to ensure they are following planned activities, hygiene and safety standards.
  • Supervise classroom staff to ensure goal setting and staff development plans are met.
  • Maintain accurate records, forms and files.
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional child care experience or work related experience. Work experience may include college course field work and practicum hours.
  • Supervision experience.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
  • High energy and the ability to work well with others (staff, children, parents, academic staff and degree-seeking students) and to foster a team environment.
  • A strong understanding of child development.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Maintain knowledge of and perform work in compliance with the Code of Ethical Conduct as stated in the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) guidelines.
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Must clear full background check, drug screen and must pass health screening.
  • Successfully complete Safe Sleep training.
Educational Requirements
  • Associate’s Degree or Bachelor’s Degree in early childhood education, child development, elementary education, early childhood special education or related field. Degreed professionals entering from another industry must have 30 college credit hours in early childhood education, child development, elementary education, or early childhood special education.
  • Oklahoma Teaching Certificate is preferred when working with 4 year-olds.

Physical Requirements

  • Requirements include the ability to take frequent walks, use hands and fingers, handle objects, tools or controls, talk to and hear voices at many levels.
  • May also be required to kneel, bend, squat, run or crawl.
  • Must be able to supervise daily outdoor play, unless temperature is greater than 90°F or less than 40°F.
  • A specific vision ability will be required including the ability to see up close and up to a certain distance, to see colors, have peripheral vision and depth perception.
  • Frequent office work includes the ability to sit and work at a computer, stand to file paperwork and other office tasks.
  • Must be able to lift items up to 30 pounds.

Employment Type

Full-time hours

Wage Range

Salary range: $32,500 - $39,500

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Teacher Assistant/Aide


General Position Description

The Teacher Assistant supports the Teachers and the Director by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children and assisting in activities to improve the overall care and quality of education. A person in this position must be able to communicate, listen and work well with others in a team environment. The Teacher Assistant assists the staff in implementing a quality educational program and in developing positive relationships with the children and their parents. The Teacher Assistant observes and documents children’s interest and progress, and relays that information back to the classroom Teacher. Teacher Assistants are responsible for implementing developmentally appropriate activities based on children’s interests and needs under the direction of the Teacher and the Director. An employee in this position has a high risk for occupational exposure to human blood or other potentially infectious materials as a result of the performance of the employee’s duties.

This position reports to the general supervision of the Director, with immediate supervision being provided by the Rainbow Fleet Early Education Center Teachers.

Essential Functions

  • Assist in the implementation of curricula activities and encourage participation by children.
  • Actively engage in activities; manage cleanliness, maintenance, and availability of classroom materials.
  • Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions and progress reports.
  • Encourage self-help and good hygiene through behavior modeling.
  • Help ensure smooth, daily transition from home to child care center.
  • Follow all center policies and state regulations.
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.
Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required
  • Minimum of 1-2 years of professional child care experience.
  • High energy.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
  • An understanding of child development.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Obtain and maintain a current Oklahoma Professional Development Ladder certificate.
  • Maintain knowledge of and perform work in compliance with the Code of Ethical Conduct as stated in the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC) guidelines.
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Successfully complete Safe Sleep training.
  • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.
Educational Requirements
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Current CDA, Oklahoma Certificate of Mastery or Associate Degree in child development/early childhood education.
Physical Requirements
  • Requirements include the ability to take frequent walks, use hands and fingers, handle objects, tools or controls, talk to and hear voices at many levels.
  • May also be required to kneel, bend, squat or crawl.
  • A specific vision ability will be required including the ability to see up close and up to a certain distance, to see colors, have peripheral vision and depth perception.
  • Must be able to supervise daily outdoor play, unless temperature is greater than 90°F or less than 40°F.
  • Frequent office work includes the ability to sit and work at a computer, stand to file paperwork and other office tasks.
  • Must be able to lift items up to 30 pounds.

Employment Type

Full and part-time positions

Wage Range

Hourly wage: $8.50 - $15.00

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Rainbow Fleet is a 501(c)3 organization. As a non-profit, all donations are tax deductible.

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Rainbow Fleet Child Care Resource & Referral
1105 N.W. 45th St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73118

1-405-521-1426 | 1-800-438-0008  

ES 1-405-525-8783