Teacher (3 to 6 years)
CA Technologies provides IT management solutions that help customers manage and secure complex IT environments to support agile business services. Organizations of all sizes leverage CA Technologies software and SaaS solutions to accelerate innovation, transform infrastructure and secure data and identities, from the data center to the cloud.
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This position is responsible to assist the lead teacher and children in a Montessori classroom with children ages 3 years through kindergarten age during the work cycle and to develop lesson plans during playground/afternoon sessions.
CA Technologies is a Fortune 1000 company with a startup mentality – and we’re searching for incredible, bright talent to dominate in the marketplace. Sure, CA has been a leading software company for nearly four decades, with a global customer base that includes the majority of the Fortune 2000 – but what excites us today is the opportunity to redefine the future of our industry in the age of the cloud, mobile, social and big data. We have a daring vision and a powerful, expanding solution set that helps the world’s most successful companies realize their boldest objectives. For more information, visit http://www.ca.com/us/why-ca/innovation.html?intcmp=headernav
About the Role
In this role, you’ll help support CA Technologies charter to transform the IT industry by:
- Implementing an AMI Montessori curriculum for the 3-6 age groups.
- Guiding children and instructing and assisting them in the basic subjects and Montessori activities weekly to stimulate and develop their intellectual, physical and emotional growth.
- Planning and organizing basic lessons approved by the Lead Teacher. Lesson plans are designed in accordance with the Montessori curriculum:
- Math: concrete understanding to abstract understanding of mathematics
- Language: rhyming games, matching objects to pictures, sandpaper letters and language cards
- Culture and Geography: give children as many real, hands-on experiences as possible using maps, flags, maps, booklets, and models of land and water formation
- Science: hands on experiences, water play, sand play
- Art: dedicated art area; different kinds of art and different art media, children are free to choose the work throughout the day, working alone or in pairs.
- Movement and Music: variety of styles, freedom of expression, introduce musical instruments.
- Practical Life: pouring, hand washing, polishing, care of the environment
- Sensorial: shape, color, texture, weight, aroma, taste, pitch
- Arranging organized activities, individual and group using classroom materials such as, the pink tower, binomial cube, spindle box, and stamp game, for times the lead teacher is out of the room.
- Planning and implement outdoor, playground, and inside activities for large muscle development using the natural playground, and gymnasium along with designated outdoor play areas.
- Assessing the skills, abilities, interests and needs of the children and work in consultation with the Lead Teacher and other staff members in establishing curriculum goals and realistic objectives for each child in relation to the child’s individual learning needs.
- Observing the child and interpret the child’s needs.
- Attaining state mandated training hours utilizing your own time as necessary and follow all laws, regulations, policies and procedures.
- Maintaining the room so that it is safe, orderly, clean, appealing, and facilitative of the children’s growth, exploration and participation.
- Showing respect for the individuality of each child in terms of developmental level, potential, talent and behavior of that child.
- Knowing not to embarrass a child when dealing with parents or other professionals. Do not speak about the child in front of the child or others.
- Providing an atmosphere of freedom within limits.
- Providing an ever-changing, stimulating environment.
- Maintaining realistic expectations for each child and allow for human variation.
- Avoiding external rewards or motivations in order to foster internal growth.
- Setting a good example of desirable behavior for the children, following the ground rules of the class, and exhibiting a sense of calm, consistency, grace and courtesy and demonstrating respect for every child.
- Teaching courteous behaviors and conflict resolution.
- Understanding and embrace the importance of the parent-teacher customer relationship, and is sensitive and responsive to the parent, customer needs.
- Do not discriminate against (or for) a child based on race, creed, color, religion or ability.
- Maintaining confidential matters in a professional way.
- Updating the CA Montessori Children’s Center database as appropriate and sign in and out of the classroom.
- Attending educational workshops, seminars, conferences, meetings and trainings.
- Collaborating with other classrooms to maintain ratios and support each other to effectively manage your time and your classroom.
- Upholding the NAEYC Ethics, AMI Ethics, and core values of both CA and NAEYC.
- Following and demonstrate understanding of the CA Montessori Children’s Center and general company’s policies and procedures.
- Supporting the Lead Teacher in helping to educate the parents of the children in the classroom.
- Bringing any significant changes, complaints and actions to the attention of the Lead Teacher.
- Helping in the supervision of any AMI student teachers or Assistant Teachers.
- Ensuring that all policy and procedures of the Center are carried out, and that the goals and objectives of the Center are fulfilled.
- Participating in staff meetings, educational conferences and Montessori refresher workshops.
- Working as part of a team with the all teachers of the Center
- Showing respect for and works closely with colleagues to ensure a positive CA experience.
- Attending to children’s health, safety, and nutrition.
How You’ll Stand Out:
The perfect candidate for this role will have a demonstrated record of success in positions of increasing responsibility over the course of their career. She/he will have an outstanding track record and reputation for being proactive, assertive and detail oriented. An ideal background will include:
- Bachelor’s Degree is required or global equivalent with 12 credits in Early Childhood Education in a related field or a Child Development Associate (CDA) certificate is required.
- Typically 1 or more years’ related work or work/internship experience.
- Must be able to work flexible hours as necessary.
- Flexible, Patient, Good Communicator and Listener. Adaptable under stress.
- Business travel of approximately 10 or less percent yearly is expected for this position.
- Must be able to lift 50 pounds (22.5Kg)
- Must be able to run after children and push several children in a carriage
- Must be able to sit on the floor with the children for long periods of time
More About Working at CA:
CA has earned scores of global Workplace Excellence awards in the last few years – and there’s a reason for that. Here you’ll have the opportunity to explore flexible work arrangements, partner with our impressive customer set, and enjoy a competitive compensation package –all while pushing the boundaries of what’s “possible” by collaborating with a diverse team of global innovators. In short? CA’s fun, diverse, fast-paced culture have put us on the map as one of the best employers in IT. For more information, visit www.CA.com/careers.
A Great CA Employee:
- Takes smart risks
- Exhibits courage
- Is a “driver”
- Navigates ambiguity
- Embraces diversity
- Communicates openly
- Doesn’t take themselves too seriously
- Likes to laugh
- Loves a good challenge
- Is resilient when faced with setbacks
- Teams well with others
- Insists on quality results
- Is forward-thinking
- Adapts easily to change
- Solves problems creatively
If you want to fulfill your potential, be acknowledged for your achievements, and be given autonomy to make decisions for your business and customers; if you want to work with a company that respects you as an individual – recognizing both your needs at work and your responsibilities outside of it – then CA Technologies is where you belong. At CA Technologies your passion and expertise can directly impact the business and you’ll help offer our customers practical approaches to delivering new, innovative services and value through IT.
We offer competitive salary, company-sponsored premium Medical/Prescription & Dental Plans, company-paid Holidays, Vacation, Anniversary Service and Sick Days, 401(k) Plan, Education/Training Reimbursement, Charitable Gift Program, Adoption Assistance Program.
Our Islandia, NY campus offers several amenities, including:
- Gourmet cafeteria with wide selection of cuisine
- Montessori Child Development Center for children up to the age of six
- Banking services
- Fitness Center (state of the art facility complete with indoor full court basketball, indoor racquetball courts, cardio studio, outside running track, soccer fields, tennis courts)
- Concierge services (dry cleaning, package shipping, stamps and movie rentals)
- On-site chiropractor
At CA Technologies your passion and expertise can directly impact the business and you’ll help offer our customers practical approaches to delivering new, innovative services and value through IT.
To learn more about CA Technologies and this opportunity, we welcome you to visit our web site at www.ca.com/careers
We and all of our subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. As such, it is our corporate policy to fill positions with qualified candidates regardless of the candidate’s race, color, sex, age, religion, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, pregnancy, military status, veteran status or any other protected group status.
Note to Recruiters and Placement Agencies: We do not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward unsolicited agency resumes to our website or to any of our employees. We will not pay fees to any third party agency or firm and will not be responsible for any agency fees associated with unsolicited resumes. Unsolicited resumes received will be considered our property and will be processed accordingly.
If you require an accommodation with the online application process, please contact Talent Acquisition at 1-800-454-3788.
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