Curriculum Lead / Specialist

Locations: Bangalore & Gurgaon

Designation: Curriculum Lead / Specialist

Reporting to: Regional Curriculum Head

Qualifications: Degree in Early Childhood Education (NTT, Montessori, ECE, CIDTT trained) compulsory

Experience: Minimum 5 years of preschool industry experience with minimum 2 years of preschool teaching experience

General Description

We are seeking for a Curriculum Lead who has a solid understanding of early childhood education, classroom arrangements, lesson plan development, implementation monitoring and teacher training.

Main Responsibilities

  • Ensure all Prep-Schools in the assigned region deliver the curriculum in accordance with the guidelines and parameters established.
  • Demonstrate knowledge/education in working with infants, toddlers and preschoolers.
  • Ensure that learning environment, resources and training program provided is consistent with Founding Years requirements.
  • Conduct and / or develop training programs for teachers and assistant teachers.
  • Supervise, train and mentor the teachers in order to ensure most effective use of the curriculum and learning resources.
  • Responsible for identifying learning needs of teachers and assistant teachers. 
  • Provide academic support to all the prep schools in the assigned region in terms of curriculum implementation monitoring and lesson plan approvals, student observation and assessment monitoring, and resource management
  • Assists in establishing system-wide curricular objectives for early childhood education; develops plans for implementation and evaluation; initiates, designs and implements programs to meet system-wide goals; works with Center Coordinators and teachers to ensure programs are implemented at each school.
  • Ability to develop and provide presentations to individuals, small and large groups; such as; parent orientations, conduct open houses, etc.
  • Convenes periodic meetings of contact teachers/coordinators; attends department and general staff meetings as required.
  • Assists coordinators and teachers with ways of assessing and fulfilling needs of young children; provides instructional strategies and various tools to aid the instructional process; observes teachers and provides feedback.
  • Assists with the overall evaluation of early childhood education programs in the system and develops strategies for improvement; coordinates and conducts mandatory in-service training and makes recommendations for professional development opportunities.
Individual Responsibilities:

  • Ensures teachers and coordinators are familiar with any changes to the Curriculum
  • Maintain confidentiality of both children and staff
  • Communicate directly and avoid gossip
  • Be flexible in scheduling to meet the needs of the overall program
  • Demonstrate honesty, integrity and commitment to confidentiality
  • Show initiative in problem solving and be open to new ideas
  • Be approachable and welcoming
Additional Skills

  • Ability to train and evaluate teaching staff
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal and written in standard English.
  • Ability to interact with families in a nurturing, compassionate, and sincere manner
  • Intermediate to advanced level experience with recent versions of Microsoft Suite, such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Internet Explorer; ability to use current webinar technology and audio conferencing.
  • Has excellent writing skills and able to create content that meets the educational standards.
  • Experience in curriculum development will be an advantage.
  • Is creative with good analytical and conceptual thinking skills.
  • Ability to work independently as well as within a team with minimal supervision.
  • Ready to travel with in the assigned region on a daily basis and across other region on need basis
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