Lead Teacher (Female, Age 39) in Chaffee, NY

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleLead Teacher
Salary$38,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week40
Company Size(not answered)
LocationChaffee, NY
Years Experience11 years

Career Ratings

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Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating0 / 10

Table of Contents

Current job Q&A

Describe the type of organization you work for.
Corporate sponsored accredited childcare center. About 22 employees and 60 children.

Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Full care and education of infant children as well as safety committee.

Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
4 weeks vac., 2 weeks sick time, Aetna ins., Mass Mutual 401k

Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
well

Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes..both. Dislike the poor values and work ethic of co workers.

Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Yes

Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Yes

Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
Bank..works fine.

Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Income: 1
Benefits: 3
Hours: 7
Co-Workers: 6
Supervisors: 5
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 4
The Actual Work: 1

How you got your job

How did you get your current job?
Newspaper

What was the application process?
resume, interview, hired

Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
yes interviewed with director and associate director

If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
Child care related

Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, already had experience.

Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
Nanny, student teaching, College

Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
yes, good college education.

If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
yes.

If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
get an education, love children.

What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Enjoy children, good organization, patience, understanding, get messy, positive reinforcement, good listener

Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
yes..college education.

What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Enjoy children and have a lot of patience.

Long-term career plans

Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes..have been there 11 1/2 years and there is no reason to change.

What are your current career goals?
To continue what i am doing

Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
no

Prior work history

Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1teacher3 yr23000Full care and education of toddlers.
Prior Job 2maanager12 yrs32000Managerial duties, banking, payroll, records

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
3.6Erie Community CollegeEarly Childhood Ed
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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