Preschool Teacher

Closing Date: Upon Hire

Wage: $10.00 - $13.00 Hourly (DOE)

GENERAL PURPOSE

Preschool teacher performs a variety of duties related to conducting and managing a preschool class of 15 20 students between the ages of 3 and 5.

SUPERVISION RECEIVED

Preschool teacher works under the direct supervision of the Washington City Community Center Preschool Director.

SUPERVISION EXERCISED

Preschool teacher provides supervision as directed to preschool assistants and parent volunteers.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

The preschool teacher is responsible for presenting and implementing the preschool curriculum as outlined by the preschool director. He/she is responsible for the day-to-day activities and schedule of the class and for providing a fun loving and effective learning environment for the students. The preschool teacher also creates and presents lesson plans, games and activities in conjunction with the preschool curriculum that supports and implements the academic goals of the preschool program. The preschool teacher is also required to communicate effectively with students and parents as well as co-workers regarding preschool activities, programs, and student behavior issues that may arise. It is the responsibility of the head teacher to lead circle time, academic time, and class activities at tables as well as to direct the assistant teacher. The head teacher is responsible for classroom management, schedule management, dismissal and classroom clean up for his/her assigned class.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  1. Education and Experience:
  1. High School Graduate
  2. 2 year experience directly related to early childhood education, preschool, daycare or other related field.
  1. Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
    Knowledge of childrens safety including CPR and First Aid certification. Must be familiar with methods, techniques and philosophies of operating a preschool class. Position requires the ability to maintain effective working relationships with supervisor, teachers, assistants, volunteers, parents, and the public. Position also requires an ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Teacher should be able to divert, direct and motivate students while creating and supporting an effective learning environment.
  2. Work Environment:
    Performance in a typical preschool setting with appropriate climate controls. Tasks require a variety of physical activities, lifting, reaching and carrying up to 40 pounds. Communicating, seeing, hearing, and talking is essential to job effectiveness.

It is the policy of Washington City to comply with Equal Employment Opportunity standards in all phases of personnel administration: job structuring, recruitment, examination, selection, appointment, placement, training, upward mobility, discipline, discharge, etc, without unlawful regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical or mental disability, national origin or veteran status.



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