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Lead Preschool Teacher

Company: LOOP
Location: Augusta
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Summary We are looking for a qualified Lead Pre-K Teacher to prepare small children for kindergarten by easing them into organized education. The Lead Pre-K Teacher will create curriculum designed to teach children important elements that they will encounter soon after they enter school life. The goal is to contribute to the healthy mental and emotional development of the child so they can more easily acclimate in the next level of education. A preschool teacher must have a great love and patience for children. Qualifications needed to be an effective Lead Pre-K Teacher include knowledge of best practices and preschool educational methods, as well as the ability to engage children and earn their trust and attention. This is a contract role for the school year. Responsibilities Develop a careful and creative program suitable for preschool children Employ a variety of educational techniques (storytelling, educational play, media etc.) to teach children Observe each child to help them improve their social competencies and build self-esteem Encourage children to interact with each other and resolve occasional arguments Guide children to develop their artistic and practical capabilities through a carefully constructed curriculum (identify shapes, numbers or colors, do crafts etc.) Organize nap and snack hours and supervise children to ensure they are safe at all times Track children---s progress and report to parents Communicate with parents regularly to understand the children---s background and psyche Collaborate with other educators Maintain a clean and tidy classroom consistent with health and safety standards Requirements Bachelor---s in education or relevant field Teaching certification(s) preferred Previous experience in a Georgia Pre-K program preferred, but not required. Excellent understanding of the principles of child development and preschool educational methods Familiarity with safety and sanitation guidelines for classrooms Excellent communication and instructional skills Ability to act as mediator between children Cool-tempered, friendly and reliable Balance between a creative mind and a practical acumen Certification in child CPR

Keywords: LOOP, Augusta , Lead Preschool Teacher, Education / Teaching , Augusta, Georgia

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