Church Street UMC Preschool

Early Childhood Pre-K Teacher needed

Reference ID : 101279
Location : Knoxville, TN
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


Full time Pre-K teacher needed M-F 7:15 to 3:45, located in downtown Knoxville


Benefits:

Medical Insurance (after 2 months of employment)

Pension (after one year of employment)

12 paid holidays

Paid Time Off (after 6 months of employment).

Duties

We are seeking an enthusiastic pre-K teacher to guide a classroom of young children in a variety of educational activities, including arts and crafts, free play, storytelling, and class outings. Your prime responsibility is to teach them the fundamental concepts they need to know for kindergarten, such as identifying numbers and letters, socializing well with others, and working effectively in a classroom structure. Patience, compassion, and energy are all vital qualities of a successful pre-K teacher. You should be capable of inspiring, encouraging, and developing young children, each of whom will have different abilities, challenges, and personalities. The top candidates will also have a creative mindset and good administrative skills, in order to plan and execute lessons which are memorable, innovative, and achieve the desired learning outcomes.

Pre-K Teacher Responsibilities:


  • Teaching children about core concepts, such as numbers, letters, shapes, and colors.
  • Using creative, hands-on methods of learning, such as artistic expression, free play, and storytelling.
  • Planning a curriculum that addresses early childhood education requirements.
  • Encouraging and monitoring social interactions between children.
  • Instilling a sense of respect and discipline, so that children work effectively in a classroom setting.
  • Supervising children outside of class time, such as during lunch, out on the playground, or on field trips.
  • Making sure that the classroom is clean, safe, and well-organized.
  • Setting up the materials and workspaces required for class activities.
  • Communicating with parents to learn more about each child's life outside the classroom.
  • Creating reports to inform parents about their children's progress at school.

Pre-K Teacher Requirements:

  • Degree in Education, with a focus on early childhood learning. (CDA accepted)
  • Past experience teaching children in the pre-kindergarten age group.
  • Ability to educate with age-appropriate language and teaching methods.
  • Patience, optimism, compassion, enthusiasm, and empathy.
  • Mediation skills for resolving conflicts between children.
  • Creative mindset to plan innovative, exciting lessons.

Requirements

  • ·        Experience working with local agencies; working knowledge of qualifications for state and local DHS child care regulations.
  • ·        Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and technology skills.
  • ·        Ability to operate with minimal supervision, with initiative and discretion.
  • ·        Must clear full background check. 
  • Three written references

 Minimum of Associate’s Degree in social services, business or human resources or related field. (CDA accepted if current)

Benefits

Benefits:

Medical Insurance (after 2 months of employment)

Pension (after one year of employment)

12 paid holidays

Paid Time Off (after 6 months of employment).



Minimum Education : Associate
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Knoxville, TN

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