Great Beginnings Early Learning Center

Christian Preschool Hiring - Preschool Educators

Reference ID : 114928
Location : Alexandria, VA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary

The Preschool Teacher supports the children, Assistant Director and the Director by helping to create a caring and safe environment for the children as they work in community to meet and exceed developmental milestones. Preschool Teachers are responsible for supporting the class in the implementation of the A Beka Book and supplemental materials designed to enhance the children's holistic development. This position requires creativity, and an ability to communicate, listen, and work well with others in a team environment.


The Preschool Teacher directs, observes, and documents children’s progress, and relays that information back to parents and staff through the use of BrightWheel and face-to-face engagements. Preschool Teachers are responsible for developing and implementing developmentally appropriate activities, maintaining a safe and clean environment, and developing a child-centered approach as children learn through curricula, playing, learning, and growing. Upholding State Regulations and Center policies is essential.

Duties

  • Assist in the development and implementation of curriculum, child engagement, and educational activities.
  • Maintaining a clean, welcoming environment and decorating the classroom/collecting materials.
  • Maintain frequent communications with parents through the BrightWheel App, verbal and written communications, and progress reports.
  • Being Aware of and following all center policies and state regulations.
  • Maintain personal professional development through continuing education credits provided by the center or independently as approved and according to the Licensing Standards and center policies.
  • Maintaining a positive attitude and understanding of child development.

Requirements

  • Minimum of 1-2 years of professional child care experience.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • High energy.
  • Ability to work well with others.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.
  • An understanding of child development.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.

Nice To Haves

- Experience with the A Beka Book Curriculum.

- Experience with the BrightWheel App.

- Medical Administration Training (MAT) Certificate.

- Daily Health Observation (DHO)

- CDA, 90 clock hours, 12 university credits in a child related field, AA in Early Childhood Education, B.A. in a child related field.

Benefits


  • FT (Monday-Friday between the hours of 7am-6pm)
  • Flexible Schedule (12x3 or 10x4)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision (Kaiser)
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Training
  • Professional Development Assistance
  • Referral Program


Salary : $15/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Alexandria, VA

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