FOOTHILLS CHILDCARE AND PRESCHOOL

Preschool Teacher with Associates or Bachelors

Reference ID : 28722
Location : Maryville, TN
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


Instruct children ages 2 years to Preschool age in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in a preschool setting.


Duties

  • Provide a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play.
  • Attend to children's basic needs by feeding them, dressing them, and personal hygiene.
  • Teach basic skills, such as color, shape, number and letter recognition, personal hygiene, and social skills.
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior and procedures for maintaining order.
  • Read books to entire classes or to small groups.
  • Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental, and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, storytelling, and field trips.
  • Observe and evaluate children's performance, behavior, social development, and physical health.
  • Identify children showing signs of emotional, developmental, or health-related problems and discuss them with supervisors, parents or guardians, and child development specialists.
  • Meet with parents and guardians to discuss their children's progress and needs, determine their priorities for their children, and suggest ways that they can promote learning and development.
  • Enforce all administration policies and rules governing students.
  • Prepare materials and classrooms for class activities.
  • Teach proper eating habits and personal hygiene.
  • Serve meals and snacks in accordance with nutritional guidelines.
  • Assimilate arriving children to the school environment by greeting them, helping them remove outerwear, and selecting activities of interest to them.
  • Adapt teaching methods and instructional materials to meet students' varying needs and interests.
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects and communicate those objectives to children.
  • Demonstrate activities to children.
  • Arrange indoor and outdoor space to facilitate creative play, motor-skill activities, and safety.
  • Maintain accurate and complete student records as required by laws, district policies, and administrative regulations.
  • Prepare reports on students and activities as required by administration.
  • Plan and conduct activities for a balanced program of instruction, demonstration, and work time that provides students with opportunities to observe, question, and investigate.
  • Organize and label materials and display students' work in a manner appropriate for their ages and perceptual skills.
  • Attend professional meetings, educational conferences, and teacher training workshops to maintain and improve professional competence.
  • Confer with other staff members to plan and schedule lessons promoting learning, following approved curricula.
  • Supervise, evaluate, and plan assignments for teacher assistants and volunteers.
  • Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of preschool programs.
  • Attend staff meetings and serve on committees as required.
  • Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress.
  • Plan and supervise class projects,visits by guests, or other experiential activities and guide students in learning from those activities.
  • Select, store, order, issue, and inventory classroom equipment, materials, and supplies.
  • Provide disabled students with assistive devices, supportive technology, and assistance accessing facilities, such as restrooms.
  • Administer tests to help determine children's developmental levels, needs, and potential.
  • Prepare and implement remedial programs for students requiring extra help.

Requirements

  • Set up classroom materials or equipment.
  • Provide for basic needs of children.
  • Teach life skills.
  • Establish rules or policies governing student behavior.
  • Read to students.
  • Plan educational activities.
  • Monitor student performance.
  • Monitor student behavior, social development, or health.
  • Evaluate student work.
  • Monitor student behavior, social development, or health.
  • Discuss problems or issues with supervisors.
  • Discuss student progress with parents or guardians.
  • Discuss student progress with parents or guardians.
  • Enforce rules or policies governing student behavior.
  • Set up classroom materials or equipment.
  • Teach life skills.
  • Provide for basic needs of children.
  • Provide for basic needs of children.
  • Modify teaching methods or materials to accommodate student needs.
  • Develop instructional objectives.
  • Apply multiple teaching methods.
  • Set up classroom materials or equipment.
  • Arrange childcare or educational settings to ensure physical safety of children.
  • Maintain student records.
  • Prepare reports detailing student activities or performance.
  • Plan educational activities.
  • Display student work.
  • Attend training sessions or professional meetings to develop or maintain professional knowledge.
  • Collaborate with other teaching professionals to develop educational programs.
  • Evaluate performance of educational staff.
  • Supervise student research or internship work.
  • Collaborate with other teaching professionals to develop educational programs.
  • Serve on institutional or departmental committees.
  • Discuss problems or issues with supervisors.
  • Plan experiential learning activities.
  • Maintain inventories of materials, equipment, or products.
  • Distribute instructional or library materials.
  • Order instructional or library materials or equipment.
  • Assist students with special educational needs.
  • Supervise school or student activities.
  • Administer tests to assess educational needs or progress.
  • Develop strategies or programs for students with special needs.

Nice To Haves



Benefits


PTO

Paid Holidays

Discounted Childcare

Flexible Scheduling



Salary : $22,000 to $29,000/Yr
Minimum Education : Associate
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Maryville, TN

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