Best Beginnings Early Learning Schools

Pre-K Teacher

Reference ID : 31530
Location : Chattanooga, TN
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



Position Overview

The teacher will contribute to the creation of a cohesive teaching team, coordinating the curriculum, and managing the day-to-day operational activities of the classroom. The teacher should understand children's cognitive, social, emotional and physical development in order to ensure a safe and stimulating classroom environment where children are actively engaged and encouraged to succeed. The teacher should be skilled in communicating with both children and adults in order to meet the needs of the children, effectively guide teacher assistants, and resolve parental concerns.


Key Responsibilities

        Coordinate and implement educational curriculum by developing classroom activities based on developmentally appropriate practices and early learning standards.

        Lead by example; encourage teaching team success through modeling and coaching.

        Plan individual and group age-appropriate activities to actively engage children and encourage social, cognitive and emotional growth.

        Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions, progress reports, and parent-teacher conferences.

        Ensure all center policies and state regulations are met.

        Ensure a healthy classroom environment - including maintaining appropriate hygiene and cleanliness standards and safety and security of children.

        Supervise teacher assistants and classroom volunteers to ensure they are following planned activities, hygiene and safety standards.

        Maintain accurate records, forms and files.

        Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.


Additional Knowledge, Skills and Experience Required

        Minimum of 2 years of professional child care experience.

        High energy.

        Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills.

        Ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.

        A strong understanding of child development.

        Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

        Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification/training within 90 days of employment.

        Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.

Nice To Haves


Vacation Time


Childcare discount

Quarterly Bonus Day

Paid Holidays

Salary : $12 to $15/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 2 Yrs
Location : Chattanooga, TN

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