CrossPointe Preschool Academy

Preschool Teacher-2 year old class

Reference ID : 48257
Location : Suffolk, VA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school in preschool.


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 changing their diapers.
  • 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.
  • Attend staff meetings.

Requirements


  • 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.
  • Discuss problems or issues with supervisors.
  • Plan experiential learning activities.

Nice To Haves


  • Data entry software
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Children's educational software
  • Compact digital cameras
  • Compact disk CD players
  • Desktop computers
  • Educational board games
  • Educational puzzles
  • Educational toys
  • Email software
  • Emergency first aid kits
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Word
  • Pegboards
  • Personal computers
  • Photocopying equipment
  • Play structures
  • Sand tables
  • Toy block sets
  • Water tables

Benefits


One week paid vacation

8 paid holidays throughout the year

1 week off during Christmas



Salary : $25,000 to $27,500/Yr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Suffolk, VA

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