Compass Academy

Preschool Teacher

Reference ID : 72167
Location : Smyrna, GA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



Compass Academy seeks loving, reliable classroom teachers and teacher's assistants in our Early Childhood Program. Teachers will assist in providing quality and comprehensive early child development skills while maintaining a healthy, clean environment.

There is one half-day, 9-1, and one is a full-time position. Must give one year's commitment.


* Leading and directing instructions to a group of children.

* Supervise playground activities, breakfast, lunch, snack breaks, bathroom breaks, and rest time.

* Help children with cognitive skill development activities.

* Plan age-appropriate lesson plans and prepare educational materials. This may include but is not limited to finger-plays, songs, bulletin boards, flannel boards, etc.

* Be actively involved with the children in the room. This includes, but is not limited to, reading stories, playing games, singing, cuddling, role-playing, etc.

* Clean after breakfast, lunch, snack, bathroom breaks, and classroom activities. This may include, but is not limited to, washing the dishes and/or toys and cleaning the kitchen.

* Help maintain the school's building and grounds.

* Assist in the preparation and serving of meals and snacks.

* Relay communication between the parents, other members of staff, and the director.


* Must be at least 18 years of age.

* Participates in an orientation program

* Completes the appropriate number of in-service hours each year.

* Attends staff meetings, training sessions, or other events, such as Family Night and the Christmas Program, as required.

* Maintains a neat and clean physical appearance.

* Can move quickly enough to supervise children safely.

* Can lift and carry children (maximum of 40 pounds).

* Can provide an appropriate speech model while interacting with children and parents.

* Must adhere to the center's Behavior Guidance policies at all times.

* Child Development Associates credential (CDA) is preferred, or a High School Diploma/GED and enrolled in a program leading to a Child Development Associates credential to be completed within one year or be enrolled in a program leading to an Associate's Degree or Baccalaureate Degree in Early Childhood Education. Should have experience with infants and pre-schoolers.


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Employee discount
  • Flexible schedule
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance

Salary : $12 to $18/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Smyrna, GA

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