Notebook Learning Center

Preschool Teacher

Reference ID : 7236
Location : Shepherdsville, KY
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, day care center, or other child development facility. May be required to hold State certification.


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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Meet with other professionals to discuss individual students' needs and progress.
  • Plan and supervise class projects, in-house field trips, 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.
  • Perform administrative duties.
  • Administer evaluations 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.
  • Establish rules or policies governing student behavior.
  • Read to students.
  • Plan educational activities.
  • Monitor student behavior, social development, or health.
  • Discuss problems or issues with supervisors.
  • Discuss student progress with parents or guardians.
  • Enforce rules or policies governing student behavior.
  • Teach self help skills.
  • Modify teaching methods or materials to accommodate student needs.
  • Arrange childcare or educational settings to ensure physical safety of children.
  • Prepare reports detailing student activities or performance.
  • Display student work.
  • Attend training sessions or professional meetings.
  • Supervise student research or internship work.
  • Collaborate with other teaching professionals to develop educational programs.

Nice To Haves


  • Knowledge in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge in Hand Writing Without Tears
  • Ages and Stages of Development
  • 1 Year Experience working with Preschoolers
  • Certifications in Early Childhood Education
  • Orientation Certificate
  • Head Trauma Certificate
  • Previous experience within a STAR facility
  • Provide an Orientation Certificate
  • Provide a Head Trauma Certificate

Benefits


  • 7 Holidays with pay after 90 days
  • 9 Holidays with pay after 2 years
  • 1 week vacation with pay after 1 year
  • 2 week vacation with pay after 5 years
  • Employee of the month bonuses
  • All curriculum supplies provided
  • Full time employees guaranteed 40 hours

About Us


Notebook Learning Center is a 5 STAR, high quality child care facility caring for children birth to 5 years old. We provide traditional and alternative care for ALL children who attends. Our staff members have a "can do" mentality and "it is everyone's job" and we work as a team. With all of us working toward a common goal, EVERYONE WINS.



Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Shepherdsville, KY

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