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Preschool Teacher

Job Details

Hiring Organization Apogee STEM Discovery Learning Academy
Post Name Preschool Teacher
Industry Private
Employment Type Full Time
Location Houston, Texas, United States 77045

Summary

Under the direct supervision of the Apogee STEM Discovery Learning Academy Director, the Caregiver shall be responsible for planning, scheduling, and implementing age-appropriate activities and curriculum to stimulate and educate children. This would include the development of physical, emotional, intellectual, and social skills.

Duties

  • Work with an assigned group of preschool students applying best practices.
  • Facilitate and nurture the development of each child’s self-esteem, trust, and growing autonomy.
  • Respond quickly to children’s different and personal needs (verbal and non-verbal cues), temperament styles, abilities, and cultures.
  • Document daily individual needs, strengths, interests, service plans, attendance, and meal counts for each child.
  • Plan and implement lesson plan activities and experiences that are developmentally appropriate.
  • Prepare and provide materials that are concrete and relevant to the children’s interests and culture.
  • Prepare the preschool learning environment for children to learn through active exploration and interaction with adult caregivers.
  • Administer and accurately document initial and ongoing development using screening and assessment tools at established intervals.
  • Review and carry out health plans for special diets, allergies, medication administration, etc.
  • Partner with parents to develop educational and family goals and update regularly.
  • Assist with the transition into the program and exit out of the program.
  • Participate in regularly scheduled conferencing sessions, staff meetings, parent meetings, parent-caregiver conferences, and other meetings as directed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements

  • Two years of previous childcare experience is preferred.
  • Experience with preschool students in a group setting and/or training.
  • Moderate level of written and oral communication.
  • Moderate level of interpersonal skills. Moderate level of behavior management skills.
  • Professional personal presentation.
  • An acceptable background check, including fingerprinting and drug screening.
  • CPR and First Aid Certification.
  • Caring and compassionate attitude

Nice To Haves

CDA, Early Childhood Education Certification, Associate or Bachelor’s degree

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