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Preschool Teacher for Growing School

Company: La Petite Academy
Location: San Diego
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

We are looking for a qualified Preschool Teacher to prepare small children for kindergarten by easing them into organized education. You will teach them important elements that they will encounter soon after they enter school life. A preschool teacher must have a great love and patience for children. Qualifications needed to teach them effectively include knowledge of best practices and preschool educational methods as well as the ability to engage them and earn their trust and attention. The goal is to contribute to the healthy mental and emotional development of the child so they can more easily acclimate in the next level of education. Responsibilities Develop a careful and creative program suitable for preschool children Employ a variety of educational techniques (storytelling, educational play, media etc.) to teach children Observe each child to help them improve their social competencies and build self-esteem Encourage children to interact with each other and resolve occasional arguments Guide children to develop their artistic and practical capabilities through a carefully constructed curriculum (identify shapes, numbers or colors, do crafts etc.) Organize nap and snack hours and supervise children to ensure they are safe at all times Track children's progress and report to parents Communicate with parents regularly to understand the children's background and psyche Collaborate with other educators Maintain a clean and tidy classroom consistent with health and safety standards Skills Proven experience as a Preschool Teacher Excellent understanding of the principles of child development and preschool educational methods Familiarity with safety and sanitation guidelines for classrooms Excellent communication and instructional skills Ability to act as mediator between children Cool-tempered, friendly and reliable Balance between a creative mind and a practical acumen Certification in child CPR Early Childhood Education Units - please let us know if you are currently enrolled or interested in pursuing more unitsJob Types: Full-time, Part-timePay: From $16.00 per hourBenefits: 401(k) 401(k) matching Dental insurance Employee discount Flexible schedule Flexible spending account Health insurance Health savings account Life insurance Paid time off Parental leave Professional development assistance Referral program Retirement plan Tuition reimbursement Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to Friday No nights No weekendsCOVID-19 considerations:Masks are optional for all and we encourage fully vaccinated individuals, but it is not mandatory at this time.Ability to commute/relocate: San Diego, CA 92129: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)Work Location: One location

Keywords: La Petite Academy, San Diego , Preschool Teacher for Growing School, Education / Teaching , San Diego, California

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