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Early Childhood Lead GSRP Preschool Teacher

Company: ABC Academy
Location: Jackson
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

ABC Academy Hunt -is looking for a dynamic and experienced -Lead GSRP Preschool Teacher -to work with our -Preschool classroom, which includes children ages 4 and 5!Compensation: -$18-$24 -depending un education and experience -Basic Function:Under the direction of the Program Director, plan, organize and implement both approved and developmentally appropriate curriculum to enhance the growth and development of children enrolled in the program. The teacher must provide a safe and nurturing environment that is conducive to the growth, learning, and success of children.Representative Duties:

  • Plan, organize and implement approved curriculum for the development of children enrolled in the program; develop goals and objectives consistent with student needs.
  • Involve parents and families in student activities; participate in parent conferences; provide information concerning individual student progress.
  • Observe children during classroom activities; document and record individual and group observations; maintain child observation records according to established guidelines.
  • Administer individual student assessments according to established guidelines.
  • Participate in program evaluation through analysis of student assessment, individual classroom environment and parent survey results.
  • Develop lesson plans in accordance with established policies; set up and prepare materials to promote student learning.
  • Plan and organize functional and attractive classroom displays that directly relate to established curriculum.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, attractive and positive learning environment: provide an appropriate climate which assists children in making a satisfactory transition from home to preschool and reinforces positive attitudes and social skills.
  • Attend meetings and participate in training workshops, conferences, courses and a variety of professional growth activities as required; provide parent education concerning child development.
  • Monitor, observe, and interact with children during indoor and outdoor play activities to promote student learning.
  • Monitor the health of preschool students and administer basic first aid, perform other health and safety related functions; notify appropriate personnel and health related issues as necessary.
  • Provide training and work direction to assistants; participate in evaluation as requested.
  • Demonstrate appropriate adult/child interactions.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills.
  • Perform related duties as assigned.Knowledge Of:
    • Concepts of child growth, development, and behavior characteristics.
    • Early childhood curriculum areas and appropriate methods of implementation.
    • Strengths in the following areas: cultural sensitivity, maintenance of a clean, safe and orderly classroom, record-keeping strategies, oral and written communication skills, regulatory requirements and rules, working effectively as a team.Ability To:
      • Plan, organize and implement approved curriculum for the development of children enrolled in the program
      • Develop daily lesson plans in accordance with established policies.
      • Maintain a clean, safe, attractive and positive learning environment.
      • Communicate effectively with children and adults both orally and in writing.
      • Observe and evaluation student learning.
      • Demonstrate patience, respect and understanding of others.
      • Demonstrate cross-cultural sensitivity and respect.
      • Work independently with little direction.
      • Plan and organize work.
      • Maintain records and prepare reports.
      • Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
      • Understand and follow oral and written instructions.
      • Observe health and safety regulations.
      • Train and provide work direction to others.
      • Assist children with personal needs.
      • Nurture and care for children.
      • Maintain cooperative and harmonious relationships with children and parents.
      • Work confidently and with discretion.Qualifications and Requirements:
        • Candidate must have a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or child development OR a bachelor's degree with a valid Michigan teaching certificate and either a ZS or ZS endorsement that has been added onto the degree.We are a -family-oriented, close-knit -organization and we have a lot to offer our next team member including:
          • Competitive Pay
          • Paid Trainings
          • Generous Benefits Package, including Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
          • Fun and Positive Place to Work
          • 401k with Match
          • Tuition Assistance
          • Discounts for Childcare
          • Shirts and Swag - we love to show appreciation for our teachers!If you are patient, detail-oriented, dependable, and able to provide a creative, engaging, and structured classroom experience, please apply now for our -IMMEDIATE -opening today!Job Type: Full-time

Keywords: ABC Academy, Ann Arbor , Early Childhood Lead GSRP Preschool Teacher, Education / Teaching , Jackson, Michigan

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