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Preschool Teacher

Company: Good Shepherd Lutheran School
Location: Novato
Posted on: July 29, 2022

Job Description:

Good Shepherd Lutheran School Preschool Teacher Grade : Ages from 2 to 5 years olds Salary : Commensurate with experience and educationGood Shepherd Lutheran Elementary School is seeking a full-time preschool teacher for the 2 school year. The mission of GSLS is to offer an enriched educational environment with academic excellence in a nurturing Christian environment.The ideal candidate will possess a thorough knowledge of early childhood education and a passion for a play-based curriculum. He/She will have demonstrated success in teaching children ages 2 to 5. We are looking for a caring and professional teacher who will collaborate with the co-teacher to plan and implement developmentally appropriate instruction. We have a dedicated, joyful, and dynamic team of teachers at our preschool who are the cornerstone of our program. The candidate should possess the skills and passion necessary to inspire learning and build a child s social, emotional, and academic skills in a supportive environment. We are located on the campus of an elementary school, which allows for interaction with older children at appropriate times.Qualifications Minimum of twelve Early Childhood Education units required Familiarity with appropriate curriculum and standards Minimum of 2 years experience teaching in a preschool setting Experience with 2-3 year olds highly preferred CPR/1st Aid is highly recommendedThe Preschool Teacher will be responsible for planning and implementing a NAEYC appropriate program. Prepare children for kindergarten by introducing concepts they will explore further in kindergarten and elementary school education Work with children in groups or one on one, depending on the needs of children and the subject matter Carry out lessons that target different areas of child development, such as language, fine motor, gross motor, and social skills Organize activities so children can learn about the world, explore interests, and develop talents Develop schedules and routines to ensure children have enough physical activity, rest, and playtime Watch for signs of emotional or developmental problems in children and bring problems to the attention of parents Keep records of the students progress, routines, and interests, and keep parents informed about their child s development Be flexible in an ever-changing environment in response to shifting health department guidelinesYoung children learn from playing, problem-solving, questioning, and experimenting. Preschool teachers use play and other instructional techniques to teach children about the world. For example, they use storytelling and rhyming games to teach language and vocabulary. They may help improve children s social skills by having them work together to build a neighborhood in a sandbox or teach math by having children count when building with blocks.Preschool teachers work with children from different ethnic, racial, and religious backgrounds. Teachers include topics in their lessons to teach children to respect people of different backgrounds and cultures. We value an inclusive environment at our school.Please contact Kristin Lorenz at .Good Shepherd Lutheran School prohibits, at any school campus or school activity, discrimination, harassment, including sexual harassment, intimidation, and bullying, based on actual or perceived race, color, ancestry, nationality, national origin, immigration status, ethnic group identification, ethnicity, age, religion, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, or genetic information, or association with a person or group with one or more of these actual or perceived characteristics. This shall apply when applicable to interns, volunteers, and job applicants.Job Type: Full-timePay: $20.00 - $24.00 per hourBenefits: Dental insurance Employee assistance program Employee discount Health insurance Paid time off Retirement plan Vision insuranceSchedule: 8 hour shift Day shift Monday to FridayCOVID-19 considerations:We are working closely with the Marin County Office of Education and Marin Human and Health Services to keep all employees safe during this pandemic.Application Question(s): Do you have 12 or more ECE units?Education: Associate (Preferred)Experience: Early Childhood Education: 1 year (Required)License/Certification: CPR Certification (Preferred) Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)Work Location: One location

Keywords: Good Shepherd Lutheran School, Novato , Preschool Teacher, Education / Teaching , Novato, California

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