Singleton Preschool is currently seeking enthusiastic and passionate educators for a rewarding position as Assistant Preschool Teacher. Singleton Preschool is a traditional preschool that provides a safe, developmentally appropriate and community-centered learning environment for students ages 2-5. Works under the direct supervision of the Lead Preschool Teacher and the Programs Manager to assist in instructing children in activities needed to promote social, physical and intellectual growth needed for primary school.Assists in the daily planning and execution of all classroom activities. Helps organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental and social development; such as games, arts and crafts, music and storytelling. Assists in teaching basic skills such as color, shape, number and letter recognition, personal hygiene and social skills. Assists in maintaining discipline in a preschool classroom in line with Singleton Preschool’s Education goals. Assists in keeping the classroom visually appealing, such as bulletin boards, displays, etc. Assists with all facets of preschool special events/activities, including working some nights and/or weekend dates Other duties as assigned from higher management. Must love children and be able to relate to them. Must be able to relate to adults on all levels of the socioeconomic structure of the community. Ability to help plan, organize and implement activities for preschool children while maintaining order. Ability to recognize problems, identify their potential effect and develop alternative strategies for preventing or solving them. Must be agile enough to perform a job as a teacher of small children. Ability to function independently, attend to detail, work under pressure and multi-task.
QUALIFICATIONS: Must be at least 18 years old, a high school graduate or have a GED. Must have experience working with young children in a childcare or educational setting. Some college education courses and prior teaching experience is preferred.
Must pass a background and driver’s license check and a physical exam including drug screen.