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Preschool Teacher

Company:
Holy Trinity Preschool
Location:
Little Mountain, SC
Posted:
July 20, 2021

Description:

Description

Must be a caring individual that is able 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

•Encourage children to interact with each other and resolve occasional arguments

•Guide children to develop their artistic and practical capabilities (identify shapes, numbers, colors, do crafts etc.)

•Track children’s progress and report to parents

•Communicate with parents regularly

•Maintain a clean and tidy classroom consistent with health and safety standards

•Establish and enforce rules of behavior for children in their classrooms

•Provide basic needs for children

•Adapt teaching methods and materials to meet the interests and learning styles of children

•Develop and maintain positive relationships with children and parents

•Manage classroom activities including lessons, play, breaks and snacks

Requirements

•Understanding of the principles of child development

•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

•Ability to lift/carry up to 50 pounds

•Ability to remain standing for extended periods and move around the classroom/playground

•Establish and enforce rules of behavior for children in their classrooms

•Provide basic needs for children

•Provide tools and resources for children to use and explore during learning and play activities

•Adapt teaching methods and materials to meet the interests and learning styles of children

•Develop and maintain positive relationships with children and parents

•Manage classroom activities including lessons, play, breaks and meals

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