We are seeking Preschool Teachers (lead and assistant) to join our new school!
Not just any Preschool, a Science Preschool. The first of its kind in the state of Georgia. We are seeking enthusiastic, curious, energetic individuals who have a passion for teaching children, and a creative, "thinking-outside-the-box" mindset. These individuals will be trained on how to teach STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts & Math) to preschoolers using The Seeds of STEM curriculum and our unique Science curriculum. Training will also include using the Engineering Design Process in teaching preschoolers.
The core values of our school: INTEGRITY, EMPATHY, COMPASSION, HONESTY, DEPENDABILITY, RELIABILITY, EFFICIENCY, COMMITMENT, and an unending CURIOSITY!
Instruct preschool-aged children using the engineering design process in activities designed to promote scientific thinking using the Seeds of STEM curriculum.
Create a fun and safe learning environment
Develop schedules and routines to ensure adequate physical activity, rest, and playtime
Establish and maintain positive relationships with students and parents
Communicate with parents on students' growth and progress
Maintain the health and safety of all students
Follow the rules and regulations of the school
Reliable and responsible for all assigned duties
Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Art, Science, Liberal Arts, or related field (minimum, Bachelor required for Lead teacher). Dedicated to ongoing professional development.
Or CDA Credentials, Georgia Approved Trainer preferred. Please submit a copy of your training approval letter.
Experience working in a childcare setting.
Strong organization skills, interpersonal skills, and communication skills (written and oral).
Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Knowledge of Bright From the Start regulations, Quality Rated system, Environmental Rating Scales, and Georgia State-Funded Pre-K system.
Knowledge of National Accreditation standards and assessment tools including the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA), Council on Accreditation (COA), and the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC).
Previous experience in childcare, teaching, or other related fields
Academic qualifications: bachelor's degree in early childhood education/training, Arts, Science, Liberal Arts, or related field and or bachelor's degree (minimum). (Lead teacher)
Associates degree/ CDA (assistant)
Meet all Georgia Department of Early Learning training certifications and qualifications for preschool teachers
Must be able to pass a federal background check
Passionate about working with children
Ability to build rapport with children and their families
Positive and patient demeanor
Understand STEAM concepts (or be eager to learn)
Understand The Engineering Design Process (or be eager to learn)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to follow directions
Ability to work as a team and be a productive team member
Ability to work respectfully with others
Self-directed with the ability to work independently.
Physical Demands/Work Environment
Consistently standing for 2 hours or more.
Bending, frequent use of hands, stooping, and moderate lifting (at least 25 pounds) required.
The noise level in the work environment may be high at times.
Physical demands of working with preschoolers
“NICE TO HAVE”
pleasant to be around
A life-long learner
Always open to other ideas
Valid driver's license and personal transportation required.
Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place
We shall follow all the CDC GUIDELINES for Preschools
To apply, please send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org or call (770) 282-6891
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