Under the direction of the Director of Preschool, plan and implement an educational program in accordance with the policies and philosophy of the school.
Supervise children on the playground and in the classroom; oversee children's activities and assure proper care and safety of children. E
Observe and facilitate children's development and growth by meeting the changing needs of each child; assist children at nap time, feeding time, toileting, and related needs as necessary; prepare and provide morning and afternoon snacks. E
Plan and implement an educational program in accordance with the policies and philosophy of the school; create, maintain and organize age-appropriate learning materials; modify the program as needed for children with special needs, interests, special talents and individual style. E
Observe and evaluate children to provide for their individual and group needs; communicate with the Director regarding children with special needs; communicate daily with other teachers to maintain consistency for children. E
Communicate with parents orally and in writing; make home visits as assigned; conduct parent/teacher conferences as requested; participate in other parent-related activities as requested E
Provide for the ordered arrangement, appearance, dcor and learning environment of the classroom; assist in maintaining equipment, supplies and materials; assure a clean, healthy environment is in place for the children on a daily basis. E
Attend and participate in staff meetings; evaluate program progress, goals and objectives; discuss issues and progress of children, curriculum and related matters. E
Prepare information for parents regarding their child's progress. Know the school's philosophy and practice and be able to communicate this effectively to the parents. E
Participate in professional growth activities including: attendance at workshops, training sessions, conferences, and courses. Reading journals and other materials may also be required periodically. E
Train and provide work direction to student assistants as assigned. E
As needed, perform opening/closing duties; answer phone and take messages if necessary. Relay these messages to appropriate party; provide transportation for children/adults on field trips; contact outside sources to plan presentations for the children; purchase needed supplies for classroom and/or projects.
Performs all other duties as assigned. E
School policies and philosophy.
Child growth and development and an understanding of developmentally appropriate practice. Methods and equipment used to maintain hard surface floors and carpets/mats.
Instructional methods and techniques as well as classroom procedures.
Oral and written communication skills. Correct English usage, grammar, spelling, punctuation and vocabulary.
Classroom procedures and appropriate student conduct.
Laws, rules and regulations related to assigned activities
Health and safety regulations
Interpersonal skills using tact, patience, and courtesy.
Adherence to the National Association for the Education of Young Children Code of Professional Ethics.
Plan and implement an educational program in accordance with the policies and philosophy of the school.
Participate in staff and professional growth activities.
Assist in maintaining the physical environment of the classroom.
Instruct students in various indoor and outdoor activities.
Prepare and provide afternoon snacks.
Communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
Establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with others.
Observe health and safety regulations.
Understand and relate to children.
Monitor and evaluate student progress
Any combination equivalent to: 12 units or more in Early Childhood classes and one year of experience teaching preschool-aged children
Licenses and other requirements
Valid California driver's license and safe driving record
Classroom and playground environment
Hiring Range $19.00 to $20.00
California Lutheran University