Preschool Lead Teacher Job Description

The Lake of the Woods Child Care Center (CCC) is looking for a vibrant preschool teacher to educate, care for, and inspire the young minds of our four-year-old preschool students. Using a variety of teaching methods, including artistic expression, educational play, and storytelling, you will teach children to identify shapes, colors, numbers, letters and sounds while instilling Christian character and preparing them for the next stage of their formal education.

To be successful as a preschool teacher, you should have the patience, compassion, and energy to successfully guide a class of young children, each of whom will have different needs, abilities, aptitudes, and emotions. The best candidate will also have excellent administrative and organizational skills, experience teaching the ABEKA curriculum, and the ability to communicate effectively with parents.

Preschool Lead Teacher Responsibilities:

  • Educating children about fundamental concepts, such as colors, letters, numbers, shapes, and sounds.
  • Encouraging social interactions between children and improving their self-esteem.
  • Engaging in creative methods of learning, such as arts and crafts, supervised play, and storytelling.
  • Enthusiastically teach the ABEKA curriculum to address early childhood development needs.
  • Instilling a sense of order and discipline in the classroom.
  • Monitoring free time on the playground.
  • Ensuring the classroom is a clean, safe, and organized environment.
  • Preparing for lessons by gathering materials and setting up workstations.
  • Communicating with parents to better understand the children’s home lives and psyches.
  • Writing up reports for parents on each child’s developmental progress.

Preschool Lead Teacher Requirements:

  • Experience as a preschool lead teacher in a state-licensed environment.
  • Experience teaching preschool-age children in a classroom setting.
  • Ability to communicate with four-year-old children at their level.
  • Patient, compassionate attitude, with a friendly, energetic disposition.
  • Good mediation and nurturing abilities.
  • Creative mindset with an ability to bring the curriculum to life.
  • Passion for shaping and inspiring young minds.
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to serve as a positive role model.
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