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Kindergarten Teacher
Tater Tots Christian Preschool & Kindergarten

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Kindergarten Teacher

Tater Tots Christian Preschool & Kindergarten
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Job Summary

Wage
$18-22 per hour
Job Type
Full-time
Job Last Posted
Job posted 18 days ago
Job Role
Teacher
Employer's Industry
Education

Job Description

Tater Tots Christian Preschool & Kindergarten in Fairfield, California is seeking a creative, organized, team player to become the Lead Kindergarten Teacher for the 2020-2021 school year.

The primary job of a Kindergarten teacher at Tater Tots is to serve as the lead teacher in an exemplary program for five and six-year-old children. We are looking for a dynamic, forward-thinking and student-centered professional educator who is motivated by problem-solving and leading students at this stage of their development and understands the role that technology plays in supporting the educational experience of 21st-century learners. As a member of our early childhood school, the Kindergarten teacher is expected to support the mission and philosophy of the school. Three years of experience planning a centers-based classroom and holistic activities designed to enhance the development of bright, articulate children plus a bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field required. Position hours are from 7:30 AM to - 3:45 PM. The position begins in August 2020 with the first day of school being August 17th, 2020.

Tater Tots seeks a lead Kindergarten Teacher with a passion for teaching five and six-year-old students who work at grade level and above. The ideal candidate will work effectively as a member of a an ECE team to plan all aspects of the kindergarten program. As a member of the team, the kindergarten teacher will report to the Director and is responsible for maintaining an engaging kindergarten classroom environment, assessing and reporting the progress of the students, leading parent conferences and managing parent communication regarding all aspects of the kindergarten year.

Primary Functions:

  • Teach a class of 24 kindergarten students
  • Guide the work of an instructional aide/assistant
  • Establish positive and supportive relationships with each student and family
  • Plan: a centers-based classroom that features learning in emergent literacy, manipulatives-based math, handwriting, traditional early childhood productive play, and thematic studies in science and social studies, and teach Christian character and Bible stories
  • Understand and apply assessment-based instruction
  • Communicate grade-level goals, student learning, and classroom activities to parents
  • Be a contributing member of the Tater Tots team through curriculum committee work and the ongoing work of the division

Required Skills and Experience:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education
  • A deep understanding of educating the whole child
  • A passion for teaching and learning
  • A collaborative spirit
  • A personal commitment to professional growth
  • A minimum of three years of teaching experience
  • Genuine affinity for working with children and families in a highly engaged community

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Passionate approach for teaching young children
  • Knowledge and experience of working in an independent school

Benefits :

  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Group Medical Plans
  • Professional Growth Trainings and Confereces provided

* Salary commensurate with experience and education level.

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $18.00 to $22.00 /hour

Experience:

  • Early Childhood Education: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Classroom: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Bonuses

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday

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Our Story

We grow happy, healthy citizens who love learning and are learning to love like Jesus.

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