We are looking for experienced Lead Teachers to work with our Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten classes, face to face, for school year 2022-2023.
The ideal candidate is someone who:
• Embraces change, is flexible and adaptive, and craves continuous improvement and feedback.
• Works collaboratively to not only build connections with our school team through relevant and meaningful experiences but also to enhance relationships with parents and the school community.
• Is passionate about creating intentional and spontaneous experiences that scaffold the child’s understanding of his or her connection to the world, feelings, dispositions, and skills.
• Uses a variety of classroom routines, classroom management tools, and age-appropriate motivational activities to create a safe and robust classroom culture that is responsive to individual interests and activities.
• Can see the big picture of the program, and understands how the continually evolving parts, which includes the new technology and research, can help support or redefine the big picture.
A day in the life of a Lead Teacher:
• Preparing daily plans that follow age-appropriate Curriculum and Developmental Guidelines. This consists of the set-up for the different areas, the materials to be uses, assessment materials, individualized student paths, and indirect and direct learning and play experiences.
• Organizing various scaffolded inquiry activities such as Discovery quests, Exploratory missions that will help students master skills and content
• Meeting and greeting the students for the day. This could include managing emotions and redirecting focus for the planned learning experience.
• Leading routine procedures such as washing hands, roll call, and the quest for the day.
• Supervising and supporting station-by-station play.
• Helping students integrate with one another and interact in groups, whether they’re working on curriculum, completing tasks, or during play activities.
• Identifying emotional problems and addressing them with the child’s parents or guardians during parent-teacher conferences or other appropriate sessions.
• Attending staff meetings and collaborating with colleagues to plan to prepare curricular learning experiences and discuss student progress.
• Supervising teaching assistants and volunteers following school procedures and guidelines
• Assessing student performance and academic and behavioral outcomes. Keeping narrative student records and providing parents or guardians with timely progress reports.
• Administering tests and formal assessments; evaluating students’ grade-level performance following school and DepEd. Standards; meeting with parents to discuss performance.
Executing and planning based on insights from data and research to drive outcomes.
Other duties as needed.
- Passionate about working with preschool or Kindergarten age children (3-6)
- Open to new ideas with regard to curriculum design, teaching and learning
- Bachelor or Masters of Elementary Education with a focus on Early Childhood Education
- 3 to 5 years experience in a lead teacher capacity for pre-k or Kindergarten
- Experience in creating developmentally appropriate curriculum;
- Able to work in a highly collaborative environment;
- Kind, fun-loving, strong work ethic, open to feedback
Perks and Benefits
- Paid Vacation Leave
- Paid Sick Leave
- Maternity & Paternity Leave
- Paid Holidays
- Classroom Management
- Curriculum Design and Development