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Company: Centerpoint Learning Center
Location: Charleston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:


* We are looking for a qualified Preschool Teacher to prepare small children for kindergarten by easing them into organized education. You will teach them important elements that they will encounter soon after they enter school life.
* A preschool teacher must have a great love and patience for children. Qualifications needed to teach them effectively include knowledge of best practices and age appropriate educational methods as well as the ability to engage them and earn their trust and attention.
* The goal is to contribute to the healthy mental and emotional development of the child, so they can more easily acclimate in the next level of education.


* Plan both long and short-range activities in accordance with curriculum objectives, developmentally appropriate practice and program philosophy.
* Meet the emotional, social, physical and cognitive needs of each child
* Encourage co-teacher, assistants to contribute to curriculum planning
* Prepare monthly lesson plans
* Complete bi-annual assessment of children's development
* Report progress of children to parents in bi-annual reports and through parent-teacher conferences
* Maintain daily open communication with parents
* Keep accident reports
* Maintain anecdotal records
* Maintain confidentiality
* Report any suspect abuse to Supervisor
* Arrange a classroom environment in accordance to program goals and philosophy
* Maintain a safe and healthy environment
* Inspect and report any damaged or lost materials
* Attend in-service and staff meetings
* Supervise assistants, aides and volunteers in the classroom
* Keep all appropriate records such as records, attendance and time sheets.
* Meet all applicable licensing regulations
* Employ a variety of educational techniques (storytelling, educational play, media etc.) to teach children
* Observe each child to help them improve their social competencies and build self-esteem
* Encourage children to interact with each other and resolve occasional arguments
* Guide children to develop their artistic and practical capabilities through a carefully constructed curriculum (identify shapes, numbers or colors, do crafts etc.)
* Organize nap and snack hours and supervise children to ensure they are safe at all times
* Track children's progress and report to parents
* Communicate with parents regularly to understand the children's background and psyche
* Collaborate with other educators
* Maintain a clean and tidy classroom consistent with health and safety standards

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Pay: From $16.00 per hour

* 401(k)
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Professional development assistance
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift
* Day shift
* Monday to Friday

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Charleston, SC 29406: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

* CPR Certification (Preferred)
* Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Centerpoint Learning Center, Charleston , Teacher, Other , Charleston, South Carolina

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