Beth El Preschool (BEPS), located in Bethesda, Maryland, is seeking a 5-day lead teacher to join our warm, wonderful early childhood team. BEPS is a play based preschool that provides a nurturing, supportive environment for young children. Our classrooms allow for hands-on exploration, experimentation and discovery. At BEPS we pride ourselves on creating meaningful connections, meeting each child where they are and infusing a love a Judaism into our families' lives.
We are looking for a warm and caring teacher to join our faculty as a Lead Pre-K Teacher for the 2022-2023 school year. There is the possibility for this teacher to start at BEPS over the summer at our four-week summer program, as well. The teaching position is for 42 weeks: August 22, 2022 to June 9, 2023. Hours are Monday through Friday from 8:45am to 1:15pm with the possibility of extended hours to teach or assist with enrichment classes Monday through Thursday until 2:15pm.
The ideal candidate will have at least two years of experience as a lead or co-lead teacher in an early childhood education setting. Experience teaching grades K-2 in an elementary school setting or as a graduate student in an ECE related field will also be considered. The ideal candidate will be confident working with young children; knowledgeable about early childhood develoment and developmentally appropriate curriculum; and have the ability to both lead a classroom and work as part of a team.
BEPS is a parent-cooperative preschool. Our parents are involved in their children's preschool experience, volunteering regularly in the classrooms and serving on active parent committees. Parents and teachers partner to best serve our children's needs and work together to create a dynamic and welcoming early childhood education program.
The starting salary range for this position is $28,000-$32,000, depending on experience, with additional earning potential for enrichment classes taught outside the core hours of the program.