The Early Learning Center at Yeshiva is hiring for a Pre-K Counts lead teacher for the 2023- 2024 Program Year. We are seeking an enthusiastic Pre-K Counts teacher to guide a classroom of children in a variety of educational activities. You will work with a your classroom team to plan and provide quality care and playful and culturally relevant learning for our three and/or four year old students in a safe and healthy environment. Your prime responsibility is to facilitate the fundamental concepts they need to know as they develop at this age, socializing well with others, working effectively in a classroom structure, self-regulating and independence.
Pre-K Teacher Responsibilities:
? Expose and introduce children to core concepts, such as numbers, letters, shapes and colors.
? Using creative, hands-on methods of learning, such as artistic expression, free play and storytelling.
? Planning a curriculum that addresses early childhood education and age appropriate requirements.
? Encouraging and monitoring social interactions between children.
? Instilling a sense of respect and discipline, so that children work effectively in a classroom setting.
? Making sure that the classroom is clean, safe, and well-organized.
? Setting up the materials and workspaces required for class activities.
? Communicating with parents.
? Creating reports to inform parents about their children's progress at school.
? Display best practices of early childhood education.
Pre-K Teacher Requirements:
? PA PK-3 educator license
?Degree in Education, with a focus on early childhood learning.
? Past experience teaching children in the pre-kindergarten age group.
? Ability to educate with age-appropriate language and teaching methods.
? Patience, optimism, compassion, enthusiasm, and empathy.
? Knowledge to help resolving conflicts between children.
? Knowledge of Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies Gold.
Additional Experience/Training Preferred:
? PreK counts teaching and/or curriculum
? Familiarity with ECERS
? CPR/First Aid Certification
Warm, supportive environment
Low Teacher:child ratio
Professional development provided
Support for continuing education
BA in ECE required
Salary based on level of education and experience
Pennsylvania Early Childhood Certification Required