Pre-K Counts Lead Teacher

The Early Learning Center at Yeshiva | Pittsburgh, PA, United States

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Posted Date 5/23/2023

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

We offer:

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

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $35,000.00 - $40,000.00 per year


  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off




  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday


Work Location: In person

Yeshiva Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religious creed, disability, ancestry, national origin, age, or sex in the administration of its programs, activities, or employment.

Salary35,000.00 - 40,000.00 Annual
Full Time
Early Childhood Lead Teacher
Organization Type
Education & Schools
Kosher Food Option Available | Leave Early for Shabbat | Medical Insurance | Paid Holidays | Paid Vacation | Sick Days
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