Pre-K Academy Teacher
The Primary Teacher is responsible for providing high-level learning experiences to the children in our academy. This is achieved by teaching the course of study prescribed by the Pre-K Academy instructional programs/materials in a manner that meets the spiritual and academic expectations established by the Pre-K Academy Director and Principal. A primary responsibility is the development of student competencies and skills to be successful learners.
- Treat all matters of school business and student information in a confidential manner.
- Be punctual, trustworthy, cooperative, and work without direct supervision.
- Work well with parents, students, faculty, and staff, and assist them whenever possible/necessary.
- Be self-initiating, possess excellent organizational skills, see things that need to be done and plan for them.
- Collaborate with teachers and Director to plan the weekly theme and daily program based on the developmental needs of enrolled children. Lesson plans shall be written and posted weekly.
- Communicate regarding the growth of students with parents, verbally and written. Maintain child portfolios documenting development progress, plan curriculum, and to communicate with parents.
- Responsible for the arrangement, appearance and learning environment of the classroom. This includes wall displays and cleanliness of the children’s cubbies.
- Identify student needs and cooperate with other professional staff members in assessing and helping students solve learning problems.
- Ensure a healthy and safe environment for every child, comply with health and safety regulations and procedures, and be a good role model.
- Familiarize yourself with the state licensing regulations regulating Child Care Centers and the operating policies and employee handbook of the organization.
- Attend staff meetings and training sessions necessary to meet the annual requirement for licensing and the Early Childhood Care and Education Practitioner Registry Career Path.
- Assist with housekeeping tasks around the center.
- Promote the center and its mission to community members, potential donors, customers, and policy makers.
- Comply with other duties as mutually determined with the director or principal.
- Minimum 2 years’ experience working with young children in a group setting. Experience working in a licensed/registered childcare facility strongly preferred.
- Must be immunized and able to provide written documentation.
- Must have and maintain current First Aid & CPR certification.
- Must be able to pass a criminal, Protective Service, and Department of Motor Vehicle background checks.
- Valid and updated Montana Teacher’s Certification
- Group Health Insurance – employer pays 100% in full for HAS plan.
- Medical, Dental, Vision
- Retirement – 403(b)(7), employee contributes immediately, Employer match up to 5% after 5 months of employment
- Sick leave – 10 days a year after 6 months of employment
- Vacation - yes
- Birthday off w/pay
- Local discounts
- Holiday party
- Assistance for K-12 tuition
- New Years Day
- Easter Holiday (multiple days)
- Memorial Day
- 4th of July
- Labor Day
- Thanksgiving Day/Day after
- Christmas Holiday (multiple days)
Multiple opportunities, one position open immediately, 3 positions open August 2022.
$16.00 per hour, Monday- Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Click here to apply.