Preschool

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Position Description:

Holy Family Preschool is currently looking to hire a full-time Preschool/Pre-K teacher.

The candidate will be one of the lead teachers in a team-teaching classroom. The candidate will implement developmentally appropriate material for ages 3 to 5-year old’s along with being nurturing, patient, organized, enthusiastic, and a team player. This is a 10-month position with benefits. Salary will depend on experience and education.

 Requirements:

Follow the mission and vision of Holy Family Catholic School

Classroom teaching experience

15 Early Childhood Education units (minimum) including the core classes:

          Child, Family, and Community

          Child/Human Growth and Development

          Programs / Curriculum

Able to plan weekly lessons and implement developmentally appropriate curriculum

Supervise children inside / outside the classroom

Communicate professionally with preschool staff and parents

Solid interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team environment

Use Apple Computer to communicate with parents and faculty

CPR and First Aid training

Must be able to lift 40 pounds

 The candidate will be working under the supervision of the preschool director

Please send your resume and a cover letter to JoAnn Hogins at: JoAnn.Hogins@hfsj.org

Preschool Teacher job description

Preschool Teacher Responsibilities Include:

  • Developing a careful and creative program suitable for preschool children
  • Employing a variety of educational techniques (storytelling, educational play, media etc.) to teach children
  • Observing each child to help them improve their social competencies and build self-esteem

Job brief

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 preschool 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.

Responsibilities

  • Develop a careful and creative program suitable for preschool children
  • 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

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a Preschool Teacher
  • Excellent understanding of the principles of child development and preschool educational methods
  • Familiarity with safety and sanitation guidelines for classrooms
  • Excellent communication and instructional skills
  • Ability to act as mediator between children
  • Cool-tempered, friendly and reliable
  • Balance between a creative mind and a practical acumen
  • Certification in child CPR
  • BSc/BA in education or relevant field
  • Valid license to practice profession

If you are interested in a position please email a cover letter, resume and letters of recommendation to Audrey Randazzo, Preschool Director at:  arandazzo@dsj.org
or call 408 729-3431 extension 469 for more information. 

St. Simon Parish School was established in 1961 and remains a leader in innovative Catholic elementary education in Silicon Valley. There is a strong community atmosphere at the school, with volunteers from the school and parish community supporting the staff and students on a regular basis. St. Simon is blessed with a significant student support and technology infrastructure, as well as numerous extra-curricular opportunities. The School is a ministry of the Parish, and staff work closely together. The pastor is a strong supporter of the School’s ministry as integral to the mission of the Parish.

Preschool Teacher

Saint Simon Parish Preschool is looking for a part-time (17-18 hours per week) and full-time position Pre-Kindergarten/Preschool Teachers for the 2018-2019 school year.  Qualified applicants are able to:

-follow the mission and vision of Saint Simon Parish School

plan and develop overall curriculum with fellow Pre-Kindergarten/Preschool teachers

-demonstrate teaching and supervision techniques

-communicate effectively with parents

-prepare teaching materials (i.e. paints, play dough, paper, etc).

-supervise children and attempt to meet the needs of each child

-be aware of and comply with all personnel policies and licensing regulations the school adopts

-participate in professional and spiritual growth activities.

The qualifications for this teacher position are:

  1. Twelve (12) semester units in Early Childhood Education, to include Childhood Growth and Development; Child, Family, Community; Curriculum.
  2. At least 18 years of age.
  3. Enthusiastic, loving, and nurturing personality
  4. Ability to work well independently and in team settings
  5. First-Aid/CPR certified, current live-scan, criminal record clearance, and health clearance (TB test)

If you are interested in a position please email a cover letter, resume and letters of recommendation to Ryan Roth at jobs@stsimon.org 

Title: Pre-school Aide

Part-time, afternoons, non-exempt

Summary/Purpose:  Provide support to the Director and teacher of the St. Leo the Great Little Lions Pre-school and afterschool program. The Little Lions program is the entry point to the parochial Kindergarten thru 8th grade school.  The aide will work and supervise children with ages of 3-5 in an afterschool program.   The position begins immediately upon all proper fingerprinting and licensing clearances required by law. .

Requirements and preferences:

  • Must have 12 semester verified ECE units.
  • Previous experience working with pre-school aged children
  • Be able and willing to work from 3:00pm- 6:00 pm, Monday-Friday
  • Must pass health screening and fingerprint clearance and be CPR certified
  • Must have strong English communication skills, and be able to relate well to children and adults, especially parents
  • Must be able to implement age appropriate activities
  • Must be mature, responsible, nurturing, sensitive, enthusiastic and able to have fun
  • Must work as a team player and be flexible
  • Must be willing to contribute to a clean and safe experience for the children

Interested Applicants:

Please send a resume, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation to Matt Komar, Principal of St. Leo the Great School at mkomar@dsj.org.  Resumes will also be forward to Ms. Lynne Suttelle, Director of Little Lions Preschool.