Preschool Lead Teacher - North Potomac

Georgetown Hill Early School
Gaithersburg, MD
Nov 25, 2022
Dec 01, 2022
Full Time
Description: Georgetown Hill Early School is a non-profit school serving Maryland families' preschool, elementary, and child care needs since 1980. Our mission is to join together teachers, children and their families to create an unsurpassed early childhood educational experience.We are seeking a Lead Teacher to join our Twos and Threes preschool programs at our North Potomac location - conveniently located near the Kentlands! This is a full time position, M-F 9am - 6pm.Your role will be to meet the individual needs of our students and foster the independence of each child in a family-like environment of trust and warmth.What You Will Do:Provide for the educational needs and interests of preschool children using a creative and age-appropriate curriculumSupervision of preschool children to assure the health, welfare, and safety of all studentsSupport the physical, socio-emotional, and developmental needs of each child in the classroomDemonstrate effective leadership among the classroom teamDemonstrate effective communication skills and positive interpersonal relations with children, families, colleagues, and communityManage the preschool classroom in a way that fosters a consistent, safe, and positive learning environment for all students and staffWhy You'll Love Us:We enjoy providing our educators with the space to utilize our proven PLAN curriculum while exploring their own creativity in the classroom. We invite you to join our growing community of teachers and hope that you'll find a rewarding and fulfilling career at our schools.We offer the following benefits:Health Insurance with an employer-funded health reimbursement account (HRA)Dental InsuranceVision InsuranceShort-Term DisabilityTerm Life Insurance401(k) & Roth 401(k) with up to 4% annual employer matchMedical Flexible Spending AccountDependent Care Flexible Spending AccountFlexible SchedulesSick LeavePersonal LeaveHoliday PayEmployee Discount on TuitionPublic Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Eligible EmployerWe are committed to providing an inclusive environment that ensures the happiness and success of each of our employees, as well as the families and children who put their trust in us. We pride ourselves on hiring, training, and retaining a community of employees from various backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences.PM21 Requirements: Our ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of relevant experience and the following credentials/skills:A minimum of the MSDE 90hr Preschool certification, or a CDA certification with the Preschool endorsement; Bachelor's degree in education or related field preferred.Excellent understanding of the principles of child development and teaching methodsStrong knowledge of MSDE regulationsA personal demeanor that is warm, friendly, and cool-temperedProficient technological skills to utilize various productivity toolsExcellent verbal and written communication skills, including grammar and reading skillsExtremely reliable in attendance and punctualityHighly organized and able to prioritize and multi-taskTeam-oriented and willing to work with othersPer Maryland State Department of Education Office of Child Care regulations, all applicants must submit to and successfully pass a state and federal background check as a contingency of employment.PI197590542

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