Pre-School Teacher - Hoya Kids Learning Center

Location
Washington D.C.
Posted
Apr 19, 2018
Closes
May 30, 2018
Hours
Full Time
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Pre-School Teacher - Hoya Kids Learning Center

Georgetown University is a leading employer in the Washington, DC metropolitan area that offers employees the opportunity to work with the most dynamic individuals in a caring, diverse and intellectually stimulating environment. Our staff and faculty contribute in a variety of ways to the exciting work being done on campus, in the nation's capital, and throughout the world.

Hoya Kids Learning Center is a child development and preschool facility caring for children of students, faculty and staff of Georgetown University. Dedicated to providing the highest quality child care in a safe, nurturing and loving environment, Hoya Kids fulfills a key component of Georgetown's educational mission to weave family needs into the fabric of the University community. 

Our teachers have an enthusiasm for teaching young children, an appreciation for each child's individuality, and an ability to stimulate a child's natural creativity and curiosity. They are sensitive to each child's needs and responsively involved with children. Their understanding of the needs of working parents and their ability to collaborate for the benefit of the children is an essential part of their unique qualifications.

The Pre-School Teacher provides care and early childhood education in our preschool classroom for children who are 3 ½ through 5 years old.   Responsibilities for managing the classroom include but are not limited to:

  • Provides a safe, healthy, nurturing, and stimulating environment by facilitating developmentally appropriate activities that reflect the Emergent Curriculum philosophy of the classroom.
  • Completes formal and informal assessments on each child that inform and guide curriculum development for individuals and small groups.
  • Develops and maintains mutually supportive relationships with individual family members that enable both families and teachers to meet each child's individual needs.
  • Ensures classroom compliance with Center policies, licensing, and accreditation requirements.
  • Ensures basic Center and classroom maintenance by washing dishes, preparing snack, cleaning up in the classrooms and on the playground, and other related duties as assigned.
  • Maintains overall responsibility for classroom functioning.

Requirements

  • Associate's degree or equivalent (36 credit hours) in early childhood education or related field
  • 3 years of related experience working with young children in a high quality early childhood group setting, or the equivalent in education and experience
  • Computer proficiency to include word processing, email, and use of digital photography
  • Availability for a full time position with the hours of 9:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

Preferred qualifications

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in early childhood education or related field
  • Experience working with young children in a high quality early childhood group setting

Salary is commensurate with experience.  Georgetown University offers attractive benefits, including a tuition assistance plan. Interested applicants must submit cover letter and resume - recommend combining as one document for upload.

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