Preschool (2s-PreK) Lead Teacher

Georgetown Hill Early School
Rockville, MD
May 11, 2021
May 14, 2021
Full Time
Description: Georgetown Hill Early School has 40 years' experience serving Maryland families. Since 1980, we've guided more than 40,000 little feet through our halls. We take pride in meeting the individual needs of our students and fostering the independence of each child in a family-like environment of trust and warmth. We are looking for a Lead Teacher to join our preschool program at our NRC campus - located within walking distance of the White Flint Metro and minutes from Pike & Rose! The essential functions of this job include but are not limited to: Supervision of preschool children to assure the health, welfare, and safety of all students Providing for the educational needs and interests of preschool children using a creative and age-appropriate curriculum Supporting the physical, socio-emotional, and developmental needs of each child in the classroom Regular, predictable attendance and punctuality Adhering to all health and safety standards and protocols as part of COVID prevention Demonstrating effective leadership among the classroom team Demonstrating effective communication skills and positive interpersonal relations with children, families, colleagues, and community Managing the preschool classroom in a way that fosters a consistent, safe, and positive learning environment for all students and staff For a complete job description, feel free to reach out! In general, you would be a great fit at Georgetown Hill if you are: Nurturing. We're looking for people who can create a caring classroom community that will cultivate a climate of healthy and positive growth. Reliable. We take punctuality and attendance seriously at Georgetown Hill. So if you are a chronically late person, this may not be the best place for you. Happy to be part of a team. We prize collaboration over competition and we hire folks who are positive and productive coworkers, supervisors, and employees. Discreet and trustworthy. Our parents trust us with their children and we must be able to trust our staff entirely. Personable. A warm, friendly, and cool-tempered demeanor is essential to work here. And smiles. We love smiles. Genuinely interested in education. If you are passionate about kids, we'll be passionate about you. PM21 . Requirements: The requirements for this position are as follows: Applicants should hold a bachelor's degree, associate's degree, CDA certification, and/or MSDE 90 hr certification. Proficient technological skills to utilize various productivity tools (ie Outlook email, Microsoft Office Suite, HRIS, internet use, timekeeping systems, Kid Reports, ProCare Engage) Excellent understanding of the principles of child development and teaching methods Possess strong knowledge of MSDE/NAEYC regulations Possess a personal demeanor that is warm, friendly, and cool-tempered Extremely reliable in attendance and punctuality Must be highly organized and able to prioritize and multi-task Must be team-oriented and willing to work with others Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, including grammar and reading skills PI135316063

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