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3 Jan 2020

Kindergarten Teacher

Grace Point Learning Center

This employer is not affiliated with LBC.

 Ephrata, Pennsylvania, United States
Type: Full-Time

Job Description

Join a well-established, Christian Early Childhood Education team! Grace Point Learning Center & Academy is recruiting a qualified candidate to fill the position of Kindergarten Teacher for its state-certified child care and learning program.

Grace Point Learning Center participates in the state Keystone STARS quality child care initiative. Our activity-based curriculum supports each child’s development spiritually, cognitively, socially, emotionally, and physically.

KINDERGARTEN TEACHER

General Purpose

Teach basic skills including letters, basic beginning reading skills, basic beginning math skills, natural and social science, music, art, literature and behavioral skills to children in the kindergarten phase to advance their physical, mental, and social development and maximize their potential in a positive and safe environment. All skills are to align with the Pennsylvania State Standards.

Main Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • plan a program that helps each student achieve learning objectives and curriculum goals
  • prepare lesson materials and resources
  • select and use instructional methods and materials appropriate to the students and learning activities
  • utilize games, music, books, art and other resources to teach basic skills and foster student development
  • adapt standard teaching methods to meet different student needs and interests
  • create a positive and appropriate classroom environment that is conducive to learning
  • develop and implement a suitable classroom management system
  • establish and effect rules for acceptable behavior
  • apply and follow up on approved disciplinary interventions
  • make referrals for assistance where necessary
  • encourage cooperative social behavior through games and activities
  • observe, evaluate and record children’s social and academic progress
  • provide constructive feedback to parents, guardians and administration
  • prepare and distribute written reports and weekly lesson plans
  • plan and order classroom equipment and supplies
  • ensure equipment and facilities are clean and safe
  • attend staff meetings
  • uphold the school code of conduct and all school policies, rules and procedures in a supportive and positive manner

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in elementary education or equivalent
  • First Aid and CPR certifications an advantage
  • previous teaching experience preferred
  • understanding and proficiency in relevant technology
  • knowledge of current educational and instructional methodologies and techniques
  • knowledge of theories and practices of early child development
  • knowledge of State, local and Federal regulations that apply to students and education

Key Competencies

  • communication skills
  • planning and organizing
  • problem-solving skills
  • energy and enthusiasm
  • judgment
  • patience and stress tolerance
  • adaptability and flexibility
  • creativity
  • team member
  • an active relationship with Jesus and involvement in a local church

Job Type: Full-time

How to Apply

  1. Send resume to the attention of Dede Zimmerman, Executive Director at dzimmerman@nazgp.org
  2. Fill out online application at http://nazgp.org/lcaemployment/

 

Job Details

Job Categories: Education. Job Types: Full-Time. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000. Job expires in 66 days.

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