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Full-time Preschool Teacher

Company: Kiddie Academy St. Louis
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: February 12, 2024

Job Description:

Job Type

Full-time

Description

Five Reasons Why You Want to Work for Kiddie Academy St. Louis:

1. Top pay, benefits, and a friendly, fun environment

  • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
  • Continuing Education Support
  • Employee discount/Childcare reimbursement
  • 9 Paid Holidays per year
  • Paid vacations and paid personal hours
  • 5 Free logoed tshirts and more
  • Our wages are in the upper 5% of the wages in our industry!2. NAEYC accredited: Kiddie Academy is among only 1 in 10 early learning centers in Missouri that have earned NAEYC Accreditation. We're incredibly proud of this distinction and we know that it's the result of our exceptional team members.

    3. Career Development: We promote from within and support your long-term care goals. Opportunities on our team include; Lead Teacher, Department Lead, Curriculum Coordinator, Academy Support Coordinator, Director & more! Also, we support your career with paid online courses, in-house training, CPR/First Aid certification, and other events including bi-annual professional development days.

    4. Security & Safety: Exclusive individual PIN numbers allow access to the building. All doors and gates inside/outside are locked and alarmed all day, every day

    5. Fun Classroom: At the core of Kiddie Academy's education program is our belief in "learning through play."!

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    As a Teacher at Kiddie Academy, you will:
    • Supports and maintains a safe and clean classroom environment.
    • Support all day-to-day processes, curriculum, and classroom management systems to ensure a smooth daily flow.
    • Develop strong relationships with the children, parents, lead teacher, and co-workers.
    • Helps develop and support the planning and implementation of weekly lesson plans, including multiple backup plans, ensuring children are constantly engaged in learning throughout the day.
    • Attends and participates in monthly team meetings, Academy events, training, and other meetings as requested.
    • Understands and supports the KA mission and vision through the highest level of positive professionalism, building the Kiddie Academy brand and organizational culture.
    • AND have fun!.

      Schedule: Monday - Friday, Average 8 hours/day between 7 am - 5:30 pm

      Requirements

      • 1-year or more experience in early childcare education is required
      • A high school diploma is required
      • Must be able to lift and carry at least 40-pound on a consistent basis
      • A Child Development Associate(CDA) certificate, Associate's Degree, or equivalent experience in early childcare education is preferred
      • Strong communication skills: The ability to effectively communicate with young children, parents, and colleagues is essential.
      • Patience and empathy: Working with young children can be challenging, so patience and empathy are important qualities to have.
      • Creativity: Developing engaging and stimulating activities for young children requires creativity and imagination.
      • Organizational skills: Being organized helps in planning lessons, managing materials, and maintaining a structured learning environment.
      • Adaptability: Young children can be unpredictable, so being able to adapt to different situations and changing needs is crucial.
      • Passion for teaching and early childhood development
        Salary Description

        $17.00 - $ 19.00 /hour Associated topics: assistant preschool teacher, associate kindergarten teacher, baby, child, daycare teachers, early, kindergarten, pre kindergarten, preschool, preschool assistant teacher

Keywords: Kiddie Academy St. Louis, Chesterfield , Full-time Preschool Teacher, Education / Teaching , Chesterfield, Missouri

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