Department: Early childhood education (STEAM), (STEM)
Salary: Based on experience and education
We are seeking a Preschool Teachers (lead and assistant) to join our new school! Not just any Preschool, a Science Preschool. The first of its kind in the state of Georgia. We are looking for someone who has a passion for teaching children, creative, “thinking-outside-the-box” mindset and understands Science. This individual will be trained on how to teach STEAM (Science Technology Engineering Arts & Math) to preschoolers using The Seeds of STEM curriculum and our unique Science curriculum. Training will also include using the Engineering Design Process in teaching preschoolers.
Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or related field (minimum, Bachelor required for Lead). Dedicated to on-going professional development.
CDA Credentials, Georgia Approved Trainer preferred. Please submit a copy of your training approval letter.
Experience working in a childcare setting.
Strong organization skills, interpersonal skills, and communication skills (written and oral).
Proficient in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Knowledge of Bright From the Start regulations, Quality Rated system, Environmental Rating Scales, and Georgia State-Funded Pre-K system.
Knowledge of National Accreditation standards and assessment tools including the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC), National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA), Council on Accreditation (COA), and the National Association for Family Child Care (NAFCC).
Previous experience in childcare, teaching, or other related fields
Academic qualifications: bachelor’s degree in early childhood education/training or related field and or bachelor’s degree (minimum). (Lead teacher)
Associates degree/ CDA (assistant)
Meet all Georgia Department of Early Learning training certifications and qualifications for preschool teachers
Must be able to pass a federal background check
Passionate about working with children
Ability to build rapport with children and their families
Positive and patient demeanor
Understand STEAM concepts (or be eager to learn)
Understand The Engineering Design Process (or be eager to learn)
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to follow directions
Ability to work as a team and be a productive team member
Ability to work respectfully with others
Self-directed with the ability to work independently.
Physical Demands/Work Environment:
Consistently standing for 2 hours or more.
Bending, frequent use of hands, stooping and moderate lifting (at least 25 pounds) required.
Noise level in the work environment may be high at times.
.Physical demands of working with preschoolers