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Early Childhood Teacher

at Primeros Pasos, Inc in Georgetown, Delaware, United States

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We are looking for a qualified, bilingual, flexible, organized, efficient and caring Early Childhood Teacher to prepare small children for kindergarten by easing them into organized education. You will teach them life skills, as well as important elements that they will encounter soon after they enter school life. An ECE teacher must have a great love and patience for children. Qualifications needed to teach them effectively include knowledge of best practices, as well as the ability to engage them and earn their trust and attention. The goal is to contribute to the healthy mental and emotional development of the child so they can more easily acclimate in the next level of education.

Responsibilities

  • Write & implement lesson plans.
  • Make use of a variety of educational techniques (storytelling, educational play, media etc.) to teach children
  • Observe each child to help them improve their social competencies and build self-esteem & complete child assessments using Teaching Strategies Gold.
  • Encourage children to interact with each other and resolve occasional arguments
  • Guide children to develop their artistic and practical capabilities through a carefully constructed curriculum (identify shapes, numbers or colors, etc.)
  • Supervise children to ensure they are safe at all times
  • Track children’s progress with observations and assessments using Teaching Strategies Gold
  • Communicate with parents regularly to understand the children’s background and psyche - Parent Conferences 4 times a year.
  • Collaborate with other educators
  • Maintain a clean and tidy classroom consistent with health and safety Head Start standards

Skills

  • Proven experience as an ECE Teacher
  • Excellent understanding of the principles of child development and child educational methods
  • Familiarity with safety and sanitation guidelines for classrooms
  • Excellent communication and instructional skills
  • Ability to act as mediator between children
  • Cool-tempered, friendly and reliable
  • Balance between a creative mind and a practical acumen
  • Certification in child CPR& First Aid
  • DE First Certificate

Ability to speak Spanish

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Job Posting: 837351

Posted On: Aug 26, 2021

Updated On: Oct 29, 2021