Classroom Teacher - Guadalupe Centers School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Early Childhood
Job Title: Pre-K Lead Teacher
Job Location: Guadalupe Centers Charter Schools
Beginning: Feb 07, 2019
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Early Childhood
District: Guadalupe Centers School
Kansas City, MO 64108
Telephone: 816-421-1015
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Job Description:
Job Description
Position: Lead Teacher
Location: Guadalupe Centers Pre-K 
Purpose: To create a flexible program and a class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; to establish effective rapport with students; to motivate students to develop skills, attitudes and knowledge needed to provide a good foundation for upper elementary grade education in accordance with each student’s ability; to establish good relationships with parents and other staff members.
Relationships: Reports to Coordinator. Works closely with staff and is supportive with parents.
Essential duties and responsibilities: Other duties may be assigned.
Main responsibilities:
  • Plan and implement curriculum and assessment
  • Supervise and develop any support classroom staff and manage the day-to-day operations in the classroom
  • Observe and document children's learning and development on an ongoing and consistent basis.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the theories of child growth and development and early childhood education and family support.
  • Promote and support children's social, emotional and physical development.
  • Lead the teaching team in planning and implementing curriculum and assessment.
  • Provide individualized attention to the children in order to enhance their development of cognitive and language skills.
  • Establish and maintains an appropriate early learning environment, with attention to standards of health, safety, organization, and aesthetics.
  • Lead and model professionalism and teamwork within the teaching team and the program.
  • Develop and maintain supportive, professional relationships with children and their families to enhance parent education, communication, involvement and advocacy.
  • Supervise and develop any support classroom staff and manage the day-to-day operations in the classroom.
Qualification Requirements: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Preferred :
  • Ability to speak Spanish.
  • Two (2) to four (4) years experience in working in early childhood education.
  • Strong organizational skills.
Minimum :
  • Minimum of an AA in Early Childhood
  • Currently working towards a BA.
Communication skills :
  • Ability to communicate both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to interact effectively with all aspects of benefits.
  • Ability to solve conflicts, maintain confidentiality and remain open to various ideas and viewpoints.
  • Effectively communicate with people in potentially stressful situations.
Other skills and abilities :
  • Excellent skills in classroom management.
  • Ability to consistently meet daily, weekly and monthly deadlines.
Application Process:
If you are interested in applying complete an application on moreap.net and send your resume and letter of interest to opportunities@guadalupecenters.org. If you would like to learn more about Guadalupe Centers Schools, please visit us at www.guadalupecenters.org

GUADALUPE CENTERS, INC. conforms to all the laws, statutes, and regulations concerning equal employment opportunities and affirmative action. We strongly encourage women, minorities’ individuals with disabilities and veterans to apply to all of our job openings. We are Equal Opportunity Employer, who fully and actively supports equal access for all qualified applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability status, Genetic Information or Testing, Family &Medical Leave, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law, and prohibits retaliation against individuals who bring forth any complaint, orally or in writing, to the employer or the government, or against any individuals who assist or participate in the investigation of any complaint, or otherwise oppose discrimination.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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