Classroom Teacher - Guadalupe Centers School
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Early Childhood
Job Title: PreK Lead Teacher
Job Location: Guadalupe Centers Charter Schools
Deadline: Open until filled **
District: Guadalupe Centers School
Kansas City, MO 64127
Telephone: 816-991-0313
Job Description:
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 the 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.

Report To:  Director of Pre-K

  • 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, 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 maintain 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 the children and their families to enhance parent education, communication, involvement, and advocacy
  • Maintain confidentiality regarding children and parents. 
  • Perform other related duties as assigned. 

Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with a proven ability to maintain professionalism and tact in high-stress situations. 
  • Committed to working with under-served students.
  • Ability to maintain a positive relationship with children.
  • Excellent skills in classroom management.

Education and Experience:
  • Associates degree in Early Childhood Education, Bachelor’s Degree preferred.
  • Missouri State Certification in Early Childhood Education.
  • 2 to 4 years of experience working in Early Childhood Education is preferred.
  • Bilingual ability, English required and Spanish preferred.

Physical Requirements:  
  • Prolonged periods of standing and frequent bending.
  • Must be able to access and navigate all areas of the school and other facilities as needed.
  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.
  • Able to participate in games, sports, and physical activities.


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