Classroom Teacher - Kol Rinah Early Childhood Center
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Early Childhood
Job Title: PreK Lead Teacher
Job Location: Kol Rinah Early Childhood Center in University City
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Jul 31, 2020**
District: Kol Rinah Early Childhood Center
St. Louis, MO 63130
Telephone: 314-727-2565
Job Description:
­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Overall Responsibility:
As a Lead PreK Teacher with KRECC you will work together with our teachers, students and families to create and implement a positive learning environment for preschool aged students using a “learning through play” philosophy as well as your own knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices together with specific interests of the children.

Desired Candidate Must:
  • Have a passion for early childhood education and desire to help each child reach his or her potential
  • Be a motivated team player
  • Have knowledge of what is developmentally appropriate for preschool aged students
  • Plan and implement developmentally appropriate lessons and activities with your Co-teacher(s) that meet the individual needs, interests and abilities of the students
  • Utilize a variety of instructional techniques and materials to gain and maintain the interest of the students
  • Construct and implement learning centers that promote physical, social emotional and cognitive development
  • Be able to see the individuality and strengths in every child
  • Excellent classroom management skills including, the ability to encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior
  • Use a positive approach in dealing with disruptive behavior and make fair and impartial decisions regarding consequences
  • Engage with students on an appropriate level throughout guided lessons, center time, free play and gross motor time
  • Develop and maintain an appropriate, well-organized and clean physical classroom environment along with your co-teacher
  • Ability to communicate and maintain a welcoming and constructive relationship with students, parents and teachers
  • Conduct yourself with the highest level of professionalism
    • Demonstrate high standards of appearance, ethics, and behavior which serve as a positive model for colleagues and parents.
  • Be patient, nurturing, flexible and dedicated
  • Be willing to take responsibility and initiative
  • Be punctual and regular in attendance, spending sufficient time to perform assigned duties thoroughly
Physical Demands:
  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time on the floor and able to lift up to 50lbs.
Education and Experience:
  • Associate Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or related field, Bachelors Degree preferred
  • At least 1 year of experience teaching preschool aged children
  • Knowledge of Judaism is a plus but not required for this position
Terms of Employment
  • Assigned to a four day work calendar of ten hours per day vary; 12 months; compensation and benefits (Dental and Vision). Employment discount for child care offered. Earned paid time off. Six paid federal holidays per year.
  • Shift times are 7:30-5:30 or 8:00-6:00 with one hour break (paid). Must be available for both shifts. 

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