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Prekindergarten Teacher

Primrose School of Willow Glen

Prekindergarten Teacher

San Jose, CA
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    Founded in 1982, Primrose Schools is the nation’s leader in providing a premier, early education and care experience. Each Primrose school is independently owned and operated by our Franchise Owners, who partner with parents to help children build the right foundation for future learning and life and offer an environment that helps children have fun while nurturing Active Minds, Healthy Bodies and Happy Hearts®.Our schools are consistently recruiting qualified, teachable, and dedicated individuals to take the lead in nurturing and educating children. A Primrose school is the 1st Choice Employer™ for those who desire an opportunity to add value to the lives of others while doing something they love. If you think you are ready to be a make a difference in the lives of children, then we encourage you to continue with this applicant friendly, online job application!Primrose Schools is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other factor prohibited by applicable law.

    ARE YOU LOOKING FOR A JOB AT A PRIVATE PRESCHOOL THAT RAISES THE BAR FOR EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION?Join our team today and make a positive impact on the lives of children and families at the Primrose School of Willow Glen. We are an accredited private preschool that provides a premier educational child care experience. We partner with parents to help children build the right foundation for future learning and life, and offer an environment that helps children have fun while nurturing Active Minds, Healthy Bodies and Happy Hearts®.The Primrose School of Willow Glen is seeking a full-time, Pre-Kindergarten Teacher. We are viewed as one of the most trusted in early childhood education and child care services to families we serve. We are seeking an individual who is energetic, organized, a problem solver and possesses great communication skills. This individual needs to be passionate about early childhood education and dedicated to the success of our next generation Balanced Learning Approach.GOAL: To plan and implement an ongoing program of activities that promote the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of each child, in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning® approach to teaching and learning

    Job Responsibilities:

    Supervises and manages daily functions for a class of children

    Assesses each child's developmental needs on an ongoing basis

    Plans with Education Coach and implements the approved lesson plans and daily classroom schedule using the Primrose School curriculum outlines and materials

    Plans with the Director all required parent-teacher conferences and student evaluations

    Provides an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages creativity, exploration, and decision-making by the children

    Ensures that all class bulletin boards are current and provides the parents with an overview of the material taught in class

    Accepts responsibility for maintenance and necessary housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas, and playgrounds

    Assists and coordinates snacks, meals, naptime, and bathroom activities

    Attends all required staff meetings, workshops, and/or school functions as determined by the Director

    Observes all rules and regulations pertaining to the health, safety, and care of children

    Maintains a professional personal appearance, attitude, and work behavior at all times

    Performs other duties as assigned

    Supervises and manages daily functions for a class of children

    Supervises and manages daily functions for a class of children

    Supervises and manages daily functions for a class of children

    Qualifications

    12 or more units in Early Childhood Education

    AA/AS/BA/BS in Early Childhood Education, Primary Education, or in a related field is preferred

    2-5 years’ work experience in a licensed child care facility as a Preschool Teacher.

    Must meet basic requirements of local child care regulatory agency including finger-printing and background check

    Proficient computer and internet skills

    Knowledge of the social, emotional and creative needs of young children

    Pleasant/friendly demeanor and an outgoing personality

    Highly professional and dependable

    Excellent communication, customer service, and problem-solving skills, including the ability to maintain composure under stress

    Strong organization skills, able to multi-task, and can manage time to meet frequently changing deadlines in a fast-paced environment

    Benefits

    Health Benefits

    401(k)

    Paid Holidays

    Paid Time-Off

    Paid Sick Leave

    Teacher Trainings

    Bonus Plan

    Competitive Salary

    Excellent School Culture