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PreK Teacher

The position’s preferred qualifications:

● Bachelor’s degree in elementary education or a closely related field. A graduate degree and a track record of successful teaching at the elementary school level are preferred

● Firm understanding of academic, social, and emotional development

● Innovative mindset with strong skills in communication, collaboration, project-based learning, and technology

● Teachers working in the PreK program must be certified in Early Childhood Education and will have completed an approved teacher preparation program

  • Ability to create a vibrant and positive learning environment

  • Possesses and is willing to maintain Standard Precautions, First Aid, CPR, 15 hours of Professional Development, and any other requirements dictated by our license


The knowledge, skills, and abilities required for the PreK Teacher position:

PreK teachers will need to create a positive and vibrant learning environment for students. The preferred candidate will have a strong desire to see their craft improve and evolve. The ideal candidate will possess a growth mindset and share their expertise openly with others.

The PreK teacher candidate will:

  • Shape the lives of young children by using best practices

  • Be able to collaborate effectively with other lead and assistant teachers in the program

  • Use variety, creativity, and flexibility to motivate and inspire young learners

  • Teach basic skills including colors, shapes, letters, and numbers

  • Facilitate the development of a positive class culture that supports learning and personal growth

  • Appreciate and support varying learning abilities

  • Be energized by working with young children

  • Be able to handle stress well

  • Provide regular and useful student feedback and maintain assessment records

  • Communicate with students and families regularly

  • Know the developmental and academic abilities of one’s students

  • Effectively coordinate with co-curricular teachers

  • Perform various student supervisory duties.

  • Adhere to the standards described in the Employee Handbook.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Director of Early Childhood and Associate Head of School for Academics


SALARY RANGE: $39,000 - $52,000 annually based upon skills and experience, excellent benefits package.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to hr@css.org


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