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Preschool Lead Teacher - Congressional Plaza

Company: Georgetown Hill Early School
Location: Rockville
Posted on: November 16, 2022

Job Description:

Georgetown Hill Early School is a non-profit school serving Maryland families' preschool, elementary, and child care needs since 1980. Our mission is to join together teachers, children and their families to create an unsurpassed early childhood educational experience.We are seeking a Lead Teacher to join our Twos, Threes, and Pre-K preschool programs at our newest Congressional Plaza campus - conveniently located near the Metro Red Line in the heart of exciting Congressional Plaza! This is a full time position, M-F 9am - 6pm.Your role will be to meet the individual needs of our students and foster the independence of each child in a family-like environment of trust and warmth.What You Will Do:

  • Provide for the educational needs and interests of preschool children using a creative and age-appropriate curriculum
  • Supervision of preschool children to assure the health, welfare, and safety of all students
  • Support the physical, socio-emotional, and developmental needs of each child in the classroom
  • Demonstrate effective leadership among the classroom team
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills and positive interpersonal relations with children, families, colleagues, and community
  • Manage the preschool classroom in a way that fosters a consistent, safe, and positive learning environment for all students and staffWhy You'll Love Us:We enjoy providing our educators with the space to utilize our proven PLAN curriculum while exploring their own creativity in the classroom. We invite you to join our growing community of teachers and hope that you'll find a rewarding and fulfilling career at our schools.We offer the following benefits:
    • Health Insurance with an employer-funded health reimbursement account (HRA)
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Term Life Insurance
    • 401(k) & Roth 401(k) with up to 4% annual employer match
    • Medical Flexible Spending Account
    • Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account
    • Flexible Schedules
    • Sick Leave
    • Personal Leave
    • Holiday Pay
    • Employee Discount on Tuition
    • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Eligible EmployerWe are committed to providing an inclusive environment that ensures the happiness and success of each of our employees, as well as the families and children who put their trust in us. We pride ourselves on hiring, training, and retaining a community of employees from various backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences.PM21

      Our ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of relevant experience and the following credentials/skills:
      • A minimum of the MSDE 90hr Preschool certification, or a CDA certification with the Preschool endorsement; Bachelor's degree in education or related field preferred.
      • Excellent understanding of the principles of child development and teaching methods
      • Strong knowledge of MSDE regulations
      • A personal demeanor that is warm, friendly, and cool-tempered
      • Proficient technological skills to utilize various productivity tools
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including grammar and reading skills
      • Extremely reliable in attendance and punctuality
      • Highly organized and able to prioritize and multi-task
      • Team-oriented and willing to work with othersPer Maryland State Department of Education Office of Child Care regulations, all applicants must submit to and successfully pass a state and federal background check as a contingency of employment.PI195674644

Keywords: Georgetown Hill Early School, Rockville , Preschool Lead Teacher - Congressional Plaza, Education / Teaching , Rockville, Maryland

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