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Lead Teacher - Pre-Kindergarten

Company: Georgetown Hill Early School
Location: Rockville
Posted on: May 8, 2024

Job Description:

Description:Georgetown Hill Early School is a non-profit school serving Maryland families' preschool, elementary, and childcare needs since 1980 . Our mission is to join teachers, children, and their families to create an unsurpassed early childhood educational experience.We are seeking Lead Teachers to join our Pre-Kindergarten preschool programs at the following campuses:

  • Downtown Bethesda - located in the heart of exciting Bethesda/Chevy Chase (metro accessible)
  • Darnestown - close to Gaithersburg, Kentland's, Germantown, and North Potomac, right on Rt. 28
  • Montgomery Square - conveniently located on Falls Road in Rockville, close proximity to Interstate 270, Montrose Rd and Wootton Parkway
  • North Potomac - minutes from the sprawling Rio and Downtown Crown communitiesThis position pays between $22-24/hr based on your credentialsAvailable positions are full time and the hours are M-F 9am-6pm. Your role will be to meet our students' individual needs and foster each child's independence 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 ensure 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
    • Classroom management that fosters a consistent, safe, and positive learning environment for all students and staffRequirements:Our ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of relevant experience and the following credentials/skills:
      • Candidates must have at least a Bachelor's degree in early childhood education (ECE) or a Bachelor's degree in an unrelated field + the MSDE 90hr Preschool Certification.
      • Excellent understanding of the principles of child development and instructional strategies
      • Strong knowledge of MSDE regulations
      • A personal demeanor that is warm, friendly, and cool-tempered
      • Proficient technological skills including Microsoft Office is a plus
      • 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. Applicants for our federal center campuses must receive GSA-security clearance through a government background screening.Why 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 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 & Dependent Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
        • Flexible Schedules
        • Paid time off including Personal & Sick Leave
        • Holiday Pay
        • Employee Discount on childcare
        • Paid Planning Time
        • 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 and the families and children who put their trust in us. We are an equal-opportunity employer that prides ourselves on hiring, training, and retaining a community of employees from various backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences.Compensation details: 22-24 Hourly Wage


Keywords: Georgetown Hill Early School, Rockville , Lead Teacher - Pre-Kindergarten, Education / Teaching , Rockville, Maryland

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