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Company: Georgetown Hill Early School
Location: Rockville
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job 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 Twos and Threes preschool programs at the following campuses: Downtown Bethesda - located in the heart of exciting Bethesda/Chevy Chase (metro accessible) Hood College / Frederick - steps from hip and historic downtown Frederick Greenwood / Hyattsville - conveniently located by Prince George's Plaza (metro accessible) Potomac Village - right off Falls and River Road in the heart of Potomac Sunny Days - near the University of Maryland College Park ( metro accessible ) Available positions may be full or part time. 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 staff Requirements The education/certification requirements for these positions are as follows: Lead Teachers in our Twos preschool program must have a minimum of the MSDE 90hr Preschool Certification or a CDA with the Preschool Endorsement. Lead Teachers in our Threes preschool program must have a minimum of a Bachelor's degree in early childhood education (ECE) or a Bachelor's degree in an unrelated field + the MSDE 90hr Preschool Certification. Our ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of relevant experience and the following credentials/skills: 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 others Per 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 Employer We 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. Employment Type: Full Time Years Experience: 1 - 3 years Bonus/Commission: No

Keywords: Georgetown Hill Early School, Rockville , Preschool, Other , Rockville, Maryland

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