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Goddard School Pre-Kindergarten Teacher in Overland Park, Kansas

Infant Lead Teacher

Overland Park, KS

The Goddard School is a premiere preschool for children from six weeks to six years are encouraged to develop at their own pace in a nurturing environment, lovingly guided by our highly skilled, professional teachers. By using the most current and academically endorsed methods, the F.L.EX. Learning Program focuses on developing seven Learning Domains: personal and social development, language and literacy, mathematical thinking, scientific thinking, social studies, creative expression and physical development. Our program for exceptional early childhood education, insures children have fun while learning and is aimed at preparing them with skills and aptitudes needed for success in the 21st century.

Job Description

Our Lead and Assistant Teachers work together:

  • Developing lesson plans

  • Meeting the individual needs of the children

  • Communicating with parents

  • Participating in staff and training meetings

  • Designing an appropriate room arrangement to support the goals and developmental level of the children in the classroom

  • Interacting with the children to support play, exploration, and learning

  • Presenting expectations that are appropriate to the child’s age and developmental level

  • Planning and implementing activities that develop self-esteem and social skills

  • Building teamwork

  • Using assessment tools

  • Committing to continuing education

     

Lead Teachers are responsible for insuring compliance with Goddard's industry-leading Quality Assurance standards. Lead Teachers write and implement their own lesson plans based on Goddard Developmental Guidelines and monthly school themes. Most importantly, they create a positive learning environment in their classroom where children develop a lifelong love of learning!

Lead Teacher Qualifications:

  • CDA, Associates or BA in Early Childhood Education or related field

  • Prior classroom experience

  • Demonstrated knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices

  • Strong written and communication skills.

     

The Goddard School offers competitive compensation and benefits based on experience, education and certifications and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Benefits include:

  • Competitive Salary

  • Paid Time Off

  • Holidays

  • Medical Insurance

  • Opportunities for Advancement

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