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Lead Preschool Teacher

Company: Mile High Montessori Early Learning Centers
Location: Denver
Posted on: May 5, 2021

Job Description:

Type: Full-Time, non-exemptLocation: Openings are located at several centersSalary Range: $17.00 - $22.50 per hour (may be eligible for signing bonus) contingent on meeting the requirements listed belowHow to apply: Submit resume and copies of credentialsWork Environment:Mile High Early Learning is a premier provider of early care and education for children 6 weeks to five years focused on growing great young minds and preparing them for kindergarten and the world using a Montessori inspired curriculum approach.Consider joining a learning organization that is as focused on growing great teachers and early childhood professionals as we are on providing a high quality educational experience for our students. Mile High Early Learning invests in our teachers with on-going professional development including college courses, certifications, conferences and workshops. We regularly bring national experts to Denver to provide our staff with current and relevant learning opportunities not available elsewhere. Our Professional Development programs include semi-annual Child Development Associate certification trainings, annual Inclusive Practice in Early Childhood training, a Bachelors Residency program, and our MA in Learning, Developmental and Family Sciences program in collaboration with the University of Colorado at Denver.Mile High Early Learning is seeking candidates who are committed to educational equity, anti-racism, and willing to engage in the hard work it takes to bring positive, impactful change. As an inclusive, learning-centered organization, we embrace innovation, assessment, and reflection to continuously improve.We are always looking to add thoughtful, energetic, honest, positive, and creative people to our team. Negative people, gossipers, and whiners need not apply. Must be an outstanding communicator and rapport-builder with parents.Responsibilities for the Lead Preschool Teacher include:--- Lead a classroom of 17 preschoolers ages three to five--- Co-Lead the teaching team of two other classroom staff--- Work closely as a teaching team to individualize the curriculum to meet the children's needs--- Support children's social and emotional needs--- Complete developmental assessments and screenings--- Work as a team to complete parent/teacher conference and home visits--- Encourage and support family involvement in the classroom--- Create a safe and healthy learning environment--- Supervise the safety of the children in care--- Supervise volunteers and student interns as applicable--- Communicate with coworkers and families in a warm and professional manner.

Required and preferred qualifications for the Lead Preschool Teacher position:BA/MA in Early Childhood Education ORBA/MA in an unrelated field with a minimum of 30 credits in ECEDemonstrated teaching skills, as displayed by a minimum of 2 years of experience in the classroomDemonstrated professionalism and ability to use appropriate communication and management skills including excellent writing abilityDemonstrated ability to plan, organize, lead, and model exemplary instructional practicesUnderstanding of adult learning and demonstrated ability to provide instructional support to others and adult learning principlesAbility to work full time, Monday through Friday, with occasional evening meetingsDon't quite meet these requirements? Consider applying anyway and we can discuss a professional development plan to get you there.Mile High Early Learning Offers:--- 4+ weeks of paid time off--- Employee discount for child care (65%)--- Health insurance (as low as $139/mth)--- Dental insurance (at no cost for employee only coverage)--- Short term, Long term, and Life Insurance (no cost)--- Retirement Plan with employer match--- Flexible spending for Health & Dependent Care expensesTo apply, submit a cover letter, resume and a list of three references. Incomplete applications will not be considered.Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.Mile High Early Learning is a drug-free work place and we perform pre-employment drug screenings.PM18 PI135286506

Keywords: Mile High Montessori Early Learning Centers, Denver , Lead Preschool Teacher, Education / Teaching , Denver, Colorado

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