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Seeking Part-Time Pre-K Teacher

 

Items Winters Chapel UMC Preschool has been a cornerstone of early childhood education within the community for over 50 years. We are looking for an enthusiastic and energetic person to join our team of educators. This is a part-time position, hours are M-F 8:30-1:30, with paid school holidays and breaks. We follow Gwinnett county's school calendar year. If you have a preschool- aged child, we offer discounted tuition.

We are seeking a lead teacher to offer instruction a variety of educational activities, including arts and crafts, free play, storytelling, and handwriting skills. Our Pre-K lead will be helping students learn the fundamental concepts they needed for kindergarten, such as identifying numbers and letters, socializing well with others, and working effectively in a classroom structure.

Patience, compassion, and energy are all vital qualities of a successful pre-K teacher. You should be capable of inspiring, encouraging, and developing young children, each of whom will have different abilities, challenges, and personalities. The top candidates will also have a creative mindset and good administrative skills, in order to plan and execute lessons which are memorable, innovative, and achieve the desired learning outcomes.

Pre-K Teacher Responsibilities:
**Teaching children about core concepts, such as numbers, letters, shapes, and colors.
**Using creative, hands-on methods of learning, such as artistic expression, free play, and storytelling.
**Planning a curriculum that addresses early childhood education requirements.
**Encouraging and monitoring social interactions between children.
**Instilling a sense of respect and discipline, so that children work effectively in a classroom setting.
**Supervising children outside of class time, such as during lunch, out on the playground, or during special programming.
**Making sure that the classroom is clean, safe, and well-organized.
**Setting up the materials and workspaces required for class activities.
**Communicating with parents to learn more about each child's life outside the classroom.
**Creating reports to inform parents about their children's progress at school.
The ideal candidate will possess:
**Bachelor's Degree in (Education and Early Childhood Education a bonus!)
**Past experience teaching children in the pre-kindergarten age group.
**Ability to educate with age-appropriate language and teaching methods.
**Patience, optimism, compassion, enthusiasm, and empathy.
**Mediation skills for resolving conflicts between children.
**Creative mindset to plan innovative, exciting lessons.
**Familiarity using a computers, applications, software, and hardware.
**Ability to stand as a positive role model for impressionable minds.
**Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
**Must be flexible.
**Must have excellent communication skills with colleagues and parents.
• We are an equal opportunity employer and consider all qualified applicants equally without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability status.
• Women-led organization
• Fully or partially paid childcare
• Paid time off
• Part-time

Erin Carrasquillo
Preschool Director
Winters Chapel UMC Preschool
erinc@winterschapel.org
(770)393-3478

Winters Chapel United Methodist Church
5105 Winters Chapel Road | Atlanta, GA 30360 | (770) 396-4550 | info@winterschapel.org