Before and Afterschool Preschool Teacher

Early Childhood Las Vegas, Nevada


Description

Position at Merryhill School

The Preschool Extended Care Teacher will be responsible for the general supervision and management of a classroom of children aged two to five. This person must be professionally prepared as a teacher of young children, including meeting the minimum educational requirements as set forth by the local licensing agency.  

This position has a part-time schedule supporting a Preschool or Pre-K classroom Monday - Friday 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM. 

General Responsibilities:

  • Plan and organize after-school arts and crafts, games, and outdoor activities.
  • Monitor and assist children going to the bathroom.
  • Monitor and assist children in using the drinking faucet.
  • Monitor and maintain the proper teacher-to-student ratio.
  • Assist in implementing the daily program under the supervision of the extended care supervisor. 
  • Help with general housekeeping tasks as needed.
  • Assist in supervision during outdoor playtime.
  • Assist in overall classroom behavior under the direct supervision of the extended care supervisor. 

Competencies: 

Professionalism
Strong customer service skills, both external and internal 
Cooperative
Builds interpersonal relationships
Alert to the needs of others, students, and co-workers
Punctual and reliable
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Flexibility

Skills/Knowledge/Education: (Must have 1 of the following)

  1. Prior to being hired, a teacher shall have twelve post-secondary semester units or equivalent quarter units in early childhood education or child development completed, with passing grades (C or better), at an accredited or approved college or university The units specified shall include courses that cover the general areas of child growth and development, child, family, and community, and program/curriculum. An official transcript from the approved university/college must verify the coursework.
  2. A current and valid Child Development Associate credential with the appropriate age-level endorsement issued by CDA National Credentialing Program of the Council for Early Childhood Professional Recognition
  3. A Child Development Permit issued by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing. 
  4. BA Degree in Child Development

Physical Requirements:

Position requires a high level of energy with the ability to move from a sitting to a standing position frequently.  Must be able to bend, stoop, and perform extensive walking.  Be able to move quickly from one place to another to ensure safety.  Can lift up to 30 pounds and is able to work indoors and outdoors.  Must be able to supervise students by sight and sound