Preschool Assistant Teacher

Chesterbrook Academy - Herndon, VA (30+ days ago)3.5

Full-time

Our preschool builds the solid academic foundation students need for future success. In our school, classes are led by dedicated, caring teachers who value open communication with parents. Using our Links to Learning curriculum, our preschool offers the perfect balance of learning and play, combining structured learning experiences with play activities designed for each developmental stage. If you value a career in an educational community of extraordinary professionals, join ours!

We are currently looking for a caring and energetic Preschool Assistant Teacher to join our team. If you have a passion for working with children, are dedicated to providing the best education and care to your students, work collaboratively, and want to learn and grow, we want you to be a part of our team.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Create, manage and participate in a variety of learning environments and activities that provide opportunities for students to develop to their fullest potential and achieve their learning objectives.
Assist the Lead Teacher to create and deliver lesson plans, implement school curriculum, and assess developmental needs of students.
Maintain a healthy and safe environment.
Communicate positively with students, parents and staff.
Participate collaboratively and professionally with other teachers and staff to promote the general well-being of the school, and collective/individual interest of its staff and student body.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
High School diploma (equivalent GED) required.
Currently enrolled or willing to complete Early Childhood Education units within one year of employment. Two-year degree in Early Childhood Education preferred.
Meets minimum preparation and experience required for certification as an Early Childhood Education Teacher. Complies with all state education and licensing standards, and maintains validation of credentials for the position.
Previous experience in a licensed preschool or early development center.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Must be 18 years of age or older.

BENEFITS FOR ELIGIBLE EMPLOYEES:
Competitive pay
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Company paid life insurance; supplemental life insurance available
A 401(k) plan with matching employer contributions
Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time
Childcare tuition discounts
Flexible spending plans for both medical and dependent care
Educational assistance
Paid professional development days
The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. M/F/D/V encouraged to apply.*