St. Louis Park Schools

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Preschool Educator (6-7 positions)

at St. Louis Park Schools

Posted: 7/18/2018
Job Reference #: 1555
Keywords: preschool

Job Description

Openings as of 9/19/2018
Community Education- Childcare

  • Preschool Educator (6-7 positions) JobID: 1555
  • Position Type:
    Community Education- Childcare/Educator

  • Date Posted:
    7/18/2018

  • Location:
    District Wide

  • Date Available:
    August, 2018

  • Closing Date:
    Until Filled

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    Careers at Saint Louis Park Public Schools. We are an exciting academically focused urban district serving all students from diverse backgrounds. SLP is a vibrant growing organization and a leading employer in the area. Are you up for a challenge to impact the future? Would you like to join a team of the best, the brightest and most caring people to find bold new ways to serve approximately 5000 students and their families? You'll find opportunities to grow and develop as we work together to learn together to create the environment that creates learning for staff and the students we serve. Are you ready? It's time to do your life's best work with us.

    SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITES
    The Preschool Educator is responsible for implementing and coordinating the daily activities of preschool students by performing such duties as planning and implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum, observing and assessment of student progress, safety and supervision of students, maintaining program records, communication with families, teaming with colleagues, and participating in ongoing professional development.

    EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
    • BA degree in Early Childhood Education or related field or
    • completion of Child Development Associates (CDA) preferred, or two or more years of experience in a licensed and/or NAEYC accredited preschool program and current enrollment in college-level early childhood degree program.
    Salary: starting salary per Educator contract
    Program Hours: 6:30 am- 6 pm

    Work Day: 8 hour/Day- shift will be between program hours

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITES:
    • Organize and provide developmentally appropriate learning environment; plans and implements curriculum and education for preschool students.
    • Provides activities and opportunities that encourage curiosity, exploration, and problem solving appropriate to the developmental levels and learning styles of children.
    • Plans and prepares classroom setting; oversees safety and supervision of children; provides a supportive environment in which children can learn and practice appropriate and acceptable individual and group behaviors.
    • Builds positive relationships with families; maintains open and cooperative communication with parents and encourages their involvement in the program and supporting each child's family relationships.
    • Compiles individual assessments of each child's development; completes daily tasks such as child attendance and related reports.
    • Team with coworkers to create a learning environment that engages and enhances the spirit of every child.
    • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

    WORK ENVIRONMENT
    • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Diversity creates a healthier atmosphere: All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other protected characteristics.