Dual Language Preschool Lead Teacher


Job title: Dual Language Preschool Lead Teacher

$22 – 25 per hour

Company: Georgetown Hill Early School

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Job description: Description:Georgetown Hill Early School is a non-profit school serving Maryland families’ preschool, elementary, and childcare needs . Our mission is to join teachers, children, and their families to create an unsurpassed early childhood educational experience.Are you fluent in Spanish? We are seeking a Lead Teacher to join our Dual Language preschool program at the following campuses:
– In the heart of Bethesda/Chevy Chase (metro accessible) – Our newest campus at Congressional Plaza (metro accessible) – Located on Falls Road close to Interstate 270, Montrose Rd and Wootton Parkway – Located next door to PG Plaza with convenient parkingThis position is full-time, and the hours are Monday – Friday, 9am-6pm. Your role will be to meet our students’ individual needs and foster each child’s independence in a family-like environment of trust and warmth.The pay rate for this role is $22 – $25 an hour based on your experience and credentials.What You Will Do:

  • Provide for the educational needs and interests of preschool children using a bilingual and age-appropriate curriculum
  • Supervision of preschool children to ensure the health, welfare, and safety of all students
  • Support the physical, socio-emotional, and developmental needs of each child in the classroom
  • Demonstrate effective leadership among the classroom team
  • Demonstrate effective communication skills and positive interpersonal relations with children, families, colleagues, and community
  • Classroom management that fosters a consistent, safe, and positive learning environment for all students and staff

Requirements:Our ideal candidate will have 1-3 years of relevant experience and the following credentials/skills:

  • Candidates must have at least a Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education (ECE) or a Bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field + the MSDE 90hr Preschool Certification.
  • Fluency in both English and Spanish (verbal and written)
  • Excellent understanding of the principles of child development and instructional strategies
  • Strong knowledge of MSDE regulations
  • A personal demeanor that is warm, friendly, and cool-tempered
  • Proficient technological skills including Microsoft Office is a plus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including grammar and reading skills
  • Extremely reliable in attendance and punctuality
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize and multi-task
  • Team-oriented and willing to work with others

Per Maryland State Department of Education Office of Child Care regulations, all applicants must submit to and successfully pass a state and federal background check as a contingency of employment. Applicants for our federal center campuses must receive GSA-security clearance through a government background screening.Why You’ll Love Us:We’re pretty loveable! We enjoy providing our educators with the space to utilize our proven while exploring their own creativity in the classroom. We invite you to join our growing community of teachers and hope you’ll find a rewarding and fulfilling career at our schools.We offer the following benefits:

  • Health Insurance with an employer-funded health reimbursement account (HRA)
  • Dental Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • Short-Term Disability & Term Life Insurance
  • 401(k) & Roth 401(k) with up to 4% annual employer match
  • Medical & Dependent Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs)
  • Flexible Schedules
  • Paid time off including Personal & Sick Leave
  • Holiday Pay
  • Employee Discount on childcare
  • Paid Planning Time
  • Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) Eligible Employer

We are committed to providing an inclusive environment that ensures the happiness and success of each of our employees and the families and children who put their trust in us. We are an equal-opportunity employer that prides ourselves on hiring, training, and retaining a community of employees from various backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences.#GH24PI27210e359ba7-8722-33426841

Location: Gaithersburg, MD

Job date: Wed, 03 Apr 2024 07:53:20 GMT

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