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EDUStaff PreK Teacher

Company: Muskegon Area Employment Consortium
Location: Muskegon
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Position Type: Elementary School Teaching/Early ChildhoodDate Posted: 7/19/2022Location: Marquette ElementaryClosing Date: Until filledDistrict: Muskegon Public Schools - websiteEDUSTAFF JOB POSTING 2022-2023 Posting Date: July 19, 2022 End Date: Until filled Positions Available: 1 Position Title: Pre-K Teacher (PK-4-All Program) Location: Marquette Elementary Job Posting ID: 21-5615 Available: August 2022 Duration: 2022-2023 Academic Year Rate: $166.72/day (BA) or $207.67/day (MA) with medical benefits 40 hours per week TO APPLY: Please submit a resume, letter of interest, teacher certification, and transcripts to Mary Scott at mps-hr@mpsk12.net for consideration. Minimum Qualifications: Valid Michigan Elementary Teaching Certificate with ZA or ZS endorsement. A Bachelor's Degree in early childhood or child development with a specialization in preschool teaching. Transcripts will document a major, rather than a minor, in child development or early childhood education. Successful pre-employment physical exam including tuberculosis screening and criminal records background check. Preferred: Master's Degree Prior early childhood classroom experience preferred Home visitation experience preferred, particularly with young families. The ability to work and communicate effectively with parents and young children. Job Function: The Teacher shall serve as the educational leader in his/her classroom. Provides age and developmentally appropriate learning experiences with a classroom of four-year old children resulting in their successful transition into kindergarten. Responsible to successfully develop the emotional, physical, social, and intellectual growth of assigned children, recognizing and responding to the individual needs of each child. Home visits and parent engagement activities also required. See attached job description. Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities: Develops daily lessons aligned with the program's school readiness goals, philosophy, child development domains, and curriculum. Engages in instructional practices which are aligned with the program's adopted research-based curriculum. Observes and assesses individual children in accordance to the program's policies and procedures. Observations and assessments shall be timely and reliable measures of children's development. Provides an appropriate climate to establish and reinforce acceptable pupil behavior, attitudes, and social skills. Actively utilizes the program's adopted child behavior framework. Creates a safe and effective environment for learning through functional and attractive displays, interesting learning centers and exhibits of children's work. Provides individual and small group instruction designed to meet individual needs of pupils in communication skills, health habits, physical skills and development of self-concepts. Assist in maintaining accurate and an up-to-date file on each child in accordance to program policies and procedures. Actively engages with parents/caregivers in order to enhance child's success and readiness to enter Kindergarten successfully.Promotes parent/caregiver participation and involvement in education activities provided for their children. Communicates regularly and documents communication with parents/caregivers by means of a newsletter, notes, phone calls, conferences and home visits. Refers to advocate/outreach services for families. Acts as liaison between families and community agency service providers; assists families in accessing appropriate services in the community. Interprets school programs to parents/caregivers in order to strengthen parental understanding of the individual child's needs and the school's role in the child's life. Enriches the educational program through study trips to community resources such as museums, parks and through classroom visits by resource person from the school and community. Assists with the recruitment of families eligible for program. Plans and coordinates the work of classroom assistants, parents, and volunteers in the classroom and on field/study trips.Attachment(s):21-5615 EDU Pre-K Teacher Aug 2022.pdf

Keywords: Muskegon Area Employment Consortium, Grand Rapids , EDUStaff PreK Teacher, Education / Teaching , Muskegon, Michigan

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