Job Title: Preschool Teacher
Position Type: Faculty, Non-Exempt, Part time 10 mo.
Reports to: Preschool Division Head
Closing Date: When Filled
Start Date: August 2019 for 2019-2020 academic year
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Application: Accepted at https://www.tbcs.org/employment
The Bear Creek School is a classical Christian School for Preschool – 12th grade. We are a nondenominational, private, day school accredited by the Northwest Association of Independent Schools (NWAIS) and AdvancED. Please see our website, www.tbcs.org, for additional information.
Preschool Teacher - Job Summary
The Preschool Teacher is responsible for designing and implementing activities that promote social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development in each child. Teaches and approaches daily activities from a Christian Worldview.
Preschool Teacher - Primary Responsibilities
- Maintain classroom management conducive to learning
- Actively ensure growth in every student by utilizing a variety of instructional techniques
- Inform Division Head and parents of student’s academic or behavioral difficulties, work together as a team to plan and implement success strategies
- Keep accurate attendance records
- Complete progress and grade reports for each student in a timely manner using school guidelines
- Arrange and direct field trips as grade-level appropriate
- Participate in collaborative evaluation processes with Division Head and VP for Academic Affairs
- Collaborate with grade level or subject level peers to develop and coordinate specific plans for implementing school curriculum and policy
- Increase professional knowledge by participating in professional development opportunities
- Attend regular teachers’ or grade level meetings
- Attend school events outside regular school hours including, but not limited to: curriculum night, new family events, Young Authors/Art Fair, Christmas program, and professional development sessions
- Provide supervision for recess, lunch, and other supervision as necessary
- Participate in and give input on policy and curriculum decisions; staff and faculty selection; end-of-year evaluative discussions
- Request authorization for all expenditures
- Provide Division Head list of specific curriculum purchases necessary for upcoming school year
- Arrive one half hour before class time begins and stay one half hour after class time ends
- Dress in a professional manner
- Keep classroom neat and pleasant in appearance
Preschool Teacher - Critical Performance Competencies
- Positively support the school’s policies and practices and work collaboratively in a professional organization
- Truthful, positive, and purposeful when communicating with others
- Able to use strong written and oral communication skills to transfer thoughts and express ideas
- Flexible and adaptable in dealing with new, different or changing requirements
- Maintain confidentiality and security of information.
- Hold self and others accountable to accomplish results
- Effective in handling multiple concurrent tasks
- Familiar with Microsoft Word and Outlook, ability to learn and work with the school’s integrated data-based software package as needed
- Adhere to biblical standards in all areas of conduct
Preschool - Teacher Physical Requirements
- Requires standing for long periods of time
- Able to make visual and auditory evaluation of student work and performance
The Bear Creek School is an equal opportunity employer and is required by law to perform background checks on selected qualified candidates. All employees of The Bear Creek School must agree to carry out their responsibilities in a manner that is consistent with The Bear Creek School’s Mission Statement, Statement of Faith, Employee Handbook, and conduct themselves in a manner consistent with Biblical standards.
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis.
All job requirements are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health and safety of themselves or other employees and students.