Kindergarten Teacher

Job | Posted 25 days ago
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Elementary

Description


Summary:
The Kindergarten Teacher teaches the kindergarten curriculum, including phonetic awareness, phonics, literacy skills, math, science, social studies and SEL. Our kindergarten teachers create friendly learning environments where students are engaged and develop a love for learning.

Responsibilities:

  • Teach the kindergarten curriculum in engaging ways, such as group discussion, dramatic play acting, and field trips to stimulate students' interest in and broaden understanding of their physical and social environment.
  • Foster cooperative social behavior through games and group projects to assist children in forming satisfying relationships with other children and adults.
  • Encourage students in singing, dancing, rhythmic activities and in use of art materials to promote self-expression and appreciation of esthetic experience.
  • Instruct children in practices of personal cleanliness and self-care.
  • Alternate periods of strenuous activity with periods of rest or light activity to avoid overstimulation and fatigue.
  • Observe children to detect signs of ill health or emotional disturbance and to evaluate progress.
  • Discuss students' problems and progress with parents.

Qualifications:
  • Current Michigan teaching certificate with Elementary endorsement is required, Early Childhood endorsement is preferred. 
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and government regulations.
  • Ability to effectively write emails and other family communication.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from families and staff.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts and draw valid conclusions.
Schedule:
22/23 School Year
.50 FTE
Will work Wednesday, Thursday and every other Friday

Benefits:
Benefit package per Master Agreement

Once the posting deadline date has been met (if applicable), the supervisor/principal will review applications and schedule interviews with the most qualified candidates.  An email will be sent to applicants when the position has been filled.
 

 

Posted By

Zeeland Public Schools

183 W. Roosevelt , Zeeland, MI 49464
 

At the following locations

Roosevelt Elementary School

183 W. Roosevelt , Zeeland, MI 49464