Classification Title: Pre-Kindergarten Teacher
Division: Academic Affairs
Nature of Work
Responsible for overseeing classroom learning experiences and teaching Pre-K students in the UWG Pre-K program; Oversees & provides instruction to and gathers assessment of Pre-K Children; maintains records and completes appropriate documentation; maintains the safety of the Pre-K children and daily cleaning/sanitation; communicate with parents of Pre-K children enrolled in the program; supervises/mentors UWG students; adheres to the guidelines as set by Bright From the Start and GA Department of Education.
This position is funded in whole or in part by grant funds and may end when funding is no longer available. Continued employment is contingent upon satisfactory performance, compliance with University and Board policies and procedures and the continued availability of funds.
Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related degree. Valid and current certification from Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC) in Early Childhood Education (P-5), or alternatives as outlined by Bright From the Start for Georgia Pre-K. Must be able to work effectively with children younger than five years of age in a classroom setting, be proficient in verbal and written communication skills, and have a working knowledge of basic computer programs. Must have previous work in a school setting with young children. Expected to display professional characteristics including, but not limited to: punctuality, appropriate dress, appropriate communication skills, and assuming responsibility for the program.
Salary $31,250 annually (10 month assignment)
Physical Requirements/Working Conditions
Must be able to lift a minimum of 20 pounds.
Must be able to maintain an active day working with young children.
Does this position require any special certification/license?
Valid and current certification from Georgia Professional Standards Commission (PSC) in Early Childhood Education (P-5), or alternatives as outlined by Bright From the Start for Georgia Pre-K.
Notice to Applicants
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