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Pre-School Teacher

Hills & Dales, Dubuque, IA

 

Preschool Teacher

About the Job

The Licensed Preschool Teacher creates lesson plans and implements activities using Teaching Strategies Gold for the Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program. This position collaborates with the Dubuque Community School District to provide high quality preschool to children ages 4 and 5 within the Hills & Dales Childcare Center. The teacher will help guide and instruct children to become independent, lifelong learners. This position is supported by a paraprofessional.

When You Join the Team as a Preschool Teacher You Will:

  • Implement Hills & Dales’ curriculum in a way that is consistent with the unique needs of each child
  • Create a safe, nurturing environment where children can play and learn.
  • Assist the children to become problem solvers, by guiding them through structured and unstructured play activity to prepare them for kindergarten. You will strive to create social skill building and small group instruction.
  • Partner and communicate with parents, with a shared desire to provide the best care and education for their children.  
  • Support your center’s success; partner with center staff and leadership to achieve goals around enrollment, quality, and engagement.
  • Cultivate positive relationships with families, teachers, state licensing authorities, and community contacts. 

 

 Required Skills and Experience:

  • A strong desire to work with children, and make a difference every day! 
  • Ability to build relationships with families and coworkers to create a dynamic work environment 
  • Active CPR/First Aid Certification, Universal Precautions, Mandatory Reporter certifications. Training is provided by employer if not currently certified. 
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education 
  • Current Iowa Teaching License for early childhood from the BOEE, or an Elementary Education Teaching License will be accepted with the understanding of completing early childhood classes to obtain early childhood education license. 

To Learn More About the Hills & Dales Childcare Center and to Apply Please Visit:
www.hillsdales.org

 

Offer of employment contingent upon successful completion of criminal background checks and drug screening. EOE

Apply for this Job!
Apply in Person:3505 Stoneman Rd
Dubuque, IA
Apply by Mail:1011 Davis St.
Dubuque, IA  52001
Apply by Email:humanresources@hillsdales.org
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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 549259
Location
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Type
Employee
Status
--
Pay --
Categories
Child Care/Day Care/Personal Care
Education
Volunteer and Non-profit
Shifts
First Shift
Benefits
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Retirement Plan

Preferred Candidates

Years of Experience 1-2 Years
Education Bachelors

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