Position Description

Preschool Teacher
Department Education
City Las Vegas
State NV
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Employment Duration:
Full time
Program:
Acelero Learning Clark County, NV

Nature   

 We are seeking an inspired and dedicated Preschool Teacher.  You will be responsible for providing a range of instructional, assessment and positive behavioral support strategies to ensure educational excellence in a Head Start classroom for 3-5 year-old children. 

You will contribute to our mission through the following activities and responsibilities:

  • Work collaboratively with family members, an Assistant Teacher and other staff to achieve positive outcomes for children of all abilities.

  • Establish and maintain a safe, healthy learning environment, including full supervision of children at all times, in accordance with Head Start and childcare licensing requirements.

  • Provide classroom experiences that are developmentally, linguistically, culturally and age-appropriate for the children served.

  • Ensure classroom arrangement, materials and displays are organized and conducive to children’s learning.

  • Document children’s progress through ongoing observation and direct assessment activities; use that data to plan and individualize curriculum.

  • Collaborate with Family Services staff to support families as they implement sound family life practices, extend learning into the home, and meet attendance expectations.

You’ll achieve positive outcomes by utilizing:

  • CLASS™ teacher-child interactions

  • Research supported Curriculum

  • Child assessment tools

  • Teacher Success Rubric and Coaching

  • State of the art technology and learning methods

Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Early Childhood Education or related field with at least six (6) courses in Early Childhood Education required

  • Bilingual Spanish- English preferred

  • Pass physical examination, background check, and fingerprinting screen

  • Able to lift a child weighing 40 pounds, 20 times a day if needed.

  • Obtain certification in CPR and First Aid.

Additional Requirements:

  • Ability to lift a child weighing 40 pounds, 20 times a day if needed

  • Ability to obtain certification in CPR and First Aid

  • Pass physical examination, background check, and fingerprinting screen, and maintain required Physical/TB screen requirements

  • Intermediate computer literacy in email, word processing and internet navigation

The mission of Acelero Learning is to bring a relentless focus on positive child and family outcomes to close the achievement gap and build a better future for children, families, and communities served by the Head Start program.

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating a diverse and healthy work place.

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