Preschool Teacher

Kol Rinah Early Childhood Center
September 10, 2020
829 N. Hanley, St. Louis, MISSOURI
Job Type


KRECC Full Time Preschool Teacher

Overall Responsibility:

As a Teacher with KRECC you will work together with our teachers, students and families to create and implement a positive learning environment for preschool aged students using a “learning through play” philosophy as well as your own knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices together with specific interests of the children.

Desired Candidate Must:

  • Have a passion for early childhood education and desire to help each child reach his or her potential
  • Be a motivated team player
  • Have knowledge of what is developmentally appropriate for preschool aged students
  • Plan and implement developmentally appropriate lessons and activities with your

Co-teacher(s) that meet the individual needs, interests and abilities of the students

  • Utilize a variety of instructional techniques and materials to gain and maintain the interest of the students
  • Construct and implement learning centers that promote physical, social emotional and cognitive development
  • Be able to see the individuality and strengths in every child
  • Excellent classroom management skills including, the ability to encourage students to set and maintain standards of classroom behavior
  • Use a positive approach in dealing with disruptive behavior and make fair and impartial decisions regarding consequences
  • Engage with students on an appropriate level throughout guided lessons, center time, free play and gross motor time
  • Develop and maintain an appropriate, well-organized and clean physical classroom environment along with your co-teacher
  • Ability to communicate and maintain a welcoming and constructive relationship with students, parents and teachers
  • Conduct yourself with the highest level of professionalism
  • Demonstrate high standards of appearance, ethics, and behavior which serve as a positive model for colleagues and parents.
  • Be patient, nurturing, flexible and dedicated
  • Be willing to take responsibility and initiative
  • Be punctual and regular in attendance, spending sufficient time to perform assigned duties thoroughly

Physical Demands:

  • Must be able to sit for extended periods of time on the floor and able to lift up to 50lbs.

Education and Experience:

  • Associate Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or related field
  • At least 1 year of experience teaching preschool aged children
  • Knowledge of Judaism is a plus but not required

COVID-19 considerations:
We will be conducting virtual interviews for the time being. Job fulfillment is for the new school year.

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