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Preschool/Preschool Teacher

Location:

COMPASS ACADEMY PRESCHOOL AND CHILDCARE
SMYRNA, GA

Start Date: January 3, 2022

Description, Responsibilities, & Duties

Compass Academy is seeking loving, reliable classroom teachers and teacher’s assistants in our Early Childhood Program. Teachers will assist in providing quality and comprehensive early child development skills while maintaining a healthy clean environment. This is a full-time position.

JOB DUTIES INCLUDE
* Leading and directing instructions to a group of children.
* Supervise playground activities, breakfast, lunch, snack breaks, bathroom breaks, and rest time.
* Help children with cognitive skill development activities.
* Plan age-appropriate lesson plans and prepare educational materials. This may include but is not limited to finger-plays, songs, bulletin boards, flannel boards, etc.
* Be actively involved with the children in the room. This includes, but is not limited to reading stories, playing games, singing, cuddling, role-playing, etc.
* Clean after breakfast, lunch, snack, bathroom breaks, and classroom activities. This may include, but is not limited to, washing the dishes and/or toys, and cleaning the kitchen.
* Help maintain the school’s building and grounds.
* Assist in the preparation and serving of meals and snacks.
* Relay communication between the parents, other members of staff, and the director.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

REQUIREMENTS:
* Must be at least 18 years of age.
* Participates in an orientation program
* Completes the appropriate number of in-service hours each year.
* Attends staff meetings, training sessions, or other events, such as Family Night and the Christmas Program, as required.
* Maintains a neat and clean physical appearance.
* Is able to move quickly enough to supervise children safely.
* Is able to lift and carry children (maximum of 40 pounds).
* Is able to provide an appropriate speech model while interacting with both children and parents.
* Must adhere to the center’s Behavior Guidance policies at all times.

Job Types: Full-time, ContractChild Development Associates credential (CDA) is preferred, or a High School Diploma/GED and enrolled in a program leading to a Child Development Associates credential to be completed within one year, or be enrolled in a program leading to an Associate’s Degree or Baccalaureate Degree in Early Childhood Education. Should have experience with infants and pre-schoolers.

Salary & Benefits

$14-$18 paid bi weekly

Our Benefits for full-time employees include:
Child care discount 20% for your child if spots are available.
401k when eligible
Paid Holidays: MLK day (training day),
Presidents Day,
Memorial Day,
Independence Day 3 days,
Labor Day, Columbus day(training day),
Thanksgiving Break(3 days), and
Christmas Break(about 10 days)
Sick leave: Full-time hourly employees are eligible for (three) days per calendar year and 5 days after 3 years
Bereavement leave.

Application Procedures

ONLY looking for team members.
Send resume to compassacademyga@gmail.com

Program Description

We remain an independent, family-owned, and operated enterprise. Our goal is to be as eco-friendly as possible and to create a natural learning ambiance with organic practices and Spanish lessons, indoor and outdoor classrooms, and our curriculum is an eclectic mix of Montessori, Reggio Emilia Inspired and the play method.

Contact Info

Jeena Sashittal
678.424.1671
compassacademyga@gmail.com

Your support will help us advance the quality of every child's one childhood.

Together, we are empowering exceptional education.