SALISH KOOTENAI COLLEGE Lead Preschool Teacher in PABLO, Montana
General Summary: In accordance with the SKC Mission Statement, the Lead Teacher's basic function is to provide safe and healthy learning environments and interactions for children enrolled in the Salish Kootenai College Childcare Center. The Lead Teacher will support the learning of children through the collaboration with parents, staff members, and other teachers at the Childcare Center. The Lead Teacher will develop weekly lesson plans, implement activities, observe children's progress, and document findings in accordance with Center curriculum and assessment policies. Physical Demands The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, kneel, sit, and occasionally lift 25 to 50 pounds. Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education. Minimum three (3) years documented experience as the lead classroom teacher in an early childhood setting birth to age 5 years preferred. Knowledge of child development ages 2-5 years. Good verbal and written communication skills. Current CPR and First Aid certification or willing to obtain certification upon hire. Current on required immunizations or ability to become current upon hire. Ability to work with people of varying backgrounds and ethnic groups. Ability to take direction and work independently. As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, we encourage applications from minorities, veterans and women. SKC is a tribal member preference employer as set forth in SKC policy. SKC is a drug free workplace. All pre-hires must pass a drug test before formal hiring.