ABC Lead Pre-K Teacher

Our House, Inc.

About the organization

Our House empowers homeless and near-homeless families and individuals to succeed in the workforce, in school, and in life through hard work, wise decision-making, and active participation in the community. The Our House team has defined a set of seven Guiding Principles that characterize our culture and that we intentionally seek to uphold: Hard Work, Wise Decision-Making, Community, Initiative, Integrity, Safety, and Heart.

Duties

Plan and implement daily and weekly lesson plans using the Adventures in Learning curriculum to meet the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of the children in the program
Collaborate with the Child Development Manager to plan and implement the daily and weekly integration of the supplemental literacy and mathematics curriculum for Pre-K
Collaborate with the Child Development Manager and the Mental Health Team to plan and implement the daily and weekly integration of the Conscious Discipline social-emotional program, including the Feeling Buddies Curriculum and potentially (on an as-needed basis) the Baby Doll Circle Time Curriculum
Provide lesson plans and various enrichment experiences that reflect and cite the Arkansas Child Development Early Learning Standards (AR CDELs), Ages and Stages Questionnaire, Work Sampling System, and any other assessments we will utilize to best serve our clients
Implement developmentally appropriate programming while providing individualized instruction to meet the needs of each child and collaborate with our special services partners, Mental Health team, and our Behavior Support Specialist to best ensure this is happening
Maintain an enriching learning environment through intentional use of materials in learning centers and ensure other Pre-K classrooms are doing this as well
Maintain individualized portfolios of each child in the class that highlights their academic performance to be used as an assessment

Qualifications

At least 3 years of experience work and/or teaching PreK-aged children
At least 1 year of supervisory experience
Bachelor's Degree required - Arkansas teacher license with P-4 certification or bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or child development preferred
Ability to work effectively with diverse staff, parents, and community members
Experience with conflict resolution and/or crisis management
Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to curriculum planning
Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed
Must be able to lift 30lbs
COVID-19 vaccination required or must meet the legal guidelines for an exemption
Must be able to pass criminal background checks, child and adult maltreatment registry checks, sex offender registry checks, and a pre-employment drug screen

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