Category: Early Childhood
School: Merryhill School
Location: San Jose, CA
Date Opened: Jan 9, 2023
Job ID: 16721
Are you passionate about teaching? Do you love being amongst kids and want to make a difference in the education of children?
Our preschool kids are the best! Their curiosity, questioning, and zest for life inspire our passionate educators every day. As a preschool teacher you’ll help preschoolers develop their problem-solving skills, guide them in both structured learning and play time, and prepare them with the knowledge they’ll need to succeed in kindergarten and beyond.
A little about us
Our school is an independent private school founded on the belief that education is a significant influence in the life of a child. Our mission is to create a school community that inspires children to realize their full potential, while providing a safe and nurturing school environment. To support our mission, we bring together principals, teachers, and parents who are passionate about education. Our school offers a balanced and unparalleled curriculum from preschool through eighth grade with an emphasis in the areas of STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics) that incorporates music, physical education, foreign language, and social skills development. Our goal is to prepare students to become creative problem-solvers, innovators, and confident, compassionate leaders. Together, we provide the best possible learning environment for our students to achieve outstanding results.
A little about you
You are a fun and energetic preschool teacher who is passionate about child care and early childhood education. You like being creative within framework of curriculum. You are patient, kind, and understanding, and take the time to develop personal connections with your families. Above all, you love learning and instill that zest in your students. At our school we are committed to helping you to be the best teacher you can be.
A typical day
Preschool teachers at our school create a warm, engaging, and creative classroom that promotes a curriculum that teaches 21st century skills of communication, collaboration, problem solving, and analysis. A lot of fun between circle time, play time, snack time should be expected.
Our preschool educators are dedicated to the love of learning and inspire their students not only to learn more but to do more.
Engaging, creative and full of sparkle are a few words that describe our preschool teaching professionals.
Being a strong communicator and having an abundance of patience is the key to success for our teachers.
An educational background with early childhood units shall include courses that cover the general areas of child growth and development, child, family, and community, and program/curriculum or a Bachelors of Child Development is needed for this opportunity. Must successfully clear criminal background without exemption.
Position pays $19-25/hourly