Preschool Job Description

Preschool Job Description

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Preschool provides early Childhood/community resources and share information through a variety of mediums: documentation boards, newsletters, emails, & check-ins.

Preschool Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective preschool job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included preschool job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Conduct family conferences with each child’s family to advise of child's progress and to develop rapport with families
Manage all financial aspects of program including cash income, purchase orders, petty cash, expenditure reports
On any given day you might find yourself building a castle with blocks, exploring STEM concepts such as gravity or velocity, or planning an herb garden alongside children
Feel a sense of accomplishment as you hear the laughter and experience the wonder of children engaged in experiences you planned
Work with co-workers to develop creative hands-on activities and projects based on your observations of children’s interests and skills
Communicate with parents on a daily basis, sharing their children’s latest adventures, achievements, and progress through a variety of avenues, including mobile technology and personal discussions
Each classroom must earn a passing score on this Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS)
Must involve parents in their children’s education and confers with parents on students’ progress
Makes at least two home visits a year and a minimum of two parent-teacher conferences
Participates in parent meetings and school activities

Preschool Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Preschool

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CPR, AED, EEC

Education for Preschool

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the preschool job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Early Childhood, Education, Teaching, Associates, General Education, Business, Writing, Applied Mathematics

Skills for Preschool

Desired skills for preschool include:

APS community
Computer system
Developmentally appropriate practices
Financial and legal requirements
Related subject matter
Effective and appropriate care-giving practices utilized in early childhood care
Database and spreadsheet software
Word processing
Effective classroom management techniques
Laws

Desired experience for preschool includes:

May come into contact with children who are ill and/or contagious, and must take precautions to ensure health and safety of all children, parents, staff, and themselves
Will be working in a busy and occasionally noisy environment where a number of activities and situations are happening at once
Must be prepared to handle accidents and emergencies at any time
May experience smells associated with toileting and children who are ill
Must be in excellent health
Caring for children can be stressful and physically demanding

Preschool Examples

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Preschool Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for a preschool. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for preschool
  • Coordinate parent relations through the monthly newsletter, orientation prior to the beginning of school, and being available to parents during operating hours for conferences and special assistance
  • Providing instruction, encouraging student progress, and managing the learning environment
  • Ability to lift materials and supplies, assist in the implementation of an instructional support program with students of varying ages and sizes
  • Has effective organizational, communication, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Must be able to follow oral and written directions and have the ability to establish effective working relationships with School District staff and students
  • Maintain student and school personnel confidentiality
  • Manifests a positive role in school and community relations
  • Plan and implement developmentally appropriate curricula to promote cognitive, motor, emotional, and self regulation skills
  • Attend to the physical and emotional needs of children including toileting/diapering, minor first aid, necessary specialized first aid (with training), emotional support, and comfort care
  • Interact with diverse families in person, electronically, and in writing to discuss chidlren's development, progress, and/or challenges
Qualifications for preschool
  • Must be willing to make a public Profession of Faith
  • Must have a high school or high school equivalency diploma
  • Must have minimum 12 required ECE units
  • Satisfactory completion of a criminal and motor vehicle background check
  • High School Diploma/GED plus six (6) months of experience working directly with preschool age children (0-5) in a child related atmosphere
  • Current Child Development Associate (CDA) Infant/Toddler/Preschool OR must be willing to enroll in CDA Course
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Preschool Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a preschool. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for preschool
  • Ensure vertical and horizontal alignment of developmentally appropriate curriculum
  • Serve on the elementary leadership team to push for student achievement PreK through 5th grade
  • Ensure quarterly assessments are completed and data is recorded and reviewed to inform instruction
  • Coordinate and ensure smooth running of monthly parental involvement programming
  • Maintain enrollment targets for three preschool classrooms
  • Conduct weekly one-on-one meetings with teachers and instructional assistants
  • Support Individual Development Plans for direct reports
  • Serve as an instructional coach and model teacher
  • Conduct planning conferences and provide instructional planning feedback to teachers
  • Work with school leader and school operation team to ensure excellence in areas of operation
Qualifications for preschool
  • High School Diploma/GED plus six (6) months experience working directly with preschool age children (0-5) in a child-related atmosphere
  • Current Child Development Associate (CDA) Infant Toddler and/or Preschool OR must be willing to enroll in CDA Course
  • Willing to work full time hours (be flexible), usually 8am-6pm with a break
  • Must have a high school or high school equivalency diploma, one year early childhool education experience, and Early Childhood Certification, CDA credential or Associate degree from an accredited college or university in the areas of early childhood, childhood development or closely related field
  • Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field (preferred)
  • Intermediate proficiency level with computers (MS Office preferred)
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Preschool Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a preschool. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for preschool
  • Work alongside school leader, operations manager, finance department to understand and own preschool ensure a balanced budget on an annual basis
  • Hold effective meetings with preschool
  • Plan and conduct weekly early childhood professional development with teachers and staff that is aligned to school, ABC, and ECERS standards
  • Access and utilize the knowledge of outside professionals for consistent growth in early childhood professional development
  • Attend all required trainings and consistently strive for additional learning opportunities
  • Create and execute a plan that ensures all staff members attend the required number of training hours on a yearly basis
  • Hold teachers and instructional assistants accountable to professional work expectations
  • Consistently strive towards improvement and growth both on a personal and school level
  • Contribute to the creation of a safe and welcoming environment for all students
  • Interact with school students, staff, and parents in a professional, appropriate manner
Qualifications for preschool
  • Must be currently enrolled in Criminal History Registry through the Child Care Division before date of hire
  • Must meet NAEYC candidacy requirements (or willing to obtain)
  • At least 18 years of age and a high school diploma or GED
  • Mandatory training provided by Kelly Education
  • Experience with young children is a plus!
  • Required - Associate's or vocational/technical school degree-Early Childhood Education, Psychology, or a related field with one to three years of work-related experience
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Preschool Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of preschool. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for preschool
  • Must be 18 years of age Must be a high school graduate or GED Six months of childcare experience required
  • Must be working towards or must have already received NAC, CDA, or CPC credentials, or Associate Degree from an accredited college or university in Early Childhood Education or related field preferred
  • Educator license endorsed as a Paraprofessional Educator in Illinois (see ISBE website)
  • Noncertified Staff Noncertified staff (PARA) employed to assist in the instruction of children ages 3 to 5 shall meet the requirements set forth in 23 Ill
  • AA in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, or Child Development
  • Four or more years teaching and leading in a low income community school
Qualifications for preschool
  • Must have an Associate or Bachelors degree or in the process from an accredited college or university in the areas of early childhood, childhood development or closely related field
  • Must have five years of experience in Preschool setting
  • Must be able to work independently with little direct supervision and with frequent interruption
  • Must meet Ministry Formation and renewal certification as required by Diocesan Policy
  • Able to comply with the requirements specified in the ADHS Licensing Regulations
  • Non-Catholic must be willing to sign the Diocese of Phoenix Division of Education and Evangelization Profession of Faith form Assists with indoor and outdoor recreational activities
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Preschool Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a preschool. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for preschool
  • Minimum of CDA required
  • A minimum of a CDA, Group Teacher Endorsement from the New Jersey Registry for Childhood Professionals or an AA in ECE/Child Development
  • A minimum of a CDA, Group Teacher Endorsement from the New Jersey Registry for Childhood Professionals or an AA in ECE or Child Development
  • A willingness to be an active member of Harvest United Methodist Church, leading the preschool
  • Demonstrated experience as a practitioner of Conscious Discipline
  • Demonstrated experience as a school director/administrator
Qualifications for preschool
  • Concrete results in leadership and initiative, as demonstrated on resume
  • A demonstrated record of ensuring student achievement as a teacher and/or leader in a public school setting
  • Deep belief in the mission and values of KIPP Delta and ability to fully subscribe to KIPP'
  • Good attendance and work record in previous employment
  • Effectively communicates with students, parents and staff Communicates in English at a level sufficient for successful job performance
  • Develop and complete a yearly professional development plan

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