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Preschool teacher

Job Description:


Responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate preschool program for young children that complies with all relevant legislation, policies and procedures. Nurtures children, provides meals, crafts, and instruction, and ensures students are clean and kept safe.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES


  • Develop a program for young children within the preschool.
  • Provide nutritious snacks and lunches.
  • Talk with parents about behavioral ups and downs.
  • Develop activities to stimulate the children.
  • Establish policies and procedures for inside and outside the classroom.
  • Become familiar with emergency procedures and protocol.
  • Clean and sterilize equipment and toys daily.
  • Provide weekly schedules for children and parents.
  • Ensure cupboards are locked and cleaning supplies out of reach.
  • Supervise children at all times.
  • Integrate special needs children in a respectful manner.
  • Create arts and crafts for children.
  • Comfort children in times of need.
  • Encourage children with expressions and hugs.
  • Discuss development with parents.
  • Identify problems and convene with professionals if necessary.
  • Participate in fundraising for the school.
  • Promote literacy and early education.


Education / Training


Step 1. Complete a Degree and Educator Preparation Program in Kansas

The Kansas State Department of Education mandates that all preschool teachers have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree and complete an approved in-state educator preparation program.


step 2 pass the tests requires of preschool teacher in Kansas


Step3. apply for your Kansas teaching license


step4. maintain and upgrade your Kansas teaching license


Pay


Kansas City

Entry-level


Kansas City

$20191


Lawrence

$20410


Manhattan

$22920


Topeka

$20420


Wichita

$16850


References:

http://www.americasjobexchange.com/preschool-teacher-job-description

http://www.cleanimagesearch.com/media/action/gi/search

http://www.preschoolteacher.org/kansas/kansas-salary/

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