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Preschool Leader-MLK

at City of Denton

Pay: up to $11/hour
$11 - $
Posted: 7/6/2019
Job Status: Seasonal
Job Reference #: 2458454

Job Description

Overall Job Objective

Job Description

Responsible for teaching education and social activities to children age 3-5 year olds.

Essential Functions

  • Plan, schedule, and implement the daily program of appropriate developmental experiences for a classroom group of children 3 to 5 years old.
  • Lead, supervise, and instruct the daily program of appropriate developmental experiences for a classroom group of children 3 to 5 years old.
  • Provide care and protection for assigned children, with the ability to respond immediately to emergencies, including administering first aid as necessary.
  • Hold regular parent/teacher conferences and seek to involve parents in the child development program.
  • Maintain progress records on the emotional, physical, social, and intellectual development of assigned children 3 to 5 years old.
  • Participates in staff meetings and annual training required by the department and by the State of Texas.
  • Ensure all equipment and materials are accessible, appropriate, and in good condition.
  • Maintains discipline and injury records as needed.
  • Enforce all site and State regulations
  • Keeps room organized and bulletin boards/room seasonally decorated
  • Informs parents of child's progress and updates on daily/weekly activities
Additional Duties:
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent
  • At least one year experience planning, coordinating, and implementing education/related programs for young children.
  • Have a current CPR/First Aid-Child certification or ability to obtain by the first day of employment
  • Any combination of related education, experience, certifications and licenses that will result in a candidate successfully performing the essential functions of the job
Core Competencies:
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to form and maintain effective relationships with coworkers and customers
  • Ability to maintain regular and punctual attendance 

Conditions of Employment

  • Must have a valid Class "C" Driver's License prior to employment
  • Must pass a drug test, driver's license check, criminal history background check, and social security number verification check
  • Must be able to pass a separate State of Texas Department of Family & Protective Services background and criminal history check including FBI fingerprint check
  • Must complete a defensive driving course as soon as possible (See City of Denton Policy 409.05 for details)
  • Must be available to work Monday through Friday anytime between the hours of 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
  • Must be able to work year round program