Preschool Teacher

Employer
City of Eagan
Location
Apple Valley, Minnesota, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jul 10, 2021
Closes
Sep 09, 2021
Ref
2310179084
Sector
Government
Discipline
Finance
Employment Type
Full time
Salary Type
Salary
Preschool Teacher

Pay: $17.60+ per hour, DOQ

20 - 24 hours per week

Part-Time Recurring (Year-Round), Not Benefit Eligible

The City of Eagan is hiring two Preschool Teachers!

We are seeking friendly, energetic, motivated Preschool Teachers for children ages 3 to 5. This position is responsible for planning, implementing, and conducting play-based, recreational preschool classes as well as parent/child classes.

This position is Monday-Friday mornings with classes from 8:30am to 12:00pm.

Application Deadline: Open until filled

Position Start Date: Wednesday, September 1st
Classes Begin:
Monday, September 13th

ESSENTIAL POSITION FUNCTIONS:
  • Develop, plan, implement and modify quality play-based program curriculum for up to 13 preschool age children (under Governor's restrictions)
  • Provide a safe, wholesome, caring and comfortable environment for child participants
  • Track and report program related records such as program evaluations and participant attendance
  • Write monthly newsletter, first day letters, theme calendars, and participant evaluations
  • Provide hands-on training and work direction to Teaching Assistant/s and volunteers
  • Respond to staff schedule changes
  • Determine appropriate response to participant behavior, safety of the participants and staff
  • Make programming decisions related to inclement weather conditions
  • Work cooperatively with other City staff and community and recreation service providers, and parents
  • Administer basic first aid as needed
  • Request supplies and materials as needed
  • Communicate orally and in written form
  • Independently problem-solve in a variety of situations


MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 18 years of age or older
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field -OR- Completion of at least 3 years of college coursework towards a bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field
  • 2 years of experience in teaching, assisting a teacher, or equivalent work in a similar position


DESIREABLE QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Previous teaching experience in a preschool setting, and/or experience in recreation preschool programs
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification
  • Concussion Training (Concussion Training is available on-line at www.cdc.gov/concussion/headsUp/)
  • Letter of interest included with application


PHYSICAL REQUIRMENTS:

While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, talk, write, hear, balance, run, walk, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, dance, sing and other movements in a variety of environments. Vision abilities required include close vision, distant vision, color vision and peripheral vision. Employees may also be required to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • 75% indoors, and 25% outdoors in summer weather conditions
  • Possible exposure to debris and blood borne pathogens


Located in the Twin Cities metro area, Eagan is home to about 68,000 people. The City operates under a Council-Administrator form of government, employing 250 regular full-time employees, and up to 400 seasonal and part-time employees. Regarded as a great place to live, work and play, the City of Eagan prides itself on exceptional customer service and employs a stable workforce with experienced and professional staff. Areas of employment include finance, engineering, law enforcement, fire safety, parks and recreation, forestry, public works and utilities, community development, sports and fitness, arts and preschool education, etc. Visit our website to learn more at www.cityofeagan.com!

The City of Eagan is an Equal Opportunity Employer