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Assistant Teacher - Potomac

Company: Georgetown Hill Early School
Location: Potomac
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Description:Georgetown Hill Early School is a non-profit school serving Maryland families' preschool, elementary, and child care needs since 1980 . In the last 40 years we have grown from one location in Potomac to 12 campuses in Montgomery, Prince George's, and Frederick counties.
At Georgetown Hill, we take pride in meeting the individual needs of our students and fostering the independence of each child in a family-like environment of trust and warmth. Similarly, we enjoy providing our educators with the space to utilize our proven PLAN curriculum while exploring their own creativity in the classroom. We invite you to join our growing community of teachers and hope that you'll find a rewarding and fulfilling career at our schools.
We are looking for an Assistant Teacher to join our Threes program at our Bells Mill campus - minutes from Cabin John shopping center and Westfield Montgomery Mall! This is a full time position and the hours are M-F 9am - 6pm.
The essential functions of this job include but are not limited to:

  • Supervision of children to assure the health, welfare, and safety of all students
  • Providing for the educational needs and interests of children using a creative and age-appropriate curriculum
  • Supporting the physical, socio-emotional, and developmental needs of each child in the classroom
  • Regular, predictable attendance and punctuality
  • Adhering to all health and safety standards and protocols as part of COVID prevention
  • Demonstrating effective leadership among the classroom team
  • Demonstrating effective communication skills and positive interpersonal relations with children, families, colleagues, and community
  • Managing the classroom in a way that fosters a consistent, safe, and positive learning environment for all students and staffFor a complete job description, feel free to reach out!
    In general, you would be a great fit at Georgetown Hill if you are:
    • Nurturing. We're looking for people who can create a caring classroom community that will cultivate a climate of healthy and positive growth.
    • Reliable. We take punctuality and attendance seriously at Georgetown Hill. So if you are a chronically late person, this may not be the best place for you.
    • Happy to be part of a team. We prize collaboration over competition and we hire folks who are positive and productive coworkers, supervisors, and employees.
    • Discreet and trustworthy. Our parents trust us with their children and we must be able to trust our staff entirely.
    • Personable. A warm, friendly, and cool-tempered demeanor is essential to work here. And smiles. We love smiles.
    • Genuinely interested in education. If you are passionate about kids, we'll be passionate about you.
      Why work at Georgetown Hill? In addition to competitive pay and a stellar work environment, employees at Georgetown Hill receive the following benefits:
      • Insurance benefits. Our full time employees are eligible for employer-subsidized medical coverage in addition to dental, vision, short term disability, term life, and flexible spending accounts.
      • 401(k) with match. We want our employees to feel ready for a well-earned retirement. So when you enroll in our 401k plan and start saving, you'll earn up to 4% annual employer match. That's free money!
      • Paid sick leave. We know that peace of mind is just as important as rest when you're under the weather. So all employees accrue sick leave that keeps you covered when you need to be out - for your own health or that of a family member.
      • Paid personal leave. We believe a healthy work-life balance is the key to happy employees - you should have fun outside the classroom too! Our full time and part time employees accrue paid personal leave that you can use for vacation, personal days, or just some "me" time.
      • Paid training days & professional development. Learning is one of the key components of our curriculum and it doesn't just apply to students! We are committed to supporting each employee's goals for professional growth - through both planned training days and a financial assistance program for additional certification and coursework.
      • Paid holidays. Full and part time employees enjoy some paid holidays each year including Thanksgiving, New Years, Memorial Day, and Labor Day!
      • Referral programs. When you refer a new family or a new staff member to us, we want to say thanks! How does a $500 bonus sound?
      • Free caffeine (decaf available). Our kids are energetic and active! If you need a little boost of energy to get your day started or to keep you going, each campus has a Keurig and pods in stock - coffee, tea, hot chocolate... whatever floats your boat, just ask!PM21Requirements:The requirements for this position are as follows:
        • Applicants who hold the MSDE 90hr preschool certification preferred.
        • At least 2 years' experience in a school setting preferred.
        • Proficient technological skills to utilize various productivity tools (i.e. Outlook email, Microsoft Office Suite, HRIS, internet use, timekeeping systems, ProCare Engage)
        • Excellent understanding of the principles of child development and teaching methods
        • Possess strong knowledge of MSDE regulations
        • Possess a personal demeanor that is warm, friendly, and cool-tempered
        • Extremely reliable in attendance and punctuality
        • Must be highly organized and able to prioritize and multi-task
        • Must be team-oriented and willing to work with others
        • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, including grammar and reading skills

Keywords: Georgetown Hill Early School, Potomac , Assistant Teacher - Potomac, Education / Teaching , Potomac, Maryland

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