Job Description

Preschool Teacher

Department:Instruction
Office:BASIS Building Blocks Preschool Scottsdale
Location:Scottsdale, AZ

Building Blocks Preschool - Scottsdale is looking for qualified Preschool Teacher for the 2020/21 school year!

Building Blocks Preschool embraces a love of learning while building a foundation for academic success.

Our teachers support and inspire students by guiding them through thematic and content-rich curriculum that helps them meet the highest appropriate levels of development and Early Education benchmarks. Our teachers are given the autonomy to teach in the manner that suits them, including choice on how to best create lessons that foster student enthusiasm and passion for learning.

The role of the Early Education Teacher (EET) is to ensure the day-to-day exceptional education of students by preparing and facilitating age-appropriate, engaging, and hands-on lesson plans. Early Education Teachers implement the Building Blocks Curriculum while tailoring thematic units to integrate their knowledge and enthusiasm into each lesson.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Prepare and facilitate age and developmentally appropriate lesson plans
  • Implement the Building Blocks Curriculum by designing effective and creative lessons and assessments to promote academic success.
  • Collaborate with other Building Blocks teachers to further develop curriculum/subject material and build a community of like-minded professionals passionate about education
  • Manage student behavior to foster academic achievement, personal responsibility, intellect, individuality, and respect in all students
  • Support the execution of non-instructional functions, such as "Early Bird," "Late Bird," lunch, recess, and nap/quiet time
  • Maintain attendance
  • Supervise individual students and/or groups of students
  •  Maintain proper facility cleanliness  
  • Other duties as assigned


Reasonable Accommodations Statement
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


POSITION QUALIFICATIONS
Required
Education: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in
early childhood, child development or closely related field.
Certifications and Credentials: Valid Arizona Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card and satisfactory applicable state background check
Computer Skills: Microsoft Office Suite

Preferred
Experience: 2+ years teaching/education experience

Additional Job Information:

Benefits and Salary: Salary for this position is competitive and dependent on education and experience. BASIS.ed offers a comprehensive benefits package.

Notice of Non-Discrimination: In accordance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Boy Scouts of America Equal Access Act and applicable state law, Building Blocks Preschool* does not discriminate on the basis of actual or perceived race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, gender identity or expression, or any other classification protected by law in any of its business activities, including its educational programs and activities which comply fully with the requirements of state and federal law and Title IX.

*As used in this policy, the term "Building Blocks Preschool" refers to: Building Blocks and all affiliated entities.

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

Apply Online