Company: Scottsdale Academy
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Location: Tallahassee, FL
VPK Teacher Job Description: Scottsdale Academy is a child
development center for children Infants through VPK/5 years old.
Hours of operation are 7 a.m. - 6 p.m., Monday - Friday, open
year-round, and closed only for major holidays. We are looking for
a qualified VPK Teacher to prepare young children for Kindergarten.
Important social, emotional and academic skills are to be taught
that they will utilize throughout their academic career. A VPK
teacher must have great love and patience for children.
Qualifications needed to teach them effectively include knowledge
of best teaching practices and preschool educational methods as
well as the ability to engage them and earn their trust and
attention. The goal is to contribute to the healthy mental and
emotional development of the children so they can more easily
acclimate to the next level of education. Responsibilities: ·
Develop creative and engaging lesson plans suitable for VPK
students using approved curriculum along with the Florida Standards
for Four-Year-Olds . · Track children's progress using the State
provided VPK assessment tool during AP1, AP2 and AP3 timeframes. ·
Guide children to develop their academic, artistic and practical
capabilities through a carefully constructed curriculum. · Employ a
variety of educational techniques (storytelling, educational play,
sensorial, media, etc.) to teach child. · Build an engaging, fun,
learning environment that promotes literacy and early education in
a classroom setting. · Execute daily classroom schedule to include
teacher-directed learning, child-directed experiences, quality
outdoor time, age-appropriate proper hygiene, laying out of
lunches, snack distribution, rest opportunities, as well as other
elements that may not be listed here. · Create and encourage child
interactions with peers and adults to foster children's social
competencies, including self-esteem and confidence. · Communicate
with parents appropriately and effectively regarding students'
growth and progress. · Understand all school emergency procedures
and protocol. · Maintain a clean and safe classroom consistent with
health and safety standards. · Supervise children at all times.
Requirements: · Professional experience working with young children
· Knowledgeable in child development · Excellent communication and
instructional skills · Patient, friendly and reliable · DCF 45
hours, Florida Standards for Four-Year-Olds and Early Literacy for
VPK Instructors courses · Active Staff Credential o Includes: CDA,
FCCPC or an Associates or Bachelor's Degree in field · Level II
Background Screening will be conducted through Florida's Background
If you have resided outside the state of Florida within the past
five years, those state background checks will also be required.
The preceding is at the employee's expense and can be taken out of
the first paycheck if requested. Preference will be given to
applicants with special training in Early Childhood Education or
Keywords: Scottsdale Academy, Tallahassee , VPK Teacher, Education / Teaching , Tallahassee, Florida
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