Preschool Teacher

Our Academy exists to educate and support the children of our long-term volunteers. Come help ensure our students are getting the best and most unique education available!




Min. 2 years

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About this Role

The Preschool Teacher develops and maintains an age-appropriate environment and instructs children age three and four in activities designed to promote spiritual, emotional, social, physical, and intellectual growth and provides proper communication with parents.

What You Will Contribute

• Provide instruction for the Preschool Class in consultation with the Principal and maintain a classroom atmosphere suitable for educational progress and spiritual development

• Be responsible for organizing, maintaining and cleaning own classroom area

• Maintain a record of each student’s progress through regular formative and summative assessments

• Participate in systematic review of the Preschool curriculum, in collaboration with Assistant Director

• Participate in regular Professional Development training sessions

For This Role, You Will Need

• Bachelor’s Degree in elementary education from an accredited college or university is required

• Two years classroom teaching experience is preferred

• Current teaching certificate / license required

• Successful completion of Mercy Ships On Boarding program will be required

Full job description available upon request.

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