Teacher - Preschool and PreKindergarten

Location: Las Vegas, NV

Department: Elementary School

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

9th Bridge is a bold co-creation and collaboration born of the Downtown Project. We’re on a journey to redefine the experience of school, and it’s one that learners, teachers, families and the Las Vegas community will embark on together. Located in the heart of Downtown Las Vegas, we have opened in a beautifully renovated historical building, which has been transformed into a learning environment that powers the educational experience we envision.  We offer a unique approach for educating children based on neuroscience and social-emotional learning, with a focus on creativity and entrepreneurship.  For the 2017-2018 school year, 9th Bridge will be home to families of children 6 weeks old through 3rd grade. We invite you to begin your journey at 9th Bridge.

The 9th Bridge School is seeking teachers for our Preschool and PreKindergarten Programs. The responsibility of the teacher is to ensure that the academic program is being effectively taught and thoughtfully individualized.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

• Create a positive and structured learning environment that allows all students to achieve success

• Ensure that all students are fully and consistently engaged in classroom activities

• Develop dynamic lessons that infuse both excitement and rigor so that students are encouraged to participate

• Organize and lead activities designed to promote physical, mental and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music and storytelling

• Establish and enforce rules for behavior, and procedures for maintaining order

• Regularly evaluate student progress using a variety of assessment methods

• Use data to analyze and identify students strengths and deficiencies

• Actively engage in opportunities for professional growth and attend regularly scheduled professional development sessions

• Communicate regularly with families to share academic progress and develop a supportive home-school relationship

• Ensure that the classroom is operating in accordance with school policies and state licensing standards

• Supervise, evaluate, and plan assignments for teacher assistants and volunteers

• Prepare for and facilitate parent teacher conferences

• Collaborate with other teachers and administrators in the development, evaluation, and revision of preschool programs

• Other duties as assigned

We are seeking positive, outgoing and creative individuals.  Interested candidates should have a desire to learn, be open to wonderment and
 questioning, be flexible in their thinking, embrace neuro-education, and have a desire to 
co-create and collaborate in a growing and evolving community.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:

Bachelors Degree or higher and at least 2 years experience in a licensed childcare facility, NAEYC accredited preferred. Excellent references and working history.

9th Bridge is an equal opportunity employer, and prohibits harassing or discriminating against any employee or job applicant on the basis of actual or perceived race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, marital status, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sex or sexual orientation.

 

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