Kindergarten teacher Job Description Sample

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Example job summary

A successful job summary will provide applicants with a strong introduction to your company and the role. Use positive and active language that sums up the advertised role and your company. Include an exact location, or mention if the location is remote.

Example Kindergarten teacher job summary

Our kindergarten is seeking to employ an energetic and reliable individual to join our team as a kindergarten teacher. The hired candidate will be assigned to teach in a classroom of around 15 5-year old students and be responsible for developing and implementing teaching materials, based on our curriculum and official guidelines. Interacting with students and coming up with ways to encourage rewarding learning experiences and positive classroom environment are key qualities that we look for in a candidate. If you have a Bachelor's degree in preschool education and prior experience working as a private kindergarten teacher among other supplementary skills, feel free to send us your details.

Kindergarten teacher responsibilities

This section should convey the most important duties for the role. Highlight any responsibilities that may be unique to the role or particularly interesting for potential applicants. It’s also beneficial to describe how the role fits into the larger organization.

Example Kindergarten teacher responsibilities

  • Develop and implement teaching materials
  • Teach 4 and 5 year old students basic alphabet and numeracy skills
  • Organize interactive learning activities within the classroom to enhance learning
  • Develop a positive and encouraging learning atmosphere within the classroom
  • Split students into small teams based on their skills and personality or interaction with others
  • Evaluate student's performance and report to parents and administration

Kindergarten teacher requirements

This section should list the essential qualities of an ideal candidate. Include previous work experience, education or achievements that would be beneficial. And list any preferred hard and soft skills.

Example Kindergarten teacher requirements

  • BS or Master's Degree in Preschool Education
  • 2+ years of experience in past private kindergartens
  • State approved certification for teaching Kindergarten classes
  • Ability to multitask and develop creative activities to boost student learning
  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Patience and ability to deal with any type of student

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