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VPK Teacher
Job Code:2020-ANTB60-VG-001
Location:James E Sampson Memorial
FT/PT Status:Low Hours Part Time (19-25 Hours)

James E. Sampson Memorial School
3201 Memory Ln, Fort Pierce, FL 34981
(772) 465-8386

Job Summary:
The Preschool Lead Teacher will oversee related learning activities; supervising and teaching preschool students; ensuring compliance with program requirements in cooperation with the Early Childhood coordinator; assisting with parent education programs; and coordinating communications with parents. Applicant must be a certified lead teacher through the Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten Program to be considered for this position.

Skills, Education, and Experience Required:
  • Skills are required to perform multiple, technical tasks with a need to occasionally upgrade skills in order to meet changing job conditions. Specific skill-based competencies required to satisfactorily perform the functions of the job include: applying assessment instruments; operating standard office equipment including using pertinent software applications; effective listening; facilitating classroom procedures and policies while maintaining an active and rich learning environment; data -drive instruction; monitoring activities; problem solving, and preparing and maintaining accurate and timely records. 
  • Knowledge is required to perform basic math, including calculations using fractions, percents, and/or ratios; read technical information, compose a variety of documents, and /or facilitate group discussions, and solve practical problems. 
  • Ability is required to schedule a number of activities, meeting, and/or events; gather collate, and/or classify data; and consider a number of factors when using equipment. Flexibility is required to work with others in a wide variety of circumstances; work with data utilizing defined but different processes; and operate equipment using standardized methods. Independent problem solving is required to analyze issues and create action plans.
  • Must possess current credentials from the State of Florida for a VPK teacher.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Plan and implement instruction to ensure that all student meet and exceed the Curriculum Content Standard in the six broad categories of comprehensive health and physical education. 
  • Movement, fin motor, and academic concepts and skills for life long physical, mental, and spiritual application restoring children to their Maker's image.
  • Apply safety standard.
  • Incorporate each of the Core Curriculum Content Standards into instruction, when appropriate, to reinforce the school's responsibility to ensure that all students meet and exceed all of the Standard. 
  • Provide a variety of learning experiences for the students. 
  • Recommend budget needs to the Principal.
  • Submit lesson plans in the approved format to the Principal as required and on day and time requested.
  • Use effective presentation skills when employing direct instruction, including appropriate vocabulary and examples, clear and legible visuals, and articulate and audible speech. Use excellent written and oral America English skills when communicating with students, parents, and colleagues. 
  • Asses and diagnose the learning, social, and emotional needs and styles of students, using a variety of assessment technique and data. 
  • Assist with extracurricular activities, supporting the total program of the school.
  • Ensure the safety and health of all students, notifying the administration of any unsafe conditions, following established procedures. 
  • Maintain accurate attendance records.