MILTON is currently seeking a creative and innovative full-time Pre K teacher who is ready to embrace constructivist learning through interactions with children and the environment in combination with teaching and developing foundational academic skills with developmentally appropriate practices in mind.
Teachers are expected to:
Successfully plan and implement developmentally appropriate lessons aligned with educational philosophy and learning goals;
Demonstrate an understanding of developmental stages and needs of young children;
Possess skills in observation and assessment to plan learning activities;
Understand the technology required to document and to communicate the leaning progress of children;
Willingness to communicate and collaborate as a member of a dynamic learning team;
Value families as partners in the child’s learning and care;
Perform duties to maintain a safe and clean environment for children;
Perform other duties as determined by director
A. in Education or a related field required, candidates with Master’s Degrees preferred.
Experience working with young children.
A warm and nurturing character that supports their ability to connect with young children and their families.
Maintain documentation of classroom projects and children’s development.
Knowledge of child development and how learning goals are integrated within a child-centered curriculum.
Positive attitude and eager to work collaboratively with co-teacher and colleagues.
Strong writing and communication skills.
A desire to continue learning through professional development.
About Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School
The mission of The Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital is to provide a strong foundation in Jewish and secular learning, laying the groundwork for our students to become knowledgeable, responsible Jews and citizens, deeply committed to the community at large, to Jewish living and values, and to the people and state of Israel. Our school strives to create an environment filled with warmth, joy, and intellectual excitement that celebrates the unique qualities of each student, respects varied approaches to Judaism, fosters a strong sense of ethics and of self, embraces diversity, and builds a community of lifelong learners.
The Milton Gottesman Jewish Day School of the Nation’s Capital is an independent, pluralistic Jewish day school that offers a dual curriculum of General and Judaic studies for students in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8. The school is coeducational, and welcomes students from the entire spectrum of Jewish observance, both affiliated and non-affiliated. Upon completion of our program, students are well-prepared for further study at area public, private or Jewish day schools