This position is a full-time staff/faculty position at Wellspring Catholic Academy of St. Bernadette. This person will be responsible for managing, coaching, and collaborating with the school principal and other preschool lead teachers and preschool aides. Other responsibilities include:
-Oversees the daily operation of the preschool
-Assists writing grants and maintaining licensing
-Assists with preschool admissions and recruitment
-Manage staff in collaboration with the principal
-Creates policies and develops curricula which conforms to Archdiocesan ECE standards
-Ensures property is well maintained
-Manage financial transactions and assists in preparing preschool budgets
-Manage trainings for preschool staff
-Manages student files
-Manages student medications
-Maintains family communications
-Faithful practicing Catholic who is passionate about forming disciples of Christ
-Joyful, positive disposition; truly enjoys working with lots of people.
-At least 3 years full time teaching experience
-Child Care Professional Credential, Child Development Associate Credential (CDA), or an associate degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development
-Takes initiative, without need for continuous direction or instruction from supervisor.
-Highly motivated, driven, and dependable.
-Desire and openness for collaborating with colleagues.
-Embodies a growth mindset and a desire to develop as an educator through feedback & coaching.
-Openness to and enthusiasm for adopting and refining the EL (Expeditionary Learning) model of
teaching and learning.
-Openness to and Respect for the Teachings of the Catholic Church and the Catholic Faith.
-Archdiocese of Denver Safe Environment Training and passage of Criminal Background Check.
Desired Skills & Experience:
-Trained in Catechesis of the Good Shepard preferred, but not required
-Teaching or Work experience in field related to the content and/or grade level you will work with
-Familiarity with EL (Expeditionary Learning) pedagogy and instructional practices
-Familiarity with educational technology, including but not limited to Chromebooks & Tablets, Educational apps, Smartboards, Google Apps (Drive, Docs, Sheets), and Microsoft Office software
-English-Spanish Bilingualism: Able to speak, read, and write fluently in both English & Spanish