Preschool Teacher Jobs

Preschool Teacher Overview


Preschool Teachers work in schools and childcare settings to teach small children who are typically 3 to 5 years old. Just like other school teachers, they work with a set curriculum in order to teach children all the skills they need to be successful in later schooling and in life. Some Preschool Teachers only work the traditional 10-month school year, but others teach year round to help students learn a wide variety of subjects and skills. They not only teach basic reading, math and science concepts, but they also teach children essential life skills including sharing, problem solving and taking turns. Preschool Teachers generally help students learn skills and lessons in a child-friendly way with plenty of creativity, enthusiasm and hands-on activities. Some Preschool Teachers incorporate nap time for the children, but the teachers themselves rarely get a break throughout the day, instead preparing other activities during this quiet time.

Preschool Teacher Education Requirements


Preschool Teacher education requirements vary by state, region and setting. Applicants typically need at least an associate degree though some preschools may hire applicants with only a high school education and excellent references. Preschool Teachers are often required to have a background check and up-to-date CPR training. Having previous job experience will also increase an applicant's chances of securing a position at a reputable school.

Preschool Teacher Job Market


According to statistics, the job outlook for Preschool Teachers is expected to grow 17 percent over the next 10 years. This is higher than the average job growth for all occupations. Qualified people who are interested in becoming Preschool Teachers should not have a great deal of difficulty finding a job in most areas. Other similar positions are Elementary School Teachers and Preschool and Child Care Center Education Administrators.

Preschool Teacher Salary


Nationwide, Preschool Teachers make $27,130 a year or $13 per hour on average. This number can vary depending on the part of the country a teacher works in, the amount of job experience they have and whether they work in a public or private school.
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La Petite Academy in New Port Richey is hiring a Preschool Teacher for their growing childcare facility located on State Road 54. This position will be approximately 30-40 hours per week. One year of experience in a licensed childcare facility is required. Join our talented team, where we inspire children to be lifelong learners! Through our play based curriculum, our affectionate and loving staf...
HC148393: Learning Care Group Houston, TX See Below To Apply La Petite Academy in Humble is looking for an Infant Room Teacher. ECE coursework and experience in licensed childcare required. For immediate consideration, please apply online at www.lapetite.com, click Careers, click Search Openings, search by Requisition Number 10255BR or email ***** with questions....
Are you looking for a fun, fast paced work environment? Do you enjoy working with children? La Petite Academy in Jacksonville is hiring Preschool Teachers for our growing childcare facility located on 13957 Beach Blvd. We have opportunities for a Part Time School Age teacher, and a Full Time Two's Teacher. Prior experience working in a licensed childcare facility preferred. Join our talented team...
Teachers needed for ages 1 & 2 yr olds. 45 hour child care credit preferred Salary based on exp. Please call 352-592-4441 apply 10155 Cortez Blvd. Weeki Wachee, FL 34613 or email ***** Reference Code:28015...
La Petite Academy in Jacksonville is hiring Preschool Teachers for our growing and dynamic childcare facility located on Golfside Drive. We are in need of Full Time Lead Preschool Teachers, as well as Part Time Assistant Toddler/Preschool Teachers. One year of prior experience in a licensed childcare facility required. Join our talented team, where we inspire children to be lifelong learners! Thr...
La Petite Academy in Oklahoma City is hiring Preschool Teachers to join our growing childcare facility on SW 59th Street. Full or Part Time positions available. Prior experience working in a licensed childcare facility preferred. Join our talented team, where we inspire children to be lifelong learners! Through our play based curriculum, our affectionate and loving staff ensures that our children...
Pre School Teacher Full Time Must be energetic, flexible, and a team player . 12 Completed ECE units preferred. Call: 530-243-2225 Posting provided by:...
LA Petite Academy in San Antonio is hiring Part Time Early Preschool Teachers for our growing childcare facility located on Guilbeau Road. 30 hours per week. Prior experience preferred. Join our talented team, where we inspire children to be lifelong learners! Through our play based curriculum, our affectionate and loving staff ensures that our children are imparted with the knowledge to succeed....
Special Education Preschool Teacher Assistant (NYSED Level I, II, or III) New York Center for Child Development is seeking three (3) Full Time Teacher Assistants for our Preschool Special Education Classroom located at 159 West 127th Street, New York, NY 10027. The ideal candidate will have at minimum an Associates degree (preferably in early childhood education and/or special education) as well ...
Does working in the company of people who share the passion and vision of creating a better world through learning speak to you? Perhaps you belong here. As a growing organization, we are constantly on the lookout for talented, passionate people. Are you ready to help us make the world a better place? Maybe it’s time to graduate to the most important work of your career. When parents entrust us...
Does working in the company of people who share the passion and vision of creating a better world through learning speak to you? Perhaps you belong here. As a growing organization, we are constantly on the lookout for talented, passionate people. Are you ready to help us make the world a better place? Maybe it’s time to graduate to the most important work of your career. When parents entrust us...
Does working in the company of people who share the passion and vision of creating a better world through learning speak to you? Perhaps you belong here. As a growing organization, we are constantly on the lookout for talented, passionate people. Are you ready to help us make the world a better place? Maybe it’s time to graduate to the most important work of your career. When parents entrust us...
Does working in the company of people who share the passion and vision of creating a better world through learning speak to you? Perhaps you belong here. As a growing organization, we are constantly on the lookout for talented, passionate people. Are you ready to help us make the world a better place? Maybe it’s time to graduate to the most important work of your career. When parents entrust us...
Does working in the company of people who share the passion and vision of creating a better world through learning speak to you? Perhaps you belong here. As a growing organization, we are constantly on the lookout for talented, passionate people. Are you ready to help us make the world a better place? Maybe it’s time to graduate to the most important work of your career. When parents entrust us...
La Petite Academy in Kansas City is hiring both full time and part time Preschool Teachers for our growing childcare center located on 9371 North Oak Trafficway! Positions will average between 20-40 hours per week. Join our talented team, where we inspire children to be lifelong learners! Through our play based curriculum, our affectionate and loving staff ensures that our children are imparted w...
Infant & Preschool Teacher - FT Sandcastle Child Care is now hiring a full time infant and preschool teacher. Excellent working environment. Experience preferred, Must meet DHS teacher guidelines. Please contact Jennifer and send resume to ***** or call 651-293-3945...
Company Confidential Moon, PA, 15108
PRESCHOOL TEACHER Degree required. Call 412-299-0616....
PRESCHOOL TEACHER Full-time, 724-384-8493...
Mountain Top School at Temple Har Shalom (Somerset County, NJ) is currently seeking a creative, collaborative and enthusiastic Lead or Group Pre-School Teacher for the Three Year Old Classroom. Candidates should have experience working with children, preferably 3 year olds, and excellent classroom/group management skills. Candidates must have experience working with preschoolers. Ability to think ...
Experienced teachers needed for 2's 3's & 4's. All applicants must meet state requirements. Full time positions available only. Requirements for all teachers include: 40-clock-hour Introductory Child Care Training 5-clock-hour (or .5 Continue Education Units) Early Literacy and Language Development 10-clock-hours of Annual In-service training CPR & First Aid certification National background...

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Education Career Tools

Child Care Teacher

Salaries

$14,560.00 - $31,200.00
Typical Salary for Child Care Teacher
(394 Respondents)
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Education / Training

Bachelor's
36.8%
Some College Coursework Completed
23.8%
Associates
18.4%
High School
6.5%
Certification
6.5%
Master's
4.7%
(277 Respondents)
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