PreSchool Teacher, Sanders Unified School District

PreSchool Teacher



Job ID:


April 12, 2024

Contact Information:
Sanders Unified School District
po box 250
sanders, AZ 86512
District Website

Maria Hernandez
Phone: 855-678-7873
District Email

Job Description:

TITLE:                                   PRESCHOOL TEACHER

QUALIFICATIONS:              1. Have a current Arizona Teachers certification in Elementary Education with an Early Childhood Education Endorsement. (Required) and SEI Endorsement.
                                              2.  Highly Qualified with Educator Proficiency Assessments. (Required)
                                              3.  Have or be able to obtain a fingerprint clearance card from the Department of Public Safety.  (Required)
                                              4.  Experience with Teaching Strategies Gold (TSG) (Preferred)
                                              5.  Content knowledge and pedagogy for age appropriate learning, including artistic expression, educational play, and storytelling.
                                              6.  Patient, compassionate attitude, with a friendly, energetic disposition.
                                              7.  Good mediation and nurturing abilities.
                                              8.  Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel.
                                              9.  Ability to serve as a positive role model.
SUPERVISED BY:                 School Principal

TERM:                                   Ten (10) months

SALARY:                               Salary is to be determined by district pay scale.

POSITION GOAL:                 We are looking for a vibrant preschool teacher to educate, care for, and inspire the young minds at our preschool. Using a variety of teaching methods, including artistic expression, educational play, and storytelling, you will teach children to identify shapes, colors, numbers, and letters, while providing them with foundational life skills and preparing them for the next stage of formal education.  To be successful as a preschool teacher, you should have the patience, compassion, and energy to successfully guide a class of young children, each of whom will have different needs, abilities, aptitudes, and emotions. The best candidate will also have excellent administrative and organizational skills, in order to plan curriculums and create reports on each child's progress.

  • Educating children about fundamental concepts, such as colors, letters, numbers, and shapes.
  • Encouraging social interactions between children and improving their self-esteem.
  • Engaging in creative methods of learning, such as arts and crafts, supervised play, and storytelling.
  • Planning comprehensive curriculums to address early childhood development needs.
  • Uses testing data to differentiate and drive instruction, as well as encouraging students to set goals and maintain standards of classroom achievement and behavior.
  • Instilling a sense of order and discipline in the classroom.
  • Monitoring free time on the playground.
  • Ensuring the classroom is a clean, safe, and organized environment.
  • Preparing for lessons by gathering materials and setting up workstations.
  • Communicating with parents to better understand the children's home lives and psyches.
  • Writing up reports for parents on each child's developmental progress.
  • Strives to maintain and improve professional competence, including computer and related skills.
  • Attends staff meetings and serves on staff committees as required.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Ada accommodations:             Decisions regarding appropriate and reasonable accommodation(s) will be based upon the merits of each situation.  The principle criteria will be that of effectiveness.