WaukeshaRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Waukesha jobs

Preschool Teacher

Company: Momentum Early Learning
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: March 16, 2023

Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Preschool Teacher

REPORTS TO: Momentum Early Learning Director

SUMMARY: The Preschool Teacher is a full-time or part-time position that is responsible for providing care for children ages between 2 - 5 years old. The Preschool Teacher ensures the center is compliant with all state and federal requirements and represents the center in a positive and professional manner at all times. The Preschool Teacher performs all responsibilities according to operational procedures, policies and curriculum as part of the Momentum Early Learning Culture.

MOMENTUM EARLY LEARNING CULTURE: Momentum Early Learning partners with parents and guardians to provide an enjoyable learning environment focused on integrated learning and creative play. Through thoughtful and structured lessons, teachers will lead our children through a world of adventure and creative play. Our mission is to provide a secure and safe environment where parents and guardians are welcome to share in their child's day at any time via secured webcam or in-person visit. Our teachers are experienced and nurturing caregivers who encourage interactive and imaginative play, while expanding the experiences and knowledge of our children.


1.) Child Care

Provide a nurturing and respectful environment in which children can grow physically, emotionally, socially and intellectually.
Assures that all children receive proper personal care and attention to their toileting/diapering, clothing and health needs.
Builds relationships with each child and is flexible and responsive to children's needs and interest.
Encourages independence and self-help skills.

2.) Education / Curriculum

Motivate children to learn by providing age-appropriate social and development skills through activities and lesson plans.
Plan weekly lessons and activities based on the developmental needs of the children.
Maintain a respectful, warm, engaging learning environment, encouraging curiosity and discovery.
Structure learning inside the classroom and outside during outdoor play.
Responsible for the planning and implementation of appropriate curriculum, lesson plans and special events.
Utilize technology when available to enhance learning environment.
Maintain and is timely with all paperwork associated with lesson plans, portfolios, and other curriculum requires as set by the Center Director and Program Coordinator.

3.) Safety and Security

Proactively identifies and resolves potential safety and health hazards in the early learning center and creates a safe and healthy environment for children of all ages.
Maintains a clutter free room at all times.
Report any suspected abuse to the Director in a timely manner.

4.) Cleanliness

Upholds Momentum Early Learning's cleanliness standards.
Maintain a very clean environment practicing all policies and procedures.
Ensure room is clean and cleaning checklist is completed every night while following closing procedures nightly.
Follows proper procedure to limit the transferring of sicknesses.

5.) Operations

Assist in the maintenance of records on each child including but not limited to: daily observations, daily activities, daily sheets, snacks/meals and attendance/time sheets.
Ensure that standard operating procedures for the center are followed and positively reinforced to others on the child care team.
Report to the Director any damaged or lost materials.

6.) Guest Experience & Satisfaction

Engage parents/guardians through open verbal and written communication.
Proactively and professionally address and resolve parental concerns, keeping the Director informed of the issue and resolution. Escalate critical issues to the Director for resolution as needed.
Communicate effectively and often with families to ensure consistent feedback regarding child's care and learning experience.

7.) Leadership

Uphold the core values of Momentum Early Learning: Education, Security, Technology, and Cleanliness.
Actively contributes creative ideas to grow and improve the learning center.
Maintains a productive, positive, dynamic, engaging and fun working environment through a positive and fun-loving demeanor.
Ensure new hires feel welcome and have a successful transition into the Momentum Early Learning culture.
Participate as a mentor (when assigned) in developing new staff members.
Participate in peer collaboration days.
No participation in gossip or negative conversations. Maintain confidentiality in all circumstances and a "need-to-know" mentality.

6.) Additional Duties

Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.


Qualifications and Education

Two or Four year degree in Early Childhood Education preferred but not necessary.
OR Completion of Early Childhood I, II
CPR/First Aid Certified and current.
Must meet annual continuing education requirements.

Physical Requirements

Health Exam required within 30 days of employment.
Completion of Physical Lift & Carry Test.


Customer Service: Customer focused demeanor, always looking to find a way to satisfy the customer.
Engaging Communication: Energetic and interactive personality.
Leadership: Able to motivate others to take personal responsibility; mobilizes people to face, define, and solve problems; develops capacity of others to adapt to change; leads past status quo to achieve new levels of excellence or change.
Poise: Ability to multi-task and stay calm and upbeat in a fast-paced, stressful environment.
Positivity: Ability to create an inclusive, encouraging work environment.
Organization: Excellent organization and time management skills.
Develop Others: Able to mentor and help others learn by challenging employees to think through problems and opportunities.
Team Building: Able to develop team effort, confront negative attitudes to build commitment, morale and fun!
Commitment/Diligence: Able to persevere in accomplishing tasks or objectives, commit to long hours of work, and have a sense of urgency about getting results.
Safety Conscious: Strong focus and experience in the monitoring of safety and security in a child care environment.
Accuracy: Attention to detail and efficient completion of assigned tasks.
Creativity: A focus on creativity and continuous improvement.
Change Management: Adaptable to change.
Adaptability: Ability to work a flexible schedule to adapt to changing staffing needs.

Keywords: Momentum Early Learning, Waukesha , Preschool Teacher, Education / Teaching , Waukesha, Wisconsin

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Wisconsin jobs by following @recnetWI on Twitter!

Waukesha RSS job feeds