PreK-2 Level Teacher/Tutor

(Preference for Candidates Available to Start at 3:00 PM on Weekdays)

Job brief:
We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced PreK-2 teacher/tutor who is committed to fostering and facilitating the intellectual and social development of the students. Furthermore, to teach with patience and creativity in Math and ELA Common Core. You will be responsible for implementing a full educational teaching plan already developed for each student and using activities and instructional methods to motivate children and improve their academic skill set. The ideal candidate will be passionate for the job with an ability to reach out to the students and create a relationship of mutual trust. The goal is to help cultivate the students’ interest in education and to be their dedicated ally in the entire process of learning and development.

Key Responsibility

  • Instructing students in a private (1:1) or group setting in Math and ELA Common Core.
  • Following a complete teaching plan, and organizing learning materials and resources.
  • Teaching alphabet and numeracy along with personal, social and emotional skills.
  • Assess student performance and progress to ensure students are adequately mastering the skills.
  • Develop students’ phonological awareness, blending capabilities (e.g. phonics), and numeracy skills in order to build a strong reading and math foundation along with socioemotional skills.
  • Following a complete teaching plan, and organize learning materials and resources.
  • Actively listens and checks for student understanding and adjusts communication content and style to meet the diverse and distinct needs of each student.
  • Use a variety of activities and instructional methods (songs, stories, media, structured games, art, etc.) to motivate and stimulate children’s abilities.
  • Builds immediate rapport with students and invites participation and makes students feel that their contributions are valued.
  • Maintain an open line of communication with parents and provide appropriate feedback with respect to students’ progress.
  • Keep a detailed record of each student’s sessions using our student progress record and relevant forms.
  • Keep students’ learning plans up to date to meet student needs.
  • Assess student performance and progress to ensure they are mastering the skills on a regular basis.
  • Work closely with the center’s director and staff.
  • Follow and comply with teaching standards and safety regulations.
  • Must have great classroom management skills to maintain a tidy and orderly session/class.

Key Competencies/Success Factors

  • Communicates Effectively.
  • Delivers information in a clear, compelling, and concise manner.
  • Actively listens and checks for understanding.
  • Adjusts communication content and style to meet the diverse and distinct needs of his/her students.
  • Provide student feedback in a manner that supports learning.
  • Communicates well with colleagues.
  • Highly energetic and enthusiastic.
 Drives Engagement:
  • Builds immediate rapport with students.
  • Fosters a positive and motivating environment for students.
  • Invites participation and makes students feel that their contributions are valued.
  • Understands interpersonal and group dynamics and reacts in an effective manner.
  • Makes learning fun.
Passion for Results:
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple responsibilities successfully.
  • Sets challenging goals and has high standards.
  • Manages the learning environment with a student-centered focus.
  • Maintain current knowledge base and proactively seeks to stay up to date in subjects.


  • Proven working experience as a PreK, Kindergarten, 1st grade, and/or 2nd grade teacher or assistant.
  • Familiarity with Zoom platform and developing online lessons
  • Excellent knowledge of child development and latest education theories and practices.
  • Highly skilled, motivated, versatile, dependable, and dynamic with strong communication skills.
  • Friendly, patient and sensitive to the needs of a diverse student population.
  • Must be able to work independently and multi-task.
  • Manages a learning environment with a student-centered focus, and sets challenging goals and high standards.
  • Experience with student IEPs preferred, but not required.
  • Experience with preparing students for the Gifted & Talented exam is a plus.
  • Bachelor’s and/or Master’s Degree in Childhood, Early-Childhood Education, or related field.
  • Teacher license/certification is not required, but having one, or in the process of attainment is a plus.
  • Current college students pursuing their degree in education are highly encouraged to apply.
  • Knowledge of CPR is a plus.
Pay rate:
$30 - 45/hr
Job type:

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