Preschool Teacher - Rice Village, Houston - Free Childcare
Kïdo are a network of innovative international preschools.
We take elements from Montessori, Reggio Emilia and Waldorf Steiner, and combine them with beautiful learning spaces and 21st-century technology. Our customized experiences are the most effective way for children to develop their cognitive, social, physical and creative abilities.
Our vision is to create a truly modern Early Years environment that meets the needs of both children and their parents.
We are looking for exceptional practitioners to join our preschool in Austin.
What is the role?
Kïdo are on a journey of growth and employ passionate dedicated educators as they open more preschools and grow quickly.
As a qualified Early Years Educator, you will be responsible for ensuring that we are always providing the highest quality of care and education and that the children have a safe and secure learning environment. You’ll work continuously to make sure that you and your team recognize and deliver the needs of every student. You’ll share responsibility for planning, organizing and delivering the activities and learning experiences for the children in your room. Support the room team to facilitate the development of children and enable them to reach their full potential, and work together to help ensure that learning outcomes become daily classroom practice.
You’ll work closely with other teachers to ensure that Kïdo is delivering the absolute best that they can and to give recommendations about how they can improve their offerings and to always push the boundaries of excellence.
What will you do?
You'll work closely to support the people in your school and you’ll be an ambassador for our values and a gatekeeper for our great culture. You will have accountability for the following:
Team Player – be part of a fantastic team and forge great relationships within your team and everyone in the nursery setting.
Setting up – you’ll help to create inspiring learning places, utilizing indoor and outdoor space.
Teaching – Be hands-on helping to deliver a great learning experience for our children and support the team to meet curriculum aims and objectives. You’ll take the children that do full days for a relaxing afternoon activity.
Curriculum – help Kïdo to deliver the best and most up to date curriculum for our children
Relationships – You will encourage open lines of feedback and communication between colleagues, parents and children. You’ll create meaningful relationships within your team and with parents to provide the best service for our families.
Any other duties as reasonably requested by the school management
Must be at least 18 years of age
Must have a High School Diploma
Ability to demonstrate high-quality teaching
Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education, Education or related field and/or 3-5 years teaching experience in a licensed childcare setting.
2-3 years experience in Montessori school setting
The Kïdo competencies
Free Childcare at Kïdo
Health Care Benefits
- You will receive 10 days of annual holiday which increases with length of service
- You get your birthday off if it falls on a working day
- Free childcare if your child attends one of our schools
- Annual performance-related pay reviews
- $150 refer a friend bonus for recommending Kïdo to friends
As part of our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of the children in our care, the successful candidate is expected to undergo an enhanced background check.
* Kido is an equal opportunity employer.