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Preschool Teacher Job Description

A Preschool Teacher job description template to hire for your Education department.

About the Preschool Teacher position

We are looking for a Preschool Teacher to help us with preparation of small children for kindergarten by easing them into organized education. Your duties will include teaching them important elements of the school life and maintaining their healthy mental and emotional development of the child so they can more easily acclimate in the next level of education.

You should have a great love and patience for childrenÙ« as well as possess knowledge of best practices and preschool educational methods and the ability to engage children and earn their trust and attention.


Preschool Teacher responsibilities are:

  • Prepare a careful and creative program suitable for preschool children
  • Monitor each child's activity to help them improve their social competencies and build self-esteem
  • Utilize a wide range of educational techniquesÙ« such as storytellingÙ« educational playÙ« media and so onÙ« to teach children
  • Assist children to develop their artistic and practical capabilities through a carefully constructed curriculumÙ« such as identifying shapesÙ« numbers or colorsÙ« doing crafts and so on
  • Guide children to interact with each other and resolve any arguments
  • Supervise children to ensure they are safe at all times
  • Organize nap and snack hours
  • Interact with parents on a daily basisÙ« to understand the children’s background and psyche to inform them about their children's progress
  • Work together with other educatorsÙ« discussing your progress and sharing ideas
  • Keep a clean and tidy classroom consistent with health and safety standards


Preschool Teacher requirements are:

  • 2+ years' experience of working on a Preschool Teacher position
  • Significant experience with child developmentÙ« using relevant preschool educational principles and methods
  • Good knowledge of safety and sanitation guidelines for classrooms
  • Cool-temperedÙ« friendly and reliable
  • Strong communication and instructional skills
  • Strong practical abilities and creativity
  • Good ability to act as mediator between children
  • Certification in child CPR with a valid licence to practice profession
  • BSc or BA degree in education or other relevant area

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