Early Childhood Teachers take care of and educate students around three to four years old. Their main duties include teaching children about basic fundamentals, like numbers, color and shapes, helping children build their social skills and keeping the classroom clean and safe for all of the students and Teachers. Teachers will be responsible for maintaining high quality program and services offered, be able to creatively and positively instruct curriculum as outlined by the Childcare Center Director, as well as represent the business positively and professionally.

Teachers are responsible for the early education of children in their care. Duties and responsibilities of Preschool Teachers include developing and delivering interactive learning programs designed to engage and educate young children.

This position might interest you if you are someone who is:

  • Excited by the learning of young children
  • Empathetic and caring
  • Patient and kind
  • Good at planning and organizing
  • Creative and flexible
  • Enthusiastic about learning
  • Passionate yet pragmatic
  • Full of energy
  • Able to have a sense of humor yet remain respectful of differences
  • Willing to take risks for the sake of the children
  • Knowledgeable in child development and milestones associated with each age group
  • Qualified with the proper credentials and degrees


  • High School or equivalent required
  • 2 years of experience working as an early childhood teacher or similar role
  • Ability to foster a bun and safe classroom environment conducive to learning
  • Strong knowledge of child behavior and learning patterns
  • Ability to work with children and remain friendly, calm, and patient at all times
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to set rules and guidelines for children to follow
  • Solid organizational skills and ability to maintain a tidy and neat classroom

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Establish and enforce rules of behavior for children in their classrooms
  • Provide basic needs for children
  • Provide tools and resources for children to use and explore during learning and play activities
  • Adapt teaching methods and materials to meet the interests and learning styles of children
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with children and parents
  • Manage classroom activities including lessons, play, breaks and meals
  • Track children’s progress and report to parents
  • Maintain a clean and tidy classroom
  • Help children reach developmental milestones
  • Collaborate with others to implement lesson plans, develop curriculum and art project activities
  • Encourage children to interact with each other to develop social skills
  • Provide appropriate supervision for children at all times
  • Maintain inventory system for classroom materials and supplies
  • Facilitate various activities for children including songs, games
  • First aid: Early Childhood Teachers must have a good knowledge of child safety requirements and be up-to-date on first aid protocol.
  • Excellent communication skills: As a representative of the childcare facility, you must be an excellent communication skills and be able to communicate with parents regarding updates with their student(s)