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Preschool Teacher - St. Clare Catholic School

St. Clare Catholic School located in North Palm Beach, FL is seeking a passionate and dedicated pre-school teacher (4-year old program) to join our team for the 2024/25 school year.

Qualified candidates will be certified in either Prekindergarten/Primary Education (age 3 through grade 3) or Preschool Education (Birth through age 4) and have completed the required 45 hour DCF training.  The applicant must be familiar with best practices in instruction and classroom management and be prepared to live out the mission of St. Clare Catholic School.

The Diocese is dedicated to providing excellent working conditions with competitive compensation in order to attract and retain an outstanding workforce. The Diocese of Palm Beach offers a competitive benefits package to employee’s working 30 or more hours per work week consisting of comprehensive medical, vision, dental, LTD, group life insurance, optional life insurance.  The Diocese also provides a 403(b)-retirement plan to all employees.  Information on our benefits and retirement programs can be found here.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education (or similar degree) – from an accredited college or university
  • Valid Florida Teaching Certificate or Official Statement of Status of Eligibility in Pre-Kindergarten/Primary Education or Preschool Education
  • Have completed the 45-hour DCF Child Care Training classes and passed the required competency exams, or begin the training within 90 days of date of hire and complete the training and pass the exams within one year of date of hire
  • Teaching experience preferred.
  • Active Catholic Preferred
  • Must be supportive and respectful of the mission and tenets of the Roman Catholic Church.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, including Word, Excel, Outlook and Internet.
  • Excellent and professional telephone manner, interpersonal skills, confidentiality.
  • Ability to work effectively with Diocesan employees, department heads, representatives of other agencies and the general public.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and make responsible judgment calls.
  • Ability to respect confidentiality and consistently exercise discretion and good business judgment
  • Applicant must pass a fingerprint background check before being hired.

Physical Requirements

  • Occasional light lifting and carrying of under 15 pounds
  • Occasional moderate carrying and lifting of 15 – 44 pounds
  • Occasional lifting and carrying up to 50 pounds
  • Frequent bending, climbing, stretching and kneeling
  • Frequent use of both hands and fingers
  • Occasional moments of minimal and routine hearing

The above is intended to describe the general context of and requirements for the performance of this job.  It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities or requirements.

To apply, download and complete the Employment Application and submit along with your cover letter, resume, and a list of references to the attention of Rachel Polak, Principal at rpolak@sccsfl.org

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