Kindergarten Teacher Job Description

Kindergarten Teacher Job Description


The Kindergarten Teacher Job Description is a comprehensive list of typical job duties and expectations. It covers the most basic and essential functions that a Kindergarten Teacher will be responsible for once hired, as well as the experience or skills they’ll need to excel in this position.

About the Kindergarten Teacher Position

As a Kindergarten Teacher in our school, you’ll be working to develop the intellectual and social skills of young children while encouraging a lifelong love of learning. We’re looking for an energetic, enthusiastic, and eager Kindergarten Teacher with a passion for helping students grow.

Kindergarten Teacher Responsibilities

  • Teach multiple kindergarten-aged children in a classroom, introducing them to various school subjects along with social and emotional skills
  • Create weekly lesson plans to guide student instruction
  • Use songs, games, stories, and other creative methods to encourage student learning outcomes
  • Make observations on student growth, reporting results to parents and special educators if needed
  • Work with students to enforce classroom and playground rules, demonstrating safe behavior
  • Ensure students are meeting school learning objectives and are prepared for standardized testing

Kindergarten Teacher Requirements

  • BA/BS in Early Childhood Education or similar degree, with current required licensing
  • [2+] years of experience as a Kindergarten Teacher or in a similar role
  • Strong knowledge of child development, including latest education theories
  • Creative and artistic teaching abilities
  • Superb communication skills, with both children and adults
  • Excellent attention to detail and multitasking skills