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4K teacher

As an early childhood educator, you are responsible for providing a safe and developmentally appropriate program that is aligned with state standards and initiatives. Your job duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Create a safe, secure, and nurturing environment for the students.
  • Collaborate with other teachers to develop an age appropriate curriculum.
  • Teach and develop skills that will prepare students for Kindergarten.
  • Display a passion for developing preschool-age appropriate educational activities and practice.
  • Plan and carry out a curriculum that targets the following areas of child development; language, fine motor, gross motor, reading, math, social/emotional skills and intellectual needs of the students.
  • Provide a daily agenda that meets the diverse needs of all students. Provide flexibility in the structure of the day to meet those needs.
  • Maintain a positive mindset toward child learning and social-emotional development.
  • Work effectively within existing learning structures and believe in the capabilities of students to excel
  • Facilitate problem-solving.
  • Manage small and large groups of students in a classroom environment and communicate effectively with students.
  • Have students participating in ongoing assessments and evaluations to determine growth and level of learning.
  • Provide a classroom environment that encourages parent participation.
  • Communicate with parents on a weekly basis to keep them informed about classroom activities and any upcoming events.
  • Adhere to school processes and protocols.
  • Engage and encourage students to use their language skills; develop social skills and manners.
  • Work with individual students or small groups of students to reinforce learning of materials.
  • Enforce school-wide safety procedures, disciplinary codes, and rewards.
  • Supervise students in class, between classes, during lunch, and play periods.
  • Document student developments and progress to share with parents. 


Requirements and Qualifications:


  • Knowledge of instructional methods appropriate for preschool-aged children.

  • Desire and ability to work with children with diverse backgrounds and levels of ability toward accomplishing their educational and developmental goals.

  • Ability to organize tasks and manage time and meet many and varied deadlines.

  • Familiarity with assistive technologies; internet and email systems; and educational technologies; Smart boards, iPads, educational apps.

  • Must hold a Bachelor’s Degree from a certified College or University in Elementary Education or be working towards. 

  • Experience with and mastery of Common Core State Standards and Standards Based Grading.

  • Satisfactorily complete required background criminal records and checks.

  • Fulfill requirements for religious instruction/certification as established by the Archdiocese of Milwaukee.

  • Maintain updating of academic and religious requirements as required by the Wisconsin DPI, the Archdiocese, and St. Mary’s Catholic School. Such updates are to be discussed with and approved by the Principal.

  • Complete Safe Environment Training prior to start date.

  • Attend district meetings with the 4K team to create lesson plans and discuss commonalities in programming.

  • Participate in on-going in-service and education development opportunities.



Additional Information

Start Date
St. Mary - Mayville (A12)
Job Category
Schools - Teachers
Employment Type
Part Time

To Apply

Send cover letter and resume to Principal Kristin Ries at
Contact Name
Kristin Ries
28 Naber Street
Mayville, WI 53050

Download an application:

General Application
Application for Teachers and Principals

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Human Resources/Personnel Services Office page or call 414-769-3422.

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