Early Childhood | Early Childhood Teacher | Early Learning | Available: August 2024 | Closing: 07/24/2024


The Brooklyn Center Community Schools (BCCS) District is seeking applicants to join our Early Learning Team as a Early Childhood Teacher for the 2024-2025 school year. The Early Chilldhood Teacher performs difficult professional work planning and implementing a program to teach young children Birth-Age 5 (ECFE, Preschool, or Pre-K),  motivating students to achieve maximum potential and related work as apparent or assigned. Work is performed under the general direction of the Early Learning Manager. Continuous supervision is exercised over Educational Assistant.

BCCS is looking for applicants driven to uphold our Mission: To become a justice-center school community who fuels the unique genius of each student.

BCCS Core Values – Written on a foundation of student voice, our district core values communicate the culture and character of Brooklyn Center Community Schools.

  • We stand front and center

  • We demonstrate passion, pride, and perseverance

  • We acknowledge and disrupt oppressive systems

  • Our diversity fuels learning

  • We fiercely lead in justice-centered educated

Essential Job Responsibilities: 

  • Support District Strategic Plan and District Early Learning Program Philosophy
  • Create and maintain a developmentally appropriate, center-based classroom environment for  students.
  • Create an emotionally responsive, caring, positive, and accepting environment supportive of the individual development of each child and family.
  • Develop and implement rigorous, integrated, developmentally appropriate, and comprehensive curriculum plans that promote the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of preschool children.
  • Supervises students to ensure a safe, supportive, culturally responsive, equitable, and welcoming learning environment.
  • Monitors, advises, coaches, and supports student behavior management to ensure a safe, supportive, welcoming learning environment.
  • Adapts teaching materials and methods to develop relevant sequential assignments that guide and challenge students.
  • Integrate MN Early Learning Standards (ECIPs) into instructional plans.
  • Administers and supports early childhood screenings.
  • Works with ECSE staff to coordinate the implementation of individual programs for students with special needs
  • Implement established classroom behavior guidelines.
  • Assess and monitor children’s progress, maintain appropriate records; prepare progress reports.
  • Communicate with parents regarding children’s development Plan and implement parent engagement opportunities Maintain professional competence through in-service education and self-selected professional books and instructional materials.
  • Attends meetings, workshops, in-services, special events and training as required.
  • Participate in curriculum development programs and faculty committees as required.
  • Assisting with program outreach and community events.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications: Must hold a valid Minnesota Early Childhood teaching license.
Pay and Benefits: Competitive Pay and Benefits based on the contract
Duty Days: 197, includes 8 paid holidays!

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Preferred: 

  • Bachelor’s degree with coursework in education, or related field and minimal experience teaching or planning curriculum, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must hold a valid Minnesota Early Childhood teaching license.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of child development and early education theories, principles, and practices.
  • Thorough knowledge of effective teaching principles and methodology
  • Thorough knowledge of school and district rules, regulations, and procedures
  • Good judgment and decision-making.
  • Ability to establish and maintain standards of behavior; ability to articulately deliver information both orally and in written form.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, students, and parents.
  • Ability to relate and communicate effectively with people of different cultural, ethnic, and socio-economic backgrounds.

Physical Requirements: 
Vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly, or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, operating machines and observing general surroundings and activities; work occasionally requires exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to bloodborne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment and exposure to bodily fluids; work is generally in a moderately noisy location (e.g. business office, light traffic). 

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Brooklyn Center Community Schools is committed to providing equal opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment in accordance with all applicable Equal Opportunity laws, directives, and regulations of Federal, State, and Local governing bodies or agencies. Brooklyn Center Schools does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, gender identity and expression, disability, age, or status.