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Early Childhood Teacher

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Kehoe-France Southshore
New Orleans, LA, United States
Date Added: Jan 29, 2024

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Early Childhood Teacher               



REPORTS TO:                   Head of School               

STATUS:                             Non-Exempt/Hourly                        

SALARY:                           $12 14 per hour               



We invite               

Motivated, innovative Early Childhood Teachers, to apply to join us for the remainder of academic year 2023-2024.               

ISP Principles               

Begin with our children and students. Our children and students are at the heart of what we do. Simply, their success is our success. Wellbeing and safety are both essential for learners and learning. Therefore, we are consistent in identifying potential safeguarding and Health & Safety issues and acting and following up on all concerns appropriately.               


Treat everyone with care and respect. We look after one another, embrace similarities and differences and promote the well-being of self and others.               


Operate effectively. We focus relentlessly on the things that are most important and will make the most difference. We apply school policies and procedures and embody the shared ideas of our community.               


Are financially responsible. We make financial choices carefully based on the needs of the children, students, and our schools.                


Learn continuously. Getting better is what drives us. We positively engage with personal and professional development and school improvement.               


Key Responsibilities                

  • Adapt classroom activities, assignments and/or materials (e.g. art projects, computer, language skills, etc.) for the purpose of supporting and reinforcing classroom goals and objectives.
  • Assist with classroom assignments for the purpose of supporting teachers in the instructional process.
  • Assist students, individually or in small groups, with lesson assignments (e.g. read stories, providing writing assistance, reinforce language skills, numbers, alphabet, computer learning programs, etc.) for the purpose of practicing and/or reinforcing learning concepts and assisting students in reaching academic goals and developmental milestones.
  • Communicate with teachers for the purpose of assisting in implementing classroom objectives.
  • Maintain classroom equipment, work area, and records (e.g. clean/bleach tables, sign-in/sign-out logs, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring availability of items; providing written reference; providing a safe learning environment; and/or meeting mandated requirements.
  • Monitor individual and/or groups of students in a variety of settings (e.g. classroom, playground, field trips, etc.) for the purpose of providing a safe and positive learning environment.
  • Perform general tasks (e.g. laminating, making copies, bulletin boards, filing, etc.) for the purpose of helping the teacher get instructional materials ready.
  • Report observations and incidents relating to specific students (e.g. accidents, fights, appropriate and/or inappropriate social behavior, violations of rules, safety conditions, etc.) for the purpose of communicating information to appropriate instructional and/or administrative personnel.
  • Attend meetings and in-service presentations for the purpose of acquiring and/or conveying information relative to job functions.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned for the purpose of ensuring the efficient and effective functioning of the work unit.
  • Be familiar with and adhere to Type II state regulations, school policies and procedures, emergency drills, and safeguarding guidelines.
  • Attend professional development meetings and workshops to meet state guidelines.
  • Assist in diaper changing, bottle feeding, snack and lunch time, play time, stroller rides, etc.
  • Perform tasks as directed by the lead teacher.
  • Be an active advocate of Kehoe-France's vision, mission, and promises.


Other Responsibilities               

  • Must be proficient in educational technology.
  • Lifting a 50 pounds.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with parents on a regular basis.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to function in dual capacity as a teacher with students and support the administrative side of this role as a teacher.
  • Collaborative practitioner who works well with colleagues.
  • Ability to collaborate on interdisciplinary projects.

Opportunities for the Successful Candidate               

  • The opportunity to work with a team of committed and supportive colleagues.
  • The opportunity for ongoing professional development from highly experienced practitioners and school leaders.
  • The opportunity to teach students who are engaged, enthusiastic and respectful.
  • The opportunity to collaborate with colleagues from different schools in the U.S. and from around the world.

Qualifications and Experience               

  • Must hold a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Teacher certification and/or combination of equivalent education or experience.
  • Endorsement(s) in subject area preferred.
  • Capacity to create curriculum if needed.
  • Certification in child CPR (or willing to become certified).
  • STARS training; annual 10 hours of Stars training certificate.
  • Negative TB test documentation.
  • Familiarity with safety and sanitation guidelines for classrooms.
  • Must be able to produce at least two written professional references.
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment background check.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities                


  • Ability to anticipate potential needs and to the school and provide creative, imaginative solutions.
  • Proven track record in innovation and taking the initiative in making things happen.
  • Strong relationship management skills across all levels within the school and with our regional team (as appropriate and applicable).
  • Excellent phone etiquette, written, presentation and in-person communication skills.
  • Demonstrated experience in providing high face-to-face services to families/students/vendors.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Reliable, dependable, professional and can maintain confidentiality.
  • Proven ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Positive attitude and team player.


Skills, Qualifications and Experience               


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or higher in business administration, operations management, education, or equivalent education and experience in a related field.
  • 1+ years’ experience in school operations.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and education technology.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and efficiently complete all tasks assigned.
  • Effective communication skills, both oral and written, including the ability to interact/communicate with all types of members of the community including teachers, administrators, parents, and students.
  • Self-starter, ability to set and meet goals, and a desire to excel.
  • Ability to problem solve.

E-Verify Participation:               

ISP U.S. participates in E-Verify and will provide the Federal Government with your form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S.               

KFSS & ISP Commitment to Safeguarding Principles                

KFSS & ISP is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. All post holders are subject to appropriate vetting procedures and satisfactory Criminal Background Checks or equivalent covering the previous 10 years’ employment history.                


ISP Commitment to Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging                


ISP is committed to strengthening our inclusive culture by identifying, hiring, developing, and retaining high-performing teammates regardless of gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation and gender expression, age, disability status, neurodivergence, socio-economic background or other demographic characteristics. Candidates who share our vision and principles and are interested in contributing to the success of ISP through this role are strongly encouraged to apply.                

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