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Lead Preschool Teacher

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Date: Oct 26, 2020

Location: Olathe KS, KS, US, 66062

Company: TVH Group / mateco GmbH

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We are One. That’s the foundation of our company culture at TVH. We’re the worldwide leading supplier of quality replacement parts, safety equipment, and accessories for the material handling and industrial equipment industry.


We’re seeking an energetic, attentive, and fun TVH Kids Lead Teacher with a passion for and experience with working in an educational environment to collaborate with Assistant Teachers and Parents on providing  instruction and ensuring that all children are safe, happy and are in an educational environment abiding by KDHE compliance and carrying out the modified Montessori curriculum. Located at our Americas Headquarters in Olathe, KS, as a TVH Kids Lead Teacher, you’ll be responsible for these essential functions:

  • Connects with students to ensure a positive, educational and developmental environment
  • Ability to have flexible work hours between 7am and 6pm
  • Maintain clean and safe classroom environment for children
  • Deliver lesson plans for children to develop their social, emotional, physical and intellectual skills
  • Observe children and interpret their needs
  • Treat all children unconditionally and with same importance level
  • Coordinate communication with parents regarding children’s progress
  • Supervise and teach children inside and outside of the classroom
  • Monitor and track progress of children on regular basis
  • Establish and maintain a harmonious relationship with aides, other teachers and TVH Kids staff and parents
  • Remain current in KDHE regulations and requirements
  • Performs other duties as many be assigned

Qualified candidates for this role will possess a Bachelor’s Degree from a four year college or university with a minimum one year experience performing a substantially similar essential functions for a educational environment. Other requirements include:

  • Demonstrates proficient knowledge of state requirements for KDHE programs
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver educational activities within a modified Montessori curriculum facility
  • Demonstrated experience with creating and maintaining a safe haven for children to grow and develop socially and academically
  • Demonstrates intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint  
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate in an effective, positive manner with staff members, children and parents in a team environment
  • Demonstrates effective verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills with a proven ability to communicate effectively with staff, parents, and children
  • Must be team oriented, possess a positive attitude and collaborate effectively with others to achieve goals in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment
  • Demonstrates a high level of professionalism, discretion and confidentiality
  • Must meet KDHE guidelines for facilities licensed for less than 100 children
  • Successful completion of KBI Background Check and medical screening

Language Skills:

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees, clients, customers, and the general public.

Mathematical Skills:

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

Reasoning Ability:

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit, talk or hear. The employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. 
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. In an emergency, the employee must be able to assist everyone out of danger including lifting, carrying, and moving all of the children to safety which may consist of lifting 50+ pounds.
  • There are no special vision requirements for this job.

Working Conditions & Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the work environment is moderate
  • Primary duties are carried out in an office environment

TVH offers a competitive benefits package including medical, dental, and vision insurance, access to an onsite health clinic for you and your family, vacation and sick time, a retirement plan. And, if you need to take a quick break, take a lap around the TVH campus and earn points through our Wellness program or grab your laptop for a quick walk on one of the treadmills located on our Olathe campus. That’s just the start. Want to learn more and see our dynamic work environment? Take a virtual tour by clicking here. Don’t wait a minute longer. Apply today to join the TVH team.



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Nearest Secondary Market: Kansas City

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