April 29, 2017

Jobs – Preschool & Kindergarten Teacher

Overview

Thank you for your interest in a preschool or kindergarten teaching position! With so many jobs to consider, we are glad you have chosen to consider working at our arts academy. Here are some questions you may have about this position: 

Do I Need A Degree?
Our preschool themes, music enhancements and academic guidelines are already set by our unique curriculum. This state certified curriculum was designed by our school owner, director and many other degree holding teachers. This means our teachers do not need degrees, but experience teaching children is required. Training is provided. 

What Are The Hours
Our preschool has three sessions. One begins at 9:00 am, the second begins at 11:30 am, and the third begins at 2:00 pm. Some classes run two days per week, while others run three days per week. Each class is 2 hours and 15 minutes.  Teachers work with the director to see which schedules are available.  

What Advantages Does Your School Offer The Children?
Bravo specializes in small classes (8-12), with an emphasis on music learning enhancements. Our students get the opportunity to play on dozens on instruments as well as learn basic rhythms and piano note names. We have messy and fun art projects, and our teachers play with them! Parents love the fact we offer unlimited makeup days, provide awesome parent days, as well as give a complimentary video at their exciting graduation! 

Benefits of Working In Bravo Preschool & Kindergarten
Our main goal of daycare is to make sure our students are having fun while they learn. We also realize that happy teachers do a better job producing happy, educated students. Here are just some of the things we offer for our daycare staff:

1. Three pay raises every year
2. Small class sizes (8-12 students)
3. Lesson plans are already created for you (no unpaid prep work)
4. Fabulous clean, facility with large rooms and lots of stock art supplies
5. A supportive DL (manager) who will give support and teaching ideas as needed
6. Discounts to classes and daycare for your children (max 2)

You Are Music & Academic Preschool, Do I Have To Be Musical?
No, training will be provided. You do however, have to like to sing and be willing to dance and move to the beat of the music with your students. 

What Are We Looking For In A Teacher? 
We hire teachers who are aligned with our 3 core value (Be Responsible, Be Teachable & Deliver Positive Energy).  We enjoy working with teachers who are willing to share their ideas in a professional way and are uplifting to be around.  Most importantly we hire teachers who have a big smile and have a vocabulary filled with uplifting comments. If this describes you, apply today. We definitely want to meet you! We commit to give you the respect, courtesy and care you deserve as we all work together to make Bravo the best place for children and those who work there. 

10 Month Commitment
We ask our preschool and kindergarten teachers to commit to being at Bravo for a minimum of ten months. We require this this to give our students the best experience possible. It makes students more successful when they do not have to adjust to a new teacher or a new face at the front desk. Please do not apply if you will be moving soon or are looking for temporary or seasonal work (you may consider applying as a summer daycare teacher).  View our Preschool & Kindergarten Teacher Contract.

Should I Apply For Preschool Or Daycare?
Preschool is part time, provides you hours only during the school year, requires past classroom experience and outside prep work. Daycare is full time or part time, provides year round hours and requires no outside prep work.  Please apply for the job that fits your needs best. 

Here is short video that answers many first year teacher questions and gives information on outside prep work required of you.

General Company Information

Company Values
Bravo’s values guide the beliefs and actions of our employees on a daily basis. This makes Bravo a unique place for employees and customers alike – in fact it’s the reason we love our job! View our company values (downloads as PDF) to see your values align with the company.  

Personal Grooming Standards
Our employees understand the importance of presenting a modest and conservative image to our students and their families. We would like to inform you of a few policies in our handbook:

  • No multiple visible tattoos.  You can have one small tattoo (quarter size diameter max), no more can be visible.
  • No facial/tongue piercings or excessive piercings.
  • No overgrown facial hair.
  • No smoking on property, including electronic cigarettes.  No smelling like smoke.

Background Checks
We run background check on all employees. Please only apply if you are able to pass a background check that will show that you are suited to work in a facility with children.  It will go back to the the date you were born. 

Age Requirements
Utah law requires daycare teachers to be at least 18 or older.  Some younger employees can work in arts academy. 

How To Apply

Review the information below and determine if Bravo is could be the right place for you.  To be invited to a “Meet The Owner” level 1 interview please: 

  1. Email your resume to jobs@utahbravo.com
  2. In the subject type what job you are applying for (can list multiple).

We review resumes weekly. You will receive an email response to your application. If you have further questions or don’t hear from us within a week, please email us at jobs@utahbravo.com. Thank you!

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