Employment Opportunities » FACE PRESCHOOL TEACHER


Dishchiibikoh Community School
Full time, School Year 23-24

Summary: The preschool teacher works with preschool children who have enrolled in
FACE. The Preschool Teacher provides a strong learning environment where preschool
children can develop and thrive. The Preschool Teacher provides a model for parents
on teaching, motivating, disciplining and communicating with young children. The
development of literacy and strong parent and child relationships is a focus for all
FACE staff.
Preparation to become a skilled Preschool Teacher:
• Holds a BA or BS degree in early childhood education or elementary
education with early childhood endorsement
• Holds current teacher certification in the state of Arizona.
• Is knowledgeable about the characteristics of young children
• Is knowledgeable about learners’ culture and language

• Having experience working with adults and families is preferred
• Attends Regional Technical Assistance Days and participates in online
professional development opportunities.
Duties and responsibilities of a Preschool Teacher:
 Implements the NCFL CIRCLES®: A Culturally Appropriate Preschool
for American Indian Children in the early childhood classroom; utilizes BIE FACE
Preschool Standards.
 Develops, publicizes, and implements a preschool classroom for FACE
program participants
 Maintains up-to-date files on each student; prepares accurate
reports, written plans and documents
 Contributes to required monthly reports, end-of-the-year report, and
data collection
 Completes the needed assessment for students
 Arranges for and/or provides screening services for children and
referral services as indicated
 Maintains weekly and daily lesson plans
 Uses a variety of instructional approaches including active learning,
as well as materials and techniques to ensure that children learn to
their fullest potential
 Plans and participates in Parent and Child Together Time (PACT)
Time® daily and supports all parent engagement activities
 Is knowledgeable and shares information with families about
community resources and further academic opportunities
 Arranges the classroom for organized and accessible learning; ensures
that program materials, equipment, and environment are kept clean,
secure and free from clutter and vandalism
 Provides a learning environment that is full of literacy learning
opportunities and reflects the language and culture of the
 Provides a daily routine that is consistent with and includes all the
required elements of a FACE program
 Meets weekly with the FACE team to plan and evaluate program services
 Plans and facilitates Parent Time with the FACE team
 Helps facilitate the monthly FACE Family Circle meetings
 Reports to the FACE Coordinator on all matters of importance related to
the FACE Program
 Works toward National Association for the Education of Young Children
(NAEYC) accreditation for the program
 Attends professional development opportunities to increase job skills
 Meets other requirements as a faculty member of the school
Requirements for Hiring:
 Is a certified teacher in early childhood education; teacher possessing
certification in elementary education must have or be in the process of
acquiring early childhood endorsement
 Attends FACE Implementation Training and Regional Technical Assistance
and participates in required online trainings, conference calls and digital
 Is able to travel to and attend required FACE trainings
 Is able to work well as a team member to develop the full potential of
all participants and is self-motivated
 Is mature and sensitive, and relates well to both children and adults of
diverse socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds
 Treats each child, parent, and co-worker with dignity and respect
 Is highly organized and adaptable to families’ goals and needs
 Obtains and maintains any other required certification, which may include
First aid, CPR.
Contact Faith Bonito
Phone: (928) 332-2444
Fax: (928) 332-2341
PO Box 80068, Cibecue, AZ 85911