Kindergarten Teacher



A. Education Level: Bachelor’s degree

B. Certification or Licensure: Nebraska teaching certificate; appropriate endorsements.

C. Experience Desired: Minimum of successful student teaching experience

D. Other Requirements: Knowledge of curriculum and effective teaching methods



  1. Implements Board Policy regarding education philosophy/curriculum under the direction of the administration through planning, organizing, managing, interacting with students; establishing rapport with students, staff, parents, and community; and continuing professional development.
  2. Plans instructional objectives and activities consistent with curriculum guides.
  3. Directs and supervises learning activities.
  4. Implements the disciplinary procedures of the District.
  5. Supervises behavior in the school environment to maintain the safety and well being of the students and staff.
  6. Keeps accurate records of attendance, absences and tardies.
  7. Selects material suitable to the educational objectives.
  8. Utilizes a variety of analytical and evaluative techniques suitable to the curriculum content.
  9. Communicates a positive support of the students in their educational development.
  10. Recognizes the exemplary influence of the educator over the students.
  11. Supervises playground, cafeteria, halls, on a scheduled basis.


  1. Relates with staff, parents and community through positive professional cooperation.
  2. Suggests positive recommendations for the continuing review and development of curriculum.
  3. Remains current with developments and contemporary interpretations of subject matter and teaching methodology consistent with the professional assignment.
  4. Actively participates at scheduled staff meetings and serves on educational committees.
  5. Assumes responsibility periodically for conferences with parents.
  6. Performs other duties within the scope of employment and certification as assigned by the appropriate administrator.
  7. Issues grade reports on a periodic basis.
  8. Undergoes periodic evaluations according to State and Board policy and procedures.

Zone 4

Additional Information

Salary is determined by experience and education.

Contact Information

Columbus Public Schools
PO Box 947
Columbus, NE 68602

Kathy Leischner
(p) (402) 563-7000 10275

How to Apply

Please apply on-line at and click on the Employment link.