Instruct preschool-aged students, following curricula or lesson plans, in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth.
Child Development Teacher, Day Care Teacher, Daycare Teacher, Early Childhood Teacher, Group Teacher, Infant Teacher, Montessori Paraprofessional, Montessori Preschool Teacher, Nursery Teacher, Pre-Kindergarten Teacher (Pre-K Teacher), Teacher, Toddler Teacher
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