Prelude Preparatory Public School (Prelude Prep) is a new public prep school opening on the Southside of San Antonio in 2021. We are a PreK-Grade 8 school, opening with PreK, Kindergarten, and Grade 1, growing a grade level each year.

As a Founding Kindergarten Teacher, your students engage in innovative, high powered academics through a college-prep curriculum, receive specialized science instruction, build knowledge through study in all subject areas, and ignite curiosity through play and collaboration.

You Believe

  • In the mission and vision of the school
  • All children are capable of success
  • Strong relationships with students and families are critical
  • In holding high expectations for every student
  • Children are capable of rigorous and challenging work
  • Play fosters critical thinking, creativity, self-expression, confidence, and socio-emotional development
  • In a strong school instructional culture with a focus on continuously improving instructional practices

You are a Founder

  • You are building a new, high achieving organization from the ground up
  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit
  • You have an “All Hands on Deck” approach
  • You promote the growth of the school

Your Approach


  • Reading and English Language Arts. American Reading Company Arc Core Curriculum (TEKS Edition)
  • Math. Eureka Math (TEKS Edition)
  • Science. STEMScopes
  • Social Studies. Core Knowledge History and Geography
  • Social and Emotional. The Caring School Community combined with Play-Based Centers. Your classroom has a block center, dramatic play center (kitchen, dress up), sand/water table, art center, and toys and games center.
  • Civic Education. You facilitate a school-wide approach to civic education including working with students in the Growing for Giving Garden, community service projects, and town hall meetings for students.

Prelude School Culture

  • You honor the hopes and dreams of our families who entrust you with the education of their children.
  • You honor the capacity of our children to do rigorous work, demonstrate strong character, and show growing leadership within our school and the greater community.
  • You build a culture where every student feels valued and supported, every student is told they can succeed, they can meet their goals, they can have a career of their choice, they can go to college, and they can do whatever they set their minds to.
  • You believe in the Prelude Core Values of Excellence, Self- Discipline, and Respect and model the core values in all of your actions across the Prelude community.

Prelude Instructional Culture

  • You thrive on being an educational expert and are excited about professional growth opportunities.
  • You have a weekly day reserved for collaboration and development.
  • You foster collaboration and support with colleagues to analyze student data to identify strategies that will move students toward mastery
  • You receive professional growth through regular walk-throughs, observations, instructional rounds, video reflections, and coaching from instructional leaders
  • You receive support through a weekly 1:1 meeting

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.
  • EC-6 Generalist Certification, Bilingual Certification, Core Content with ESL Supplemental Certification or Special Education Supplemental certification, or extensive early childhood teaching experience highly preferred.
  • Can pass a criminal background check

Start Date

August 2021


Prelude offers a competitive salary and benefits commensurate with experience. Prelude Preparatory Public School does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, or disability, in admission or access to, or treatment of employment in its programs and activities.


This job description describes the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals hired for this job. This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.