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Preschool Teacher (+Substitute Teacher) – Part-Time

05.10.18 | Open Positions | by Nancy Bass

    2018-2019 School Year

    The Preschool Teacher provides a classroom atmosphere for creative learning that will meet the individual needs of three, four and five-year olds as they develop mentally, spiritually, emotionally, socially and physically. Essential to represent Christ and the Church with grace and hospitality, modeling Christian missional teachings and behaviors at all times. Works under the supervision and direction of the Preschool Director.

    Duties (not all-inclusive):

    • Create and implement curriculum based on FPC Preschool Assessment Forms and yearly goals, supplementing as needed for children with special needs
    • Display weekly curriculum plans and monthly class calendars
    • Prepare for scheduled Parent/Teacher Conferences and Events
    • Maintain written records and documentation for each child
    • Supervise the classroom assistant and volunteer
    • Fulfill all obligations required by the DHS for ECE Teachers including 15 hours of continuing education
    Education—Group Leader Qualified, meeting at least one of the following qualifications:
    • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education from an accredited college or university
    • 2-year college degree in early childhood education from an accredited college or university
    • Current certification as a Child Development Associate (CDA) or Certified Child Care Professional (CCP)
    • Completion of 2 years of college education with significant college coursework in child development and verified experience in the education, care, and supervision of children in an early childhood learning environment
    • Prior preschool or elementary school teaching experience preferred
    • Biblically-based knowledge preferred
    • Computer experience helpful
    • Current CPR and First Aid Certification and Universal Precautions helpful (training provided)
    • High energy and creativity; the ability to lead, equip and coach; and respect confidentiality

    August 15, 2018 begin training; Teach August 20, 2018 through May 18, 2019


    Approximately 18 hours/week (includes prep time), depending on classroom assignment, with flexibility to attend staff meetings and other functions held outside the normal school day hours, including some evenings as needed


    $12.24 per hour

    Teacher applicants must hold beliefs that are consistent with those of First Presbyterian Church


    Application and background check required