EMPLOYMENT

Preschool/PDO Teacher

Purpose of the Job:

As a preschool teacher, the main focus is to share the good news of Christ’s salvation, through education; allowing children to learn how to change the future through exploration, creation, and growth. 

General Expectations:

  • Maintain a life of personal and spiritual development and accountability
  • Refrain from any social or private behavior considered or interpreted as unbecoming of a devoted follower of Christ including all personal social media presences
  • Continual personal development in skills for use in your area of ministry
  • Possess a strong passion for serving
  • Work ethic that is excellent, protective and frugal with time and money
  • Respond to emails and phone call within 48 hours

Education, Experience and Knowledge Required:

  • This position requests a minimum of a years’ experience as a lead preschool teacher, or two years as a preschool aide. The successful individual will also possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, database, web, and other related applications.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Create a daily lesson plan which provides a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play. Ensure that a Biblical worldview is part of each lesson taught. 
  • Establish clear objectives for all lessons, units, and projects, and communicate those to the students. 
  • For children 3 years old and older plan at least one field trip a year. 
  • Use various learning strategies when available. Begin teaching children the importance of loving Jesus and loving others. 
  • Attend to the student’s needs, while teaching basic principles which would include, but not limited to, academic, social, and emotional skills. 
  • Observe and evaluate student’s performance, behavior, social development, and physical health. 
  • Prepare materials and classrooms, and or playrooms, for class activities. 
  • Assimilate arriving children to the school environment, and have planned activities for them to experience as they enter the classroom. 
  • Supervise, evaluation, and plan assignments for your aides. 
  • Collaborate with other team members on lesson planning, evaluations, programs, and projects. 
  • Attend staff meetings and morning staff prayer time. 
  • Keep classroom clean and neat. Clean and wipe down classes and bathroom each day after school. 
  • Communicate with your students and parents on a regular basis. 
  • Have a binder with student information available for emergency use, and classroom use. 
  • Connect and build relationships with parents, students, and team members. 

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate an intimate walk with Jesus which includes daily time spent with Him.
  • Be an active partner in a local church 
  • Other duties as assigned

Extent of Public Contact:

  • Daily contact with team members and visitors of Hamilton Hills Church and Preschool 
  • Contact with staff from other churches, preschools, and organizations

Preschool Aide

Purpose of the Job:

As a preschool floater, the main focus is to share the good news of Christ’s salvation, through education; allowing children to learn how to change the future through exploration, creation, and growth. 

General Expectations:

  • Maintain a life of personal and spiritual development and accountability
  • Refrain from any social or private behavior considered or interpreted as unbecoming of a devoted follower of Christ including all personal social media presences
  • Continual personal development in skills for use in your area of ministry
  • Possess a strong passion for serving
  • Work ethic that is excellent, protective and frugal with time and money
  • Respond to emails and phone call within 48 hours

Education, Experience and Knowledge Required:

  • This position requests a love for Jesus and working with children and in an ever changing environment. The successful individual will also possess a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, database, web, and other related applications.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Assists the teacher to implement a daily lesson plan which provides a variety of materials and resources for children to explore, manipulate, and use, both in learning activities and in imaginative play. Helps ensure that a Biblical worldview is part of each lesson taught. 
  • Assists the teachers with the children to help with developmentally appropriate activities, ensures a nurturing environment, and interacts with the children, their parents, staff members, and volunteers.
  • Responsible for room coverage during arrival, transitions, snack or lunch, dismissal, and other times when necessary.
  • Aides in teaching children the importance of loving Jesus and loving others. 
  • Helps attend to the student’s needs, while in a class
  • Assists with program needs throughout the day 
  • Help prepare materials and classrooms, and or playrooms, for class activities. 
  • Collaborate with other team members and your lead teacher on lesson planning, evaluations, programs, and projects. 
  • Aid in setting up for projects, snack, and lunch to ensure an easy transition. 
  • Attend staff meetings and morning staff prayer time. 
  • Help to keep the classroom clean and neat. Clean and wipe down classes and bathroom each day after school. 
  • Help the teacher communicate with the students and parents on a regular basis. 
  • Have access to the binder with student information available for emergency use, and classroom use. 
  • Connect and build relationships with parents, students, and team members. 

Other Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate an intimate walk with Jesus which includes daily time spent with Him.
  • Be an active partner in a local church 
  • Other duties as assigned

Extent of Public Contact:

  • Daily contact with team members and visitors of Hamilton Hills Church and Preschool 
  • Contact with staff from other churches, preschools, and organizations