Employment

Lead Infant Teacher

Employment

POSITION STRUCTURE AND DETAILS

Reports to: Director of Grace Beginnings/Funshine Preschool
Location: Eden Prairie Campus
Hours/week: Full-time or Part-time position
FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt

KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide educational experiences in the classroom which demonstrate an understanding of curriculum and faith development goals
  • Establish and maintain effective communication strategies with the teacher, parents, and families by sharing and collaborating daily
  • Follow the directives of the Director to maintain high standards in the classroom and provide a quality learning experience for the children
  • Maintain a safe, clean, organized classroom and assume the responsibility to complete the duties required to maintain an orderly facility
  • Demonstrate respect for the needs of the individual child with concerns for the child’s faith, culture, interests, special needs, talents and individual style and pace of learning
  • Contribute to the development of a positive relationship with parents and coworkers
  • Treat each child and family with dignity and respect
  • Approach behavioral issues that arise with children with Christian love, respect and patience
  • Exhibit Christian values to generate goodwill among management, staff, clients, the general community and others pertinent to Grace Beginnings
  • Regular, consistent, and punctual attendance is an essential requirement of this position
  • Other duties as assigned

PROFESSIONAL AND SPIRITUAL EXPECTATIONS

  • Educational requirements: CDA, Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education preferred, High School Diploma or GED required
  • Experience required: 24 post-secondary quarter credits in education or a related field plus 4,160 hours as an assistant teacher working in a child care facility
  • Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practice for teaching children from 6 weeks months to 16 months of age
  • Knowledge of the Bible and faith development of Infant children
  • Has a commitment to prayer, as evidenced in both corporate and personal prayer
  • Exhibits a meaningful and growing personal relationship with Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior as evidenced by the manifestation of the fruit of the Holy Spirit
  • Exhibits a lifestyle appropriate to a person in public Christian ministry by conducting life with the utmost integrity in all situations

To Apply:

Send a professional resume and an administrative application form to [email protected].

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