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SUMMARY STATEMENT

An Assistant Teacher at Awesome Kids Preschool loves children and has a heart for teaching children about Jesus. They come alongside the Lead Teacher in the classroom to assist with the day-to-day education needs. They are great at supporting and collaborating with the lead and other teachers, and are engaging and encouraging with the children and families.

POSITION: Preschool Assistant Teacher
REPORTS TO: Director of Awesome Kids Preschool
STATUS: Part Time
CLASSIFICATION: non-exempt

The Assistant Teacher has the primary responsibility for general support to the Lead Teacher and clearly supports and promotes the ongoing goals and philosophy of Awesome Kids Preschool.

POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

  • Experience working with young children, and able to meet the requirements of the state licensing agency.
  • Exemplify a personal relationship with Jesus Christ as their Lord and Savior and in general agreement with the doctrinal and biblical position of Christ Community.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and appropriately with children and parents.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Show the love of Jesus to the children and families.
  • See that the children receive as much time as possible on a one to one basis and listen attentively to them and know them by name.
  • Use positive reinforcement as much as possible.
  • Supervise and ensure the safety and well-being of the children at all times, being alert for the needs and/or programs of the children as a group.
  • Report any observation of value, special need or problem to the lead teacher and/or director. 
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Follow Awesome Kids Preschool policies and philosophies.
  • Assist in discipline as directed by the lead teacher and be familiar with concepts of “Love and Logic and Conscious Discipline.”

CULTURAL FIT

Embrace a commitment to Christ Community, including the doctrine, and philosophy, and promote the mission of Christ Community Church.

Embrace Christ Community staff’s cultural habits: 

  • We expect God.
  • We stay yoked.
  • We take the mission seriously, not ourselves.
  • We remember names.
  • We are better together

CHURCH SPECIFICS

Christ Community, a multi-site, intergenerational congregation located in the Kansas City area and a member of the Evangelical Free Church of America.

NEXT STEPS

  1. Download and fill out the Application for Employment (fillable PDF) and save it.
  2. Attach and send the completed application [email protected].