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SUMMARY STATEMENT

A Lead Teacher at Awesome Kids Preschool loves children and has a heart for teaching children about Jesus. They have a CDA, AA or BA in Early Childhood Education or have previous experience at an early childhood center. They are excited to craft a daily curriculum that is developmentally appropriate and engages learning through play. A lead teacher is a good communicator with families and works collaboratively with the Awesome Kids Preschool staff and Assistant Teacher.

POSITION: Preschool Lead 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

  • Hold a CDA, AA or BA in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Education, or previous experience in an early childhood center.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Follow Awesome Kids Preschool policies and philosophies.
  • Handle discipline promptly and in accordance with stated policy on discipline.
  • Plan curriculum (Academic and Bible) in detail with developmentally appropriate activities for assigned classes.  Write and post lesson plans
  • Implement the daily program with the help of an assistant teacher.
  • Delegate responsibility to assistant teachers and volunteers when appropriate.
  • Maintain compliance with the state of Kansas Child Care Regulations.

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].