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Preschool Teacher

Preschool Teacher

All Harvest Family Church employees are expected to maintain a Christian lifestyle that exhibits the love Christ and establishes a strong Christian testimony. Each employee must also agree with our Statement of Beliefs and be actively involved in their local church.

If you are interested in applying for this position please send your cover letter, salary preference and resume to: hr@hfcnc.org.

All qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. Phone calls to the office are not necessary to follow up on your resume submission. Thank you.

Summary:

The primary responsibilities of this position is to help children understand the nature and attributes of God.  A child who knows God as a loving Father will not mistake him for an impersonal being.  Help children respect the rules for daily life that are found in God’s Word.  Help children develop a humble Spirit.  Help children understand the nature of sin and the need for a Savior.  Help children evaluate what they see and hear.  Encourage children to identify truth.  Help children develop intellectually through age appropriate activities and lessons.

Preferred and minimal qualifications:

An Bachelor's or Associate Degree in Early Childhood or its equivalent in classes and experience related to this field; Credentials I and II. One years teaching in a preschool program.  Currrent year’s First Aid and CPR certification.  Current physical examination and negative tuberculin test.  A minimum of three (3) good reference checks.  Background/criminal record and fingerprints record reports required.  A clear Christian testimony and an established record of Christian maturity.  Must meet all state requirements for a preschool teacher or achieve them in the time required.  For more information you may visit the NC Division of Child Development website.

General Duties and Responsibilities:

Must plan and execute an educational program of age-appropriate activities for children in your care and identify each child’s individual capabilities and needs.  Create a learning environment that assures the welfare, health, and safety of the children.  Organize and maintain classroom activity areas, materials, supplies, and keep your immediate superviosr advised of equipment and materials that need to be repaired and replaced.  Maintain constant supervision of the children in your care.  Take daily attendance and keep up with all required reports.  Submit lesson plans weekly.  Train and make the most of the use of the teacher aide’s time (if you have one).  Establish and maintain effective communication with parents.  Build good communication with other staff to create professional atmosphere.  Attending training as required.  Understand the North Carolina Child Care Requirements and keep your superviosr immediately informed of any classroom problems

Skills Needed:

Good communication and teamwork. 

Ability to relate well to preschool children.

Ability to relate well to parents. 

Evidence of emotional maturity and stability. 

Evidence of enough security and judgment to handle crisis situations and to use supervision constructively. 

Ability to maintain order and consistent classroom control. 

Enough understanding of computers to work with electronic communication.