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Hiring a Preschool Teacher

TNL PRESCHOOL TEACHER

Hire Date: June 1, 2017
Hours: 4 per week
Compensation: $15 per hour

The Sacred Grace KIDS is our children’s program. We provide care and spiritual development for approximately 40 kids a week, from nursery through grade school. At the preschool level, we are helping parents communicate the first understandings of God’s love to their kids, which will shape them for a lifetime. We want preschoolers to experience church as a place of love, care, and relationships while learning three foundational truths: God made them, God loves them, and Jesus wants to be their friend forever.

 

POSITION OVERVIEW

We are currently seeking a Preschool Teacher. We have paid staff in each classroom to create a more consistent experience for children, parents, and volunteers. The class size varies from 10-20 kids. The teacher is partnered with two weekly volunteers from the TNL community. There is teaching, worship, play, and crafts each week in the Preschool classroom. All supplies and curriculum are provided by TNL.

COMPETENCY & CHARACTER

Attentive to the needs of children, families and volunteers on Tuesday nights.

Ability to communicate clearly and graciously with children, volunteers and leadership.

Independently motivated in the direction and implementation of responsibilities and tasks.

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Oversight of all aspect regarding care of children during the Worship Gathering. Ensure that the Preschool classroom and content is conducive to providing children present a safe, positive and encouraging experience.

Prepare and teach a lesson plan based on the curriculum provided. Ensure all supplies for the classroom are purchased and present. Communication with volunteers regarding classroom activities and curriculum content.

Present at the Sign-In / Sign-Out table to be able to connect with children, families and volunteers.

SCHEDULE

Commitment
We’re looking for a one-school year commitment minimum, beginning December 2016.

Weekly
Tuesdays: 5:30-8:30PM (3 hours per week)
Curriculum Prep and Volunteer Scheduling: 1 hour per week

Vacation / Paid Time Off
4 paid Tuesdays off per year. Additional unpaid dates off may be available for personal needs.

PROCESS

To apply, please send an email with the following information to lauren@tnl.org

Please provide name, phone, and email.

Please provide us with two references that can speak to your abilities to work with children.

What is your past experience in working with kids – inside and outside of church?

Please share your faith story – how you came to faith, your church involvement over the years, and any major milestones or growth events in following Jesus?

What teaching and care strengths would you bring to a Preschool classroom? What would your weaknesses or liabilities be in working with this age group?

As a child leaves your class, what would you hope they would say to their parents about their time in the classroom that night?

 

If you have any questions about this position, please contact our Children’s Director, Lauren Grant at lauren@tnl.org.

 

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