Monday, July 22, 2013

Faith Lutheran Church Search for a Part-Time Preschool Teacher



Faith Lutheran Church in Arlington Heights is looking for a part-time Preschool Teacher to start this Fall! Jori Reuter, the Preschool Director, has asked that I share information about the position with you. Please share this with anyone that you think would be interested in this position:

Part-time Pre-K Teacher for a Multiage (3-5 years) Pre-K Classroom in the morning.
Preschool at Faith Lutheran Church Opening Fall 2013!

Purpose:  To provide a warm, nurturing, Christ-centered, safe and loving environment where children’s faith is nurtured and where self-concepts are enhanced, independence is encouraged and individuality is respected. 

Responsibilities:
Models Behavior
-Lives the Christian faith
-Relates joyfully and sensitively to children
-Smiles, laughs, uses a pleasant voice
-Prays with and for others
-Acknowledges and respects others’ feelings
-Works cooperatively with others
-Compliments good behavior and corrects inappropriate behavior
-Builds and strengthens positive relationships with other congregation program staff and volunteers.


Provides Instruction
-Plans, implements, evaluates curriculum in accordance with mission, purpose, and philosophy of the Faith Lutheran Early Childhood Center
-Develops weekly/monthly themes and plans
-Supervises, trains, and evaluates assistants
-Provides assistants with opportunities for input and evaluation of program
-Sets up and maintains appropriate, nurturing classroom environment
-Keeps written plan of daily class activities
-Keeps current developmental of children in class.
-Attempts to meet needs of each child
-Originates correspondence with families
-Reports to parents about children’s progress
-Conducts parent conferences and meetings
-Provides written guidelines for substitutes
-Gives direction to volunteers
-Is aware of and complies with personnel policies adopted by board of directors
-Attends staff meetings and functions of Faith Lutheran Early Childhood Center
-Participates in professional and spiritual growth activities



Serves as Facilitator
-Guides, evaluates, plans, supports
-Prepares warm, safe, orderly and clean environment
-Uses good judgment to handle crisis situations and uses supervision constructively
-Provides resources, orders equipment and supplies

Education/Experience Requirements:
-Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
-Must have the DCFS mandated Early Childhood Education credits
-Experience in teaching with an early childhood education program

Other Requirements:
-Must agree to Background Check
-Must submit completed DCFS Medical Exam form which includes tuberculin test or chest
x-ray.

Please submit your resume to Jori Reuter, Preschool Director at faithlutheranpreschool@ymail.com or mail to Faith Lutheran Church Attn:  Jori Reuter 431 S. Arlington Heights Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005 Questions??? Contact Jori Reuter at 847-253-4859.

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