Classroom Teacher

Accountable To: Launchpad Preschool Director

Time Commitment: Full-Time, 8:15am – 2:15pm M-F

One Sentence Job Description: The Teacher will plan, organize and implement an appropriate instructional program in a learning environment that guides and encourages students to develop in age appropriate tasks and educational potential.

Description of Duties

  • Plan, prepare, and deliver age appropriate activities that support social/emotional development, language development, biblical understanding, and educational development
  • Arrange and organize classroom environment to encourage age appropriate play
  • Prepare classroom for daily activities
  • Provide a variety of learning materials to accomplish classroom goals
  • Provide feedback to parents about their student’s behavior and progress toward established goals
  • Establish a daily schedule and age appropriate classroom rules and expectations
  • Comfort, encourage, and love students at all times and in all situations
  • Provide age appropriate, biblically-based strategies for problem solving in social situations
  • Become familiar with state provided resources that are used as guidelines for program development
  • Become familiar with The State of Tennessee Childcare Licensing Rules
  • Work collaboratively with other staff members to effectively share classroom space and materials

Qualifications, Skills and gifts

  • Active Foothills Church partner
  • Maintains a consistent quiet time and has a passion to follow Christ
  • High School Diploma or equivalent, college degree is preferred
  • At least 18 years of age or older
  • Experience with teaching or leading children
  • Is able to perform duties independently and without direct supervision
  • Is able to communicate clearly with adults and children ages 2 to 5
  • Knowledgeable and/or teachable in effective discipleship strategies for preschoolers
  • Can work well with others in a team environment
  • Is flexible and positive at all times

Time Requirement

  • Full-Time, 8:15am – 2:15pm M-F
  • Monday through Friday following the Launchpad School Calendar
  • Attendance is required to all in-service days, staff meetings, state required training hours, and school events.