Teacher for Three-Year-Olds


Teacher for Three-Year-OldsDo you have fond memories of your three-year-old telling stories with a growing vocabulary, full of energy to explore, ride their tricycle, and ask questions? Would you like to be inspired by caring for and loving missionary children of that age?

We need you to serve our three-year-olds in the weekday morning hours at our missionary kids’ preschool. Re-ignite your memories and impact little lives for eternity. Call today!

Brief Description

Provide a safe, developmentally appropriate, and nurturing environment for three-year-olds while parents participate in the summer Intercultural Communications Course.

  • This is a 0.5 FTE (20 hrs. a week) for a volunteer or a staff person who raises support
  • At least 21 years old
  • Must be able to work in the US

Responsibilities 

  • Plan for the development of the whole child by choosing activities in all areas—social, physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual
  • Prepare daily/weekly lesson plans that are both flexible and consistent
  • Enable a positive learning environment by creative use of all available resources and prepare additional materials when needed
  • Provide a balanced program of quiet, sensory experiences and vigorous activities that stimulate their development
  • Recognize and teach to each individual child’s needs and parents’ goals
  • Assist children with activities of daily life (hand washing, eating, and restroom use)
  • Plan opportunities to test ideas and practice new skills
  • Create and maintain an attractive, well-kept, safe classroom that encourages children to create and explore
  • Update bulletin boards as needed
  • Regularly clean and check over toys and equipment to see that they are functioning properly
  • Supervise, train, and guide assistant teachers and maintain staff-to-child ratios
  • Document individual child’s needs, development, strengths, and interests
  • Demonstrate a deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • Embrace the vision, mission, and core values of JAARS, and help us live them effectively 

Education and Experience

  • High school degree or equivalent education
  • Ability to support, engage, and provide age-appropriate instruction to three-year-olds
  • Relate well with children
  • Availability and adequate energy to fulfill duties
  • Work experience in church nurseries/schools, day camps, or daycare settings preferred
  • Able to lift up to 35 pounds in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations
  • Criminal background check, child safety interview, child safeguard review, and professional references required

 

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