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PRINCIPLE FUNCTION

To serve as a Lead Teacher of Trinity Lutheran Preschool and or Summer camp program. He/She is responsible for implementing policies, regulations, and procedures of the school and camp program to ensure all students are supervised in a safe child-centered Christian Learning environment. We expect Lead Teachers to be Christ like, educated, kind, loving, fun, professional and creative. Lead Teachers should instill a love of learning in their students, and focuses on helping each individual student learn at his or her own pace. Lead teachers should be reliable and independent.


STATEMENT OF FAITH

 Trinity Lutheran Church is a Christian organization and as such reserves the right to employ individuals who are Christian by affirmation of faith and example.  The Lead Teacher must agree to faithfully perform their duties in accordance with section C.2 (TLCP Is a Christian Organization) in the TLCP Employee Handbook.


RESPONSIBILITIES

 Teach a class within ratio of age group

 Teach a VPK class with 11 or 20 (with an aide) students (If position)

 Lesson Plan daily activities and lesson that correspond with the curriculum

 Teach daily Bible lessons

 Help students explore the world around them

 Maintain a safe and healthy environment

 Plan healthy snacks daily

 Plan art, music, and movement activities

 Help students learn classroom procedures

 Help students learn personal responsibility and respect for fellow students

 Use appropriate behavior management and classroom discipline

 Attend staff meetings

 Attend trainings as necessary

 Establish consistent communication with parents and children

 Monitor classroom behavior, recognize and adapt to problems

 Supervise Preschool Aides

 Change diapers or assist children in bathrooms as needed.

 Perform other tasks as directed by the Preschool / Summer Camp Program Director.


QUALIFICATIONS

 High School Diploma or equivalent.

 Prefer to have one of the following: 45-hour childcare certification, Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, Early Learning Professional Certificate (ECPC), or the Florida Child Care Professional (FCCPC). To teach VPK you MUST have the first two completed.

 Minimum of three years’ experience working in a child care setting.

 Demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

 Evidence of knowledge of preschool curriculum and ability to implement it.

 Must pass National FBI background check (paid by employee and reimbursed by Trinity after 90 days).

 Expected to be a baptized child of God.  Active membership / participation in a local Christian Church is preferred.

 Must relate well to and find joy in working with young children.

 Must be physically able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds multiple times per day, work indoors or outdoors, and be able to stand for long periods of time.  Must be able to assume postures in low levels to allow physical and visual contact with children and engage in physical activity with children.

  To work and give directions to Teacher aides (if applicable) in a professional way.


ACCOUNTABILITY  

The Lead Teacher reports directly to the Preschool / Summer Camp Program Director.


HOURS

Working hours will be determined by the Director as necessary.



Please send your resume and cover letter to school@trinitycapecoral.org or call the school at 239-772-0172 for more

information.

Preschool / Summer Camp Lead Teacher