Sep 25, 2020

Teacher for Two-Year-Olds

  • JAARS, Inc.
Part time Christian Teacher Mission Jobs

Job Description

Target Staff Type            Volunteer  or

                                            Supported : a staff person who raises their own financial support

Work Location  JAARS Waxhaw

FTE        0.500

Position Summary         

Help to provide a safe, developmentally-appropriate and nurturing environment for two-year-olds.

We have a place for you to serve and love our two-year-olds and their parents at our missionary kid (MK) station.

Position 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; plan opportunities to test ideas and practice new skills
  • Enable a positive learning environment by creative use of all available resources and prepare additional materials when needed; update bulletin boards as needed
  • Recognize and teach for each individual child’s needs and parents’ goals; provide a balanced program of quiet, sensory experiences and vigorous activities that stimulate their development
  • Assist children with activities of daily life (handwashing, eating and restroom use)
  • Create and maintain an attractive, well-kept, safe classroom; regularly clean and check function of toys and equipment
  • Supervise, train and guide assistant teachers and maintain staff-to-child ratios
  • Document individual child’s needs, development, strengths and interests

Position Requirements 

  • A deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal spiritual growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth
  • Embrace the vision, mission and core values of JAARS
  • Have a high school degree or equivalent education
  • Ability to relate well with children in order to support, engage and provide age-appropriate instruction to infants and toddlers
  • 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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