We are excited you are interested in our Shining Lights Assistant Teacher Position

Teacher Assistant

Job Description

Objective:  Teaches up to 10 ages 6 weeks to 5 years old

Reports to: Supervising Teacher

Salary: $13.50/hr; 20-40 hrs/wk in classroom between the hours of Mon–Fri; 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Please email inquiries to shininglights.lfm@gmail.com

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Spiritual Qualifications

Committed follower of Jesus Christ who walks with Him daily

Agrees with and will uphold the Statement of Faith, Confidentiality Agreement, and all program policies

Dependable, stable, and capable of carrying out responsibilities/commitments with little or no supervision

Able to adjust to new scenarios/responsibilities with cheerfulness and a desire for the students’ welfare

A sincere desire to engage with all Shining Lights students and staff with love and compassion

Educational Qualifications

Early Childhood Credential 2.0 Level I or II

Major Responsibilities

Embody the mission, vision, and values of Shining Lights Learning Center at all times

Build relationships w/students and parents through confident, warm and caring communication

Ensure the health, safety, and sanitation of the classroom environment 

Help create a positive environment for students to develop social-emotional skills/healthy eating habits 

Assist teacher in development of lesson plans based on student interests/developmental milestones, fostering a love of learning

Implement developmentally appropriate methods of observational assessment with the intention of making learning visible and communicating positive aspects of the student

Collaborate closely with teacher on individual student progress

Support children in toileting, diapering, hand-washing, dressing, eating, etc. 

Communicates regularly with the teacher about any students requiring additional support

Maintain awareness and fulfill continuing education and licensure requirements in a timely manner 

Any other duties as assigned by the teacher or director

Serve as a humble example to students/staff in your spiritual journey in word and deed 

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