Shining Lights Teacher position

We are excited you are interested our teacher position at Shining Lights Learning Center


Job Description

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

Reports to: Executive Director

Salary: $17-22/hr (based on Credential level); 20-40 hrs/wk between the hours of Mon–Fri; 8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.  

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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 III or higher

Major Responsibilities

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

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

Ensure classroom sanitation and the health, safety, and supervision of classroom students at all times

Create a positive environment for students to develop social-emotional skills and healthy eating habits 

Develop lesson plans based on student interests/developmental milestones, fostering a love of learning

Observe student progress and communicate regularly with the director about any requiring extra support

Maintain notes/files per student and facilitate biannual parent conferences or additional mtgs as needed

Conduct ASQ evaluations 2x per year for each student 

Support assistant teacher and teacher aids in upholding lesson plans, routines, and curriculum, building confidence, skills, and organizational culture of compassionate communication and faith-based learning

Provide teacher assistant/aid feedback and bi-monthly in-service training in collaboration with director

Support director in fulfilling own continuing education and licensure requirements in a timely manner and encourage teacher assistants and aids to do the same; remain open to additional director-assigned duties 

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