Perform instructional duties in a classroom environment for young children, ages 12 months 24 months.
Must be at least 18 years old.
Possess a genuine love for and enjoyment of people, especially children.
Graduation from high school or possession of a GED.
Completion of the 40 hour Introductory Child Care Training and Early Literacy Training requirement as required by the Department of Children and Family Services.
Current and valid certificate of course completion from an on-site instructor based skills assessment training for pediatric first aid training and infant and child cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) procedures.
Physically capable of lifting up to 40 pounds, climbing stairs, standing for more than two hours at a time, stooping and bending, and ability to communicate orally and to hear.
The willingness and desire to work as part of a Christian ministry team.
Understand and be able to implement Christian discipline.
Implement age appropriate curriculum to nurture and stimulate all domains of the children’s development in their care using the Florida Early Learning Development Standards for the age group assigned.
Incorporate Christian curriculum in the form of devotions, Bible stories, character development lessons and activities into the daily lesson time.
Provide a developmentally appropriate classroom environment that reflects the children’s learning and growth.
Maintain and improve the physical environment in and outside the classroom on an ongoing basis to create opportunities to meet the changing needs of the developing child.
Assist in performing ongoing evaluations of children as required by funding sources and develop lesson plans and follow curriculum implementation that addresses the individual needs and interest of each child.
Maintain ongoing, open communication with parents/caregivers.
Maintain accurate, complete and timely records as required by the preschool and licensing agencies.
Participate in professional development activities related to performing job responsibilities including, but not limited to, 10-hours of annual in-service training during the state’s annual fiscal year beginning July 1 and ending June 30.
Fulfill all federal, state, county and other applicable regulations and guidelines as required by the program.
Works collaboratively with other staff to implement curriculum.
Be familiar with and adhere to policies and procedures outlined in the Son Kissed Preschool Parent Handbook, County licensing regulations, and other applicable regulations.
Responsible for the cleanliness and organization of the classroom and equipment.
Assist children in activities of daily living, such as diapering, toileting, hygiene and nutrition.
Use appropriate and positive discipline and so that discipline is appropriate and consistent.
Contribute to the positive image of Son Kissed Preschool.
Perform other related duties as required to facilitate the daily operation of the program in keeping with policies, philosophy and mission statement.
Perform opening and/or closing procedures for the center when present for during those times.