Preschool Employment

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First Kids is currently hiring for the following positions. If you are ready to share your enthusiasm and energy with our students and parents, submit your resume below.
JOB POSTING: PRESCHOOL DIRECTOR
ABOUT FIRST KIDS PRESCHOOL
We are committed to excellence in early childhood education, guided by Christian principles and values.

OVERVIEW
We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Preschool Director to lead our preschool team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for early childhood education and enthusiasm and energy for working with students, parents and staff.

REQUIREMENTS
Qualifications:
- CPL3, CDA, Associate’s, or Bachelor’s in Early Childhood Education or related field.
- Minimum three years of experience in early childhood settings.
- Commitment to ongoing education through seminars and workshops.

Salary and Hours:
- Salary based on education and experience, aligned with Staff Parish Committee guidelines.

Statement of Faith:
- We ask that all candidates be willing to provide a written statement of faith briefly describing your Christian belief and its influence in your life.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Licensing:
- Maintain current licensing records and state standards for the program, facility, and staff.
- Comply with recommendations from the State Licensing Agent and fire inspector.
- Conduct monthly fire and weather drills.

Staff Supervision:
- Assist in hiring and orienting staff.
- Maintain personnel records and arrange for substitute staff.
- Regularly evaluate staff and keep them informed of in-service opportunities.
- Work with staff on children with special needs and report signs of abuse or neglect.

Business:
- Lead parent orientation and keep parents informed.
- Attend Church Council meetings.
- Publicize the preschool and manage public relations.
- Operate within budget and establish the school calendar.

Bookkeeping:
- Order supplies, manage student accounts, and oversee fundraising efforts.
- Provide monthly financial statements to the Finance Committee.

Registration:
- Advertise for enrollment, hold open houses, and lead facility tours.
- Manage enrollment records and recommend tuition adjustments to the Board.

Program:
- Be available to staff and parents, supervise curriculum, and assist in classrooms as needed.
- Organize field trips, special days, and programs with teaching staff.
- Maintain enthusiasm, energy, and confidentiality in all matters.

HOW TO APPLY
Submit your resume and cover letter to preschool@troyfumc.org
JOB POSTING: PRESCHOOL TEACHER
ABOUT FIRST KIDS PRESCHOOL
We are committed to excellence in early childhood education, guided by Christian principles and values.

OVERVIEW
We are seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Preschool Teacher to join our preschool team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for early childhood education.

REQUIREMENTS
Qualifications:

- Have a minimum of an Associate’s degree in Education.
- Commitment to ongoing education through yearly in-services.

Salary and Hours:
- Salary based on education and experience.
- Hours worked will be 8AM-12PM.
- Attend scheduled meetings and activities outside these hours, as needed.

Statement of Faith:
- We ask that all candidates be willing to provide a written statement of faith briefly describing your Christian belief and its influence in your life.

RESPONSIBILITIES
- Set up and maintain the classroom to be inviting for children’s interaction.
- Plan and provide developmentally appropriate activities and materials.
- Participate in Christian-based curriculum planning that meets the needs of children.
- Submit weekly lesson plans and maintain attendance and student records.
- Establish and maintain open communication with parents, including  conferences.
- Handle discipline as stated in the Parent and Staff Manuals.
- Supervise and ensure safety and well-being of children at all times.
- Maintain enthusiasm and energy when working with students, parents and staff.

HOW TO APPLY
Submit your resume and cover letter to preschool@troyfumc.org