Preschool Teacher

Primary responsibilities include providing a safe and developmentally appropriate daycare environment and activities for young children between the ages of 2 and 5. This is an $8 an hour position and there are no benefits, except those that come from doing what you enjoy. This is a half-day position, 6:45 until 12:00 or 11:45 until possibly 5:30, averaging 17-20 hours per week. The position will begin May 21, 2018, continuing until August 17. The days are flexible depending on your availability.  We are a faith-based ministry. This is a summer care program, but there may be openings in our preschool and Extended Care program for the 2018-2019 school year.  


·        Provide developmentally appropriate activities

·         Become familiar with emergency procedures and protocol

·         Uses appropriate judgment to act in the best interests of students at all times

·         Clean and sterilize equipment and toys daily

·         Ensure cleaning supplies are out of reach

·         Supervise children at all times

·         Treat children in a respectful manner

·         Comfort children in times of need.

·         Encourage children

·         Adheres to Taylor Chapel Preschool policies and procedures


Education and Experience Requirements

·         High School Diploma or GED

·         Early Childhood Education college credits preferred

·         At least one year of experience working with young children



·         Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

·         Teamwork skills

·         The ability to multitask and take on different roles

·         Leadership Skills

·         Customer Service skills in interactions with parents and guardians

·         Enjoy playing and being with children

·         Basic familiarity with concepts and practices of developmentally appropriate teaching practices



·         Review of Resume completeness including education, experience, and skills

·         Verification of three references from an employer, co-worker, pastor

·         Completion of interview and classroom observation

·         Fingerprint Clearance and Background Check

·         Child Abuse and Maltreatment Certification (online training)

Contact Information

Name: Vicki Buwalda
Position: Preschool Director
Phone: 260-415-4153
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