Preschool Lead Teacher at Lamb of God Lutheran School

Company Name
Lamb of God Lutheran School
Job Title
Preschool Lead Teacher
Company Location
Manhattan, KS 66502
Contact Information
785-537-8532
Required Education
2 Year Degree
Rate Range
$10.00
Job Description

PURPOSE: This position is responsible for providing direct basic needs care to children in the Preschool. The Lead Teacher is directly responsible for all academic and basic needs of the children in care and assists the Program Director and Curriculum Specialist in achieving all academic and center goals.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Daily-

·         Lead daily lessons in classroom

·         Prepare snacks and lunch

·         Supervise recess, quiet rest time and restroom breaks

·         Stock classroom with materials and complete simple cleaning tasks

Weekly-

  •  Coordinate lessons with Curriculum Specialist to meet objectives for development and learning
  • Track growth and achievement of students
  • Submit weekly lesson plans to Program Director

Monthly-

·         Submit pictures and stories for the Lamb of God Newsletter

·         Hold parent and teacher conferences twice per school year or as needed

Additional-

·         Maintain compliance with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, the Riley County Health Department, Kansas Social and Rehabilitative Services and other related agencies 

Job Requirements

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Must clear a Kansas Bureau of Investigation criminal background check

Complete a TB test, health assessment, and health and safety trainings

Current CPR/1st Aid Certification

Completed one of the following:

·         Six months teaching experience in a licensed facility with children of the same age as enrolled in the room OR

·         Five sessions of observation for not less than 2.5 consecutive hours per observation in a licensed facility, AND 10 clock hours of workshops approved by the state licensing staff; OR

·         Three semester hours of academic credit in child development, early childhood education, or curriculum resources; AND supervised observation in a high school or college or three months’ work experience in a facility with children of the same age as enrolled in present facility; OR

·         A child development associate credential

 

Lamb of God Lutheran School will conditionally hire staff positions that have not completed the requirements above, but have a plan to do so within 30 days of hire.