The Day School Teacher will be responsible for the general supervision and management of students enrolled in the Fourth Presbyterian Church Day School, and will work in cooperation with and under the supervision of the Director of the Day School at Fourth Presbyterian Church.
The responsibilities of the Day School Teacher include, but are not limited to:
Care for all children’s social, emotional and physical needs according to DAP (Developmentally Appropriate Practice).
Assist, plan, and implement daily programs.
Assist in planning, preparing and caring for the learning environment.
Help maintain the observational records kept on each child and other required classroom logs.
Be familiar with all health and emergency policies of the program and be ready to implement them if necessary.
Complete 15 hours yearly of professional development (a portion provided by the Day School)
Attend all Day School staff meetings and participate in identifying training programs and conferences
Show initiative in the improvement of early childhood education, our program and our curriculum.
Other duties as assigned or as needed.
A Bachelor or Master degree of Early Childhood Education
Maintain a high degree of confidentiality
Maintain appropriate communication with staff, children, and families at all times.
Be available for parent/teacher conferences as needed.
Warm, friendly, flexible and patient personality
Sensitive to the needs and feelings of others, compassionate
Able to relate well to children
Good communication skills
Good observation skills and ability to detect areas of concern and praise
Ability to deal with issues with children and parents respectfully and diplomatically as well as compassionately
Use the S.P.I.R.I.T. principles of hospitality when interacting with visitors, guests, members, and staff of Fourth Presbyterian Church and Chicago Lights.
Comfort working in a faith-based organization
Additional Salary Information: Compensation:This is a part-time position. Approximately 10 hours per week. School year is early September through late May/early June. This position is not eligible for benefits or PTO. Salary $9,500 - $11,000 - commensurate with experience.To apply: Submit your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
At Fourth Presbyterian Church, we believe that through mission outreach, we can serve our brothers and sisters in need, sharing in their struggles and hopes and working together for a world of compassion, peace, and justice. Mission is essential to what it means to be church. As followers of Christ we are called to love our neighbors in ways that proclaim the good news of the gospel. Fourth Presby...terian Church has claimed the call to reach out in many meaningful ways. Our outreach efforts include bringing hope and relieving suffering through compassionate service, building partnerships with people in other countries, advocating for justice and peace, and sharing God’s unconditional love for all persons. As we give we also receive and are blessed by neighbors in our city and around the world.