First Pres Nursery School

Nursery School Teachers

Reference ID : 9187
Location : Greenville, SC
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Part Time

Description

Summary


We are looking for happy, loving, well rounded, enthusiastic teachers for several of our classrooms. We operate August through May and typically follow Greenville County Schools Calendar. We have classes with children ranging in age from 3 months to 2.5 years old. We are open Mondays through Fridays, 9:00-2:00pm with early stay options starting at 8:00am and late stay going until 2:15pm. We are a registered part-time childcare ministry of First Presbyterian Church.


All Childcare Workers should exhibit the following characteristics as a

Staff Member of First Pres Church:

Be of the Christian Faith

Act with integrity, humility, and flexibility

Have a willing heart, teachable spirit, and positive attitude

Conduct themselves professionally and refrain from gossip and slander of any form

Be reliable and dedicated

Be polite, friendly, and courteous


Duties

Adhere to all DSS and DHEC regulations and all First Presbyterian Church policies and procedures to include but not limited to:

a.proper adult to child ratios, diaper changing or bathroom procedures, safety and security regulations,

proper food administration

b.complete required training and health screenings as required by DSS

c.complete Child Protection Training as required by FPC


Ensure physical and emotional safety of all children in your care:

a.Maintain class rosters

b.Administer proper signing in and out of children, be familiar with designated parties for pick up

c.Abide by discipline policies which require a kind tone and prohibit physical punishment

d.Be watchful for physical or emotional abuse; fulfill obligation as a Mandatory Reporter


Meet all basic needs of all children in your care

a.Provide snacks and meals as scheduled

b.Change diapers or schedule regular bathroom breaks

c.Discipline in a healthy manner that promotes positive behavior

d.Provide physical, spiritual, emotional, and intellectual support and stimulation for each child

e.Provide age appropriate guidance for developmental, social, and emotional needs


Nurture children in a manner that demonstrates Christ's love:

a.Develop relationships of trust and continuity with each child

b.Interact with the children through play and activities

c.Talk, read, and sing to and with children about Jesus

d.Hold and rock children as needed (tired,upset, etc)

e.Give hugs, smiles, and cuddles

f.Demonstrate kindness, patience, and fun!


Maintain relationships with parents

a.Speak regularly with parents or designated parties at drop off and pickup

b.Provide good "customer service" in honest, but gentle, communication

c.Support their requests and needs by partnering with them and their childcare preferences


Classroom Management

a.Arrive promptly each day to ensure all necessary supplies are available for the day

b.Welcome parents and children into an organized space

c.Complete assigned activities per curriculum

d.Coordinate with other teachers to decorate classroom throughout the year

e.Clean high chairs, toys, books, changing stations, etc in keeping with sanitation procedures


Requirements

All staff must have completed the equivalent of a high school diploma, obtain 15 hours of continuing education every year and align with the mission of the church.


Have a general knowledge and understanding of children and their needs


Must pass all screening requirements per DSS and First Presbyterian policies to include: health assessments, drug screening, background check


1.Perform duties as requested by supervisor

2.Communicate effectively in English

3.Must be physically, mentally, and emotionally healthy

4.Arrive promptly each day to receive instruction

5.May sit for long periods of time

6.Stand for long periods of time

7.Frequent walking

8.Frequently bend or stoop

9.Frequent lifting up to 35 lbs

10.Occasional lifting, pushing, or pulling up to 50 lbs


Nice To Haves



Benefits


Not applicable for part time employment



Salary : $10 to $12/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Part Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Greenville, SC

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