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STEAM Academy

Preschool Lead Teacher

STEAM Academy
Lafayette, Indiana, United States

Date Posted: 07/26/2016
Categories: Christian Teacher - Church/Ministry - Education
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Purpose Statement

Under the direction of the Program Director, the Preschool Lead Teacher is responsible for creating and implementing a high-quality Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math (STEAM) curriculum that incorporates Biblical principles and Abeka literacy components; ensuring compliance with the standards of Paths to Quality and a Registered Ministry; collaborating with other Lead Teachers; coordinating communications with parents; and representing an active faith in Jesus Christ. 


Essential Job Functions

  • Conduct oneself in a professional manner of excellence, while infusing the love of Christ into interactions with children, colleagues, families, and local community.
  • Complies with program components, policies, and guidelines for the purpose of maintaining compliance with Paths to Quality and Registered Ministry standards. 
  • Develops and implements a STEAM curriculum that is developmentally appropriate and will reinforce learning concepts that will lead children to meet academic goals. 
  • Organizes indoor/outdoor quiet/active activities appropriate to age group for the purpose of actively participating in the learning activities with children. 
  • Participates in workshops, meetings, community events, etc. to obtain a minimum of 20 training hours annually to meet Paths to Quality requirements. 
  • Coordinates with other district staff for planning and assessment purposes. 
  • Builds and maintains professional relationships with families to foster communication of a child's needs. 
  • Observes, records, and reports significant individual and group behavior with a chosen assessment tool. Shares findings with families during conferences. 
  • Maintains classroom equipment, work areas, child files/records (e.g.instructional materials, cleaning work area, and kitchen area) for the purpose of ensuring availability of items and providing reliable information. 
  • Monitors child behavior for the purpose of providing a safe and positive environment. Uses appropriate behavior guidelines and problem-solving techniques with children, as provided in the company discipline policy.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree with a minimum of 15 credit hours in Early Childhood Education. 
  • Currently attending and actively involved in a church that teaches sound, Biblical principles and believes salvation comes from a belief in Jesus Christ as your personal Lord and Savior. 
  • Experience in Early Childhood Education.