Lakeview Church Preschool Educator - Floater Indianapolis, IN · Full time

Put your early childhood education skills to use somewhere making a real impact in the community! Lakeview Childcare & Preschool (a ministry of Lakeview Church) cares for the educational and spiritual needs of the children we serve. We are searching for top-quality teachers to join our team, and we think you’ll love the culture here! It’s a blend of “hard-working”, “fun-loving”, and “passionate about making a difference”!


This position can be either part-time or full-time.

Our Preschool Educator Floaters are the ever-ready superheroes who capably and cheerfully step to teach in when a regular teacher is absent, maintaining the regular schedule, activities and curriculum. Floaters' duties fluctuate as classroom needs are always changing, but they can always be counted on to help ensure a safe space for children to learn and play by flexibly supporting Lead and Assistant Educators with dynamic classroom needs.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

  • A solid relationship with Christ with evidence in your daily life
  • A love for young children and a desire to make a positive, lasting contribution to their educational, emotional, and spiritual well-being
  • A large portion of kindness, patience, and joy!
  • An enthusiastic and encouraging approach to teaching
  • A willingness to learn and to help out every day
  • A desire to serve your teammates and the children at LCP
  • A fantastic attitude
  • Great people skills and the ability to communicate well with adults and little people
  • A commitment to being team-oriented and a great team player
  • A commitment to uncompromising quality
  • An ability to follow state and local guidelines and a set curriculum

Our Commitment to Help You Succeed:

We will invest in your education and reimburse your tuition for CDA-approved (or equivalent) courses!

We will provide PAID ongoing training opportunities to help you become the best teacher you can be and to continuously improve.

We will celebrate your successes and we will work with you to identify and strengthen areas that need improvement.

We will listen to your ideas on how we can improve and grow and value your input.

We will pray for and with you, be present, and provide the leadership and accountability to empower you to achieve an outstanding level of success.

Performance Responsibilities:

  • Model Christian values to guide children’s moral development, such as integrity, kindness, respect, and love
  • Foster a safe and positive environment for children by supervising, establishing procedures, and reinforcing good habits
  • Enforce rules of behavior using positive reinforcement, calm tones, and redirection
  • Ensure the classroom is kept in a clean and safe condition at all times
  • Follow all Health and Safety requirements regulated by the state and center
  • Attend and actively participate in all center-required meetings
  • Support teachers' needs by stepping into a classroom when a teacher needs to leave for things such as lesson planning, speaking with a parent, and breaks
  • Sub in a classroom if a teacher must be absent, maintaining the children’s normal schedule and lesson plan

Job Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED
  • The ability to pass a background check and drug test
  • Lots of energy and the physical ability to stand and move around for long hours at a time while assisting the lead educator

Benefits for Full-time staff include:

*Paid Holidays after probationary time

*Paid training and paid staff development opportunities

*Up to 80% off childcare

*Tuition Reimbursement for CDA approved courses or equivalent

*Up to $150 in Employee Referral Bonuses!

*403B matching retirement 2/3:1!

*Reimbursement of health insurance premiums at 80%!

Additional benefits available at excellent group rates at employee's expense:

*Life Insurance (employee, spouse, and children)

*Dental plan

Have questions? Give us a call at 317-390-0421.