Waypoint United Methodist Church Preschool Aide (2-year-old) Waynesville, MO · Part time Company website

Assist the lead teacher by offering loving and relationship-centered instruction in our 2-year-old class.

Description

JOB DETAILS:

Start Date: August 5, 2024

Schedule: M-TH 8 AM-12 PM (16 hours)


This position is part-time, non-exempt, and based on a 10-month employment contract.


JOB EXPECTATIONS:

  • Support the planning and execution of the preschool curriculum.
  • Collaborate with teachers to facilitate daily classroom activities and lessons.
  • Provide supervision and create a nurturing environment for children to learn and develop.
  • Assist in maintaining a clean and organized classroom environment.
  • Communicate effectively with parents, staff, and community members.
  • Adhere to all policies and procedures, including emergency protocols.
  • Participate in school and community events as needed.
  • Attend mandatory meetings and training sessions.
  • Additional responsibilities may be assigned by the Director or Classroom Teacher.


Two by Two Preschool accepts two-year-olds who are not fully potty trained. Teachers and aides working with these students must be willing to assist with diaper changes. Staff working with three and four-year-olds should be prepared to help with accidents as needed.


EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED. Prior experience in early childhood education is preferred.


JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Knowledge of child development and early childhood education practices
  • Understanding of Christian beliefs and values
  • Ability to work effectively in a military community
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team and handle various tasks efficiently
  • Respectful, flexible, and compassionate attitude
  • Willingness to receive feedback and improve performance
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality


PHYSICAL/MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Capacity to stand, bend, and lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to handle potential exposure to illness and use of cleaning products
  • Ability to work in a stimulating and occasionally noisy environment
  • Maintain a calm and safe atmosphere for children


OTHER REQUIREMENTS:

  • Alignment with Waypoint's core values and mission
  • Respect for all individuals
  • Understanding of the program's Christian foundation
  • Completion of Safe Gatherings training and background check before starting employment.

Salary

$12.3 - $12.3 per hour