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Cherry Hills Christian School

Job Opening: Preschool Teacher Assistant

Cherry Hills Christian School awakens the educational experience by preparing students to live fully for God in a rapidly changing world knowing they are His masterpieces, uniquely designed for His purpose. Fully Known, Fully Loved, Fully His…Heart, Soul, Mind, Strength. The Preschool Teacher Assistant is committed to honoring Christ by preparing students to live fully for God in a rapidly changing world, knowing they are His masterpieces, uniquely designed for His purpose. The Preschool Teacher Assistant ensures that the classroom learning environment is Christian-based, nurturing, wholesome and loving. RESPONSIBILITES Model a Growing and Vibrant Relationship with Christ  Pursue full devotion to Christ and live the life we are inviting others to live  Manifest the fruit of the Spirit in work habits and relationships  Pursue spiritual growth through community and daily devotions  Embody other-centered, servant-leadership in all interactions Demonstrate Commitment to Cherry Hills Christian School  Be an active, engaged member of the school community  Attend and serve at school-wide, all-hands-on-deck events (Examples: Meet & Greet, Family Night Family Event, Cherry Brick Road, etc.)  Accept and uphold CHC’s Teacher Essentials and Essentials of Faith Preschool Teacher Assistant Efficiently Work with and Lead Alongside Age Level Teachers  Assist the teacher in facilitating the learning environment and implementing daily lesson plans  Assist the teacher in implementing positive, age-appropriate classroom management and discipline procedures  Along with the teacher facilitate small group learning experiences for the children  Attend staff meetings, in-service days and special events as required by the Director  Understand and implement all building emergency procedures and state regulations regarding the care and education of young children Cultivate Positive Relationships with Children and Families  Represent Cherry Hills Christian in a favorable and professional manner  Connect relationally with children and parent during drop-off/pick-up, greeting each child and introducing yourself  Assist in caring for a child’s special needs, such as tying shoes, consoling, encouraging and administering minor first aid  Pray for the children and families you serve Other Administrative Leadership Responsibilities  Is knowledgeable of Cherry Hills Christian policies and procedures and assists with day-to-day operations  Assists in overseeing the maintenance of a clean, safe environment for school operations  Respect professional ethics that require confidentiality concerning the sharing of information about children, parents or staff  Help maintain preschool/school-age care room and spaces and partner with Cherry Hills Community Church ministries as it relates to shared spaces  Help staff, students and volunteers function efficiently and effectively  Understand supervision and how to lead in a positive manner  Assists in keeping proper discipline in the classroom and on the school premises to cultivate a positive academic environment Preschool Teacher Assistant Demonstrates a Commitment to Growth  Attends department, team and staff meetings and trainings Model Servant Leadership and Exhibit a Helpful, Joyful Attitude Perform Other Duties and Tasks as Assigned SPIRITUAL GIFTS God equips every Christ-follower with spiritual gifts to serve and strengthen the body of Christ and to partner with Him in the advancement of His kingdom. The following spiritual gifts are recommended for this role: Service, Administration and Mercy. QUALIFICATIONS  Must have a strong and growing relationship with Jesus Christ and it should be evident in both the personal and professional life  Must agree to the mission statement, values, and faith statement  Must be able to uphold and support the mission statement, values, and faith statement  Ability to meet additional state requirements including o Fingerprinting o Background check o Immunization and health requirements  Ability to fulfill the requirements outlined on the State of Colorado Professional Development Information System  Maintain requirements for 15 hours of continuing education each year as well as other required training  Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university preferred or willingness to take Early Childhood classes required by the Department of Early Childhood Education: ECE 101 and ECE 102 or 103  Must be able to pass a criminal background check  Professional attitude and appearance  Must have a flexible attitude with a servant’s heart Preschool Teacher Assistant POSITION TYPE: Part-time, Non-exempt HOURS PER WEEK: 18.75 – 25; Monday – Friday 7:45am – 12:45pm OR Monday – Friday 11:45am – 3:30pm (August to May). Summer hours may be available. SUPERVISOR: Director of Preschool SALARY RANGE: $15.75 – $19.64 per hour

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To be considered for this position, please complete the CHC Application and submit a resume, a cover letter that includes your personal statement of faith and a copy of your transcripts if applicable

If you have any questions relating to this position, please email applychcs@chclions.org.

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