Phoenix Rescue Mission Lead Preschool Teacher in Phoenix, Arizona
This job was posted by https://www.azjobconnection.gov : For more information, please see: https://www.azjobconnection.gov/ada/r/jobs/4337198
We transform lives.
Phoenix Rescue Mission is a place of hope, healing, and new beginnings for men, women, and children facing with hunger, homelessness, addiction, and trauma. We follow Christ’s example of servant-leadership and teamwork in our ministry of rescue and restoration. We are a community who values and celebrates one another and we strive toward excellence together as a certified Best Christian Workplace. At this moment, God is doing important and incredible things at Phoenix Rescue Mission. Do you want to be a part of it?
WHO WILL LOVE THIS JOB
+ A perceptive communicator, you exhibit strong active listening skills and excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills.
+ A nurturing individual, you have great love and patience and a purpose to help children develop.
+ A gymnast, you can easily adapt and respond quickly to evolving situations without breaking a sweat.
+ A highly organized person, you have eyes in the back of your head that help you function optimally in complex situations.
+ A committed Christian, you are energized by spreading God’s Word and growing His Kingdom.
YOUR TOP RESPONSIBILITIES
+ You will be responsible for providing Christ-centered infant, pre-school, and/or after-school care and education services to the children of clients.
+ You will actively participate in and reinforce child’s play while maintaining a consistent routine of meals, naps, quiet time, and play.
+ You will ensure lesson plans, materials, and activity schedules are developmentally appropriate, consistent with best practices and meet or exceed relevant accreditation and Arizona Early Childhood Learning/Infant Toddler Development Guidelines standards.
+ You will promote self-regulation and utilize best practice in socio-emotional development in working with children at risk for developmental delays and trauma-related challenges.
+ You will assign the Assistant Teacher responsibilities as needed, with clear and respectful direction and feedback.
+ You will lead or participate in devotions, prayers, or other organization activities that promote a credible Christian witness and lifestyle.
WHAT YOU SHOULD HAVE
+ High school diploma or GED is required.
+ Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, child development, or a closely related field preferred.
+ Completion of a minimum of 12 early childhood credits or Child Development Associate (CDA) certification required.
+ Minimum 2 years’ experience in a licensed childcare setting required.
+ Level One Fingerprint Clearance Card in good standing required.
+ 6 months’ childcare classroom experience with ages 0-5 preferred.
+ Experience with children exposed to homelessness and witnessing domestic abuse preferred.
+ Spanish bilingual preferred.
+ You have a solid and credible Christian witness and lifestyle that exemplifies Christ in character and actions.
WHAT WE OFFER
+ Life-giving work that transforms the cities we serve
+ Caring and supportive environment
+ Generous health, dental, and vision benefits
+ 401(k) match program
+ Robust paid time off program
+ 11 paid holidays annually