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  • Preschool Teacher
  • Open Door Ministries
  • http://odmdenver.org
  • Posted: 10/9/2017
  • Salary/Range: Varies based on education and experience
  • Location
  • Denver, CO

Description:

Job Purpose
The Lead Teacher at the Open Door Learning Center is responsible for planning, implementing, and providing leadership for a developmentally appropriate curriculum for a group of children in a full-day preschool program. This includes assessment and documentation of children’s progress, effective communication with parents, and supervision of assistant teachers and aides. The Open Door Learning Center is a part of Open Door Ministries.

Qualifications
• ECE classroom teacher qualifications by the State of Colorado
• One to two years’ experience working in a Preschool Learning Center or similar environment strongly preferred
• Education requirements: Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or similar field preferred
• Advancement opportunities available

Duties and Responsibilities
• Must be skilled in verbal and written communication, demonstrate professionalism and confidentiality
• Must be able to lift children/equipment weighing up to 50 pounds and utilize child-sized furniture or sit on the floor as appropriate.
• Invite and incorporate the ideas of assistant teacher and aides
• Assume responsibility for planning a visually pleasing, intellectually stimulating, child centered environment; ensure that classroom is maintained in an attractive condition
• With Director, arrange and conduct regular parent conferences; maintain regular informal contact with parents regarding each child’s progress at home and school; maintain and record observations on and work samples from each child
• Physically work and play with children in a variety of contexts: indoors (at table, on floor) outdoors, on fieldtrips, and other situations.
• With Director, develop and pursue a plan for professional development, including trainings after work or on weekends
• Complete and submit all daily, weekly, and monthly forms and records, including but not limited to forms for attendance, staff/child ratios, meals served, food program, accident, etc.
• Will attend ODM/ODF quarterly Chapel and ODM monthly staff meetings
• This position is required to attend Open Door Fellowship Church for one year

Intangibles
• Lead in being a heartfelt team member of the Open Door Ministries staff
• Show evidence of a daily walk with Christ
• Cover those in your area of leadership in prayer
• Show respect for the leadership and members of Open Door Fellowship Church
• Exhibit professionalism and integrity
• Commitment to excellence as one of the public faces of the ministry

Work Environment and Physical Demands

• Work environment is both indoor and outdoor. Outdoor activities can be in extreme weather conditions such as rain, snow or high temperatures
• This job involves sitting, standing, walking, and running
• Must be able to lift children/equipment weighing up to 50 pounds and utilize child-sized furniture or sit on the floor as appropriate.

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