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Teacher for Two-Year-Olds

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JAARS
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Waxhaw, NC

JAARS


New
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Published 19 days ago

Recurring
Weekdays
Part time (10-30 hrs/wk)

Target Staff Type           Volunteer or

                                           Supported : a staff person who raises their own financial support

Work Location JAARS Waxhaw

FTE       0.500

Position Summary         

Help to provide a safe, developmentally-appropriate and nurturing environment for two-year-olds.

We have a place for you to serve and love our two-year-olds and their parents at our missionary kid (MK) station.

Position Responsibilities             

·      Plan for the development of the whole child by choosing activities in all areas—social, physical, mental, emotional and spiritual

·      Prepare daily/weekly lesson plans that are both flexible and consistent; plan opportunities to test ideas and practice new skills

·      Enable a positive learning environment by creative use of all available resources and prepare additional materials when needed; update bulletin boards as needed

·      Recognize and teach for each individual child’s needs and parents’ goals; provide a balanced program of quiet, sensory experiences and vigorous activities that stimulate their development

·      Assist children with activities of daily life (handwashing, eating and restroom use)

·      Create and maintain an attractive, well-kept, safe classroom; regularly clean and check function of toys and equipment

·      Supervise, train and guide assistant teachers and maintain staff-to-child ratios

·      Document individual child’s needs, development, strengths and interests

Position Requirements 

·      A deep and growing walk with the Lord Jesus that includes your personal spiritual growth and the ability to support others in their spiritual growth

·      Embrace the vision, mission and core values of JAARS

·      Have a high school degree or equivalent education

·      Ability to relate well with children in order to support, engage and provide age-appropriate instruction to infants and toddlers

·      Availability and adequate energy to fulfill duties

·      Work experience in church nurseries/schools, day camps, or daycare settings preferred

·      Able to lift up to 35 pounds in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety and potential emergency situations

·      Criminal background check, child safety interview, child safeguard review and professional references required

Target Staff Type           Volunteer or

                                           Supported : a staff person who raises their own financial support

Work Location JAARS Waxhaw

FTE       0.500

Position Summary         

Help to provide a safe, developmentally-appropriate and nurturing environment for…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Housing Available
  • Families Welcome

Location

JAARS

Waxhaw, NC

How to Apply

Housing

A variety of short-term( up to one-year) on-campus, fully-furnished housing units are usually available for rent for volunteers who serve a minimum of 40 hours per week per couple or 20 hours per week per single. Units include phones, WiFi, kitchens, bedding and towels. An RV park with hookups is also available. Call Housing for pricing and reservations. 704 843 6020

Housing

A variety of short-term( up to one-year) on-campus, fully-furnished housing units are usually available for rent for volunteers who serve a minimum of 40 hours per week per…

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