Preschool Teacher - Part Time

Contact Name: 
Kim Perales
Email Address: 
kim.perales@stelizabethpf.org
Phone Number: 
(512) 251-9805 Fax: (512) 251-9868
Job Description: 

St. Elizabeth Parent's Day Out is looking for part time preschool teachers working 8:30am-2:00pm on Tuesdays & Thursdays with occasional extra hours for meetings/trainings. The position's purpose is to provide a warm, nurturing, safe and loving environment where self concepts are enhanced, independence is encourage and individuality is respected.

Duties: 

• Tend to all of the children’s needs that are in their care as well as in the program
• Prepare lesson plan
• Maintain a clean room and assist with needs of the program
• Assist with the needs of the program to ensure it runs properly, this may include, but is not limited to:
• Assist in offering a program that meets the emotional, physical, intellectual, social and spiritual needs of both the individual and the group in accordance with the policies and philosophies of the program
• Interact with the children and encourage involvement in learning activities
• Prepare a warm, safe, orderly, clean and appealing environment in which children can grow, explore and learn
• Plan daily lessons – submit monthly plans to curriculum coordinator and to administration
• Incorporate religion daily
• Incorporate music and movement daily
• Establish and maintain good communications with parents
• Observe, record and report significant individual & group behavior
• Use appropriate, consistent and positive discipline
• Attend staff meetings and other required meetings
• Care for the parish/program property and report necessary maintenance repairs
• Keep toys and equipment clean and in good condition.
• Maintain a clean, neat room including cabinets and closets at all times. This may include daily sweeping and vacuuming.
• Maintain common closets/storage areas clean and organized
• Acquire 24 training hours annually
• Maintain CPR/First Aid certification
• Maintain Ethics and Integrity (Protecting God’s Children) certificate from the Diocese
• Comply with Parish and Program Employee Handbook, guidelines of the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services Minimum Standards
• Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: 

• Must have a High School Diploma or GED
• Must be at least 18 years of age
• Ability to relate to children joyfully and sensitively
• Evidence of emotional maturity and stability
• Evidence of sufficient security and judgments to handle crisis
• Understands Developmentally Appropriate Practices for the age of children in care
• Communicates effectively and clearly (verbal and written) with parents, staff and administrators.
• Demonstrates sound judgment when planning for children’s safety and health
• Presents a good model to children of language use, both verbal and written
• Responds to and interacts with children in their play environments and at the child’s eye level
• Helps children with toileting or diapering needs. May involve lifting children up to 40 pounds
• Utilizes time well and is organized
• Accepts and respects differences in children and parents
• Exhibits flexibility and a sense of humor
• Understands and shows respect for confidentiality of children, parents and other staff

Minimum Qualifications: 

• Must have a High School Diploma or GED
• Must be at least 18 years of age

How to Apply: 

To apply, please email your resume, cover letter & list of references to: pdo@stelizabethpf.org 512-251-9805