Preschool Substitute Teacher

The Preschool Substitute Teacher 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 Substitute Teacher shall provide a stimulating, safe and developmentally appropriate learning environment where children have the opportunity to develop cognitive, social, emotional, spiritual and physical skills in a Christ-centered environment.


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

Demonstrate Commitment to Cherry Hills Christian School

  • Be an active, engaged member of the school community

Efficiently Work With and Lead Alongside Preschool Teachers, TA's and Admin

  • Implement lesson plans that follow the approved curriculum standards, goals and objectives and supports the mission, vision and philosophy of Cherry Hills Christian. Long-term substitute positions may involve writing lesson plans
  • Implement positive, age-appropriate classroom management and discipline procedures in accordance with CHCP's stated policy
  • Promote and encourage parent education on relevant preschool/school-age care issues
  • Attend staff meetings, in-service days and special events as required by the Director

Cultivate positive relationships with children and families

  • Connect relationally with children and parents during drop-off / pick-up by greeting each child and introducing yourself 
  • Represent Cherry Hills Christian in a favorable and professional manner
  • Pray for the children and families you serve

Other Administrative Leadership Responsibilities

  • Is knowledgeable about 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
  • Respects professional ethics that require confidentiality concerning the sharing of information about children, parents or staff
  • Perform other related, similar or logical duties as required or assigned.

Model Servant Leadership and Exhibit a Helpful, Joyful Attitude

Perform Other Duties and Tasks as Assigned


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.

POSITION TYPE: On-call, (August-May). Summer hours may be available.

HOURS PER WEEK: Varies depending on the need

SUPERVISOR: Director of Preschool

SALARY RANGE: $16 - $23.30 per hour



  • A growing and evident commitment to Jesus Christ and a Biblical lifestyle that exhibits conduct consistent with CHC’s Essentials of Faith
  • Must be able to pass a criminal background check
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Ability to meet additional state requirements including Early Childhood Teacher letter, fingerprinting, background check, immunization and health requirements as well as fulfilling the requirements outlined on the State of Colorado Professional Development Information System.
  • Ability to fulfill the requirements outlined on the State of Colorado Professional Development Information System
  • Holds a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Early Childhood Education or similar
  • Current Colorado Department of Education Teaching License for Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education
  • Current CPR/Basic First Aid card or the ability to obtain one within 30 days of hire.
  • Maintain requirements for 15 hours of continuing education each year as well as other required training.
  • Must have a flexible attitude with a servant’s heart
Salary Description
$16 - $23.30 per hour