Preschool Assistant

The Preschool Teacher’s Assistant works alongside the Preschool Teachers to promote and maintain a healthy learning environment. While not acting as the teacher on a daily basis, the Teacher’s Assistant is expected to support the Teacher to ensure that all children are able to participate in an age-appropriate engaging lesson each day.


  • Be a Dynamic Leader
    • Assist the classroom teacher with any and all duties, as assigned and requested.
    • Supervise the children individually or in small groups, as needed.
    • Lead the Christian education lesson as scheduled for each class.
    • In the absence of the teacher, step in as a substitute teacher for the day.
  • Help promote and maintain a positive and smoothly functioning atmosphere in the classroom through your support in:
    • Nurturing the emotionally unsettled child, ensuring they have a positive day.
    • Encouraging children to participate and be a part of the group and activities when their attention strays.
    • Disciplining the children, as needed, in order that they learn appropriate behavior expectations and consequences when behavior is inappropriate so they are not a disruption to the entire class.
  • Maintain an organized environment
    • Organize children’s folders, papers and communication notes/letters to make sure they get home properly, including those who are absent for the day
    • Oversee the order, cleanliness and safety of all toys and learning tools
    • Assist in keeping the room neat, orderly, attractive, and visually stimulating and inviting to the children.
  • Focus on excellent communication
    • Communicate concerns with the classroom teacher regarding the children, parents, classroom operations, ideas, suggestions, etc.
    • Communicate with parents on routine issues and refer parents to the teacher for serious concerns or problems.
  • Be a Team Player
    • Attend all staff meetings, as assigned
    • Be available for extra-curricular activities including, but not limited to, programs, socials, field trips, parent meetings, etc.
    • Model Christ likeness in all you think, say and do.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Previous experience in preschool, children’s education or similar position, preferred.
  • Willingness to learn.
  • Knowledge of working with computers, including Google Applications and Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to:
    • Work independently in the absence of supervision.
    • Understand and follow oral and written directions.
    • Establish and maintain effective and courteous relationships with those contacted in course of work.
    • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.
    • Model behavior and actions consistent with core values of the church.