Preschool Teacher

Preschool Teacher

Preschool Teacher

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Education - Part-time

Bethel Community Education

Preschool Guide: Job Description


The Preschool Guide will give evidence of a deep love for Christ, and will exemplify Him in all of his/her work to further the mission of Bethel Community Education. This person will have a passion to guide and mentor a diverse community of learners of varied abilities and families of all socio-economic and faith backgrounds. The Preschool Guide will have the exciting opportunity to: 

  1. Cultivate a welcoming, safe, learning environment for preschool learners.

  2. Foster a learning community that desires to grow as disciples of Christ.

  3. Empower first-time, curious learners to grow and become independent.

  4. Equip learners to grow spiritually, emotionally, mentally, behaviorally, socially and academically.

  5. Develop and implement age appropriate: 

    1. 3-week and 6-week explorations that engage learners in real-world experiences.

    2. Bible Curriculum

This person will show strength in creating engaging explorations, provide needed guidance for learners, and foster a positive community both in the preschool program and with the collaborative team. He/she will regularly communicate with the school director, play a vital role in the evolving educational pedagogy in our early learner program, and most importantly display the characteristics of a servant leader as a spiritual leader in the preschool program.


  1. Professes Jesus Christ as his/her personal Savior and lives accordingly.

  2. Has a contagious passion for the mission of Bethel Community Education.

  3. Can work well in a close, collaborative environment and has earned the respect of peers.

  4. Able to work with energy and zeal on long-term and short-term projects. He/she is comfortable working with a variety of people, including learners, employees, volunteers, constituents and others.

  5. Display excellent, creative communication skills both verbally, and in writing and print.

  6. Discretion in handling confidential information.

  7. Actively listens, is open-minded, and seeks to guide each learner in a path that develops their God-given gifts, strengthens their weaknesses, and celebrates accomplishments. 

  8. Experience in education and has an up to date teaching certificate, or is working toward their teaching certificate. 



  1. Represent the mission and vision of Bethel Community Education.

  2. Seek to discern the will of God for Bethel Community Education.

  3. Reflect with the team on what is being done (spiritually, pedagogically, emotionally, behaviorally, day-to-day and session-to-session schedule) and make proposals to the Board of Directors if/when needed to seek what is best for the mission.

  4. Regularly meet with the collaborative team to discuss the development and implementation of Individualized Learning Plans (ILPs), the culture of the classroom, and any other necessary items.

  5. Develop and implement curriculum to meet the needs of the preschool learners.

  6. Report to the School Director the implementation of the curriculum, researching and recommending improvements and changes, and documenting any changes.

  7. Create engaging Explorations that provide learners with real-world learning experiences through onsite and offsite opportunities (expert visitors, field trips).

  8. If/when necessary, in a Christ-like manner, carry out the Developing Christian Character Policy.

  9. Support, and work well with, the team at Bethel Community Education.

  10. Share preferred Professional Development opportunities with the School Director, take part in those opportunities, and give honest feedback of their value.

  11. Meet bi-annually with the School Director of Bethel Community Education regarding formal observations.

  12. Communicate regularly with families of Bethel Community Education through weekly newsletters, reminders, and highlights.

  13. Prepare and equip learners to hold Portfolio Conferences 2 times a year, email parents their Progress Report following each Exploration, and communicate with families if a learner struggles in an area socially, emotionally, behaviorally, and academically.

  14. Inform the School Director of pertinent information involving a Bethel Community Education learner and/or family.  

  15. On social media, provide glimpses into the day at Bethel Community Education.

  16. Participate in beginning and end of year setup / take down of Bethel Community Education’s facilities.

  17. Participate in helping to promote and facilitate Bethel Community Education’s fundraising events and efforts.

  18. Other tasks as assigned by the School Director of Bethel Community Education.

  19. Responsible to the School Director of Bethel Community Education.

  20. Requirements: This is a part-time position requiring either 15-30 hours a week dependent on enrollment. Preferred teaching certificate. 


Applicants can email their cover letter, resume and references to the School Director, Amy Zwiep: