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Lead Learning Architect Positions

o Job Description

  • The Lead Learning Architect is a part-time position with the following responsibilities:

  • Teach a class of students on a varied part time schedule. This includes developing and implementing a developmentally appropriate preschool program for young children, according to Virginia’s Standard’s of Learning in accordance to Biblical Principals. (This is the curriculum development portion of the job description;use multiple sources to develop appropriate activities to meet learning objectives, keeping in mind the children’s
    needs and abilities.)

  • Plan and implement activities that correspond with the curriculum to meet the physical, emotional,intellectual, and social needs of the children in the program. (This takes into account the distinct needs that preschoolers have; toileting, social skills, physical fitness and independence skills, etc. that must be addressed within the curriculum and also on an informal 1:1 teaching opportunity.)

  • Teach letters, numbers, shapes, and colors.

  • Help students explore the world around them.

  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment.

  • Plan art, music, and movement activities.

  • Help students learn classroom procedures.

  • Monitor classroom behavior, recognize and adapt to problems.

  • Help students learn personal responsibility and respect for fellow students.

  • Use appropriate behavior management and classroom discipline.

  • Diligently seek out a positive relationship with

  • Conduct Parent Teacher conferences
    periodically, at minimum twice per year.

  • Establish consistent relationship building communication with parents and children.

  • Attend trainings/ Professional Development Days as necessary.

  • Attend devotions and staff meetings as necessary.

  • Supervise Preschool Aides. 

o Qualifications:
1. Show evidence of Christian Practice (membership in a
Christian church) and ability to communicate theGospel.
2. Meet all health requirements (neg. tb test, etc.)
3. Submit to Background, Physical, and all Health Standards check as required by the Department ofVirginia’s Child Care Services.
4. Exhibit a personality that demonstrates excellent interpersonal skills to relate well with students, staff,administration, parents, and the community.
5. Early Childhood Education Certification or 5 years experience in child care Services.
6. Virginia’s Department of Early Education and Care Lead Teacher certification (or initiation of such certification) preferred.
7. Strong communication and leadership skills.
8. Experience teaching with preschool aged children.
9. Enthusiasm to embrace and contribute to the Covenant Creche’s culture.
10.Flexibility and the desire to plan and problem solve with a team. 

o Workplace Conditions

  • Caring for children can be physically demanding. The Learning Architect may be lifting and carrying children and equipment, and may spend time sitting on the floor or child sized furniture. The Preschool Teacher will be expected to clean and maintain equipment and facility,and may move throughout the community with children. The Preschool Teacher may come in contact with children who are ill and/or contagious, and must take precautions to ensure the health and safety of all children, parents, staff and themselves. 

o Environmental Conditions

  • The Preschool Teacher will be working in a busy and occasionally noisy environment. There may be a number of activities and situations happening at once,and the Preschool Teacher will have to supervise all children at all times. In addition, the Preschool Teacher will be exposed to a variety of weather conditions.

  ℹ   Please email for further information and application to apply within or contact the office at 804-526-9080

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