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Weekday Preschool | Assistant Teacher

    The staff of the AFUMC Weekday Preschool supports the mission of the program in a warm, loving, Christ-centered environment that promotes spiritual, social, emotional, intellectual, and physical growth of children. Individuals seeking a position must demonstrate knowledge of the developmental needs of children ages birth to 5 as well as enthusiasm, dedication, empathy, and sensitivity 

    Assistant Teacher Requirements 

    • High school diploma. Some college preferred.  
    • Verifiable experience working with children birth to eight-years of age in childcare settings, public, or private schools, church setting, etc.  
    • Ability to work well with others in the school (Weekday Preschool Director, other Lead and Assistant Teachers, Church staff and Parents). 
    • Attend scheduled staff meetings, teacher planning days, and evaluation meetings. 
    • Complete a minimum of ten DHR (Department of Human Resources) hours per year (April 1 – March 31). 
    • Complete Safe Sanctuaries training. 
    • This part-time position reports to the Director of the AFUMC Weekday Preschool and requires work between the hours of 8:30 AM and 12:30 PM during the months of August through May.  

    Assistant Teacher Responsibilities 

    • Know, follow, and implement all preschool policies and procedures. 
    • Supervise and ensure the safety and well-being of the children. 
    • Assist in the planning and implementation of age-appropriate curriculum for assigned class. 
    • Support the implementation of the daily schedule as provided by the lead teacher. 
    • Maintain an engaging, orderly, and clean classroom environment. 
    • Work together as a team with the lead teacher. 
    • Assume temporary responsibilities of teacher in the absence of the teacher. 


    Kay Elder, Director of Weekday Preschool |    | 706-543-1442