1200 60th Street Southeast, Kentwood, MI
Salary: $10.00 to $12.00 /hour

*Position Title |
*Explore & Grow Substitute Teacher

Responsible to: Explore & Grow Director

Working Relationships: Explore & Grow Staff

Scope of Position: The Substitute Teacher helps with the oversight of the classroom in the absence of a Teacher. They will be responsible to supervise and discipline the children in the classroom when the Permanent Lead, Assistant, or Float is away from the center.

Time Commitment: Part Time

Typical Duties:

  • Supervise and discipline the children in the classroom
  • Supervise and interact with children during their play in the classroom, gym, playground and fieldtrips
  • Help to prepare materials and observe individual children
  • Assist with getting the children to and from the room during transitions
  • Interact with children to help guide and interact in their play in all developmental areas
  • Assist with and eat meals/snacks with the children and assist in cleaning up afterwards
  • Responsible for playground and gym supervision
  • Keep room neat, clean and safe
  • Participate in specials (Music, Cultural, Bible, Spanish) with the children
  • Advise Director when supplies need replacing or when toys or equipment need repair
  • Work cooperatively with staff and parents
  • Greet and engage in positive interactions with parents, children and other guests
  • Attend staff meetings, parent functions, and outreach events as requested by the Director
  • Meet with the Director for evaluation and goal setting
  • Attend required annual trainings mandated by the Licensing Rules for Child Care Centers and complete annual CPR/First Aid Training
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by the Director

Position Requirements:

  • Must have a love and willingness to serve children and their families.
  • Work with team to ensure a well-rounded program that both Reach-Out to lost children and Raise-Up children to be fully devoted followers of Christ.
  • Must be 18 .
  • Minimum educational requirement for the Assistant Teacher Position set forth by the State of Michigan Department of Childcare Licensing.
  • Previous Child Care Experience
  • CPR training, Blood Borne Training Annually
  • State required training and professional development

NOTE: This document describes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limit Kentwood Community Church from assigning other work as needed.

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