1200 60th Street Southeast, Kentwood, MI

Position Title |
Explore& Grow Music Teacher

Responsible to: Explore & Grow Director

Working Relationships: Explore & Grow Staff

Scope of Position: The Music Teacher works with theExplore & Grow children in the classroom to share the basic principles ofmusic through games, instruments, songs, instructional materials andresources. The music program promotesself-expression, social growth as well as a love for music.

Time Commitment: Part-Time, 5 hours/week

Typical Duties:

· Oversees the planning and implementing of appropriate musiclessons for the various toddler and preschool classrooms

· Prepare and submit weekly lesson plans for review to the Director

· Maintain discipline in the classroom while treating the childrenwith kindness, dignity and respect.

· Set up and clean-up for various activities

· Work cooperatively with parents and staff, greet and engage in apositive interactions with parents, children and other guests

· Advise Director when supplies need replacing or when equipmentneeds repairs

· Attend staff meetings, parent functions, and outreach events asrequested by the Director

· Meet with the Director for evaluation and goal setting

· Attend required annual trainings mandated by the Licensing Rulesfor Child Care Centers and complete annual CPR/First Aid Training

· Prepare and lead annual Christmas program with a Christ focus andspring concert (including graduation)

· Perform all other duties as assigned by the Director

Position Requirements:

· Must have a love and willingness to servechildren and their families.

· Work with team to ensure a well-roundedprogram that both Reach-Out to lost children and Raise-Up children to be fullydevoted followers of Christ.

· Must be 18 .

· Minimum educational requirement for the LeadTeacher Position set forth by the State of Michigan Department of ChildcareLicensing.

· Must possess strong vocal skills or playing aninstrument is a plus (musical background)

· Must be able to work independently

· CPR training, Blood Borne Training Annually

· State required training and professionaldevelopment

· Participate in KCC’s new Real LifeDiscipleship Journey.

NOTE: This documentdescribes typical duties and responsibilities and is not intended to limitKentwood Community Church from assigning other work as needed.

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