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About The Role

We’re looking for a Lead Teacher who has a natural love for children and has a desire to help each student succeed. We encourage our Lead Teachers to focus on helping each individual student learn at his or her own pace. The ideal person for this role will be Christian, educated, kind, loving, fun, professional, and creative.

Monday through Friday, no nights or weekends.

What You’ll Do

The Lead Preschool Teacher is a part-time or full-time position with the following responsibilities:

 

Teach a class of 9 (or 18 with an Aide)

Plan daily activities and lessons that correspond with the curriculum with the assigned Preschool Aide

Plan daily/weekly Bible activities and lessons in accordance with our Bible Curriculum

Teach pre-kindergarten skills (such as letters, numbers, colors, etc.)

Maintain a safe and healthy environment

Plan art, music, and movement activities

Keep inventory of supplies and requisition needed supplies through office manager

Help students learn classroom procedures

Help students learn personal responsibility and respect for fellow students

Use appropriate behavior management and classroom discipline

Attend and participate in monthly staff meetings

Attend trainings as necessary to maintain license and ICCP certification.

Attend and participate in all school functions

Establish consistent communication with parents and children

Supervise assigned Preschool Aides and work together as a team

Qualifications & Requirements

Education: High school diploma or higher preferred or equivalent experience

Experience: Previous experience working with young children required. Should have a practical understanding of early childhood education.

Personal Qualities: Professing Christian, kind, helpful, self-starter, professional, creative, even-tempered and adaptable.

License: Must hold or obtain a childcare license from the city of Coeur d’Alene, including a valid CPR/first aid card, and passing a background check.

Compensation: $10.00-$14.00/hr depending on education and/or experience.

About Us

About Our School

Noah’s Ark Learning Center is a ministry of Pathway Church and has been in operation in North Idaho for 30 years. It is one of the most highly respected preschool, pre-kindergarten and kindergarten learning centers in Couer d’Alene. We believe in giving children a spiritual foundation for their future while also giving our children many opportunities to learn in the classroom and through play.

Our Child Development Philosphy

Our Philosophy covers the child in five different areas of his or her development.

Spiritual Development

All children will have opportunities to develop an understanding of God, Jesus, the Bible, self, family, and others and the natural world.

Emotional Development

We will encourage opportunities to make choices, to exhibit self-control, engage in problem solving, to foster acceptance of responsibility, and to utilize creative expression (through art, music, dramatic play, etc.)

Intellectual Development

 will have learning opportunities to help expand a child’s background of knowledge through the five senses and “hands-on” experiences, learn through discovery and inquiry methods, develop a love for learning, provide a challenge, and develop good work habits.

Social Development

Each child may play/work in a small group as he makes choices, begins to learn to take turns (share), care for self and belongings, grow in his relationship with others, learns to accept limits, respects rights, feelings, and property of others, and use good manners.

Social Development

Each child may play/work in a small group as he makes choices, begins to learn to take turns (share), care for self and belongings, grow in his relationship with others, learns to accept limits, respects rights, feelings, and property of others, and use good manners.

Our Facilities

We Provide Excellent Care for Our Students

All of our staff are licensed through the city of Coeur d’Alene and are members of Idaho Stars.

Noah’s Ark participates in the Idaho Child Care Program (ICCP).