Preschool/Child Care
Grand Rapids
Posted 3 days ago

Job Description

St. Paul the Apostle Early Childhood Center is seeking a full-time Lead Teacher for the Preschool 3 classroom to join our staff beginning in the 2024-2025 school year. We are looking for someone who will create a nurturing learning environment and has a passion for hands-on activities and inquiry-led learning. The Lead Teacher will be responsible for planning and implementing learning experiences with the Co-Lead Teacher that advance the intellectual, emotional, social, and physical development of our children within a Christ-centered, safe, and healthy learning environment. We are looking for someone who is kind, creative and has a desire to bring the Catholic faith to children through their everyday experiences.

Candidates must meet the following qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with early childhood emphasis or an associate degree with early childhood credentials
  • CPR and First Aid Certified or willingness to be trained (employer will pay for training)
  • Caring and nurturing attitude towards children
  • Commitment to fostering the faith of the children
  • Excellent classroom management skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • Proficient usage and integration of technology in the classroom setting
  • Commitment to lifelong learning as demonstrated by attendance at seminars, in-services, and training
  • The candidate should be Catholic and uphold the teachings of the Catholic Church.
  • Must have or willing to take Virtus – Protecting God’s Children Training

To Apply

Please send electronic letters of interest and resumes, along with an employment application
found here, to

St. Paul the Apostle Catholic School
Sarah Kleinschmit
Early Childhood Director
skleinschmit@spagr.org

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