Principal Function:

Instructs preschool children in musical activities designed to promote emotional, physical, mental, social and spiritual development within a creative, Christian context. Establishes a joy for learning and positively shapes the students’ view of themselves, their Creator, and the world around them.

Qualifications:

1. A spiritually committed believer possessing active Christian traits and values.

2. Possession of a bachelor’s degree, preferably in early childhood education or in another suitable field, or equivalent experience.

3. A minimum of one year commensurate experience dealing with the educational needs of children, preferably in a Christian setting.

4. Meets state health and safety requirements, including background check, finger printing and medical testing.

5. Completion of the 40 hour DCF training courses or evidence of registration into one of these courses within 90 days of hire, or equivalent status.

6. Must be in good health and fitness in order to actively demonstrate and participate in children’s activities.

    Application Requirements:

    The following documents shall be filed with your application:

    1. Copy of college transcripts

    2. Copy of Florida Teaching Certificate or CDA, if applicable

    3. A minimum of one professional reference letter

    4. One character reference letter from a church leader

      Responsibilities:

      1. Plans group activities to stimulate learning according to the age and individualized needs of the children.

      2. Written weekly lesson plans provide for a balance of singing, creative movement, playing of instruments, and musical listening activities. These plans will be coordinated with monthly curriculum and will include Christian themes.

      3. Provides for the direct supervision of children at all times in the music room.

      4. Communicates effectively with parents and Program Administrator to inform them of the students’ progress, needs and issues.

      5. Responsible for the on-going management and decorum of the classroom. Carries out discipline in a productive, Christian manner according to documented procedures.

      6. Attends monthly staff meetings and other called meetings to coordinate program activities.

      7. Responsible for general straightening of the classroom following the school day so that supplies and materials remain organized according to outlined procedures.

      8. Continues professional development through attendance at in-service training programs.

      9. Coordinates school wide programs such as Christmas and graduation.

      10. May perform other associated duties as assigned by the Program Administrator.

        Terms of Employment:

        Classroom Hours: 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

        Normal Employment – Tuesdays and Thursdays, August-May

        Reporting Status: Accountable to Program Administrator