Preschool Teachers

Alpharetta Methodist Preschool is seeking part-time teachers (8:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.):

  • Lead teachers 2, 4 and 5 days a week
  • Assistant teacher 4 and 5 days a week
  • Co-teachers 2 days a week.
Incentives:
  • Flexible schedule (8:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m.)!
  • Competitive salary!
  • Significant staff tuition discount!
  • Hiring/retention incentives! 
General Description of Job:
  • Each classroom has 2 teachers: a lead teacher and an assistant (3 yrs.-K) or co-teachers (18-36 mos.).
  • Responsible for the care of children in a loving, Christ centered, learning environment. Each teacher is challenged to show Christ’s love to the young child through words and actions.
  • Respect confidentiality of the Preschool staff and the Preschool children and their families.
  • Maintain a smooth running, organized classroom.
  • Communicate effectively with parents each day.
  • Each teacher is required to keep a 1st aid, CPR and AED certificate active.
  • Complete 10 hours of Continuing Education.
Examples of Duties/Responsibilities:

This position requires excellent communication skills, organization skills and a love for children. The qualified candidate should possess a solid commitment to Jesus Christ.

Planning and maintaining age-appropriate lesson plans for the young child, including but not limited to, colors, shapes, numbers, the alphabet, seasonal and Christian crafts, following a curriculum.

Run the class in an orderly manner according to the daily schedule.

Attend monthly staff meetings or additional meetings/trainings as deemed necessary.

Abide by all policies and procedures outlined in the Preschool Staff Handbook.

Character and Nature of Position:

The position of a Preschool Teacher provides effective leadership in the classroom through complete support of the Mission of Alpharetta Methodist Preschool: Excellence in education with a Christ-centered foundation, fostering a lifetime love for learning and creating leaders in Christ, which is thoroughly integrated into the ongoing activities of the classroom and clearly evident to all students, teachers, parents and the community at large.

Applications should be submitted to Tricia Gorder, Preschool Director, via e-mail to tgorder@afumc.org or by mail to Alpharetta First United Methodist Church, Attn. Tricia Gorder, 69 North Main Street, Alpharetta, GA 30009.

Special Needs Caregiver 

Alpharetta Methodist is hiring a Special Needs Caregiver for children. This Children’s Ministry staffing position will provide assistance to children (ages 3-10) with varying special needs so they may thrive and participate in our Children’s Ministry programming. Work hours are required on Sunday mornings from 9:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. To apply, please send your resumé to Ellen Sanders, Director of Children’s Ministries.