Preschool Assistant Teacher

Incarnation’s NAEYC accredited preschool program is seeking a qualified part time assistant teacher for the Tuesday/Thursday classes for 3-4 year olds. This position would be on T/TH from 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. with additional hours throughout the school year for meetings, training, prep work, orientation, and school events.  The ideal candidate will have the following responsibilities and will need to meet the necessary qualifications listed below.

The position description includes:

  • Perform routine duties and assist teacher in implementing the daily program for morning and afternoon classes of up to 16 children.
  • Assist in preparing classroom materials and conducting the curriculum in accordance with the school philosophy and NAEYC developmentally appropriate practice.
  • Interact with children as much as possible, providing individual attention when needed.
  • Provide input and documentation with regard to children’s developmental progress.
  • Follow established school policies and procedures as outlined in the staff manual.
  • Participate in school functions, staff meetings, and required in-service training.

Assistant Teacher Qualifications:

  • Meet or exceed qualifications for Assistant Teacher outlined in MN Dept. of Human Services Rule 3 (with the specified combination of Education/related coursework and previous experience with young children).
  • Meet or exceed qualifications for Assistant Teacher by NAEYC.
  • Previous experience with children in a volunteer or paid, informal or formal setting.
  • Previous experience in a NAEYC accredited program preferred.
  • Successful completion of applicant background study.
  • References/indications of attributes of professionalism, patience, amicability and respectfulness toward children and adults.

Contact Kirsten Barie if interested at kbarie@incarnationmn.org.