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Assistant Preschool Teacher

Assistant Teacher: Full time

To enhance social emotional, physical, social-emotional, language, cognitive, literacy, mathematical skills, to promote kindergarten readiness.

Position Objectives:

  • Comply with and utilize the State of Michigan Child Care Center Licensing Rules, the Early Childhood Standards of Quality for Pre-Kindergarten connected to the Great Start to Quality program and to also comply with the standards and policies outlined in the Ebenezer Christian Preschool employee handbook.
  • Act in a manner that is conducive to the welfare of children.
  • Assist in ensuring facilities are conducive to the welfare of children.
  • Ensure appropriate care and supervision of children.
  • Assist in administering day-to-day operations.
  • Assist in child assessment and in the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the classroom program and child assessment.
  • Assist in family engagement activities.
  • Be responsible for the general management of the center when the teacher is absent.
  • Commitment to making progress toward program goals on an ongoing basis.

Education and Child Development

  • Provide a developmentally appropriate classroom environment using the Creative Curriculum, School Readiness goals, Early Learning Framework, Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS), and Preschool Quality Assessment (PQA).
  • Conduct child developmental screenings within 45 days of enrollment and GOLD assessments three times a year.
  • Provide clear behavioral expectations and use effective methods to prevent and redirect behavior using Conscious Discipline guidelines.

Minimum Education:

  • Have a CDA credential, be enrolled in a CDA credential program that will be completed within two years from the date of hire, have an associate or bachelor’s degree (in any area), or be enrolled in a program leading to such a degree.

Additional Qualifications Required:

  • Be at least 18 years of age.
  • Pass a comprehensive background check.
  • Ability to meet the State of Michigan and federal health requirements (medical clearance, mental wellness, and TB examination).
  • Be suitable to meet the needs of children.


Thank you for your interest in Ebenezer Christian School.