Careers

We are currently looking for a facilitator for our Early Childhood Development Program. 

As an early childhood educator, you are responsible for providing safe and developmentally appropriate programs that are aligned with all relevant federal, state and denominational initiatives. Central Acres Christian School is a Seventh-day Adventist organization, and it is understood that all employees of CACS will be a member in good standing of the Seventh-day Adventist Church.

 

Your job duties will include:

  • Adapting daily routines to meet the interest and needs of the individual child and the group

  • Developing activities that promote literacy and math concepts

  • Ensuring that the facility and all equipment is clean, well-maintained, and safe

  • Execute policies and procedures created by the school board, including disciplinary policies

  • Maintaining and scheduling weekly and monthly activities

  • Participating in on-going in-service and education development opportunities, and participating in the ongoing development and evaluation of the program’s goals and objectives

  • Planning and implementing activities that meet the physical, intellectual, emotional and social needs of their students

  • Providing a classroom environment that encourages parent participation

  • Providing adequate equipment and activities

 

Your responsibilities will always include:

  • Ensuring that all children are supervised at all times

  • Establishing routines

  • Building children’s self-esteem through positive guidance and nurturing

  • Communicating with parents and discussing their children’s development

  • Implementing positive discipline

  • Observing children and making notes of progress and development

  • Promoting literacy and early education

  • Providing a safe and secure environment where children feel comfortable

  • Providing age-appropriate experiences and activities for children, including storytelling, games, and songs

  • Integrating special needs children in a positive and respectful manner

 

You must be able to demonstrate:

  • Compassion

  • Consistency and fairness

  • Cultural awareness and sensitivity

  • Flexibility

  • Respectfulness

 

You must also have a specific set of skills that will allow you to provide the highest quality teaching and childcare programs, such as:

  • Analytical and problem solving skills

  • Decision making skills

  • Effective verbal and communication skills

  • Knowledge in child development and early education theories and practices

  • Knowledge of relevant legislation, policies, and procedures

  • Knowledge of safe and appropriate activities for preschool children

  • Supervisory skills

  • Team building skills

  • Time management skills

 

Experience, Education, or Credential Requirements

 

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) and First Aid training. (certification must be provided before first day of work)

  • 8 hours of annual approved early childhood training, (documentation must be provided at time of application)

  • Two years experience in a licensed or registered child care facility, Head Start or another recognized preschool program (documentation must be provided at time of application)

OR

  • The CDA credential (must be obtained within 1 year of hire date)

OR

  • An Associate or Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education or a related field (documentation must be provided at time of application)

 

Pay Scale

 

  • $12.00-$18.00 - Pay rate will be determined by personnel committee and will be based on years of experience/credentials and the anticipated number of students in the program. If the program experiences significant changes in enrollment pay rate may increase based on a recommendation from the school board. 

 

Work Load

  • It is the intent of the operating board to have a minimum enrollment of 7 students and a maximum of 12

To apply, please send your resume to admin@centralacreschristianschool.org

Central Acres Christian School

3204 Broadwater Ave

Billings, MT 59102

406-652-1799

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