Early Childhood Teacher

Position Purpose:  

We are actively seeking a qualified Early Childhood Teacher for Hills Academy at Northern Hills Church. To be a successful Early Childhood Teacher, an individual needs to develop and deliver a learning program for children ages 3-5 years old that will engage and educate students in a safe and loving environment.  


 Profile / Skills: 

  • Strong personal relationship with Christ 
  • Handle situations with grace and love 
  • Work well with church staff 
  • Belief in the Core Values of Northern Hills Church 
  • Team player who likes to work hard and have fun doing it. 


Responsibilities to include: 

  • Provide basic needs and appropriate supervision to keep children safe at all times 
  • Provide tools and resources for children to use and explore during learning and play activities 
  • Adapt teaching methods and materials to meet the interests and learning styles of children 
  • Manage classroom schedule to include activities for educational learning, Bible teaching, imaginary play, outside play, “down” time, songs/games/storytelling, and snack/meals 
  • Collaborate with Director and additional academy staff to implement lesson plans using program curriculums 
  • Establish and implement expectations and boundaries of behavior for children in their classrooms 
  • Help children reach developmental milestones physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually 
  • Encourage play to help children interact with each other to develop social skills 
  • Track children’s progress and report to parents- Parent Teacher conferences during the school year 
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with children and parents 
  • Maintain inventory system for classroom materials and supplies 
  • Adhere to health/safety/sanitation procedures and maintain a clean and organized classroom 
  • Maintain knowledge of State Rules and Regulations for licensed program 
  • Stay up to date on mandatory trainings upon hire and throughout employment including but not limited to CPR/First Aid, Standard Precautions, Med training 


Job Requirements: 

  • Degree in early childhood development or related field desired – minimum of an Early Childhood Professional Credential Level 1 required 
  • Participation in Colorado Shines PDIS program 
  • Minimum of 2 years classroom experience. 
  • Strong classroom management and communication skills. 
  • Love for children and passion for teaching. 
  • No criminal record or child-related offenses. 


This position will report to the Director.