Job Details

Requisition Number 17-0603
Post Date 3/14/2017
Title Education
City Kailua -Kona
State HI

Department: PRESCHOOL
Position Title: Teacher
Supervisor: Preschool Director
FLSA Status:
Date: January 2017

General Statement: The Salvation Army is a branch of the Christian Church, and the ultimate goal of all programs is a spiritual regeneration of all people.

MISSION STATEMENT: The Salvation Army, an international movement, is an evangelical part of the universal Christian Church. Its message is based on the Bible. Its ministry is motivated by love for God. Its mission is to preach the Gospel of Jesus Christ and meet human needs in His name without discrimination.

Corps/Unit Mission Statement: Preschool Statement:
The Ohana Keiki Preschool is dedicated to providing children a safe environment where they can grow socially, mentally, physically and spiritually.

JOB SUMMARY: The Teacher shall be a positive role model towards the development of all children in the group with presenting individual and age appropriate activities. The Teacher shall guide the children in developing Physically, Socially, Emotionally and Intellectually.

This is a Full-Time Position that requires 40 hours per week.

Qualification Requirements:
Valid Driver’s License Early Childhood Education Training
Current Physical & TB Clearance High School Diploma or Higher
CPR & First Aid Certification Card – Infant/Toddler
Current Finger Print & Criminal History Background Check
PATCH Registry Certificate Minimum CDA Certification
All requirements shall be kept updated

• Prepare lesson plans and participate actively in planning unit studies according to age groups. Recognize appropriate activities as well as individual needs.
• Participate in creating a safe environment for all to enjoy, along with keeping the environment organized and appropriate for daycare activities.
• Keep written records of developmental growth of each child in the group setting or classroom you are assigned to.
• Record all physical accidents in a teacher log book or accident report binder.
• Attend weekly staff meetings and participate with quality growth of the center. Informing the Aide/Assistant all decisions, planned activities, etc. discussed
• Conduct conferences with parents informally as well as formally, keeping open-communication with family members.
• Participate in workshops and training sessions when available, for personal growth in Early Childhood Education.
• Any other duties assigned by the Head Teacher, Director, or Officer of the Salvation Army.
• Communicate any concerns with Head Teacher and Director.
• Display awareness of the mission of the Salvation Army to the public in a positive manner at all times.

Performs other duties as assigned. Able to lift up to 40lbs.

• Work under stressful conditions
• Interact with others with courtesy and tact
• Manage and prioritize multiple projects in an organized and efficient manner
• Respond to crisis situations in a calm and effective manner
• Prioritize multiple work tasks to meet tight deadlines
• Complete projects on schedule
• Maintain confidentiality
• Maintain regular and punctual work attendance

The position requires sitting; climbing and/or balancing; stooping, kneeling, bending, stretching, crouching and/or crawling; standing; walking; manual dexterity and eye-hand coordination; use of vision; driving a vehicle; pushing/pulling/lifting/carrying 25-50 pounds and occasionally more than 50 pounds; travelling by airplane.

The position requires talking to co-workers, clients, vendors; requires written communication to and from co-workers, clients, vendor; talking on the telephones; requires responding to written or verbal requests of co-workers, clients, and vendors; requires training/giving verbal and written instructions; requires receiving verbal and written instructions; requires writing/composing written language; requires reading; requires visiting/working at other worksites; requires communication via the latest technologies

• Valid Hawaii driver’s license (if needed)
• Prioritize multiple work tasks to meet tight deadlines
• Travel off-island as necessary(if needed)

Use office equipment such as computers, photocopiers, scanners, calculators, etc.

Most work will be indoors at Kona Corps Facility. Attendance at trainings, both in Hawaii and on the mainland, is required. (if needed)
  • Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities.
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  • The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information.
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