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6. Preschool Teacher (Volunteer) Job Description

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Job Title

Preschool Teacher/Volunteer


Preschool Department


Preschool Coordinator (If there is no PC then this position would report to the Children’s Pastor/Director

Church Membership


Spiritual Level


Spiritual Gifts

Compassion, encouragement


Dependable, friendly, enthusiastic, creative, organized, ability to work with other volunteers, relates well with children

Time Commitment

Two hours on Sunday.

Duration of Commitment

Minimum of one year.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Pray for children in your class.
  • Attend ongoing Children’s Ministry training and meetings when necessary.
  • Complete a background check and complete all the necessary Children’s Ministry volunteer forms and training.
  • Notify the Preschool Coordinator at least one week in advance of an absence.
  • Arrive at least 15 minutes before service starts.
  • Explain security and sign in procedures with new parents.
  • Make sure children and parents have the appropriate identification labels.
  • Keep record of attendance each week and give the attendance sheet to the Preschool Coordinator.
  • Have all supplies in the classroom prior to class.
  • Prepare and guide Bible learning activities from the provided Bible curriculum.
  • Prepare curriculum, activities, crafts, and class materials prior to class.
  • Teach the Bible lessons in a creative way so that children will learn and grow in their faith.
  • Prepare and serve provided snacks.
  • Stay in the classroom at all times when children are under your supervision. Never leave children unattended in the classroom.
  • Take children to the bathroom according to the Children’s Ministry policies and procedures.
  • Report damaged toys/equipment or safety hazards to the Preschool Coordinator.
  • Report needed classroom supplies to the Preschool Coordinator (pencils, markers, glue, etc.).
  • Turn in supply request to Preschool Coordinator on Wednesday before the following Sunday morning.
  • Wear identification name tag or special Children’s Ministry shirt when serving in the Children’s Ministry Department.
  • Send postcards to visiting children.
  • Leave room clean, neat, and in good condition after serving.

Related Topics: Administrative and Organization, Children

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