Assistant Colt Care Director
NorthPointe Christian Schools is an independent Christian school formed in 1972 serving over 1,000 preschool through high school students from over 120 churches. NPC's pairs academic excellence with a strong, Christ-centered environment to reach our mission of "equipping students to impact their world for Jesus Christ."
Provide support to the Colt Care Director and staff by assisting in activities and ensuring a safe and positive environment for students. The Assistant Colt Care Director actively engages in NorthPointe Christian’s mission of “Equipping students to impact their world for Jesus Christ.”
The position is year-round and approximately 25 hours per week.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES
- Teach and support the School’s Foundational Statements and mission through word and deed.
- Minister to students through prayer, encouragement, and wise counsel. Integrate Biblical principles and Scripture into daily activities.
- Provide supervision to students in the classroom, hallway, and on outings.
- Follow safety protocols for where students can be and how to secure the building.
- Professionally represents the school in interactions with parents, staff, and students.
- Comply with all school and State regulations and policies.
- Support the Colt Care Director in other assigned duties.
- Active Christian in agreement with and willing to sign the NorthPointe Christian School’s Foundational statements.
- Per Michigan Center Child Care Licensing Rules, candidates must meet one of the following qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree of higher in early childhood education or child development.
- Bachelor’s degree or higher in a child-related field with 18 semester hours in early childhood education or child development and 480 hours of experience.
- Montessori credentials with 18 semester hours in early childhood education or child development and 480 hours of experience.
- Associate’s degree in early childhood education or child development with 18 semester hours in early childhood education or child development and 480 hours of experience.
- Valid child development associate credential with 18 semester hours in early childhood education or child development and 960 hours of experience.
- Able to pass required background checks, fingerprint screening, and a TB Test.
- Reliable transportation to and from work.
- Successfully work with a variety of students, individually and in small groups.
- Exhibit the verbal ability to understand meaning of words, the ideas associated with them, and the ability to convey them to others clearly using oral expression and comprehension.
- Exhibit good decision-making and problem-solving skills.
- Organizational and classroom management skills.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physically able to:
- Sufficiently hear conversations in person and distinguish sounds clearly up to 20 feet.
- Read printed and electronic material daily. See with clarity objects using close, distant, and peripheral vision.
- Perform daily repetitive movement of fingers and hands when writing and typing.
- Exert up to 50 pounds of force to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
- On occasion, engage with students while kneeling, squatting, stooping, or bending 50-70 degrees at the waist.
- Frequently use manual dexterity and/or mobility to grasp and/or manipulate objects, operate equipment, and move around the classroom.
- Frequently stand and sit for extended periods of time.
- Must be able to maintain continuous safety of the students and respond quickly and appropriately to any threat toward their well-being.
The work environment is a standard classroom, gymnasium, and/or outdoor setting. The noise level in the work environment is typically moderate, but occasionally high depending upon student population and activities.