TO APPLY: Please send Cover Letter, Resume and 3 professional references to Kara Allen at karaa@prumc.org.

Employment Inquiry


Part Time Teacher and Assistant Positions

The Preschool at Peachtree Road United Methodist Church (The Preschool) is a 501c(3) nonprofit institution in Atlanta, Georgia. Located on Peachtree Road United Methodist Church (PRUMC) beautiful Buckhead campus, The Preschool is an independent, faith based school for children 12 months through 6 years-old. We are committed to nurturing the whole child in preparation for the most distinguished public and private primary schools in Atlanta. The Preschool has been fully accredited for many years, first by the National Association for Education of Young Children (NAEYC) in 1991 and by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS)/AdvancED (most recently renamed Cognia) since 2008. These distinctions ensure that our school meets certain qualifications and the highest standards of childhood education.
The Preschool seeks candidates for Lead and Assistant Teachers and an Office Manager

Office Manager, The Preschool
Office Manager Profile The Office Manager will organize and coordinate office administration and procedures, in order to ensure organizational effectiveness, efficiency and safety. The Office Manager is responsible for developing intra[1]office communication protocols, streamlining administrative procedures, inventory control, office staff supervision and task delegation. Energetic professional who doesn't mind wearing multiple hats. Experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support related tasks and able to work independently with little or no supervision. Well organized, flexible and enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting an office of diverse people.
General Responsibilities: • Point person for maintenance, mailing, shipping, supplies, equipment • Organize office operations and procedures • Manage some relationships with vendors, service providers, ensuring that all items are invoiced and paid on time through Business Manager • Establish a historical reference for the office by outlining procedures for protection, retention, record disposal, retrieval, and student files • Perform review and analysis of special projects and keep the management properly informed • Support Executive Director in managing resumés and setting appointments for faculty candidates. Support the orientation and onboarding process of new employees • Remain updated on technical and professional knowledge by attending educational workshops, joining professional associations, building networks with fellow professionals, and reviewing of industry publications • Design and implement office policies and procedures • Coordinate classroom schedules to support special events and volunteer support • Clerical support for business office. Requirements: • Proven office management, administrative or assistant experience • Knowledge of management responsibilities, developing systems, and procedures • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Strong organizational and planning skills • General knowledge of accounting principles, data and administrative management practices and procedures Proficiency in software applications, data analysis tools or project management software Undergraduate degree required; graduate degree preferred

Lead Teacher
must meet the following minimum requirements: Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BS) in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Human Development, Elementary Education or related field. Georgia Teaching Certificate preferred.
Assistant Teacher preferred requirements: to include twenty-four postsecondary semester or equivalent quarter units in early childhood education or child development completed, with passing grades and at least 3 years’ work experience in a licensed and nationally accredited preschool program. Twelve of the required units shall include courses that cover the general areas of child growth and development; child, family and community, or child, family, community and program/curriculum; or, a Child Development Associate (CDA) Certification of 120 hours.
  • Plan, supervise and implement the program for the class in accordance with the policies and philosophy of The Preschool
  • Plan daily schedules and long term projects of study in accordance with a developmentally appropriate balance of play/center based activities and materials to meet the needs of the whole child; the social, emotional, cognitive, motor, academic readiness, approaches to learning and spiritual growth and development according Georgia Early Learning and Development Standards
  • Keep the staff, administration and the families apprised of these plans through the various systems of planning, implementing and documentation
  • Gear the program to the needs of the individual child with concern for their interests, special needs and talents, and individual style and pace of learning within the context of typical expectations and development
  • Consider the individual child in relationship to their cultural and socio-economic background and treat all equally with respect and consideration
  • Ensure that children are supervised at all times
  • Treat each child with respect and affection, in a friendly, courteous, loving and respectful manner
  • Encourage each child in his/her spiritual growth and development. Help them learn to know God as a friend; a personal, loving Creator that created each of them with inherent value, significance, and individual worth
  • Encourage each child in a positive, loving relationship with their families.
  • Help each child become aware of their role as an integral member of a group
  • Encourage teamwork and conversation, cooperation, taking turns, and helping one another
  • Encourage independence in children
  • Use positive approaches to help children behave constructively
  • Encourage and demonstrate sound health, safety and nutritional practices
  • Encourage physical development, both small and large muscle use
  • Encourage children to think, reason, question, experiment and to learn through discovery
  • Encourage creative expression through art, drama, language, movement and music on a daily basis
  • Encourage children to use and further develop their language skills and comprehension
  • With the rest of the faculty, help plan and implement special events and celebrations
Located on PRUMC’s beautiful Buckhead campus, The Preschool is an independent, faith based school, for children 12 months through 6 years-old. We are committed to nurturing the whole child in preparation for the most distinguished public and private primary schools in Atlanta.