Preschool Program Instructor – Part-Time/Seasonal

City of Henderson, NV
September 1, 2023
Henderson, NV
Job Type


Position Overview

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Preschool Program Instructor

Why join Team Henderson?
For the exciting opportunity to become part of a premier organization where you can make friends, have fun, and get paid.

What will you earn? The pay has recently increased!
Preschool Program Instructor - $11.86 - $12.10 per hour (starting wage)

What type of work will you be doing?
Preschool Program Instructors work in the department of Parks and Recreation and are assigned in a variety of program areas such as the City's state licensed preschool program and perform a variety of duties.

  • Provides classroom instruction; works with students individually and in small groups to assist with the learning of skills introduced in class while adhering to all related City and Department policies and procedures, federal, state, and local laws, rules, regulations and licensing requirements.
  • Observes student behavior and learning; ensures students are supervised at all times; assists students with preparing for and moving to other classrooms, activities, and arrival and departure from program location.
  • Establishes routines and provides guidance; communicates observations regularly with the Preschool Administrator and parents/guardians.
  • Assists with administrative work and recordkeeping; prepares instructional materials, displays, bulletin boards and other non-instructional tasks as assigned.
  • Arranges furniture and equipment for various learning activities and experiences; maintains the orderly arrangement of materials and equipment within the classroom.
  • Recognizes, avoids, reports, and resolves unsafe acts, conditions, accidents and injuries, complaints, special requests, safety conditions, security issues and illegal activities within scope of authority.
  • Participates in required in-service, workshops programs and attends meetings as required.
  • Protects confidentiality of records and information gained as part of exercising professional duties, and uses discretion in sharing such information within legal confines.
  • Completes in-service training and continuing education as required.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be 18 years old at the time of application
  • High school diploma or equivalent at the time of application or promotion
  • Two (2) years of experience working in a childcare center or licensed preschool
  • Note: An equivalent combination of training and experience may be considered
  • Must successfully complete the following Nevada Registry initial training courses within the first 90 days of hire:
    • American Red Cross Cardio Pulmonary Resuscitation/First Aid Certification
    • Signs & Symptoms of Illness
    • Bloodborne Pathogens
    • Recognizing & Reporting Child Abuse & Neglect
    • Human Growth & Development or Positive Guidance

Must complete continuing Child Wellness training as required by the Nevada Registry and/or the CityMust apply to become a member of The Nevada Registry within 90 days of hire, which must be renewed annually. Current members must supply proof of valid membership upon hireDesirable: Associate's Degree in Child Development, Education, Early Childhood or closely related fieldIncumbent may be required to obtain additional certifications, complete in-service training and/or continuing education as required and as a condition of continued employment, and may be at the expense of the incumbent
Required Documents/Assessment Information
Online application and supplemental questions
Selection Process
You will be contacted by email or phone during the application and hiring process. It is your responsibly to check the email and voicemail for the contact information that you provided on your application is correct. We can't leave you a message if your voicemail is not set up or is full, so lease make sure that you set up, check, and clear out your voicemail during the application process.

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Employment with the City may be subject to the successful completion of a post offer background investigation, medical/physical examination, and a drug/alcohol test. Please see the job description to view the physical requirements of the job.

It is the responsibility of candidates with a disability requiring accommodation in the assessment process to contact the Human Resources Department (preferably in writing) to request such accommodation.

The City of Henderson offers part time employees a flexible work schedule and competitive salaries.

Closing Date/Time: 10/19/2023 3:00 PM Pacific

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