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Custodial/Housekeeping

Job Description

We are looking for a responsible custodian to maintain and protect our facilities. The external and internal appearance of a building reflects on the occupants. It is important for a custodian, or janitor, to be careful and thorough in working, cleaning and tidying the premises, as well as preventing vandalism. The ideal candidate will be experienced in a custodian role focused on building upkeep. They will have great physical endurance to cover a large space. A keen eye for detail and diligence are imperative in custodial maintenance jobs.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure spaces are prepared for the next day by taking out trash, tidying furniture and dusting surfaces
  • Sweep and mop floors and vacuum carpets
  • Wash and sanitize toilets, sinks and showers and restock disposables (e.g. soap)
  • Wipe mirrors and windows
  • Maintain outer premises by watering plants, mowing lawn, cleaning entrances
  • Utilize insecticides to prevent infestation by dangerous pests
  • Perform maintenance and minor repairs (replacing broken switches, fixing door handles, minor leaks etc.)
  • Report major damages and oversee repairs
  • Secure facilities after operating hours by locking doors, closing windows and setting up the alarm
  • Undertake occasional custodial and janitorial tasks (shoveling snow from the sidewalk, lifting heavy items, moving chairs etc.)

Skills

  • Proven experience as custodian, janitor or in a similar role
  • Knowledge of use and maintenance of industrial cleaning equipment and appliances
  • Knowledge of safe disposal of chemical liquids and other hazardous components
  • Familiarity with basic landscaping and handyman practices
  • Attention to detail and conscientiousness
  • Very good physical condition and strength
  • High school diploma is preferred but not required

Our Mission

Must be able to agree with and participate in our mission and purpose. As a religious institution you will be expected to become a member of our church as stated in the "what we believe" section of about us, https://www.isonrise.org/about/

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Sonrise Preschool Lead Teacher

REPORTS TO: Sonrise Preschool Director

WORKS WITH: School Director, staff, students, and families.

KEY ROLE: The lead teacher is responsible for their classroom. This includes curriculum, classroom management, communication, and giving direction to an assistant teacher. The lead teacher oversees the classroom and the students. The lead teacher is also responsible for planning and implementing a program to teach young children while ensuring academic, social development and safety. The lead teacher will be respectful of students, parents, and their fellow staff members. In addition, the lead teacher will ensure that equipment and facilities are clean, safe, and well-maintained.

LEAD TEACHER ROLE IN MINISTRY: As Lead Teacher, this position serves to bring a spirit of excellence to the Sonrise Preschool through the following:

WORKS WITH THE DIRECTOR TO CULTIVATE AND MAINTAIN A DEVELOPMENTALLY APPROPRIATE PROGRAM FOR PRESCHOOL CHILDREN.

  • Model God's unconditional love in respectful, nurturing of each unique child.
  • Plan and implement all activities to meet the spiritual, physical, emotional, intellectual, and social needs of the children.
  • Use effective teaching techniques, materials, and educational experiences to support instruction within curriculum guidelines.
  • Plan and prepare daily lessons and activities according to curriculum guidelines.
  • Develop culturally appropriate programs and activities.
  • Work closely with teacher assistant for classroom management, class rules, discipline, and expectations for each child.
  • Be familiar with emergency procedures.
  • Clearly and effectively communicate in a manner that children understand.
  • Detect signs of illness, injury, suspected or disclosed signs of child abuse, emotional disturbance, learning disorder, speech problem, or other special need and report these signs immediately to the Director for needed follow-up.
  • Integrate special needs children in a positive and respectful manner.

THE CLASSROOM ENVIRONMENT:

  • Create an atmosphere of Christian love, care and concern as well as an environment of respect and rapport.
  • Provide a safe, secure, and healthy environment for children.
  • Create an atmosphere that encourages self-control, good listening, proper safety habits, good manners, and social interactions.
  • Provide a developmentally appropriate curriculum which includes a variety of hands-on experiences and activities for children including songs, games, and storytelling.
  • Provide positive guidance.
  • Ensure children are always supervised.
  • Provide an environment that helps build children's self-esteem.
  • Responsible for monthly newsletter, calendar, class website, end of year memory books, assessments, and communication with parents.
  • Manages student behavior and implement positive discipline.
  • Ensures class is always clean and organized and safe.
  • Establishes routines and provides positive guidance.

TEAMWORK:

  • Take initiative and assume your fair share of the work.
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships of respect with co-workers and Administration.
  • Share and take ideas with co-workers.
  • Communicate respectfully to resolve conflicts/avoid gossip.
  • Assume additional school responsibilities as needed such as cleaning, organizing, working in other classrooms, etc.

INTERACTION AMONG STAFF, CHILDREN, AND FAMILIES:

  • Interact respectfully and kindly with all staff, children, and families. Always be kind and speak in a friendly tone.
  • Be flexible and supportive of new children and their families that are transitioning in your class.
  • Practice Positive Discipline Procedures with the children in your class.
  • Model appropriate behavior.
  • Understand feelings of the children and families.
  • Be responsive to children's needs and requests.
  • Help orient new staff to classroom routines, schedules, curriculum practices and children and families.
  • Acknowledge all families in the school (whether they are in your classroom or in the hallway).
  • Share experiences that the child had in your care.
  • Always respond to parents with respect, interest and sensitivity.
  • Be confidential about family person issues.

PROFESSIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Discuss children's development with parents.
  • Give clear directions to assistant teacher.
  • Protect families by keeping personal information confidential.
  • Keeps parents informed of program expectations, activities, and their child's progress.
  • Be professional in all interactions with parents, students, and staff.
  • Provide monthly calendars/lessons for parents so that they are informed of classroom activities, etc.
  • Be available to attend required meetings and events.
  • Support and promote all school activities.
  • Schedule parent volunteers in the classroom.
  • Attend at least 10 hours of Professional Training each year.

STAFF PAID TIME EXPECTATIONS:

  • All Preschool Lead Teachers are paid hourly.
  • Clock in 30 minutes before your class session starts and clock out 30 minutes after class ends.
  • Lead Teachers receive 1 hour of paid prep time for each day they work in a week. This is averaged over the school year.
  • Each Lead Teacher receives 10 hours of paid time to set up their classroom and 10 hours of paid time for clean up at the end of the year.
  • All staff are paid for any time the director requires you to work at an event, attend a staff meeting, or parent conferences.

EDUCATION AND PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong and growing personal commitment to Jesus Christ.
  • Alignment with the Mission and Beliefs of Sonrise Christian as listed in the “about us” section on the website https://www.isonrise.org/about/
  • A love for working with children.
  • Must attend church regularly and be active in church ministry.
  • Must be 21 years old.
  • Experience as a Lead Teacher in an Early Childhood Program.
  • AA or BA in Early Childhood Education or related program.
  • CPR and First Aid Trained.

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Sonrise Preschool Teacher Assistant

REPORTS TO: Sonrise Preschool and Learning Center Director

WORKS WITH: School Director, staff, students, and families.

ROLE: To support and follow the direction of your Lead Teacher. Assist in various activities associated with teaching, instruct and supervise the students in social and developmental activities, and generally provide one-on-one attention when needed.

TEACHER ASSISTANT ROLE IN MINISTRY: As Teacher Assistant, this position serves to bring a spirit of excellence to the Sonrise PreSchool through the following:

  • Assist the Lead Teacher with implementing activities.
  • Assist Lead Teacher in maintaining a safe, clean learning environment and assure the well-being and safety of all students in his/her care as well as safeguarding all classroom supplies and equipment.
  • Assist the lead Teacher in maintaining discipline and supervision of the students.
  • Exhibit a genuine nurturing, caring attitude to all students.
  • Maintain a positive, calm attitude and a soft voice, and encourage this attitude and voice in others working in the classroom.
  • Maintain a cooperative attitude of working together with the teacher, volunteers, parents, and program specialists.
  • Prepare snacks.
  • Assist Lead Teacher in preparing materials and supplies in advance for activities, and with clean-up following all activities.
  • Provide a safe secure, and healthy environment for children to feel comfortable in and make sure classroom is clean and always organized.
  • Assume the Lead Teacher's role in leading selected activities during designated parts of the class-day on a periodic basis as needed by the Lead Teacher.
  • May assume the Lead Teacher's full role in the absence of the teacher.
  • Be available to attend required meetings and events.
  • Perform any other task deemed necessary by the Lead Teacher and/or School Director.

STAFF PAID TIME EXPECTATIONS:

  • All Preschool Assistant Teachers are paid hourly.
  • Clock in 30 minutes before your class session starts and clock out 30 minutes after class has ended.
  • All staff are paid for any time the director requires you to work at an event, attend a staff meeting, or parent conferences.

EDUCATION AND PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Strong and personal commitment to Jesus Christ
  • Alignment with the Mission and Beliefs of Sonrise Christian as listed in the “about us” section on the website https://www.isonrise.org/about/
  • A love for working with young children
  • Must attend church regularly and be active

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Graphic Design

Employment Status: Part Time

Reports to: Executive Pastor (Executive Team)

Works With: The Creative Team, support staff

ESSENTIAL DUTIES and FUNCTIONS:

  • Work with other creative team members to produce content.
  • Create guidelines for how branding materials should be displayed and used.
  • Help make design choices (e.g., fonts and colors) for all content Sonrise will use.

ATTEND:

  • Attend weekly meeting with Creative Team; collaborate on creative discussion for events and projects.
  • Attend weekly All staff and Pastors & Directors meetings.
  • Attend occasional meetings for events & special projects and collaborate on how publications can help make it (them) successful.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES ADMIN:

  • Project management (Using Basecamp).
  • Process publication request from multiple sources.
  • Maintain and order supplies for department, such as paper, envelopes, labels and outsourced print/design projects.

DESIGN:

  • Design a variety of jobs for print; including, but not limited to brochures, posters, flyers, business cards, name badges, banners, etc.
  • Design for digital media & social media; including various sizes for Instagram, Facebook, Canva, and screens around the building, etc.
  • Collect & edit a variety of photos, headshots and brand appropriate images.
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.)

PRINTING & FINISHING:

  • Print and cut a variety of jobs and sizes, using Fiery software with Xerox machines.
  • Create imposition and Duplo cut templates.

BRANDING:

  • Create branding and brand guides for both internal and community events.
  • Adhere to brand guide in all design work.

OTHER:

  • Manage design work for Seattle Bible College, Sonrise Christian Center, and Sonrise Preschool & Learning Center. Including branding, printing, and designing for associated events and projects.

EDUCATION AND PERSONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Degree in a related field a plus.
  • Strong and growing personal commitment to Jesus Christ. · Alignment with the Mission and Beliefs of Sonrise Christian Center.
  • Must attend church regularly and be active in church ministry.

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****Email completed employment application to info@isonrise.org