Position Information

Oct 11, 2022

Dec 11, 2022



Assisting lead teachers in planning and implementing the daily program including:

  • Treating each child with dignity and respect.
  • Recognizing and considering the individual needs of each child in relation to cultural and socio-economic background, disabilities, special talents and interest, style and pace of learning.
  • Helping children learn to think creatively, to solve problems independently, and to respect themselves and others.
  • Supervising the classroom according to the plans of the teacher when the teacher is absent.
  • Helping the Teacher to set up activities, clean up, and general preparation for daily activities.
  • Helping with preparations and setting up of snacks as well as clean-up.
  • Assisting the Director and Teachers in other appropriate ways.
  • Maintaining professional attitudes, behavior, and dress at all times while on duty.
  • Participating in professional trainings that work for the improvement of early childhood education. j Maintaining strict confidentiality regarding children and their families.
  • Generally promoting a good rapport among staff members.
  • Sharing with the Teachers the responsibility of maintaining clean classrooms and center.
  • Assisting and supervising children as needed with classroom projects and bathroom breaks.
  • Assisting and supervising children and maintaining staff-to-children ratios during outside recess, field trips, and emergency situations.
  • Be familiar and knowledgeable of preschool policies and procedures set forth in the handbooks.
  • Attending all staff meetings, programs and trainings sponsored by the center.
  • Assist children who arrive late and those that must leave early.
  • Helping to maintain a warm, clean atmosphere for parents in the general areas (entrance, classrooms, and bathrooms) of the preschool and in the areas seen by staff (office, bell tower, outbuilding, other storage, etc.)

At Building Blocks Children’s Center, we recognize each child as a unique gift of God and work to give each a sense of self-worth and achievement. We do this through accenting the positive and through teaching self help skills. Our behavior guidance practices are focused on positive role modeling and allowing children to build proper decision making processes. School readiness skills are taught in a hands-on rich atmosphere. We are VDSS state licensed, participants in Virginia Quality, and offer a Christian environment. We offer classes for children from infants to PreK.


We will require you to pass a fingerprint background check, central registry check, & TB screening in addition. Onboarding training as well as annual training as required by Virginia Department of Education. Be a team player, and have good attendance.

How to apply:

Phone call

We are a faith based preschool program located about 15-20 from most JMU apartments. Blessed to have some JMU students on our team and would love more!!

Call for hourly rate.

Hours per week
Part time, we try to work around your class schedule.

Specific hours
Looking to fill positions for both morning and afternoon hours.

Duration of position
Year round preschool program.

Employer Information

Amy Gaskins




2977 Pineville Road, McGaheysville, VA, 22840

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