Career Opportunities

Real Life Christian Academy looks for candidates who have a passion for teaching kids, possess great credentials and endless enthusiasm for life. We have a highly selective and competitive hiring process and provide a full benefits package.

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Real Life Christian Academy is a ministry of Real Life Christian Church of Clermont. The church and Academy do not discriminate against members, applicants, students and others on the basis of race, color or national or ethnic origin.

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Positions available for the Clermont and Mt. Dora campuses.

Mt. Dora Preschool Campus

This is a full-time position at the Mt. Dora campus preschool.  Following are the job responsibilities/duties.  All resumes should be sent directly to Dana Foster-Blackstock at [email protected]

General Requirements

  • Must be a committed follower of Jesus Christ.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Nurture and guide children to promote their social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual growth
  • Ensure the health and wellbeing of all children at all times
  • Establish and maintain a respectful relationship with parents, families and co-workers
  • Follow and adhere to curriculum; learn to plan and implement age appropriate lessons and activities
  • Follow guidance of Lead Teacher
  • Maintain compliance with CSF, DCF and Real Life policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education

  • HS diploma or GED
  • Interest in furthering education; CDA, FCCPC or degree in field
  • Have or obtain DCF state mandated training within first 90 days of employment
  • Have or obtain First Aid/CPR certification, Bloodborne Pathogens and Fire Extinguisher training
  • Required annual in-service training/CEU’s and training as required for professional growth

Work Experience

  • Minimum 1yr. experience as a teacher assistant or substitute in an early learning environment.

Skills

  • Evolving knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood Education
  • Resourceful and intuitive
  • Organized and motivated
  • Responsible and respectful
  • Punctual

Preschool Subs (2 open sub positions) – these are part-time positions at the Mt. Dora campus preschool.  All resumes should be sent directly to Dana Foster-Blackstock at [email protected]

General Requirements

  • Must be a committed follower of Jesus Christ.

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Nurture and guide children to promote their social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual growth
  • Ensure the health and wellbeing of all children at all times
  • Establish and maintain a respectful relationship with parents, families and co-workers
  • Follow and adhere to curriculum; learn to plan and implement age appropriate lessons and activities
  • Follow guidance of Lead Teacher
  • Maintain compliance with CSF, DCF and Real Life policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Characteristics

Education

  • HS diploma or GED
  • Have or obtain DCF state mandated training within first 90 days of employment
  • Have or obtain First Aid/CPR certification, Bloodborne Pathogens and Fire Extinguisher training
  • Required annual in-service training/CEU’s and training as required for professional growth

Work Experience

  • Minimum 1yr. experience as a teacher assistant or substitute in an early learning environment.

Skills

  1. Evolving knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood Education
  2. Resourceful and intuitive
  3. Organized and motivated
  4. Responsible and respectful
  5. Punctual

Preschool Subs (2 open sub positions) – these are part-time positions at the Mt. Dora campus preschool.  All resumes should be sent directly to Dana Foster-Blackstock at [email protected]

General Requirements

  • Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior

Education

  • HS diploma or GED
  • Interest in furthering education; CDA, FCCPC or degree in field preferred
  • Have or willing to obtain DCF state mandated training within first 90 days of employment
  • Have or willing to complete the VPK literacy requirement
  • Have or obtain First Aid/CPR certification, Bloodborne Pathogens and Fire Extinguisher training
  • Required annual in-service training/CEU’s and training as required for professional growth/work experience
  • Minimum 1yr. experience as a teacher assistant or substitute in an early learning environment
  • VPK experience is preferred
  • Working knowledge of the CLASS is preferred (Classroom Assessment Scoring System)

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Nurture and guide children to promote their social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual growth
  • Ensure the health and wellbeing of all children at all times
  • Establish and maintain a respectful relationship with parents, families and co-workers
  • Follow and adhere to curriculum; learn to plan and implement age appropriate lessons and activities
  • Follow guidance of Lead Teacher
  • Maintain compliance with CSF, DCF, ELC and Real Life policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Skills

  • Evolving knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood Education
  • Resourceful and intuitive
  • Organized and motivated
  • Responsible and respectful
  • Punctual

Orlando Preschool Campus

Central Team

Orlando Campus

Ministry or Department

Education

Reports To

Preschool Director

Position Summary

An experienced educator dedicated to loving, nurturing, teaching and guiding preschool children while reflecting the character of Jesus in action and deed.

Exempt or Non-Exempt

Non-EXEMPT

Part Time or Full Time

FT

 

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Nurture and guide children to promote their social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual growth
  • Ensure the health and wellbeing of all children at all times
  • Establish and maintain a respectful relationship with parents, families and co-workers
  • Follow and adhere to curriculum; plan and implement age appropriate lessons and activities
  • Mentor and train Teacher Assistants and Substitutes
  • Complete and/or submit lesson plans, assessments, reports and parent teacher meetings
  • Maintain compliance with CSF, DCF and Real Life Christian Academy policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Required Characteristics

General Requirements

  • Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
  • Is an immersed believer, active member of a church upholding the Membership Covenant and fully supporting ministry leadership and the ministry’s programs in word and in deed.
  • Commitment to upholding the Core Values of Real Life Church (real, relevant, relational, excellent, effective, empowering, unified)
  • Commitment to the Core Beliefs of Real Life
  • Commitment to personal spiritual growth and healthy lifestyle
  • Models standards and expectations of leaders within Real Life Church
  • Submits and is accountable to Church Leadership 
  • Model giving with a cheerful heart

Education

  • HS diploma or GED
  • Preferred- BA degree or AS degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education or a non-education degree with 18 credits in early childhood education/child care management
  • If no degree or out of field, required to have active CDA or FCCPC credential 
  • Have or obtain DCF state mandated training within first 90 days of employment.
  • Have or obtain DCF- Staff Credential within the first 90 days of employment
  • Have or obtain First Aid/CPR certification, Bloodborne Pathogens and Fire Extinguisher training
  • Complete DOE Literacy requirement 
  • Have or obtain training on the CLASS (classroom assessment scoring system)
  • Required annual in-service training/CEU’s and training as required for professional growth

Work Experience

  • Minimum 2yrs. experience as a teacher and/or administrative support in an early education learning environment.

Skills

  • Strong working knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood Education
  • Leadership with excellent classroom management
  • Experience working with preschool age children of all ages and abilities
  • Experience preparing and implementing age appropriate lesson plans
  • Effective communicator
  • Organized and motivated
  • Responsible and respectful
  • Punctual

 

Desired Characteristics

Personality Traits

  • Gracious, Adaptable, Reflectiveness

Spiritual Gifts

  • Temperance, Wisdom, Discernment

Passion For

  • A desire to be a part of a strong team of educators; a willingness to collaborate, brainstorm and plan together to support children, families and the strategic plan of the school

Talents or abilities 

  • Perceptive, systematic, organized, strategic planner

Central Team

Orlando Campus

Ministry or Department

Education

Reports To

Preschool Director

Position Summary

An experienced educator dedicated to loving, nurturing, teaching and guiding preschool children while reflecting the character of Jesus in action and deed.

Exempt or Non-Exempt

Non-EXEMPT

Part Time or Full Time

FT

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Nurture and guide children to promote their social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual growth
  • Ensure the health and wellbeing of all children at all times
  • Establish and maintain a respectful relationship with parents, families and co-workers
  • Follow and adhere to curriculum; plan and implement age appropriate lessons and activities
  • Mentor and train Teacher Assistant and Substitutes
  • Complete and/or submit lesson plans, assessments, reports and parent teacher meetings. Complete VPK reports and plan of action based on assessment data for individualized student support. 
  • Maintain compliance with CSF, DCF, ELC and Real Life Christian Academy policies and procedures
  • Participate in and meet the expectations of CLASS ( with and without outside observation)
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Characteristics

General Requirements

  • Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
  • Is an immersed believer, active member of a church upholding the Membership Covenant and fully supporting ministry leadership and the ministry’s programs in word and in deed.
  • Commitment to upholding the Core Values of Real Life Church (real, relevant, relational, excellent, effective, empowering, unified)
  • Commitment to the Core Beliefs of Real Life
  • Commitment to personal spiritual growth and healthy lifestyle
  • Models standards and expectations of leaders within Real Life Church
  • Submits and is accountable to Church Leadership 
  • Model giving with a cheerful heart

Education

  • HS diploma or GED
  • Preferred- BA degree or AS degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood education or a non-education degree with 18 credits in early childhood education/child care management
  • If no degree or out of field, required to have active CDA or FCCPC credential 
  • Have or obtain DCF state mandated training within first 90 days of employment.
  • Have or obtain DCF- Staff Credential within the first 90 days of employment
  • Have or obtain First Aid/CPR certification, Bloodborne Pathogens and Fire Extinguisher training
  • Complete DOE Literacy requirement 
  • Have or obtain training on the CLASS (classroom assessment scoring system)
  • Required annual in-service training/CEU’s and training as required for professional growth

Work Experience

  • Minimum 2yrs. experience as a teacher and/or administrative support in an early education learning environment.

Skills

  • Strong working knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood Education
  • Leadership with excellent classroom management
  • Experience working with preschool age children of all ages and abilities
  • Experience preparing and implementing age appropriate lesson plans
  • Effective communicator
  • Organized and motivated
  • Responsible and respectful
  • Punctual

Desired Characteristics

Personality Traits

  • Gracious, Adaptable, Reflectiveness

Spiritual Gifts

  • Temperance, Wisdom, Discernment

Passion For

  • A desire to be a part of a strong team of educators; a willingness to collaborate, brainstorm and plan together to support children, families and the strategic plan of the school

Talents or abilities 

  • Perceptive, systematic, organized, strategic planner

Central Team

Orlando Campus

Ministry or Department

Education

Reports To

Preschool Director

Position Summary

An experienced educator that is dedicated to loving, nurturing, teaching and guiding preschool children while reflecting the character of Jesus in action and deed.

Exempt or Non-Exempt

Non-EXEMPT

Part Time or Full Time

FT or PT

 

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Nurture and guide children to promote their social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual growth
  • Ensure the health and wellbeing of all children at all times
  • Establish and maintain a respectful relationship with parents, families and co-workers
  • Follow and adhere to curriculum; learn to plan and implement age appropriate lessons and activities
  • Follow guidance of Lead Teacher
  • Maintain compliance with CSF, DCF and Real Life policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

Required Characteristics

General Requirements

  • Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
  • Is an immersed believer, active member of a church upholding the Membership Covenant and fully supporting ministry leadership and the ministry’s programs in word and in deed.
  • Commitment to upholding the Core Values of Real Life Church (real, relevant, relational, excellent, effective, empowering, unified)
  • Commitment to the Core Beliefs of Real Life
  • Commitment to personal spiritual growth and healthy lifestyle
  • Models standards and expectations of leaders within Real Life Church
  • Submits and is accountable to Church Leadership 
  • Model giving with a cheerful heart

Education

  • HS diploma or GED
  • Interest in furthering education; CDA, FCCPC or degree in field
  • Have or obtain DCF state mandated training within first 90 days of employment
  • Have or obtain First Aid/CPR certification, Bloodborne Pathogens and Fire Extinguisher training
  • Complete DOE Literacy requirement 
  • Have or obtain training on the CLASS (classroom assessment scoring system)
  • Required annual in-service training/CEU’s and training as required for professional growth

Work Experience

  • Minimum 1yr. experience as a teacher assistant or substitute in an early learning environment.

Skills

  • Evolving knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood Education
  • Resourceful and intuitive
  • Organized and motivated
  • Responsible and respectful
  • Punctual

 

Desired Characteristics

Personality Traits

  • Teachable, conscientious, determined, kind

Spiritual Gifts

  • Temperance and Humility

Passion For

  • A desire to be a part of a strong team of educators; a willingness to collaborate, brainstorm and plan together to support children, families and the strategic plan of the school

Talents or abilities 

  • Flexible, creative and supportive

Central Team

Orlando Campus

Ministry or Department

Education

Reports To

Preschool Director

Position Summary

An experienced educator that is dedicated to loving, nurturing, teaching and guiding preschool children while reflecting the character of Jesus in action and deed.

Exempt or Non-Exempt

Non-EXEMPT

Part Time or Full Time

FT or PT

Responsibilities/Duties

  • Nurture and guide children to promote their social, emotional, physical, intellectual and spiritual growth
  • Ensure the health and wellbeing of all children at all times
  • Establish and maintain a respectful relationship with parents, families and co-workers
  • Follow and adhere to curriculum; learn to plan and implement age appropriate lessons and activities
  • Follow guidance of Lead Teacher
  • Maintain compliance with CSF, DCF and Real Life policies and procedures
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Required Characteristics

General Requirements

  • Professes Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior
  • Is an immersed believer, active member of a church upholding the Membership Covenant and fully supporting ministry leadership and the ministry’s programs in word and in deed.
  • Commitment to upholding the Core Values of Real Life Church (real, relevant, relational, excellent, effective, empowering, unified)
  • Commitment to the Core Beliefs of Real Life
  • Commitment to personal spiritual growth and healthy lifestyle
  • Models standards and expectations of leaders within Real Life Church
  • Submits and is accountable to Church Leadership 
  • Model giving with a cheerful heart

Education

  • HS diploma or GED
  • Interest in furthering education; CDA, FCCPC or degree in field
  • Have or obtain DCF state mandated training within first 90 days of employment
  • Have or obtain First Aid/CPR certification, Bloodborne Pathogens and Fire Extinguisher training
  • Complete DOE Literacy requirement 
  • Have or obtain training on the CLASS (classroom assessment scoring system)
  • Required annual in-service training/CEU’s and training as required for professional growth

Work Experience

  • Minimum 1yr. experience as a teacher assistant or substitute in an early learning environment.

Skills

  • Evolving knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood Education
  • Resourceful and intuitive
  • Organized and motivated
  • Responsible and respectful
  • Punctual

Desired Characteristics

Personality Traits

  • Teachable, conscientious, determined, kind

Spiritual Gifts

  • Temperance and Humility

Passion For

  • A desire to be a part of a strong team of educators; a willingness to collaborate, brainstorm and plan together to support children, families and the strategic plan of the school

Talents or abilities 

  • Flexible, creative and supportive