Custer Road UMC: Christian Day School Teacher

Date Posted: 8/3/2023

Custer Road UMC, Plano, TX

Job Description

A teacher at the Custer Road Christian Day School (CRCDS) located at Custer Road United Methodist Church (CRUMC) shall be a person of genuine and deepening Christian character, willing to grow as a loyal participant of a teaching team, able to work and communicate well and cultivate trust with other teachers, administrators and CRCDS families.

Purpose: The purpose of a CRCDS Teacher is to provide a warm, nurturing, safe and loving environment based on the theological beliefs and standards of CRUMC while adhering to the Texas Minimum Standards for Childcare Centers.

Hours: This position will be governed by CRUMC’s Employee Handbook and is a part-time position classified under the ministerial exception. Teachers will work from 8:30 a.m. to 2:15 p.m. and will be paid for 5.75 hours each day worked. Teachers follow a nine-month school year schedule. Staff members are required to attend a monthly staff meeting, a monthly team meeting and other called events throughout the school year.

Staff Supervision: Reports directly to the CRCDS Director.


conformity with CRUMC’s Employee Handbook and Texas Minimum Standards for Childcare Centers a CRCDS Teacher will be responsible for:

  • Planning lessons in accordance with Texas Pre-K Essential Knowledge and Skills and CRCDS Scope and Sequence.
  • Using established resources and learning stations to provide an environment that recognizes the individual needs of students.
  • Collaborating with age-level team members to ensure a consistent learning experience throughout each age level.
  • Leading Sacred Circle time within their classroom
  • Including weekly Chapel time learning into the daily classroom lessons and activities
  • Leading prayers before meals
  • Establishing and enforcing classroom rules of behavior.
  • Developing and maintaining positive relationships with families.
  • Assessing and recording student progress.
  • Maintaining a neat and tidy classroom.


  • A Christ follower
  • High School diploma or GED
  • 1+ years of teaching experience
  • CDA or Associates Degree (CDO teachers)
  • Bachelors Degree + (Pre-K and Kindergarten teachers)
  • Candidates must meet all TDFPS requirements and must pass the appropriate background checks
  • Must be able to lift/carry 40+ pounds
  • General computer proficiency.

CRCDS offers a tuition reduction for CRCDS staff that have children who attend the school.

How to Apply

Email cover letter, resume and three professional references to Heather Hammer, Director, at
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 972-491-0510


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