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Our Staff

WHY ARE JACKSON TEACHERS DIFFERENT?

All of Jackson's teachers and assistants are Christians who love children and have a commitment to teaching!

 

Our staff assess and meet children where they are; they are skilled at guiding and helping children develop to their fullest potential.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Teachers have a minimum of an associate's degree in Early Childhood

  • Most have bachelor’s in education & have taught in public school systems

  • All are CPR & First Aid certified

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Our staff takes part in ongoing professional development through events with Chesapeake R U Ready, Children’s Hospital of the Kings Daughters, and webinars and in-house staff training.

TEACHER RESPONSIBILITIES

Each lead teacher is responsible for developing and implementing lesson plans for a developmentally age appropriate and stimulating classroom environment that meets the emotional, physical, cognitive, and social needs of each individual child through exploration and play while showing them that God is in the center of all things. 

 

They build and maintain a partnership based on mutual trust and respect in order to best support the children’s learning and development as well as meeting family needs.


Each Jackson teacher much have:

 

  1. A Christ-centered life

  2. High-quality child/teacher interactions

  3. Enthusiasm and love of working with children

  4. Technical knowledge of child development & milestones

  5. Constructive behavior management techniques

  6. Strong customer service and positive parent interactions

  7. Initiative

  8. Teamwork/collaboration

  9. Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing

  10. Reliability and punctuality