Substitute Teacher - Grace Church Humble

Humble, Texas /
Academy Teachers & Support – Grace Church Humble /
Full-Time or Part-Time
/ On-site

At Lionheart, your work matters! You are here with a calling and you are on a mission with us.


We are Christ followers passionate about reaching children and families with the Gospel, and out of our calling flows these.

• Intentional Relationships – We focus on cultivating relationships and encouraging others  
• Tenacity – We are brave, resilient, and work with all our heart  
• Heart to Serve – We joyfully serve others with humility and strength  


To see children and families transformed by the Gospel through Christ-centered child care centers across the country.


To partner with local churches to operate quality Christian preschool, after-school, and summer programs to reach unchurched children and their families.


Personal and Family Wellbeing - Our Total Rewards and Compensation program demonstrates our commitment to support the health and well-being of all our team members.
Spiritual Community - Leaders committed to your spiritual growth
Personal & Professional Development - Financial Peace University, RightNow Media, and more!
Flourishing Culture - Annually certified Best Christian Workplace since 2015



• Valuable, low-cost, low-deductible medical plan
• Vision, dental, and disability insurance
• Employee Assistance Program for mental health
• Tuition Discounts


• Retirements saving with matching 403b plan
• Competitive PTO, even for part-time staff
• Annual employee wellness benefits
• Financial Peace University classes to grow in money management


• Continuing education credits
• Bi-annual In-Service + monthly staff development
• Career growth opportunities
• RightNow Media subscription to stream 20,000+ videos for spiritual, personal, and leadership development

... and a lot more!

A Substitute Teacher works in partnership with the Teacher to implement educational and spiritual curriculum, facilitate planned learning activities and as well as provide excellent care for the children in their classroom. 

The Substitute Teacher reports directly to the Academy Director. 

Classroom Tasks

    • Supervising and implementing the programs for the class in accordance with the Academy Director and the Teacher or Curriculum Coordinator.
    • Maintaining an age-appropriate classroom learning environment, as required by the Academy Director. 
    • Maintaining an efficient and satisfactory arrangement of interest areas, rooms, storage, and outdoor area; and the adjustment of temperature, light, and ventilation in the assigned classroom.
    • Supervising children by sight and sound at all times.
    • Guiding children towards desirable habits in eating, sleeping, personal hygiene, social development, emotional stability, self-dependence, self-control, and respect for authority.
    • Creating a warm and accepting environment for all children, families, visitors, and potential customers.
    • Recognizing the individuality of each child and planning the program to assure each child’s success.
    • Demonstrating and teaching respect for diversity among children and adults.
    • Understanding the process of child development and relating that understanding to teaching.
    • Showing awareness of progress or lack of it in a child’s behavior, being alert to the total group even when dealing with a part of it.
    • Encouraging and guiding the expression of feelings, being a good listener, and assisting children in gaining confidence.
    • Guiding children in developing skills across all learning domains by teaching specific skills and giving children time to explore a variety of creative materials throughout each day.
    • Assisting children in problem-solving and guiding them through conflicts by teaching and modeling positive conflict resolution skills.
    • Contributing to assessment and observation of children and using these observations to plan effective learning opportunities for each individual class and for the entire group.
    • Making proper requests, in a timely manner, for materials and supplies to facilitate the operation of classroom activities.

Academy Tasks

    • Assuming an equal share of the joint housekeeping responsibilities of the staff and maintaining cleanliness of the individual classroom at all times.
    • Maintaining current First-Aid and CPR certification during employment (this is a job requirement).
    • Attending training seminars to aid in development of job skills and increase potential for growth. 
    • Maintaining a thorough knowledge and close adherence to the Minimum Standards for Child Care Centers, NAC accreditation standards, and the operating policies of LCA.

Background, Experience and Education

    • At least 18 years of age and high school diploma or GED certificate required. 
    • Early education BA, AA or CDA highly preferred for Teacher position. 
    • Previous experience in a state licensed facility OR 24 hours of documented pre-service training required for a Teacher position. 
    • Children’s ministry experience is a plus. 

Thank you for your interest in joining the Lionheart Children’s Academy team. We look forward to learning more about you. 

"But Jesus called the children to him and said, ‘Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the Kingdom of God belongs to such as these."  Matthew 19:14 (NIV)
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