NEW JERUSALEM FACULTY AND STAFF

New Jerusalem Christian Preschool and Academy programs employ individuals of high moral character. We look for Christian individuals who project warmth, love, compas-sion, and understanding. It is our belief that because children learn by imitation and identification, all staff personnel are required to teach. We understand the importance of having qualified teachers for infants to school agers.

PERSONNEL REQUIREMENTS

It is our policy to employ staff members capable of meeting the highest standards of character, education, and occupational qualifications. Every employee of New Jerusalem Christian School, full or part time, must be of good moral character and meet the minimum qualifications of his or her respective job classification, as set forth by the Mississippi State Board of Health. Employees are to be Christian individuals of high integrity.

CRIMINAL RECORD & CHILD ABUSE CHECK

Child Abuse Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks are performed on all Employees of New Jerusalem Christian School, including teachers and support staff. Background checks are performed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Mississippi State Department of Human Services. All who are hired have criminal back ground checks that are free of criminal activity or abuse.

EMPLOYEE CODE OF CONDUCT

New Jerusalem Christian School staff members must maintain an attitude that is friendly, teachable, and lovable. Every staff member must have made a commitment to Jesus Christ as Lord and Savior over their lives, and must conduct themselves on the job and off the job with moral, spiritual, and ethical standards consistent with Christian and biblical principles as outlined in the Bible.

EMPLOYEE DRESS CODE

Employees of New Jerusalem Christian School are required to be well groomed and modestly attired at all times.

EMPLOYEE STAFF DEVELOPMENT

All teachers and support staff members are required by the Mississippi State Board of Health to complete 15 contact hours of staff development per calendar year. Contact hours for staff development are approved by the local state agency. CPR and First Aid training is required for all personnel.