CLM job posting

Child Life Ministries of McFarland Lutheran Church
5529 Marsh Rd., McFarland, WI 53558
 (608) 838-4425

Job Posting

Early Childhood Jobs

Pay: $13-$17.50 per hour (determined based on education & experience)
Job Type: Part-time or Full-time
Days: Monday to Friday
Located in McFarland WI
Effective August 2023

We are looking for passionate, early childhood educators to join our amazing team! We offer a fun and creative work environment teaching at the toddler, preschool, and school-age levels through 4th grade (ages 2-1/2 to 10 years). Positions’ days and times are flexible which is convenient for students or parents of young children.

Child Life Ministries (CLM) is a McFarland-based nonprofit organization, an outreach ministry of McFarland Lutheran Church that provides high-quality educational opportunities to children of the McFarland and surrounding community.

Current Positions – days and times can be somewhat flexible:

  • Rainbow Center North Assistant in the 4 to 5-year-old class 1:30 pm – 5:30 pm (Hours are flexible)
  • School Age Assistant in the 5 to 10-year-old class from 2:00 pm – 5:15 pm (Hours are flexible)


  • Assistant teacher certification (we will help you obtain this once hired if needed)
  • High school or equivalent required
  • One year of working with children in some capacity
  • A state-required criminal background check will be performed prior to working
  • Must be capable of working independently as well as collaborating with a co-teacher
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds
  • A strong work ethic and reliability
  • Consistently communicating with co-workers and families in a professional manner
  • Religious affiliated with McFarland Lutheran Church, or any church not required to be considered

Benefits include:

  • 10 paid holidays including religious holidays following the Lutheran calendar such as Christmas Eve, Good Friday, and Friday after Thanksgiving
  • Paid time off for vacation or sick time
  • Childcare discount for care for employee’s child(ren) while they are teaching at CLM
  • Yearly pay raises (dependent on a staff performance review)
  • Flexible and loving work environment