Category Archives: ELC

A huge “Thank You!”

Much thanks to those who worked so hard to improve and beautify the Early Learning Center’s playground and to spread the multiple cubic yards of mulch given us by Lowe’s. Thank you also to Lowe’s for the generous donation.

Early Learning Center is Hiring Staff

Applicants should be a minimum of 18 years of age, and able to pass a background check and a drug screening. Most importantly, applicants should have a love of children. There are part-time morning and afternoon slots as well as full-day work available.

We will train the right candidate and pay for the required certification from the Early Learning Coalition. Once the certification training is completed, there is a start-up bonus of $200 with raises and bonuses as each step of training is accomplished.

Our school has part-time and full-time childcare of children ages 2-5 years and after-school care of children in elementary school.

Please let your friends and family know that we are looking for staff. For more4 information, and how to apply, please call the Center at 321-264-1069 and ask for Heather or Irene.

Bon Voyage, Ms. Anne

Thank you, Anne Dobbins, for giving nine years to the Early Learning Center as its Director and more years as a child yourself at the preschool. Your tireless leadership brought us from a great school to an outstanding school. Your love for the children and your devotion to making sure that each and every child learned about Christ’s love, is what stood out so clearly under your leadership. May you be blessed as you continue to bless the children and families at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church and Preschool in Orlando. Please pray for Anne as she begins her new adventure. We will miss your smile!

Welcome, Ms. Heather

Welcome, Heather Coleman, as our Interim Director. Heather’s son Sam joined the ELC when he was two and is still with us in Summer Camp and the Aftercare program. Ms. Heather has worn many hats at the ELC for the past several years, first as a teacher of the three-year-old class and then as the VPK teacher. She has all of the credentials to take over as our Interim Director and we are pleased to welcome her into her new position at the Early Learning Center. Please pray for her and for the continued success of Good Shepherd Early Learning Center.

Early Learning Center Staff Openings for Summer Camp

We are hiring for temporary part-time positions this summer. Must be over 21, have experience with kids, and pass a drug test (including THC and cannabinoids) and background screening. Pass the word to anyone you know who is looking for summer employment. Call Anne or Irene at the Early Learning Center (321.264.1069) to schedule an interview.

Spring Picnic Thank you

The 1st Annual Spring Community Picnic was a success with all
the first responders showing up. Titusville police,
Fire department, Brevard Sheriff’s Department, the
Bomb squad, Sheriff Wayne lvey and his dog
Junny, and of course the Titusville Mayor Dan
Diesel. Also a special thank you to Pastor Bruce for
the blessings and prayers offered up.

But it would not have been a success without
members of our wonderful congregation! Great Big
Thank You’s go out to so many people.

Gail, Randy and Joel Gilchrist and Aunt Mary for
donating and making all that delicious food, serving
and cleaning everything up better than it was.
Amber and Stu Womack for all their organizational
skills, ideas, set up and clean up. Ron and Jeanne
Forte for inviting their car club and bring all those
beautiful cars. Leo for donating all the hamburger
and hot dog buns and desserts. Andrea and Hallie
for face painting. Kimmie for working the rock
painting station. Judy for working the Sunday school
table. Mikey for running the snow cone machine.
Ralph for securing the pond area. Lyle and Merrilu
for watching the bounce house and keeping the kids
safe. The quilters: Betty, Sandy, Mary and Margo.
Anne for opening the preschool. Troy for keeping
the trash picked up, set up and clean up.

All the people involved with set up, clean up,
donations, time and talent to make this a success:
Mike Corey, Bob Minor, Bill Makey, Chris Rich, Paul
Maurer, Glen Farnum, Rick Green, Joe & Helen,
Carl & lrene, Jerome, Jackie, Gary & Barbara, Brett
Stone, and of course Rickey Hall for working so
hard to keep this all on track by searching out and
inviting all the first responders and guests. All the
hard work behind the scene leading up to the picnic
day, setting up the P.A. system and hand-picking all
the music played during the picnic, and leading the
children’s choir singing at the picnic.

l’m sure I missed some people and I apologize, but
know we really appreciate you.

Thank You for Being Awesome!

Good Shepherd Early Learning Center is Hiring

You can make a positive difference in the world. Good Shepherd Early Learning
Center is hiring caring individuals who strive to make a difference in young
children’s lives. Multiple positions are available, both full and part time. We are
seeking staff who are kind, gentle, patient, and see the significant importance and
value in working with all young children. You would be expected to care for each
child as an individual as well as in a group setting, develop lesson plans each
week, and provide a safe, fun, and engaging learning environment. We emphasize
learning through play and active engagement for preschoolers in our program.

We are looking for preschool teachers who understand the importance of assisting
children with social-emotional development both by instruction and by personal
example. Individuals hired are expected to perform at a level of professionalism
that adheres to policies as laid out in the employee and other handbooks as well
as be in agreement with the preschool’s stated mission and philosophy statements.

We support our teaching staff by reimbursing all required training expenses, we
accept TEACH scholarships, and we provide retirement and disability benefits to
full time workers. If you are hired, we will pay for your CPR certification and FBI
Level II background screening. We offer competitive pay and pay is based on
experience and certifications. Multiple opportunities are available beginning at
$10/hr. for entry-level positions through $14/hr. based on certifications and
experience. We are currently offering a sign-on bonus.

Please come and check us out as you consider your employment options.
Interested? Please email for more information or to set up an interview

Christmas Baskets For The Early Learning Center Families

Please think about donations for Christmas baskets. We need non-perishable items, such as dressing mix, cornbread mix, canned vegetables (sweet potatoes, green beans)–anything that you would serve in a Christmas dinner as well as money to buy items (like turkey) to complete the meal Money donations
can be marked as such in order to purchase gift cards for turkeys.

There is a basket in the Narthex for your donations.