Early Stages Childcare Center

Job Summary:

We are seeking compassionate and dedicated full-time teachers to join our team. Our desired candidates will work with our preschoolers aged 3-5 for extended periods of time, work well in a collaborative environment, and be willing to shift to a different age group as needed. We desire our teachers to create stimulating environments for young impressionable minds and to be committed to a long-term career in early childhood education. Hours of operation are Monday through Friday 730am-6pm, and the working schedule will be set within our business hours.



Supervisory Responsibilities:

● None



Duties/Responsibilities:

● Actively engaged with all children throughout the day.

● Cares for and attends to the needs of children at the facility including dressing, feeding, and monitoring their activities and playtime.

● Supports with planning and execution of recreational activities for children in a group setting.

● Teaches activities such as arts and crafts, designed to improve fine and gross motor skills.

● Encourages children’s emotional, social, and physical development, and positive self-concept.

● Monitors signs of emotional and developmental issues in children and notifies parents, guardians, or authorities of concerns when necessary.

● Implements developmentally appropriate disciplinary measures to maintain control in the classroom and facility.

● Teaches children personal and healthy habits such as eating, resting, and personal hygiene.

● Cleans and sanitizes toys, furniture, and play equipment.

● Maintains records on individual children including daily observations, activities, meals served, and medications administered.

● Performs other related duties as assigned.



Required Skills/Abilities:

● Excellent communication skills with parents, teachers, and other childcare workers.

● Extensive knowledge of childcare principles and procedures.

● Ability to relate to children and make the childcare facility an enjoyable atmosphere.

● Knowledge of early childhood teaching strategies.



Education and Experience:

● High school diploma or equivalent required.

● ECE credential EDU 119, additional credits are a plus.

● 1+ years of previous childcare experience.

● Must pass a criminal background check.



Physical Requirements:

● Prolonged periods of standing and frequent bending.

● Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at a time.

● May come into contact with bio-contaminants periodically.



Benefits:

● Paid Holidays

● Earned vacation time

Overview

  • Location:
    821 S New Hope Road, Suite 102, Raleigh, NC 27610 
  • Job Title:
    Childcare Teacher
  • Hours:
    40 hrs. / week
  • Rate/Salary:
    $14.50+ (based on experience)