Our State of the Art Child Development Center is seeking Lead Teachers for a wonderful teaching experience involving all levels of child development. Must have the ability to work with total staff to promote the physical, social, cognitive, and emotional well-being of the children we serve through holistic daily programs designed to enhance healthy age-appropriate development. Must have knowledge of regulations governed by NC Division of Child Development, and Mecklenburg County Health Department.
What will set you apart: • Proven classroom management and knowledge of ITERS and ECERS • Caring, compassionate demeanor and love for what you do • Possess good interpersonal communication skills in order to work with Director, center staff, children, parents, and prospective families with the ability to handle confidential information appropriately • Teamwork as it relates to overall support of accomplishing and maintaining classroom ratios • 5+ years of Early Childhood Experience
What we offer: • We offer a very competitive and generous benefits package • Health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, short/long term insurance, 401k retirement, PTO • Voluntary Enhanced ratio which means a smaller teacher to child ratio • Opportunities to grow with the agency • Classroom iPads for lesson planning and written communication • Teacher resource room • Tranquility room for 10 minutes of relaxation on breaks • Access to Lifetime Fitness paid if monthly requirements are met
Physical Requirement: Will frequently perform a wide variety of physical tasks such as standing, walking, running, stooping, bending, and lifting of children, which requires strength, coordination, endurance, and agility. The employee must be agile enough to control and rapidly extricate him/herself and children from buildings in case of an emergency. Persons with any medical problems such as joint problems, obesity, arthritis or cardiopulmonary conditions, where it would be unwise or not possible to engage in moderate physical exertion should not be considered.
A valid driver’s license in the state of your residence, at least 3 years of driving with a driver’s license and clean driving record are preferred. Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field required. Candidate must have in-depth knowledge of the Environmental Rating Scales, NC Foundations, and the DCDEE childcare requirements. Familiarity with Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies Gold preferred. All potential job candidates must pass a drug screening test and an extensive background check is required. No calls please.
To apply: https://www.thompsoncff.org/open-positions/
Thompson seeks to maintain an inclusive diverse workforce. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply.
About Thompson Child & Family Focus
Thompson provides mental health, educational and early childhood services to the greater Charlotte area.