Pre K Lead Teacher

Kindercare Garner , NC 27529

Posted 2 weeks ago

KinderCare Education is the nation's leader in early childhood education. We nourish curiosity through purposeful experiences to create a future full of lifelong learners. From our National Support Center, to the classrooms where learning comes to life, we're united by a passion to create a world of learning, joy and adventure for more than 161,000 children ages six-weeks through 12 years every day.

Our Teachers bring warmth, patience, and understanding to the classroom every day, encouraging children to learn and grow. They inspire children to be lifelong learners using our nationally recognized curriculum that promotes social, physical, verbal, and cognitive development. Our Teachers are committed to making their center successful and know that creating meaningful relationships with children, families, and their team play a crucial role in that success.

When you join our team as a Teacher you will:

  • Implement KCE's curriculum, and State Pre-K requirements, in a way that is consistent with the unique needs of each child; create a safe, nurturing environment where children can play and learn.

  • Partner and communicate with parents, in your a shared desire to provide the best care and education for their children.

  • Support your center's success; partner with center staff and leadership to achieve goals around enrollment, accreditation, and engagement.

  • Cultivate positive relationships with families, teachers, state licensing authorities, community contacts and corporate partners.

Qualifications:

In addition to a rewarding career where you help shape children's futures, KinderCare Education provides a competitive compensation package. Benefits include:

The benefits our career professionals enjoy:

Required Skills and Experience:

  • A love for children and a strong desire to make a difference every day.

  • Ability to build relationships with families and coworkers and create a dynamic environment where play and learning happens.

  • Outstanding customer service skills, strong organizational skills, and the ability to multi-task and manage multiple situations effectively

  • Must possess active Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential or meet NAEYC and state Pre-K candidacy requirements

  • Must meet state specific guidelines for the role

  • Must be physically able to use a computer with basic proficiency, lift a minimum of 40 pounds, and work indoors or outdoors. Must be able to assume postures in low levels to allow physical and visual contact with children, see and hear well enough to keep children safe, and engage in physical activity with children.

  • Ability to speak, read, and write English.

  • If not fully qualified, must agree to meet all educational and administrative requirements to become fully qualified.

  • Must be skilled in classroom management and be able to work with each child at their developmental level.

  • Must be able to work effectively with parents/guardians, NC PreK Teaching Assistant, Administrative staff and other Center staff.

  • A working knowledge of Teaching Strategies Gold is preferred.

Education:

Must hold or be working toward an NC Birth-Kindergarten (B-K) Continuing License, or B-K or Pre-K/K Add-on License issued by the NC Department of Public Instruction. If working toward the required education and license, applicant must meet one of the following requirements:

  • NC B-K Initial License (coursework completed, but license not cleared).

  • NC Lateral Entry or Residency License.

  • NC Educator's License in another field and a Provisional B-K or Pre-K/K license.

  • License from another state or

  • A BA/BS degree and be eligible for an NC Residency License.

Our highest priority has, and always will be, to keep our employees, children, families, and communities as safe and healthy as possible. Starting October 18th we will be requiring COVID vaccinations or weekly COVID testing for all unvaccinated employees.

  • Medical, dental and vision

  • Discounted child care

  • Generous paid time off

  • Education assistance and reimbursement

  • Medical expense reimbursement/ Life insurance/Disability benefits/ Health and wellness programs

  • 401(k) savings and investment plan with employer match

KinderCare Education employs more than 32,000 team members across 1,700 locations nationwide. Our devoted family of education providers leads the nation in accreditation and includes KinderCare Learning Centers, KinderCare Education at Work, Champions Before- and After-School Programs, Cambridge Schools, Knowledge Beginnings and The Grove School.

KinderCare Education is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.

Primary Location : Garner, North Carolina, United States

Job : Teacher and Center Staff

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