Centerpoint Learning Center Lead Teacher North Charleston, SC · Full time

The Lead Teacher will enjoy working with a diverse team to positively impact the lives of children in their assigned age group. This individual will be responsible for writing weekly lesson plans reflecting assigned curriculum. He or she will also need to interact and teach students in a fun and creative way. They will also be responsible for building a strong supportive team environment with their co-teacher.

Description

Brief Job Description

  • Provides nurturing care and helps to ensure the safety and welfare of the children and protects each from physical or emotional harm. This includes performing all tasks with an appropriate level of confidentiality.
  • Treats all children, families, and staff members with dignity and respect, and allow for individual differences.
  • Prepares and follows a curriculum based on developmentally appropriate practices that helps each reach his/her fullest potential in all areas of development.
  • Always supervises and interacts with children to include mealtimes, rest periods, diapering/restroom times, playtimes, and activity times.
  • Maintain appropriate communication with staff, children, and families always.
  • Maintain an open, warm, and very professional relationship with all families.
  • Willingness to continue education and attend Department of Social Services required trainings.
  • Assist in maintaining all relevant state Child Care Licensing requirements.
  • Preforms miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.


Requirements

  • Must pass pre-employment FBI/ SLED Criminal Background Check & Central Abuse Registry
  • Must have proof of High School Diploma or GED
  • Must have four-year degree in Early Childhood or Elementary Education; orAssociate Degree or CDA with a minimum of 2 years' experience in a childcare or preschool setting; or
  • Must have 4 years' experience in a childcare or preschool setting, with a minimum of 2 years in a licensed childcare facility with references, and course work.
  • Current CPR/ 1st Aid Certification preferred (must obtain within 3 months of date of hire)


Salary

$25,000 - $36,500 per year