Lead Preschool Teacher
Children of the World Learning Center, a multicultural dual language half day preschool, is looking for a Preschool Lead Teacher to join our program working with children ages 3 and 4 years old.
We are following the Creative Curriculum and we are inspired by the United Nations Sustainable Developmental Global Goals. If you are looking for a different early childhood educational experience with emphasis on social-emotional development, critical thinking, and global education in a play based, multicultural, and dual language environment, then Children of the World Learning Center is the place where you want to work!
We are looking for an educator that is flexible to work with a multiage group of children 3 and 4 years old. This position is a part-time, Monday to Friday between 8:00am to 1:00pm. Staff are employed for 10 months (August to June) and Preschool operates 9 months of the year (September to June).
• Nurture children’s growth with priorities on safety, physical and mental well-being
• Support the social emotional development of children through modeling, teaching, reflective listening, and conflict resolution
• Implement Creative Curriculum, Teaching Strategies Gold Assessment and the United Nations Sustainable Development Global Goals.
• Plan classroom activities and experimental learning experiences that are intentional and stimulating and that promote pre-literacy skills
• Observe, document, and assess children’s learning and development using Teaching Strategies Gold Assessment
• Communicate regularly with parents, engaging them in their child’s development, includes daily feedback, and Parent/Teacher conferences twice a year.
• Collaborate with Teacher Assistant in planning and teaching
• Develop reciprocal, culturally responsive relationships with families and the community
• Acknowledge and respect diverse perspectives
• Represent the center positively and professionally in meetings, presentations to prospective parents, funders
• Attend school events (three – four times a year),
• Continue to engage in professional development
• Knowledge of Early Childhood Development and pre-literacy skills
• Knowledge of Early Childhood Rating Scales (ECERS)
Dependent upon previous experience and education – between $16 – $18 per hour
Part-time (25 weekly hours)
• Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development OR Early Childhood Education Associate Certification (DCDEE)
• North Carolina Early Childhood Credential (NCECC)
• Training in Teaching Strategies Creative Curriculum and Gold Assessment
• English language proficiency
• Demonstrated excellent oral and written communications skills
• Computer skills
• Experience working with diverse populations
Additional eligibility qualifications:
• Must be able to pass criminal background check
• Medical Report by August 2021
• Negative TB test by August 2021
• Supportive work environment
• Paid holidays (8)
• Sick/Personal Days (5)
• Professional development assistance