Pre-K Lead Teacher


Explore your passion for childhood education with us!

Founded in 1988, Child Development Schools is headquartered in Austin, TX operating over 260 childcare centers in 11 states. Our three early childhood education brands are Childcare Network, Sunrise Preschools, and My Small Wonders. We proudly provide quality care and developmental education to over 30,000 children aged six weeks to twelve years.

Childcare Network invites you to join us and build a big career with little learners in a fun, nurturing environment where children are encouraged and guided to thrive. Find fulfillment by nurturing a new generation and join our mission to give every child a great start in life!

The Pre-K Lead Teacher will play an integral role in the success of our center by serving as a positive role model as well as creating meaningful relationships and being a supportive resource for our students, families and their team.


  • Manage classroom activities while ensuring compliance with NC Division of Child
  • Development and Early Education and the goals and objectives of the current NC Pre-K curriculum including progress toward School Readiness Goals
  • Build and maintain a positive, nurturing, and supportive relationship with the children and families
  • Plan and implement learning experiences that address physical health and development, social and emotional development, approaches to learning, logic and reasoning skills, language, literacy, mathematics knowledge and skills, science knowledge and skills, creative arts expression, and social studies knowledge and skills
  • Conduct ongoing assessment of the growth and development of assigned children to inform instruction and measure progress toward School Readiness Goals; plan individualized curriculum to meet specific needs of children including children with disabilities
  • Follow health and safety procedures for hand washing, toileting, handling bodily fluids, sanitizing toys and equipment, administering medication, serving food, dealing with children's illnesses, and supervising children

Our Benefits Provide:

  • Discounts up to 50% off childcare tuition
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance plans
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, and Sick Leave
  • Free access to on-line training
  • Education assistance to pursue your degree
  • 401K plan savings and investment plan with employer contribution


  • Minimum of one-year experience in a classroom environment working with preschool children
  • Must be working toward a North Carolina (NC) Birth through Kindergarten (B-K) or Preschool Add-on Standard Professional II licensure. Teachers working toward the required education and licensure shall hold a minimum of a BA/BS degree and one of the following requirements:
    • NC Initial Provisional Lateral Entry BK License, or
    • A North Carolina K-6 license and a provisional Preschool Add-on license, or
    • Another North Carolina or other state's license and an NC Provisional B-K license, or
    • A BA/BS degree in early childhood education, child development, or a related field, and be eligible for a NC Initial Provisional Lateral Entry B-K License

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