Lead Teacher

Overview

Join Us and Shape the Future of Early Childhood Education!

At Childcare Network, we're not just offering jobs; we're inviting you to be part of a dynamic movement that's shaping the future. We're a tight-knit community committed to empowering children and families across 11 states, providing top-notch developmental education for ages six weeks to twelve years. As we embark on a journey of cultural transformation within our schools and our approach to Early Childhood Education, we're searching for passionate educators and leaders to join us in redefining childcare. Our mission is clear: to tackle the challenges facing families and educators head-on, while fostering a culture of innovation, integrity, and collaboration at every turn. With over 30,000 children under our care, we're dedicated to creating an environment where every child can thrive, supported by compassionate educators.

Why Choose Us?

Joining Childcare Network means more than just accepting a position - it's an opportunity to make a meaningful impact while enjoying a comprehensive package of benefits and rewards:

  • Compensation Package: Starting pay at our schools in your area is $11.00 Remember, these figures are just a starting point. Our directors carefully consider your experience, credentials, & education, as well as the specific needs of each school when determining compensation.
  • Family-Centered Benefits: Receive 50 % off tuition for your children ! Plus, gain exclusive access t o PerkSp ot for savings on major brands and services.
  • Investment in Your Growth: Access up to $5,250 in tuition reimbursement and tailored professional development opportunities. Benefit from coaching, mentoring, and ongoing development initiatives to enhance your skills!
  • Prioritizing Well-being: Enjoy 9 Company Paid Holidays and 8 days of PTO to focus on self-care and recharge when needed.
  • Comprehensive Health Benefits: We offer a full suite of employee benefits, including Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Life Insurance, and Short- & Long-Term Disability.


Responsibilities

  • Provide and maintain a safe, warm, and inviting classroom that is clean and organized.
  • Communicates daily with families regarding student progress or needs to encourage partnership and support.
  • Encourage parent and community engagement by developing strong professional relationships with children, parents, and colleagues.
  • Maintain a high-quality standard of care for every child by thoroughly adhering to all minimum licensing, quality rated, and/or accreditation guidelines and company standards.
  • Prepare and serve meals and snacks for children.
  • Utilize and adhere to assigned classroom's daily schedule utilizing our science based, proprietary curriculum and suggested supplement activities to create a fun and engaging learning environment with activities tailored to each child's developmental needs.
  • Keeping daily records including attendance, child portfolios, USDA documentation, and other records required by local agencies.
  • Contribute to your center's success by partnering with team members and leadership to achieve goals around enrollment, accreditations, and family engagement.


Our Benefits Provide:

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


Requirements

  • You Might Be the Perfect Fit if You:

    • Are able to pass a background check, possess a high school diploma or GED, have experience in a licensed childcare center, and have one of the following: a CDA, a TCC in early childhood education specialties, a TCD, or any college degree in ECE or Child Development.
    • Genuine warmth and understanding of the needs of young children and their families
    • A positive attitude and self-image with a commitment to innovation and creativity
    • Strong communication skills with coworkers, parents, and children
    • 1-3 years of teaching experience or certification (if not, we will help you obtain certification)
    • HS Diploma or GED required
    • Must pass the state-required criminal background check
    • Must meet all state certifications and requirements


    Want to learn more about Child Development Schools? We're always looking for nurturing, innovative, and dedicated individuals to join us and explore their passion for child care and early education. Please click to join our Talent Network so we can keep in touch about other current and future opportunities!

    Child Development Schools provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

    This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.