VPK Lead Teacher

Work Address

2623 W Michigan Avenue

Overview

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Who We Are

Founded in 1988, comprised of almost 300 schools, listed as the 4 th largest private child care provider in the United States. Childcare Network offers a warm, caring environment with high- quality education for children ages 6 weeks to 12 years. Our proprietary, research-based High Reach learning curriculum is individualized to every age, with activities that combine learning and fun to create happy, curious kids.

Overview

A Child Care Teacher is responsible for maintaining a safe and fun environment for young children to preteens. Their duties include coming up with creative and educational activities, preparing and serving snacks to children and maintaining a clean environment for the children.

Requirements

  • CDA required
  • DCF 45 hours inservice training required
  • DOE 4 year old standards course
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a classroom environment working with preschool children, preferred
  • HS diploma or GED required
  • Flexible and energetic along with the ability to juggle multiple duties
  • Experience planning lessons and activities
  • Ability to resolve conflicts between children
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Must pass a criminal background check


What We Offer
  • No Nights or Weekend Shifts
  • Education Assistance Program
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Life Insurance
  • Company Match 401K
  • Employee Assistance Program


Responsibilities

  • Planning, teaching and implementing the curriculum and providing quality care for our children 4 and 5 year olds
  • Planning and executing indoor and outdoor experiences appropriate to the developmental levels of the children
  • Interacting with children both physically and verbally throughout the day
  • Assisting children with their personal hygiene and clean up of classroom
  • Serve and eat meals with the children
  • Meet with parents, staff, and administration
  • Attend in-service and staff development training programs
  • Familiarity with state licensing requirements and CNI policies