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Full-time Lead Daycare Teacher

Company: Kiddie Academy St. Louis
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: February 7, 2024

Job Description:

Job Type

Full-time

Description

Join Our Kiddie Academy Family - Where Passion Meets Purpose!

Are you ready to embark on a career that not only enriches young minds but also fills your heart with joy every single day? At Kiddie Academy, we offer more than just a job; we provide a nurturing, supportive family environment where your work becomes a labor of love.

Why Kiddie Academy St. Louis?

  • Rewarding Compensation and a Warm, Inclusive Atmosphere: We believe in offering top-tier pay and benefits, all within a friendly and engaging workspace that feels like home.
  • Your Professional Journey Matters: We're committed to your growth and development. Your personal and career aspirations are our priority, and we provide the guidance and resources to help you thrive.
  • NAEYC Accreditation: We take pride in our NAEYC accreditation, a testament to our unwavering dedication to excellence in early childhood education.
  • Leave a Lasting Mark: At Kiddie Academy, you'll play an essential role in nurturing the next generation, guiding them toward their potential, and watching them flourish.
  • Rediscover the Joy of Learning Through Play: In our child-led, teacher-facilitated early childhood education environment, you won't just teach; you'll rediscover the magic of learning through play.

    As a Lead Teacher at Kiddie Academy, you will:
  • Create a safe, clean, and nurturing classroom environment, where children feel cherished and encouraged to learn and grow.
  • Meticulously oversee all classroom documentation and paperwork.
  • Serve as a mentor and guide to Assistant Teachers, ensuring a seamless curriculum delivery and day-to-day operations.
  • Collaborate with Unit Leads and Assistant Directors to cultivate the professional development of Assistant Teachers through consistent observation, constructive feedback, and performance evaluations.
  • Forge deep connections with families, actively engaging with them to create a supportive and inclusive community.
  • Embrace the role of a brand ambassador as you participate in Grass Roots marketing efforts, welcoming potential families into our loving fold.
  • And Have Fun!
    A Glimpse into Kiddie Academy St. Louis:

    Kiddie Academy St. Louis comprises three outstanding locations in the metropolitan area: Chesterfield / Des Peres / O'Fallon Missouri. With unwavering support from our corporate team in Baltimore and hands-on local owners, Kiddie Academy offers a dynamic learn-through-play curriculum for children aged 6 weeks to 5 years old. Our strong belief in continuous professional development ensures our educators stay engaged and thrive in their careers.

    Requirements

    We understand that teaching and nurturing young children is a special calling, and we're looking for individuals who can bring their heart and soul to the role. To be considered for this position, candidates should meet the following qualifications:
    • Experience in training, mentoring, or coaching.
    • Genuine passion for teaching and early childhood development.
    • Strong communication skills to connect deeply with children, parents, and colleagues.
    • Hold a Child Development Associate (CDA) certification or possess an Associate's degree in a related field.
    • Bring at least 2 years of teaching and lesson planning experience in preschool, kindergarten, childcare, or daycare settings.
    • Demonstrate an ability to lift and carry at least 40 pounds on a regular basis.
    • Successfully pass a criminal background check and professional reference.
    • Fulltime availability only: Monday - Friday, 8-hour shift between 7am-5:30pm
      Salary Description

      $19.00-$23.00/hour Associated topics: assistant preschool teacher, associate kindergarten teacher, daycare, early childhood, early education, infant, kindergarten, pre kindergarten, preschool, toddler

Keywords: Kiddie Academy St. Louis, St. Louis , Full-time Lead Daycare Teacher, Education / Teaching , Saint Louis, Missouri

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