Preschool Teachers

Children's Lighthouse of Raleigh - Raleigh, NC (30+ days ago)


Childrens Lighthouse of Raleigh is a 5 Star school located seconds from exit-7 (Leesville Rd) in North Raleigh. Our top priority is to create a safe and nurturing environment for our staff, children and families. We offer professional development, competitive salaries, and benefits. Our benefits include subsidized health insurance and ancillary benefits (vision, dental, life etc.), retirement savings, paid time off and paid holidays.

Do you want to be a part of a growing family?

Do you want to make a difference in a child's life?

Do you want to be a part of a creative & fun- filled environment and well- rounded program?

If you answered yes to the above, this role may be a great fit for you! We are looking for full-time candidates for our 2 year old classrooms.

Key Responsibilities and Expectations

  • Provides a positive, nurturing, engaging and structured environment for the children
  • Provides consistent and constant supervision of children with positive discipline strategies
  • Complies with the rules and regulations pertaining to the health, safety, and care per N.C. licensing
  • Develops lesson plans in accordance with the Children's Lighthouse curriculum
  • Manages daily functions for the classroom, including but not limited to curriculum implementation, transitions, room organization, maintains bulletin boards, administers snacks, meals, naptime, and bathroom activities
  • Has excellent inter-personal and team communications
  • Partners with parents to manage communications, daily electronic student reports, student portfolios and development areas for Kindergarten readiness
  • Accepts responsibility for maintenance and housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas, and playgrounds
  • Attends all required staff meetings, trainings, and/or school events as determined by the Director
  • Maintains a professional personal appearance, attitude, and work behavior at all times
  • Trains and mentors co-teachers and is a team leader & team player
  • Required to stand up to 90% of the day
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs in the course of caring for children and managing emergency situations

Skills, Education and Experience

  • Must meet all requirements stipulated by the state of North Carolina for the role
  • Elementary school teaching experience preferred
  • Enjoys children and expresses genuine interest in them
  • Able to interact with students of all social- emotional- intellectual development stages
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills
  • Strong effective, interpersonal skills.
  • CPR and First Aid Certification
  • Highly professional and dependable
  • Excellent problem solving skills, including the ability to maintain composure under stress
  • Open to change - flexible and able to adapt. Able to multi task, and can manage time to meet frequently changing deadlines in a fast paced environment
  • Proficient computer skills
  • Must pass a criminal background check.

ABOUT US

Children's Lighthouse offers quality care for children 6 weeks to 12 years of age in a safe and nurturing environment. We believe in building a solid foundation of early learning and have chosen award-winning curriculums for each age group. Character Values are both modeled throughout our centers and taught in our classrooms. We believe that we can lay the foundation for happy and successful futures and also strengthen the social fabric of our communities by teaching these values.

The Children's Lighthouse Franchise Company offers continued support and training to the management and teachers in our schools across the United States. The philosophy is to deliver the best support systems that will lead to successful implementation of the curriculums for the benefit of the children in our care.

Launched 18 years ago, Children's Lighthouse is on a rapid ascent to the top of the educational childcare industry with 40 franchised centers operating across the United States and many more in the pipeline. Each center is independently owned and operated.

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • early childhood: 2 years

Education:

  • High school or equivalent

License:

  • Valid Qualification Letter
  • NC Credentials (EDU 119)
  • Workforce letter from NC DCDEE