The Sunshine House Early Learning Academy in Colorado Springs is looking for experienced and energetic lead teachers to join our fun and growing team and offering a hiring bonus for qualified applicants who can start work this month!
Our lead teachers:
Use only positive early childhood guidance strategies to instruct children.
Implement The Sunshine House Early Learning Academy curriculum in a way that meets each child's unique learning style.
Remain aware of all surroundings in and outside the daycare and report or correct unsafe conditions promptly.
Comply with state licensing and accreditation regulations for childcare centers.
Work with our team to achieve the childcare center's goals.
Present a welcoming attitude towards families, engaging them in conversation about their child's education, and the features and benefits of our early childhood programs.
Attend licensed day care teacher training, staff meetings, and other professional development initiatives as required.
Previous daycare teaching / childcare center teaching or preschool teaching is required.
Imagine coming to work each day knowing your actions will positively impact your community and the next generation! Apply today!
Lead Teacher Requirements:
Associate's Degree in Early Childhood preferred; minimum of ECE coursework.
Colorado lead teacher credentials.
State criminal background check.
Must be able to adapt to continuously changing, fast-paced childcare center environment, and make the children's needs their primary focus.
Must be able to fully engage in physical activity. Must be able to kneel, stoop, squat, and stand for a long time, and demonstrate and engage in activities like jumping, dancing, walking, and running.
The ability to lift up to 30 pounds is also required.
Work is primarily performed at the childcare center. Daily outdoor work is required but work is otherwise indoors. Work is sometimes performed off-site for field trips.
Must be able to see and hear well enough to monitor classrooms and playgrounds to keep children safe at all times.