Leesburg Open Arms Christian Child Development Center is currently accepting applications for qualified Lead and Assistant Teaching positions to join our team! We are seeking candidates who are highly motivated, dedicated and have a passion to work in the Early Childhood Field. This is a full time Monday – Friday position.
Rate of pay is based on years of experience and level of education in the education field.
Key Responsibilities are (but not limited to):
-Develop and implement an age appropriate Christian program and activities that meet the physical, emotional, intellectual and social needs of the children(lead teacher only)
-Provide weekly and monthly schedules, lesson plans and newsletters of activities
-Supervise children while in the classroom and their surroundings
-Model appropriate childcare practices
-Ensure the classroom and surroundings are clean, well maintained and safe at all times
-Assist in maintaining a safe and healthy playground by respecting the environment and participate in clean-up operations
-Engage in activities with children during the day
-Establish routines and provide positive guidance
-Assist in the training and supervision of a assistant teacher, floaters and aides as required
-Establish and maintain positive relationships with parents, families and the community
Must have one of the following requirements:
-Child Development Associates (CDA) OR
-Associates Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or related field
-Requires one year experience working with young children in a child care setting
-CPR and First Aid Certified is preferred
-LOVE working with children
-Must be Reliable, Responsible, and a Team Player
-Must be knowledgeable with the Virginia Licensing Standards for Child Day Centers
Why join our team? We offer:
-A great Christian working environment
-Professional Development through Child Care Education Institute and onsite workshops
-Childcare Tuition Discount
-Benefit package available for all full-time employees as follows:
*Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
*Paid time off that increases with years of service
*Life and Disability coverage
*A loving congregation that supports and nurtures our school and teachers of many faiths.
To learn more about our Christian Child Development Center please visit our web page www.leesburgopenarms.org
We can’t wait to hear from you soon!