Discovery Playtown
Discovery Playtown

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Lead Teacher


Discovery Playtown is seeking experienced lead teachers. We became licensed in 2019 and have grown rapidly as a mid-sized center. The facility features an open layout which was built for play. Our Pre-K rooms feature a townscape of storefronts, a 2-story playhouse, and a treehouse made from a real tree. Teachers can use these elements to create unique learning centers and stage creative lessons. We also have two traditional toddler rooms, as well as a school-age area.

The ideal candidate shares our philosophy that young children learn best through play and hands-on experiences. Weekly paid planning time is provided, along with materials from two sets of curriculum programs owned by the center.

Responsibilities include: Writing and teaching lesson plans, engaging children in age-appropriate activities, providing a structured environment, and completing basic housekeeping tasks within the classroom.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2 years of lead teaching experience
  • AA degree in ECE or current CDA preferred
  • 30 hours of STARS training is required in lieu of the above education
  • Pass a background check, current CPR, first aid, negative TB test and MMR vaccine
  • Punctual in attendance
  • Good communicator, able to take direction and able to express your own needs in a constructive manner
  • Self-motivated, good multitasker, and able to thrive in a growing center where every day brings new challenges, issues, and rewards

PAY

$15-16/hour to start, with opportunity for annual merit raises

BENEFITS

  • 50% off child care tuition for your own children (12 months to 9 years old, subject to capacity)
  • Sick pay
  • Paid training days
  • Medical and dental insurance is available

 

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