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The Centers for Families and Children

United States
Cleveland, OH, United States

Phone: 2163259313
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Pre-School Teacher


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Cleveland, OH, United States 



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Full time



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Lead Teacher
Is it your passion to prepare children for life during their most formative years? Have you always wanted to work in a Step Up to Quality Star rated center in an urban setting? Do you want to get paid to play with children every day? As an Early Learning Teacher, you’ll make a difference in the lives of children on a daily basis
Under the supervision of the Site Manager or his/her designee, the Teacher implements program activities encompassing all curriculum content areas as well as the daily care and needs of the children in the day care center or Head Start center. Occasional evening hours may be required. 
Must have the minimum of an Associates Degree in early childhood education or equivalent. Bachelor’s in ECE or related is preferred.
Ohio Department of Education (ODE) Pre-kindergarten Associates Teaching Certificate desired.  Must agree to implement and follow through on a Personal Professional Development Plan for continuing education.  Must maintain a valid Pre-K Certificate. Additional Head Start regulations based on staffing levels.
Must follow all current annual training requirements put forth by Step Up to Quality (SUTQ) and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC).
Must have beginning experiences working with children in day care and/or Head Start, church-sponsored activities, or other recreational activities for youths such as scouting, boy/girls clubs, coaching, etc.
Must have well-developed oral and written communication skills.
Must be able to pass criminal record and fingerprint check.  Annual physical required.  Must be able to lift a child that weighs 20 lbs. or more.
Why choose The Centers? Because you will ... 
- Work in a center with at least a 4 star step up to quality rating. Four of our centers are 5 Stars!!!!!
- Provide direct support to children who need it the most
- Lead our future leaders on the road to success 
- Receive professional development training
- Have the opportunity to receive tuition reimbursement.  
- Have the opportunity to grow professionally within the organization
As the leading nonprofit Cleveland employer, The Centers for Families and Children provides: 
•A team oriented, cooperative, and highly ethical culture. 
•Challenging and rewarding work. 
•Leadership that is both strategic and hands on. 
•Healthy work/life balance. 
•Support for employees by providing competitive compensation including a generous benefits package. 
*The Centers is an Equal Opportunity Employer *