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The Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas County, Inc. is pleased to assist with the staffing needs of the early education and care community by listing job openings available for Pinellas child care providers. The job postings herein are a community service and do not represent an endorsement of the organization’s employment practices. Applicants should exercise their own judgment about which job constitutes the best fit for them.  Please contact the Provider directly by E-Mail or telephone if you are interested in any of the following positions.

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Position Title::

Preschool Teacher

General Information:: We are seeking a Full-time and Part-time teachers
to join us at our child care center at 3551 42nd Ave S, 33711 Ph: 727-592-4332

Our Teachers…

• Are caring, compassionate and love what they do!
• Ensure the daily care of every child by following all licensing guidelines and implementing all company standards.
• Communicate directly with parents and prospective parents to achieve success for the child.
• Maintain a fun and interactive classroom that is clean and organized.
• Have countless advancement opportunities through our on-going training .
• Are rewarded with hugs from children and praise from parents every day!

Requirements:: We are most interested in talking to applicants that have:
. 45 Clock Hours
. CDA
. Director Credential
. In service Training
Salary:: To be discuss
Site Name:: Kids Zone Academy LLC
Contact Person:: Tatiana
Email Address:: kidszoneacademy@yahoo.com
City:: St Pete
Zip / Post Code: 33711
Phone: (727) 592-4332
Send resumes to:: kidszoneacademy@yahoo.com

Date Posted: 8/27/18
Posted Until: 9/27/18

Position Title::

P/T Aftercare Teacher and Substitute

General Information:: We are in need of a part time aftercare teacher for one year olds and/or 2 – 4 year olds. (approximately 2:30 .m. – 5:30 .m.) We would also like someone with flexibility to fill when in when needed.
Requirements:: refer FBI background check and DCF clock hours, but not required.
Site Name:: Dunedin Montessori Academy
Contact erson:: Sheri Lindquist
Email Address:: dunedinmontessorischool@gmail.com
Street Address:: 1370 Michigan Blvd.
City:: DUNEDIN
Zi / ost Code: 34698
hone: (727) 734-0332
Send resumes to:: Dunedinmontessorischool@gmail.com

Date osted: 8/27/18
Posted Until: 9/27/18

Position Title::

FOOD & SAFETY COORDINATOR

General Information:: UMCM Suncoast operates Early Childhood Centers for infants through ­5 years old. The Food and Safety Coordinator is responsible for all aspects of the health and safety of the Center for Early Learning, including the food program, licensing requirements, fire drills and the coordination of supplies, maintenance and upkeep of the facility.

Hours: Full-time position, 40 hours per week, year-round
FLS Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly
All UMCM Suncoast employees are hired At‐Will. No contract is implied or intended. Equal Opportunity Employer.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Accept food deliveries from the catering company, prepare & serve pre­cooked meals to each classroom, and assist with clean up afterwards.
• Know and maintain kitchen to Health Department standards at all times.
• Childcare Licensing Requirements: Know regulations and work with staff to ensure that center consistently passes licensing inspections without violations.
• Complete License Board indoor safety inspections and report forms.
• Conduct fire drills monthly and tornado drills, lockdown drills, and emergency evacuation drills at the center to comply with agency and licensing requirements.
• Assist staff with activities, lesson plans and special events involving food, nutrition, and safety.
• Support and participate in center events – children’s events, parent events and family events.
• Coordinate deliveries of supplies to the Center with the Facilities & Resources Manager to ensure that all necessary items are available for use and waste is minimized.
• Coordinate repairs and maintenance of the Center with the Facilities & Resources Manager to ensure that the facility complies with NAC standards.
• Provide supervision to classrooms during teaching staff break periods to maintain licensing ratios.
• Attend training sessions, conferences and staff meetings which foster personal growth and/or are required by the Agency, Licensing Board, Health Department, Child and Adult Care Food Program, or contracting agencies.
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Requirements:: ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
• Accept food deliveries from the catering company, prepare & serve pre­cooked meals to each classroom, and assist with clean up afterwards.
• Know and maintain kitchen to Health Department standards at all times.
• Childcare Licensing Requirements: Know regulations and work with staff to ensure that center consistently passes licensing inspections without violations.
• Complete License Board indoor safety inspections and report forms.
• Conduct fire drills monthly and tornado drills, lockdown drills, and emergency evacuation drills at the center to comply with agency and licensing requirements.
• Assist staff with activities, lesson plans and special events involving food, nutrition, and safety.
• Support and participate in center events – children’s events, parent events and family events.
• Coordinate deliveries of supplies to the Center with the Facilities & Resources Manager to ensure that all necessary items are available for use and waste is minimized.
• Coordinate repairs and maintenance of the Center with the Facilities & Resources Manager to ensure that the facility complies with NAC standards.
• Provide supervision to classrooms during teaching staff break periods to maintain licensing ratios.
• Attend training sessions, conferences and staff meetings which foster personal growth and/or are required by the Agency, Licensing Board, Health Department, Child and Adult Care Food Program, or contracting agencies.
• Other duties as assigned by supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
• High School Diploma and five years’ work experience.
• Childcare Food Program (CCFP) Food Service training, or willing to obtain upon hire.
• 45 Clock Hours DCF required Training (or willing to obtain in first six months of employment).
• Fluent in English.
• Ability to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekends.
• Ability to lift and carry 35 pounds, climb a step ladder, extend arms over head, grasp with hands, stand, bend, stoop, kneel, crouch, walk, sit on floor.
• Clean Level II Background Check (when conducted by agency upon hire) maintained throughout employment.
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, to a diverse audience of staff, volunteers and participants.
• Ability to use a computer to complete basic tasks using email, Excel, Word and online reporting systems.
• Ability to create an environment where children, parents, staff and volunteers are welcomed and affirmed.
• Ability to maintain and protect confidential information with regard to agency programs, staff, volunteers and participants.
• Wholehearted commitment to UMCM Suncoast’s mission, values and programs.

Salary:: $10+ hourly, plus 100% employer paid health & insurance benefits
Site Name:: Children of the World Preschool, a program of UMCM Suncoast
Contact Person:: Joyce Morris, HR Manager, UMCM Suncoast
Email Address:: hr@umcmsuncoast.org
Street Address:: 12945 Seminole Blvd, Bldg 2
City:: Largo
Zip / Post Code: 33778
Phone: (727) 754-3915
Send resumes to:: hr@umcmsuncoast.org

Date Posted: 8/27/18
Posted Until: 9/27/18

Position Title::

Teachers and Teacher Assistants

General Information:: We are looking for individual(s) to work in an Accredited Faith Based Preschool. We are searching for those who love working with children, who are team players and compassionate.
Requirements:: Must:
Pass a Level 2 Background Screening
45 clock hours
CDA
Be Reliable
CPR/First Aid
Salary:: TBD
Site Name:: St. Petersburg Christian Preschool
Contact Person:: Andrea Albritton
Email Address:: albrittona@stpetechristian.org
Street Address:: 2300
City:: Saint Petersburg
Zip / Post Code: 33702
Phone: (727) 522-6650
Send resumes to:: albrittona@stpetechristian.org

Date Posted: 8/27/18
Posted Until: 9/27/18

Position Title::

Executive Director, Early Learning Academies

General Information:: We are seeking a self-motivated, dynamic, collaborative, proven leader to oversee the operation and strategic direction of our three Early Learning centers, including our brand new YMCA Lealman Preschool Academy, located at 5175 45th Street N in St. Petersburg, to be opened early 2019.

Under the direction of the COO, the Executive Director of Early Learning Academies oversees the overall operations and supervision of the YMCA of Greater St. Petersburg’s preschool locations. Develops, organizes and implements high quality YMCA Preschool programs, meeting licensing requirements and educational standards.  Oversees and is integral to the selection of the school’s curriculum, ensures all facilities are maintained, manages overall budget and provides leadership to Preschool Directors.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Provides strategic direction and is responsible for overall operational performance for all preschool locations.
Leads, trains, and supervises Preschool Directors, ensuring that all preschools meet annual plans and goals.
Manages, directs and coordinates the preschool program for Lealman Preschool Academy assigned location. Ensures high quality programs and establishes new program activities. Expands program within the community in accordance with strategic and operating plans.
Recruits, hires, trains, develops, schedules and directs personnel and volunteers as needed for assigned location. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.
Develops, manages and controls overall budget. Ensures program operates within budget and that program fees are collected.
Assures compliance with state and local regulations as they relate to program areas. Ensures that YMCA program standards are met and safety procedures followed.
Provides for upkeep of assigned program facilities and equipment and ensures the physical environment supports healthy living.
Develops and maintains relationships with state child care licensing agency, parent groups and other organizations and agencies related to assigned programs. Responds to all agency, parent and community inquiries and complaints in a timely manner.
Provides staff leadership for annual fund raising campaign and committees as assigned.
Maintains proper records/department files.
Assists in the marketing and distribution of program information.
Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in program.

Salary $60,000-$66,000, commensurate with experience. Excellent benefits including health insurance, 403(b) savings plan, retirement plan upon eligibility, free YMCA facility usage for employee and family; generous paid time off package and free before/after school child care.  Pre-employment drug screen and clear background check required.  For consideration, applicant must apply online at www.stpeteymca.org.

Requirements:: Position requires Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Development or a closely related field and a minimum 5 years of experience as a Preschool Center Director. Master’s Degree a plus. Must have CDA or equivalent and a Directors credential. Excellent organizational, planning, communication and computer skills required. A commitment to diversity and inclusion and leadership skills necessary to carry out established policies and procedures. Experience with start-up facility operations highly preferred.
Salary:: $60,000-$66,000
Site Name:: YMCA Lealman Preschool Academy
Contact Person:: Barbara White
Email Address:: bwhite@stpeteymca.org
Street Address:: 5175 45th Street North
City:: St. Petersburg
Zip / Post Code: 33714
Phone: (727) 895-9622
Send resumes to:: bwhite@stpeteymca.org

Date Posted: 9/5/18
Posted Until: 10/5/18

Position Title::

Qualified One Year Old Teacher and Floater

General Information:: Here We Grow Learning Center is currently seeking a Qualified Full Time 2 Year Old/Pre-K Teacher.

The qualified candidate will be responsible for aiding in the growth and development of children ages one year to four years old; may also assist lead teachers in our Infant/Toddler classroom, VPK class and School Age Room if needed; and provide lunch breaks to current staff.

You must be able to communicate effectively with children and parents. Previous experience working in childcare is preferred. Must demonstrate the ability to create lesson plans; design and execute creative activities that are fun, encourage a love for learning and develops basic skills. Must be able to bend and/or lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

Requirements:: Preferred Candidates should have:

~High School Diploma or GED
~CPR/First Aid~
~12 Early Learning Florida Training Hours
~Local and Federal Background Check & Fingerprinting OR must be willing to obtain upon hiring~
~Bi-Lingual and CDA is a plus~
~Be willing to obtain the necessary clock training hours within a 90 day probation period

Salary:: Negotiable
Site Name:: Here We Grow Learning Center
Contact Person:: Yvonne Pierre
Email Address:: hwgrow@yahoo.com
Street Address:: 1301 N. Highland Avenue
City:: Clearwater
Zip / Post Code: 33755
Phone: (727) 734-4841
Send resumes to:: hwgrow@yahoo.com

Date Posted: 9/11/18
Posted Until: 10/11/18

Position Title::

VPK Lead Teacher: Magnolia Dayschool

General Information:: Magnolia Dayschool is looking for a qualified lead VPK teacher. Salary is between $14-$15/hour. We offer health insurance, dental and vision. Please email to set up an interview.
Requirements:: VPK experience
Salary:: $14-$15/hour
Site Name:: Magnolia Dayschool
Contact Person:: Mariano Cibran
Email Address:: mcibran@gmail.com
City:: saint petersburg
Zip / Post Code: 33781
Phone: (813) 205-8841

Date Posted: 9/13/18
Posted Until: 10/13/18

Position Title::

PRESCHOOL TEACHER

General Information:: PALM HARBOR CREATIVE LEARNING ACADEMY – Palm Harbor, FL

Job Description

Palm Harbor Creative Learning Academy is currently seeking for a full-time, dynamic and enthusiastic pre-school teacher to join our talented team.
Our mission is to provide quality child care and education experience in a safe and developmentally appropriate environment that promotes and empowers children to become confident successful life long learners.
This is a full-time position and the pay will be decided based on experience and credentials.

Requirements:: Required Qualifications:
• High School or equivalent (Review of transcripts required)
• BA in child related field a plus
• 45 Hours Introductory Childcare Training – Completed
• CDA Credentials a must
• CPR/First Aid Certification
• 2 year teaching experience in classroom (age groups: 1 year olds – 4 year old)
• Level II background check in the portal
• Computer Literacy a plus
Job Type: Full-time
Salary:: Rate of pay is dependant on level of experience and credentials and will be discussed at time of interview. (Starts at $10.00 per hour and goes up from there depending on experience.)
Site Name:: Palm Harbor Creative Learning Academy
Contact Person:: Diana or Jonida
Email Address:: learningacademy4kids@gmail.com
Street Address:: 3350 Alt 19
City:: Palm Harbor
Zip / Post Code: 34683
Phone: (727) 754-7636
Send resumes to:: learningacademy4kids@gmail.com

Date Posted: 9/13/18
Posted Until: 10/13/18

Position Title::

3 year old Lead Teacher

General Information:: Looking for passionate 3 year old Lead teacher, that is enthusiastic, high energy, bring a positive attitude to a loving and caring environment.

The teacher must be able to work with other staff members in a team environment and are responsible for developing and implementing lesson plans, motivating
and nurturing the children in their care. The teacher is expected to communicate both in person and in writing with parents on a daily/regular basis.

This is a full time position Monday – Friday between 8:30am – 5:30 pm

Requirements:: Must have a CDA, 2 years of classroom experience, First Aid/ CPR, must successfully pass a level 2 background screening.
Call for more information 727-799-0611.
Salary:: $11.00 – 12:50
Site Name:: Little People’s Place
Contact Person:: Debbie Young
Email Address:: lpppreschool@yahoo.com
Street Address:: 1911 Atlantis Dr.
City:: clearwater
Zip / Post Code: 33763
Phone: (727) 799-0611
Send resumes to:: lpppreschool@yahoo.com

Date Posted: 9/14/18
Posted Until: 10/14/18

Position Title::

Full Time and Part Time Early Childhood Teachers

General Information:: St. Paul’s Children’s Center in St. Petersburg is looking for a qualified full time and part time teacher. All candidates must have started or possess DCF’s 40 clock hours, and experience in teaching at the early childhood level (infants, ones and twos). (CDA a plus). Pay will be based on education and experience.

The available positions are Monday through Friday from 7:30am-1:00pm and 12:00p.m.-5:30p.m for part time OR Monday through Friday from 8:30am-5:30pm for full time. This is a teacher position working with infants through age two.

Completion of clearance of a Level II fingerprint / background screening is required before a start date. Please email resume to Crystal Hernandez at crystal@stpaulstpete.com

Requirements:: All candidates must have started or possess DCF’s 40 clock hours, and experience in teaching at the early childhood level (infants, ones and twos). (CDA a plus).
Salary:: Pay will be based on education and experience.
Site Name:: St. Paul’s Children’s Center
Contact Person:: Crystal Hernandez
Email Address:: crystal@stpaulstpete.com
Street Address:: 1358 20th Avenue North
City:: St. Petersburg
Zip / Post Code: 33705
Phone: (727) 822-3481
Send resumes to:: crystal@stpaulstpete.com

Date Posted: 9/18/18
Posted Until: 10/18/18

Position Title::

Teachers AND aides

General Information:: LOOKING FOR FULL TIME TEACHERS AND PART TIME AIDES 30 TO 35 HOURS.
Requirements:: HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA
4O CLOCK HOURS
CDA
MMCI
CLEARANCE LETTER
Salary:: Top salary based on experience
Site Name:: Creative Learning Center
Contact Person:: Dianne Doyle or Daneen Klenert
Email Address:: doyle1198@hotmail.com
Street Address:: 4970 82nd Ave N
City:: PINELLAS PARK
Zip / Post Code: 33781
Phone: (727) 544-8416
Send resumes to:: doyle1198@hotmail.com

Date Posted: 9/19/18
Posted Until: 10/19/18

Position Title::

Preschool Teacher

General Information:: Small private preschool looking for a team player. This is a full-time position Monday-Friday. If you are reliable and love kids, and looking for a place to call home, email us your resume along with your DCF Transcript, so we can set up an interview.
Requirements:: ~DCF clock hours completed
~background screening
~classroom experience
~CDA a plus but can help with that.
Salary:: Based on experience
Site Name:: New Beginnings Preschool
Email Address:: newbeginningslargo@gmail.com
Street Address:: 12240 seminole blvd
City:: LARGO
Zip / Post Code: 33778-2757
Phone: (727) 559-8469
Send resumes to:: newbeginningslargo@gmail.com

Date Posted: 9/19/18
Posted Until: 10/19/18

Position Title::

Teacher-Part Time

General Information:: Teacher to work part-time with one year olds from 2-6pm Monday-Friday.
Requirements:: Looking for an experienced and reliable teacher for our one year old classroom. MUST have 45 clock hours and Level II background screening. This position requires a patient, fun, loving person with an upbeat positive attitude. You will be in a classroom with one other teacher, so being a team player is important. You must be able to get up and down from the floor easily and willing to change diapers. We are located 5 minutes south of downtown Clearwater in the beautiful town of Belleair. Look forward to hearing from you!
Salary:: TBD
Site Name:: Belleair Montessori Academy
Contact Person:: Cathie or Patti
Email Address:: info@bmakids.com
Street Address:: 905 Ponce de Leon Blvd.
City:: Belleair
Zip / Post Code: 33756
Phone: (727) 584-2867
Send resumes to:: info@bmakids.com

Date Posted: 9/21/18
Posted Until: 10/21/18

Position Title::

Toddler Teacher

General Information:: Small pre-school looking for a Lead Toddler teacher. Co-teaching 10 one year olds and two teachers.
Requirements:: ~45 clock hours
~CDA/or early childhood degree
~level 2 background screening
~preschool experience
Salary:: TBD
Site Name:: New Beginnings Preschool
Email Address:: newbeginningslargo@gmail.com
Street Address:: 12240 seminole Blvd
City:: Largo
Zip / Post Code: 33771
Phone: (727) 559-8469
Send resumes to:: newbeginningslargo@gmail.com

Date Posted: 8/27/18
Posted Until: 9/27/18

Position Title::

Floater/ Aide

General Information:: Looking for an experienced teacher/floater for our small preschool. Must be dependable, reliable, and a team-player. Looking for a full-time and part-time floater. Morning position is full-time and afternoon position is part-time.

*Stop by and meeting the hiring staff.

Requirements:: ~45 clock hours
~level 2 background screening
~preschool experience
Salary:: TBD
Site Name:: New Beginnings Preschool
Email Address:: newbeginningslargo@gmail.com
Street Address:: 12240 seminole Blvd
City:: Largo
Zip / Post Code: 33771
Phone: (727) 559-8469
Send resumes to:: newbeginningslargo@gmail.com

Date Posted: 8/27/18
Posted Until: 9/27/18

Position Title::

Toddler Teacher (Full Time or Part Time)

General Information:: Small pre-school looking for a Lead Toddler teacher. Co-teaching 10 one year olds or a two’s teacher
PLEASE Come to the center to fill out application!!! We want to meet and talk to you!
Requirements:: Child care experience required but willing to train, over 18, high school graduate, have or willing to obtain CPR and first aid training, enthusiastic and dependable.
Background screening required.
Salary:: TBD
Site Name:: Kid-A-Rama Academy
Contact Person:: Debbie or Jenn
Email Address:: Kidaramaacademy@gmail.com
Street Address:: 2480 Belleair Road
City:: Clearwater
Zip / Post Code: 33764
Phone: (727) 444-0975
Send resumes to:: PLEASE Come to the center to fill out application!!! We want to meet and talk to you!

Date Posted: 8/29/18
Posted Until: 9/29/18

Position Title::

Lead Toddler Teacher

General Information:: WE ARE A BRAND NEW LEARNING CENTER….if you are able to Work with assigned group of toddlers applying best practices for toddler care. Facilitate and nurture the development of each child’s self-esteem, trust, and growing autonomy. Respond quickly to children’s different and personal needs (verbal and non-verbal cues), temperament styles, abilities, and cultures. Plan and implement lesson plan activities and experiences that are developmentally appropriate. Prepare and provide materials that are concrete and relevant to the children’s interests and culture. Partner with parents to develop educational and family goals and update regularly. Provide direct supervision, training, guidance, leadership, and technical assistance to assigned toddler assistant teachers. Conduct periodic observations to evaluate job performance of assigned staff. Assist with transition into the program and exiting out of the program. Participate in scheduled training, conferencing sessions, staff meetings, parent meetings. Other duties as assigned.

If you are that person looking for a change and place education first in children please apply

Requirements:: Ability to see at normal distance. Hear normal conversations and sounds. Use hands and fingers to fill out required forms. Ability to toddlers weighing up to thirty-five (35) pounds. Ability to sit on the floor, bend at the waist, kneel and/or stoop 75% of the time.

Must hold Infant First Aid and CPR certificate and renew upon expiration, safe sleep, criminal record level 2 background checks, 45 clock hours and Currently has CDA

we have two positions: 7AM-3pm and 9am-4pm (7am-3pm shift you must hold your CDA)

Salary:: depend on experiance
Site Name:: Acceleratedd Learning Centers Of America.LLC
Contact Person:: Ms. Geraldine Butler
Email Address:: acclearnamerica@yahoo.com
Street Address:: 1100 62nd ave so
City:: st.petersburg
Zip / Post Code: 33705
Phone: (727) 256-8751
Send resumes to:: acclearnamerica@yahoo.com

Date Posted: 8/30/18
Posted Until: 9/30/18

Position Title::

Lead Toddler Teacher

General Information:: WE ARE A BRAND NEW LEARNING CENTER….if you are able to Work with assigned group of toddlers applying best practices for toddler care. Facilitate and nurture the development of each child’s self-esteem, trust, and growing autonomy. Respond quickly to children’s different and personal needs (verbal and non-verbal cues), temperament styles, abilities, and cultures. Plan and implement lesson plan activities and experiences that are developmentally appropriate. Prepare and provide materials that are concrete and relevant to the children’s interests and culture. Partner with parents to develop educational and family goals and update regularly. Provide direct supervision, training, guidance, leadership, and technical assistance to assigned toddler assistant teachers. Conduct periodic observations to evaluate job performance of assigned staff. Assist with transition into the program and exiting out of the program. Participate in scheduled training, conferencing sessions, staff meetings, parent meetings. Other duties as assigned.

If you are that person looking for a change and place education first in children please apply

Requirements:: Ability to see at normal distance. Hear normal conversations and sounds. Use hands and fingers to fill out required forms. Ability to toddlers weighing up to thirty-five (35) pounds. Ability to sit on the floor, bend at the waist, kneel and/or stoop 75% of the time.

Must hold Infant First Aid and CPR certificate and renew upon expiration, safe sleep, criminal record level 2 background checks, 45 clock hours and Currently has CDA

we have two positions: 7AM-3pm and 9am-4pm (7am-3pm shift you must hold your CDA)

Salary:: depend on experiance
Site Name:: Acceleratedd Learning Centers Of America.LLC
Contact Person:: Ms. Geraldine Butler
Email Address:: acclearnamerica@yahoo.com
Street Address:: 1100 62nd ave so
City:: st.petersburg
Zip / Post Code: 33705
Phone: (727) 256-8751
Send resumes to:: acclearnamerica@yahoo.com

Date Posted: 8/30/18
Posted Until: 9/30/18

Position Title::

Preschool Teacher of Young 4’s

General Information:: We are looking for a dependable, friendly person to teach our young 4’s to help prepare them for VPK.
Requirements:: 40 clock hours
First Aid and CPR
CDA a plus
Pass Level 2 Screening
Classroom experience
Salary:: TBD
Site Name:: St. Petersburg Primary Prep
Contact Person:: Renee Armstrong
Email Address:: primaryprepkidz@yahoo.com
Street Address:: 6216 54th Ave. N.
City:: St. Petersburg
Zip / Post Code: 33709
Phone: (727) 545-5584
Send resumes to:: Renee Armstrong

Date Posted: 9/12/18
Posted Until: 10/12/18

Position Title::

3-4’s Teacher

General Information:: PRECEC is looking for an experienced and qualified teacher for our 3-4’s class. We offer benefits after 90 days, and pay based on qualifications. The hours would be Monday-Friday 8:30-4:30. Candidate may start as soon as possible.
Requirements:: -45 DCF clock hours
-Level II background screening
-First Aid & CPR
-1+ years experience
**CDA/Degree is a plus
Salary:: TBD
Site Name:: Pauline Rivkind
Contact Person:: Alisha
Email Address:: preschool@cbistpete.org
Zip / Post Code: 33710
Send resumes to:: preschool@cbistpete.org

Date Posted: 9/12/18
Posted Until: 10/12/18

Position Title::

Recreation Leader

General Information:: Immediate part-time position available for the School Year Child Care Program. Experience in education, physical education or child care preferred. Knowledge of licensing requirements, recreational activities including games, arts & crafts and sports. Background checks, fingerprints, drug screening and physical will be conducted. Position open until filled. Applications accepted at Gulfport Recreation Center, 5730 Shore Blvd. S. or City Hall, 2401 – 53rd St. S., E.O.E.
Requirements:: Minimum qualifications include high school diploma or equivalency and ability to meet the personnel standards required by the Pinellas County License Board and the Early Learning Coalition of Pinellas, Inc.
Salary:: Entry $11.490/hr.
Site Name:: City of Gulfport Recreation Center
Contact Person:: Marivel Gutierrez
Email Address:: mgutierrez@mygulfport.us
Street Address:: 5730 Shore Blvd. S.
City:: Gulfport
Zip / Post Code: 33707
Phone: (727) 893-1068
Send resumes to:: sfarrell@mygulfport.us

Date Posted: 9/12/18
Posted Until: 10/12/18

Position Title::

Teachers-We are looking for a few excellent Early Childhood Education Professionals

General Information:: Serve as lead in classroom. Performs duties planning and implementing educational activities for pre-school aged children or infants/toddlers in the Head Start/Early Heart Start Program that comply with federal performance standards.
Essential Functions:
1. Plans, develops and implements daily lesson plans that provide for educational and enrichment activities for pre-school age children or infants and toddlers that meet federal performance standards.
2. Plans and arranges classrooms into distinctive learning areas that promote an effective learning environment.
3. Screens and assesses children to determine developmental/educational needs and develops and implements individual education plans that comply with federal performance standards.
4. Monitors meal and snack periods, classroom and restroom activities, and playground activities to ensure a safe environment for young children.
5. Monitors food service and supplies for adequate inventory.
6. Documents children’s progress or lack of and completes all required manual and computerized forms and reports in accordance with federal requirements.
7. Initiates referrals on children to the Center Director by submission of a variety of formal documents.
8. Plans classroom activities for parent and community volunteers.
9. Attends and participates in workshops and other meetings to acquire and disseminate information.
10. Communicates with parents through parent conferences, written correspondence, and telephone to apprise them of child’s progress, upcoming events, classroom activities, individual education plan changes, and other relevant information.
11. Conducts health checks on children for health concerns, including ringworm, head lice and other health conditions, and reports to appropriate Health Coordinator.
12. Ensures lessons and classroom activities align with the Florida Pre-Kindergarten standards.
13. Conducts Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten assessments as required.
14. Ensures that at least 80% of the children are kindergarten ready.
15. Performs quality staff-child interactions resulting in a CLASS scores greater than the lowest 10% of the threshold in each domain.
16. Uses active supervision techniques and maintains positive classroom behavior.
17. Receives a satisfactory or higher score on the Teacher Success Rubric.
18. Maintain a comprehensive and ongoing portfolio assessment for each child, including weekly observations in each area, examples of the child’s work, and a developmental assessment.
19. Uses home visits and parent conferences to discuss the child’s individual development and progress, assist the parents in developing observational skills and solicit parent observations;
20. Reports suspected child abuse and neglect to designated state agency.
21. Plans, coordinates and oversees field trips for assigned children.
22. Orders supplies and equipment to be used by special needs children in the classroom.
23. Assists in the transportation of special needs children by lifting child into seat and fastening safety belt.
24. Inspects classrooms and grounds to ensure the safety, orderliness, sanitation and cleanliness of facilities.
25. Reviews and forwards accident and incident reports.
26. Discusses plans and coordinates concerns regarding the child and family with other Head Start/Early Head Start staff.
27. Performs First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) as needed.
28. Performs other related duties as required.
Requirements:: Physical Requirements:
Must be able to lift up to 45 pounds.

Education:
A. A baccalaureate or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education; or a baccalaureate or advanced degree in any subject, and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education with experience teaching preschool-aged children. Coursework equivalent to a major related to Early Childhood Education includes but is not limited to the following:

1) Teaching credentials: licensure or certification by the state for Pre-K teachers recognized by the local school district or state education agency as qualifying teachers to teach pre-school children in that school district or state if the individual has at least 500 clock hours of experience in an early childhood setting teaching pre-school aged children. OR

2) Coursework: No less than 18 semester credits in courses that focus specifically on child development, early childhood education and curriculum, early childhood teaching and assessment, psychology, family development, health and physical development, mathematics, science and children’s literature. These courses may have been taken in various departments such as Education, Home Economics, Music, Art, Library Sciences, Physical Education and Recreation, Psychology, Family Studies, and others, and must specifically address young children.

B. A baccalaureate degree in any field and has been admitted into the Teach For America program, passed a rigorous early childhood content exam, such as the Praxis II, participated in a Teach For America summer training institute that includes teaching preschool children, and is receiving ongoing professional development and support from Teach For America’s professional staff.

Completion of State Childcare Training required including Certificate of Completion of an approved 10 hour Developmentally Appropriate Practices for Preschoolers or Infant/Toddlers Course; and proof of successful completion of the following courses: 6 hours Child Growth and Development; 6 hours Behavioral Observation & Screening; 8 hours Health, Safety & Nutrition; 4 hours Identifying and Reporting Child Abuse and Neglect; and 6 hours Child Care Facility Rules and Regulations, or a 30 hour Introductory Child Care Training Course. In addition all state mandated courses for the Voluntary prekindergarten required.

Experience:
Two years of experience teaching Head Start, Early Head Start, pre-school or kindergarten age children.

Bilingual preferred: English/Spanish or English and other languages present in the local area.

Also required: Certification in First Aid and CPR within 90 days from the date of hire; and successful completion of a Level II background screening, local criminal record check and drug screening prior to hiring.

Salary:: $16.88/hour and up for credentialed Teachers with BA/BS in Early Childhood Education depending upon experience
Site Name:: Pinellas Head Start/Early Head Start Clearwater, High Point and St. Pete Centers
Contact Person:: Patricia McCann, Early Childhood Education Supervisor and Robin Cooke, Early Childhood Education Supervisor
Email Address:: jobs.headstart@lsfnet.org
Street Address:: 2210 Tall Pines Drive
City:: Largo
Zip / Post Code: 33771
Phone: (727) 547-5979
Send resumes to:: jobs.headstart@lsfnet.org

Date Posted: 9/13/18
Posted Until: 10/13/18

Position Title::

One Year Old Teacher

General Information:: Looking for an experienced and reliable teacher for our one year old classroom. MUST have 45 clock hours and Level II background screening. This position requires a patient, fun, loving person with an upbeat positive attitude. You will be in a classroom with one other teacher, so being a team player is important. You must be able to get up and down from the floor easily and willing to change diapers. The hours are 8:30am – 1:30. Being flexible with the schedule is also a plus. We are located 5 minutes south of downtown Clearwater in the beautiful town of Belleair. Look forward to hearing from you!
Requirements:: MUST have 45 clock hours or completed your CDA, and Level II background screening. Experience is preferred as well as being bilingual.
Salary:: $11/12
Site Name:: Belleair Montessori Academy
Contact Person:: Cathie or Patti
Email Address:: info@bmakids.com
Street Address:: 905 Ponce de Leon Blvd.
City:: Belleair
Zip / Post Code: 33756
Phone: (727) 584-2867
Send resumes to:: info@bmakids.com

Date Posted: 9/19/18
Posted Until: 10/19/18

Position Title::

Infant Teacher

General Information:: We are in need of a loving, nurturing teacher for our infant room. We are a center for at-risk families with a room for 3 infants. Our center is NAEYC accredited using the Teaching Strategies system of Observation and curriculum planning. The hours for this position are 7am – 3:30pm, pay is based on experience and education level.
Requirements:: CDA required, preference given to those with Early Childhood college credits or Degree.
Salary:: TBD bassed on experience and education
Site Name:: Child Development & Family Guidance Center
Contact Person:: Claudia Decker or Dawn Dixon
Email Address:: cdecker@operpar.org
Street Address:: 1930 4th St S
City:: St Petersburg
Zip / Post Code: 33705
Phone: (727) 551-5192
Send resumes to:: cdecker@operpar.org

Date Posted: 9/21/18
Posted Until: 10/21/18

Position Title::

Pre K 4 Teacher

General Information:: Co-Teacher needed in our Pre K 3-4 classroom. This teacher’s focus is the 4 year old children. We are an NAEYC accredited Center using Teaching Strategies GOLD observation and planning system for curriculum and assessment. Experience in the system is preferred. We are a center for at-risk families with low ratios in our classes. Great benefit package offered, pay determined by experience and education, CDA required with a preference for college course work or degree in Early Childhood Education or Development. Hours for this position are 8:30am – 5:00pm.
Requirements:: CDA required preference given for those with college course work or degree.
Salary:: TBD
Site Name:: Chidl Development & Family Guidance Center
Contact Person:: Claudia Decker or Dawn Dixon
Email Address:: cdecker@operpar.org
Street Address:: 1930 4th St S
City:: St Petersburg
Zip / Post Code: 33705
Phone: (727) 551-5192
Send resumes to:: cdecker@operpar.org

Date Posted: 9/21/18
Posted Until: 10/21/18

Position Title::

Experienced Three’s team teachers and Toddler Aftercare

General Information:: Well established Christian Preschool looking for associate teachers to build meaningful team teacher partnerships in our three’s classrooms .Full time positions and part time –afternoon positions available. We are looking for motivated individuals that want to grow and create a classroom culture of care and respect with young children. Our school has a fun atmosphere with high expectations for our staff, children and families. We have a great benefit package for full time employees that includes health insurance and paid time off. We also support continued education through the TEACH scholarship program and tuition reimbursement.

Candidates with their 40 clock hours, CDA or Early Childhood Degree will get preference.

Requirements:: Must possess a High School Diploma or GED
Willing to Complete 40 Clock Hours and Early Literacy module.
Pass a Level 2 Background Screening and drug screening
Salary:: Dependent on Education and Experince
Site Name:: Pasadena Community Church Preschool
Email Address:: ginoc@pccumc.org
Street Address:: 112 70th street
City:: St Petersburg
Zip / Post Code: 33707
Send resumes to:: Please send resume to ginoc@pccumc.org

Date Posted: 9/24/18
Posted Until: 10/24/18