Open Positions in the Child Care Community
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General Information: New Beginnings Preschool is seeking a Teacher for a Pre-K classroom . We are looking for candidates who are strong team players and can relate positively to children.

*PLEASE COME TO THE CENTER AND FILL-OUT AN APPLICATION! WE
WANT TO MEET YOU!
CALL FOR MORE INFORMATION AT 727-559-8469
ASK for: Ms . Anna

Requirements: Must Haves: ~High School Diploma
~ DCF 40 clock Hours mandated by the state must be completed
~Level 2 Background screening
~Preschool experience
~Reliable/Flexible
Site Name: New Beginnings Preschool
Contact Person: Ms. Anna
Contact Email Address: newbeginningslargo@gmail.com
Street Address: 12240 seminole blvd
City: largo
Zip: 33778
Phone: 7275598469
Send Resumes To: newbeginningslargo@gmail.com

 

General Information: We are searching for teachers to work in the 2/3 year old classroom or our one year old classroom. Both positions are full time, 35-40 hours/week. Hourly wage starts at $13 with 5 paid days off after 6 months and 10 days paid after one year. We are located in beautiful Belleair which is 5 minutes south of downtown Clearwater. We are family owned school and have been here for over 50 years. We would love to meet you!
Requirements: Experience is a must including having the DCF 40 clock hours. If you have a CDA, there would be a pay increase per hour. Must be a dependable, patient, kind and caring person that loves ages one through 3. Must be a team player, you will be in a classroom with other teachers. Our 2 year old classroom has a ratio of 1 to 7. Also, must be willing to change diapers and be able to get up and down from the floor easily. If you want to have fun while teaching, call us today! We look forward to meeting you. 🙂
Site Name: Belleair Montessori Academy
Contact Person: Cathie or Patti
Contact Email Address: Cathie@bmakids.com
Street Address: 905 Ponce de Leon Blvd.
City: Belleair
Zip: 33756
Phone: 727-584-2867
Send Resumes To: Cathie@bmakids.com

 

General Information: Teacher’s Assistant to support the teachers and children at our school. If you are interested in learning more about the early childhood profession and are motivated to get the training needed, please apply.
Requirements: High School Diploma
Pre-Service training completed
Able to successfully pass a Level 2 Background Screening
Must be dependable, self motivated, positive and have dependable transportation.
Site Name: Academy of Learning, Inc.
Contact Person: Theresia or Jenifer
Contact Email Address: aolpreschool@gmail.com
Street Address: 555 40th St. North
City: St. Petersburg
Zip: 33713
Phone: 727-323-1607
Send Resumes To: Aolpreschool@gmail.com

 

General Information: We are looking for part time staff to work in our one room preschool with no more than 18 students per day.
School is open 8:30-12:30 M-F.
More hours per week available if interested in working the front desk apart from preschool hours.
Requirements: DCF Clock Hours completed
Clearinghouse Screened
CPR/First Aid
Experience and a love of preschool
Site Name: Tampa Bay Turners
Contact Person: Colleen Barger
Contact Email Address: tbturners@tampabaypos.com
Street Address: 2301 26th St N
City: SAINT PETERSBURG
Zip: 33713
Phone: 7273288500
Send Resumes To: tbturners@tampabaypos.com

 

General Information: After School Aide needed, Preschool Aide needed. Van Driver Needed for After School. All positions will be 30-40 hours per week.

Having your 40 clock hours or CDA is a plus.

Requirements: Must be 18 years old, Must have a high school diploma or G.E.D. Must have or be willing to take the 40 clock hour courses online and test.
Site Name: Creative Learning Center
Contact Person: Daneen Klenert
Contact Email Address: msdaneenk@gmail.com
Street Address: 4970 82nd Ave N.
City: Pinellas Park
Zip: 33781
Phone: 17275448416
Send Resumes To: msdaneenk@gmail.com

General Information: In search of an experienced Van driver for transportation for our before and after school program.
Requirements: Must be over 18. Must have high school diploma or GED. Must have a valid drivers license and able to pass a drivers physical. Must have or be willing to take the 40 clock hour courses and first aid and CPR.
Must pass a level background check.
Site Name: Creative Learning Center
Contact Person: Daneen
Contact Email Address: msdaneenk@gmail.com
Street Address: 4970 82nd Ave N.
City: Pinellas Park
Zip: 33781
Phone: 17275448416
Send Resumes To: msdaneenk@gmail.com

 

General Information: We are currently looking for EXPERIENCED SCHOOL AGE TEACHERS for our after school program!

PART TIME POSITIONS!

Shifts available: (split shift pay differential for employee that is willing to do both PT shifts)

Morning shift - 6:30am-10:30am

Afternoon shift - 1:30pm-5:30pm

We can't wait to hear from you!

We are located off of Race Track Road in the Oldsmar/Westchase area.

Pay: $9.00 - $13.00 per hour based on experience and flexibility.

COVID-19 considerations:
Employees are responsible for maintaining responsible safety measures while outside of work on their own time. They are also taking extra measures while working on maintaining a clean and safe work environment and classroom.

Requirements: -ALL applicants MUST have a High School Diploma or GED and must be 18 years or older.

-40 hours DCF childcare training, CPR & First Aid, CDA or equivalent Certification, CDL preferred.

-Must be able to get a CLEAR Level 2 Background screening prior to start date.

Site Name: Smart Start Pre-Prep
Contact Person: Vanessa or Tina
Contact Email Address: smartstartone@aol.com
Street Address: 13801 McCormick Drive
City: Tampa
Zip: 33626
Phone: 813-855-7333
Send Resumes To: smartstartone@aol.com

General Information: We are looking for postive team players, who truly care about the children.

We are a Christian school and are seeking teaches who are comfortable sharing the word of God!

Requirements: Must have CDA. First aid & CPR,
STRONG work ethic,
Must be reliable,
Be a team player,
Be a positive influence
Site Name: Aldersgate Christian Learning Center
Contact Person: Christina Rogers
Contact Email Address: Trogers@aldersgate.com
Street Address: 9530 Starkey Rd
City: Largo
Zip: 33777-2203
Phone: 7272206156
Send Resumes To: Trogers@aldersgate.com

General Information: $100 sign-on bonus! We are currently hiring for energetic, passionate Pre-School Teachers to provide a safe, fun and educational environment for our early learning center participants in our brand new Lealman Preschool Academy. This is an excellent opportunity to join a mission-driven organization that offers training, development and growth potential.  Ideal candidates will have a positive attitude, creative personality and excellent classroom management skills. Current openings are for infant and toddler classrooms.

Primary Responsibilities:

Provides a quality experience to children and parents that focuses on the YMCA values of honesty, respect, responsibility, and caring.
Designs and implements daily lesson/activity plans.
Implements curriculum within the established guidelines.
Organizes and leads activities designed to promote physical, mental and social development, such as games, arts and crafts, music, and storytelling.
Establishes and enforces rules to promote positive behavior.
Attends to children's basic needs including supervising meal times, playground times and free play.
Conducts parent conferences, and maintains positive relationships and effective communication with parents. Engages parents as volunteers.
Maintains required program records.
Attends and participates in family nights, program activities, staff meetings, and staff training.

Monday - Friday, 40 hrs/week; $16/hr plus excellent benefits including health insurance, paid time off, free before and after school child care, discounted preschool fees, free wellness center usage and employer-paid retirement fund upon eligibility.

Requirements: Qualifications

Position requires a Bachelor's degree (or currently enrolled in a Bachelor program with graduation anticipated within 1 year) in Early Education or related field, CDA or equivalent, and completion of MODS (Introductory Child Care Training, Parts 1  2). Qualified applicants must be at least 21 years old. Minimum six months pre-school teaching experience required. Knowledge of outdoor activities and school based programming preferred. Must be able to interact for an extended period of time both indoors and outdoors. Pre-employment drug test and background check required.

Site Name: Lealman YMCA preschool Academy
Contact Person: Carla Struckhoff
Contact Email Address: cstruckhoff@stpeteymca.org
Street Address: 5175 45th Street N
City: St. Petersburg
Zip: 33714
Phone: 7278959622
Send Resumes To: cstruckhoff@stpeteymca.org

General Information: We are hiring for an immediate part-time position for our VPK & Preschool Program. Candidate must be caring, nurturing, positive and work well with others. Experience in child care with knowledge of licensing requirements and VPK Standards.

Part-time hours Monday-Friday, 8:00 a.m.-1:45 p.m.

Requirements: Minimum qualifications include high school diploma or equivalency, Part 1 30-hour Introductory Child Care Training, Part 2 10-hour Preschool Appropriate Practices and Early Literacy. CDA or equivalent preferred. First Aid & CPR preferred.

Must pass Level II background check, drug screening and physical

Site Name: City of Gulfport Recreation Center
Contact Person: Marivel Gutierrez
Contact Email Address: mgutierrez@mygulfport.us
Street Address: 5730 Shore Blvd. S.
City: Gulfport
Zip: 33707
Phone: 727-893-1068
Send Resumes To: sfarrell@mygulfport.us

 

General Information: The VPK instructor will create a safe, flexible class environment favorable to learning and personal growth; will establish effective rapport with students and know their individual needs to be
successful; will motivate and challenge each student to reach their highest potential; will ensure you provide them with a solid foundation to be lifelong learners.
Responsibilities include:
• Teaching reading, writing, language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, and
citizenship in a safe and nurturing environment.
• Developing lesson plans for whole group instruction, and individualized and small group instruction that will follow the curriculum and meet the needs of each student.
• Establishing and maintaining a high standard of student behavior using strategies that will ensure a functioning learning atmosphere in the classroom.
• Evaluating student’s academic and social growth by keeping appropriate records and progress reports.
• Communicating with parents through phone calls, notes, conferences, and any other means necessary to discuss the student’s progress of Plato’s academic program.
• Identifying the needs of each student and cooperate with other professional staff members to help overcome any challenges, be it academic or behavioral.
• Creating an environment conducive to learning by creating functional and engaging classrooms with displays, learning centers, and libraries.
• Maintaining a professional presence by dressing professionally and acting in a professional manner on and off the campus.
• Continuing to grow professionally through required in-service educational trainings.
• Maintaining classroom inventory by teaching the students how to take care of supplies and when needed make a requisition of books and supplies necessary to obtain high student
achievement.
• Supervising class at all times.
Requirements: The minimum qualifications for this position are:
• HS Diploma or equivalent
• Completion of Parts I & II of the required DCF Child Care Training
• Current CDA & Staff Credential or in progress of obtaining credential
• Current background checks
• Completion of 5 hour Birth-Age 3 Early Literacy course (or to be completed within 90 days of hire)
• Completion of 5 hour VPK Literacy course (or to be completed within 90 days of hire)
• Completion of Implementing the Florida Standards in Preschool Classrooms: 3 Years Old to Kindergarten (or to be completed within 90 days of hire)
• Current First Aid and CPR
• Completion of 10 hours annual in-service training
Site Name: Plato Academy/Superior Schools
Contact Person: Tami Radecki
Contact Email Address: earlylearning@superiorschools.com
Street Address: 2045 Palmetto Street
City: Clearwater
Zip: 33765
Send Resumes To: earlylearning@superiorschools.com

General Information: Kid-A-Rama Academy is looking for a Three year old teacher ASAP!!!!

Our mission is to provide the best quality of care in a clean, safe and loving environment. We believe that education is paramount and will be conveyed through our philosophy, teachers, and curriculum.

Now hiring for a full-time position
Hours of availability are between 9:00am - 6:00pm

Willing to train!!!

Requirements: Requirements: Requirements:
• Develop weekly lessons using the Florida Early Learning and Developmental Standards.
• Create a developmentally appropriate classroom environment that will help with learning and growth.
• Plan, evaluate, and improve the physical environment in and outside the classroom on an ongoing basis to create opportunities to meet the changing needs of the developing child.
• Follow Pinellas County License Board rules and regulations by maintaining attendance, transition, and other health/safety regulations.
• Responsible for cleanliness and organization of the classroom and equipment.
• Complete yearly in-service hours required by the licensing board.
Site Name: Kid-A-Rama Academy
Contact Person: Debbie Frazier
Contact Email Address: Kidaramaacademy@gmail.com
Street Address: 2480 Belleair Road
City: Clearwater
Zip: 33764
Phone: 727-444-0975
Send Resumes To: Please come to the center and fill out an application

General Information: IS A PART TIME JOB, ABOUT 25 OR 30 HOURS A WEEK 1PM TO 5:30 OR 6:00PM
This is a part time position with the availability of becoming full time. The candidate will teach 3 and 4 year olds.
Requirements: Must have CPR/1st Aid,
Blood Borne Pathogen.
Must be able to pass Level 2 background screening.
Must have 45 clock hours.
CDA IS A PLUS!!!!
BE FLEXIBLE
Site Name: NEXT LEVEL NATION PRESCHOOL
Contact Person: YANIRA FELICIANO
Contact Email Address: YFELICIANO@NEXTLEVELNATION.NET
Street Address: 845 Woodland Street
City: Clearwater
Zip: 33756
Phone: 7272103190
Send Resumes To: YFELICIANO@NEXTLEVELNATION.NET

 

General Information: We are growing!
Faith based, Gold Seal, APPLE accredited preschool is looking for:
A qualified lead 3 yr old teacher
A qualified Lead 2 yr old teacher
Experience a must!
If you have a love and passion for teaching young children, we want to meet you!
First Baptist Preschool has been serving the Pinellas Park community for almost 50 years!
Come be part of our loving family.
Full or part time Available.
First Baptist Preschool Pinellas Park 727-544-9465
or email resume.
We look forward to meeting you!!
If you do not have the above requirements and a DCF transcript, please do not apply.
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Requirements: Must have teaching experience.
Must have the mandated DCF 40 clock hour training
Must have CDA certificate or higher
Site Name: First Baptist Preschool
Contact Person: Lisa Hartog
Contact Email Address: Preschool@fbcpp.org
Street Address: 5495 Park Blvd
City: Pinellas Park
Zip: 33781
Phone: 727-544-9465
Send Resumes To: preschool@fbcpp.org

 

Position Title: VPK Teacher
General Information: We are a thriving preschool in Clearwater, FL looking for an enthusiastic, experienced teacher for our VPK classroom! Please call or email for more info (727) 791-3333 cornerstonepreschool@hotmail.com.
Requirements: - At least 2 years experience in childcare
- Completed 45 clock hours, CPR/first aid, and Blood Pathogens training
- CDA or equivalent qualifications to teach VPK
- Smiling face and positive attitude!!!
Site Name: Cornerstone Preschool
Contact Person: Alexandra Seifert
Contact Email Address: cornerstonepreschool@hotmail.com
Street Address: 2671 Sunset Point Rd
City: Clearwater
Zip: 33759
Phone: 727-791-3333
Send Resumes To: Ms. Alex (cornerstonepreschool@hotmail.com)

General Information: We are a well established organization of preschools in the Seminole, St Pete, Pinellas Park, Belleair, and Clearwater areas and we are looking for several qualified full-time and part time positions for all of our locations. We offer competitive benefits and compensation. If you are a professional who enjoys working with children, you have a positive attitude and you are a team player, please apply.

Our classes are very active groups where our children learn many life skills, as well as music and movement, and art. They learn to communicate with each other and with adults. We are looking for a warm, nurturing caregivers who are creative and energetic team players and who love working with a variety of age groups. The teacher will have a variety of duties, including leading a group of children through an educational curriculum, coordinating lesson plans and classroom activities with the lead teacher, and interacting with children and parents.

Requirements: - Must have 40 hours DCF training, plus 5 hours of literacy
- Must love working with young children
- CDA certification or a degree related to early childhood education a plus
- Must have at least two (2) years of childcare experience
- Confidence in working with children, parents and their fellow staff
- Able to work positively under the guidance and supervision of administration
- Strong communication skills
- Ability to relate positively with young children
- Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations
Site Name: The Sprout Academy
Contact Person: Alicia
Contact Email Address: alicia@the-sprout-academy.com
Street Address: 1807 S Highland Avenue
City: Clearwater
Zip: 33756
Phone: 7275591777
Send Resumes To: alicia@the-sprout-academy.com

 

General Information: Full-time lead teaching position
Christian atmosphere
Requirements: Staff credential
40 Training hours
first aid/cpr (or willingness to obtain)
Site Name: Prince of Peace
Contact Person: Keri Lucas
Contact Email Address: klucas@poplargo.org
Street Address: 455 Missouri Ave N.
City: Clearwater
Zip: 33764
Phone: 17275859790
Send Resumes To: klucas@poplargo.org

 

General Information: Full-time position
Christian atmosphere
Requirements: CDA or at least 3-5 years experience
40 clock hours
First aid/ CPR (or willingness to obtain
Site Name: Prince of Peace
Contact Person: Keri Lucas
Contact Email Address: klucas@poplargo.org
Street Address: 455 Missouri Ave N.
City: Clearwater
Zip: 33764
Phone: 7273364456
Send Resumes To: klucas@poplargo.com

 

General Information: Bayfront Child Development Center, close to downtown St. Petersburg is the Preschool for Bayfront Hospital employees and the surrounding community. We are a NAEYC accredited school with an established team of teachers.
We are searching for an experienced lead VPK teacher to teach and inspire our class of Pre-Kindergartners and become part of our dynamic team of professionals.
Requirements: Must meet all lead VPK teacher requirements
Site Name: Bayfront Child Development Center
Contact Person: Beth Birtha
Contact Email Address: bbirtha@kindercare.com
Street Address: 800 6th Ave South
City: St.Petersburg
Zip: 33701
Phone: 727 896 5437
Send Resumes To: bbirtha@kindercare.com

 

General Information: Parents Morning Out is run by St. Pete First United Methodist Church in downtown St. Pete. This candidate would work on a team of four providing general childcare for infants through 2-year-olds. Shifts would be 4, possibly 5 days per week, 8:45-12:15. $10-$12 per hour. This is a part-time, permanent position for an ongoing ministry.
Requirements: Duties include, overseeing snack, diaper changes, general childcare, reading and active play with each child. Must be friendly and able to communicate with parents. Also responsible for sanitizing and cleaning nursery/toys throughout the day and at close.
Site Name: St. Pete First United Methodist Church
Contact Person: Lora Ulrich
Contact Email Address: lulrich@fumcsp.org
Street Address: 212 3RD ST N
City: SAINT PETERSBURG
Zip: 33701
Phone: 7278944661
Send Resumes To: lulrich@fumcsp.org

 

General Information: We are very passionate about our career choice and we are looking to hire the same like minded people!

We have a Fun, Loving Team here at Rosie's Playschool.
Our Team has made this their "Home away from Home" and their colleagues have become family.

Therefore, we are looking for a few GOOD People that would like to join our FAMILY!

Requirements: MUST HAVE or MUST BE:
Infant/Toddler CDA
Able to pass the Level 2 Background screening
At least 2 years experience in the age group you are applying for
Patience and redirection skills
Able to do and follow lesson plans
Team Player

SEND RESUME AND DCF TRANSCRIPT.....we can't wait to meet you.

Site Name: Rosie's Playschool III
Contact Person: Rose
Contact Email Address: rosiesps3@aol.com
Street Address: 2869 54th Ave N
City: St Petersburg
Zip: 33714
Phone: 7275216931
Send Resumes To: rosiesps3@aol.com

 

General Information: We are very passionate about our career choice and we are looking to hire the same like minded people!

We have a Fun, Loving Team here at Rosie's Playschool.
Our Team has made this their "Home away from Home" and their colleagues have become family.

Therefore, we are looking for a few GOOD People that would like to join our FAMILY!

PLEASE SEND YOUR RESUME AND DCF TRANSCRIPT WHEN APPLYING!

Requirements: MUST HAVE and MUST BE:
Love and have the Patience for this age group
CDA or CDAE
Level 2 Background screening
2 years experience in the age group you are applying for
Team Player
Flexibility
Be able to do and implement Lesson Plans
Site Name: Rosie's Playschool I & III
Contact Person: Rose
Contact Email Address: rosiesps3@aol.com
Street Address: 4500 38th Ave N & 2869 54th Ave N
City: St Petersburg
Zip: 33714
Phone: 727-526-1038 or 7275216931
Send Resumes To: rosiesps3@aol.com

 

General Information: Prince of Peace Preschool, located on the Clearwater/Largo line, is seeking a full-time lead teacher for our VPK classroom. We offer a small, family friendly Christian environment. We are looking for an energetic, FUN, creative, hard working person that isn't afraid to be silly with the kids as they learn. We follow the Pinellas County School's schedule for holiday closures!
Requirements: *CDA or qualifying education that gives you a staff credential
*Ability to create engaging lesson plans
*Full time availability Monday-Friday
*First Aid/CPR certified
*40 Clock hours
*Must be able to pass a background check
Site Name: Prince of Peace Preschool
Contact Person: Keri Lucas
Contact Email Address: klucas@poplargo.org
Street Address: 455 Missouri Ave N.
City: Clearwater
Zip: 33764
Phone: 7273364456
Send Resumes To: klucas@poplargo.org

General Information: Prince of Peace Preschool, located on the Clearwater/Largo line, is seeking a full-time lead teacher for our 3's classroom. We offer a small, family friendly Christian environment. We are looking for an energetic, FUN, creative, hard working person that isn't afraid to be silly with the kids as they learn. We follow the Pinellas County School's schedule for holiday closures!
Requirements: *CDA or at least 2 years experience as a lead teacher
*First Aid/ CPR certified
*40 clock hours
*Be able to pass a background check
*Able to create fun and engaging lesson plans
Site Name: Prince of Peace Preschool
Contact Person: Keri Lucas
Contact Email Address: klucas@poplargo.org
Street Address: 455 Missouri Ave N.
City: Clearwater
Zip: 33764
Phone: 7273364456
Send Resumes To: Klucas@poplargo.org

 

General Information: Under the direction of the Executive Director of Early Learning, the Preschool Director will develop, organize and implement a high quality YMCA Preschool program, meeting licensing requirements and educational standards.  Will oversee staff and school curriculum, ensuring the facility is maintained, managing the budget and working closely with parents.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Manages, directs and coordinates the preschool program for 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. Reviews and evaluates staff performance. Develops strategies to motivate staff and achieve goals.
Develops, manages and controls budgets related to the position. Ensures program operates within budget and that program fees are collected.
Meets with parents and gives periodic evaluations of each child's progress.
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.
Organizes special events for parents. Assists in YMCA fund raising activities.
Compiles program statistics. Monitors and evaluates the effectiveness of and participation in program.
Salary $48,000-$53,000, 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: BA in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Development or a closely related field required.
Minimum two years director or assistant director experience at an Early Learning center required.
Excellent organizational, planning, communication and computer skills required.
Must possess the leadership skills necessary to carry out established policies and procedures.
Ability to relate effectively to diverse groups of people from all social and economic segments of the community.
Site Name: Lealman YMCA Preschool Academy
Contact Person: Carla Struckhoff
Contact Email Address: cstruckhoff@stpeteymca.org
Street Address: 5175 45th Street North
City: St Petersburg
Zip: 33714
Phone: 727-895-9622 ext 2216
Send Resumes To: cstruckhoff@stpeteymca.org