Kids Discovery - Early Childhood Assistant Teacher - Part Time Job at Early Learning Academies, Valparaiso, FL

  • Early Learning Academies
  • Valparaiso, FL

Job Description

Early Learning Teachers Welcomed!

Engaged. Motivated. Caring.

Title: Early Childhood Lead Teacher

Location: Kids Discovery International K7 - Valparaiso, FL

Positions available in the following classrooms:

  • Float

We have an opening to join our team of passionate educators who want to make the world a better place through creating a magical learning environment for young children. Be a part of a growing community of early childhood educators who care about their teachers' joy and growth.

What We Offer Our Teachers:

  • Our wonderful company emergent curriculum that empowers teachers to teach to the child and what the children want to learn, not to an outdated, dusty program
  • Flexible schedule with the option to work part-time or the schedule that fits your life
  • Opportunity for professional development paid for by the company through our partnership with Child Care Education Institute, in addition to state trainings
  • Opportunity for advancement within the first year
  • Generous employee childcare discount
  • Competitive benefits plan including medical, dental, and vision


  • Love of working with children!
  • Knowledge of or ability to learn early childhood education standards.
  • Proactive and team-oriented attitude to create a successful team environment.
  • Ability to create a positive learning environment for children.
  • Communication skills that reflect professionalism and kindness at all times.

Primary Tasks:

  • Plan and implement age-appropriate curriculum in accordance with the curriculum policy.
  • Responsible for the basic care needs of each child in the classroom including assistance with dressing, toileting, tying shoes, regular hand washing, face cleaning, and any other tasks associated with good personal hygiene.
  • Responsible for assisting the children with social development including teaching table manners during meals, working with a group of children to accomplish goals, teaching them to share, and other activities associated with social and emotional development.
  • Ensure your classroom is in compliance with child care state licensing regulations.
  • Provides daily physical gross motor activities with or without equipment or materials indoor and outdoor.
  • Complete any required daily forms such as Child Tracking Sheets, Attendance Records, and any other paperwork assigned such as Incident/Accident reports.
  • Participate in parent-teacher conferences.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Center Director.

Additional Abilities/Work Environment:

  • Must be able to lift up to 40 pounds.
  • Frequent periods of standing, stooping, bending, and occasional running.
  • Must be able to maintain a strict classroom schedule to ensure State "ratio" compliance.
  • Able to work a full assigned shift in order to maintain ratios shift schedules are typically 8 hours with a 30 minute break.


  • Background check, First Aid/CPR Training, Food Handler Card, DCF Trainings

Early Learning Academies (ELA) is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, military or veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.


Job Tags

Part time, Local area, Outdoor, Flexible hours, Shift work,

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