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Lead Pre-School Teacher

Tallahassee, FL 32301

Posted: 05/29/2024 Employment Type: Contract to Perm Job Number: FL829730521 Pay Rate: $16.00 / hour

Job Description

Cardinal Staffing Services is hiring for Preschool Teacher positions in Tallahassee, FL. As a Preschool Teacher for Cardinal Staffing Services, you will be working for a faith-based preschool in a classroom setting providing preschool level-education for young children. You must meet one of the following requirements to apply for this position: 
  • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, Child Development, or related field
  • A two-year degree or higher from an accredited college or university with at least 6 credit hours in Early Childhood Education or Child Development
  • A current National CDA or state recognized equivalent (FCCPC)
 Pay is $16 per hour*Schedule is flexible day hours and can be discussed upon interview* Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Organizes and provides developmentally appropriate early childhood education programs; plans and implements curriculum and education for preschool children. 
  • Provides activities and opportunities that encourage curiosity, exploration, and problem solving appropriate to the developmental levels and learning styles of children. 
  • Plans and prepares classroom setting; supervises children in the classroom; provides a supportive environment in which children can learn and practice appropriate and acceptable individual and group behaviors. 
  • Interacts with parents; maintains open and cooperative communication with parents and families, encouraging their involvement in the program and supporting the child's family relationships. 
  • Participates in research programs concerned with improvements in preschool teaching methods, as appropriate. 
  • May lead, guide, and train staff/student employees, interns, and/or volunteers performing related work.
Must meet all the following requirements:
  • Must be at least eighteen (18) years old.
  • Must successfully complete a training in Emergent Literacy (training provided by employer).
  • Current First Aid and CPR training or be willing to be trained/certified within first 90 days (training provided by employer).
  • Classwork as mandated by the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to be completed during the first year (training provided by employer).
  • Literacy and Safe Sleep course completed prior to first day of employment (training provided by employer).
  • 30 hours in-service training for the first year of employment; 24 hours of in-service training per year thereafter (training provided by employer).
  Keys for Success:
  • Commitment to pursuing a higher-level degree (such as AA, AS, BA, BS, MA, etc.) in the field of early childhood education.
  • Is supportive of early childhood organizations.
  • Manifests a concern and love for children expressed daily in interactions.
  • Should consider herself/himself a leader, responsible for the care and education of children.
  • Ability to effectively interact with children and parents.
  • Ability to evaluate, design, and implement curriculum.
  • Knowledge of early childhood education programs and techniques. 
  • Knowledge of child development theory and practice. 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Ability to provide activities for children that encourage healthy growth. 
  • Knowledge of applicable safety procedures. 
  • Ability to provide a supportive and caring environment for children. 
  • Ability to exercise control and maintain classroom discipline. 
  About Cardinal Staffing Services:Cardinal Staffing Services, Inc. has over 25 years of experience being recognized as leaders in the staffing industry. Founded in Port Clinton, Ohio in 1994, we have grown and expanded into 5 states with 11 offices, delivering custom staffing and recruiting solutions to diverse markets. We leverage technologies, tools, and human connections to create the perfect environments to link employers and employees. 

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