Careers

Early Learning Teacher

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  • Minimum of 1 year of professional child care experience
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and basic computer skills
  • High energy and the ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment
  • A strong understanding of child development
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification
  • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening
  • Associate’s Degree in early childhood education or related field of study with a minimum of 30 Credits in ECE
  • Requirements include the ability to take frequent walks, use hands and fingers, handle objects, tools or controls, talk to and hear voices at many levels
  • May also be required to kneel, bend, squat or crawl
  • A specific vision ability will be required including the ability to see up close and up to a certain distance, to see colors, have peripheral vision and depth perception
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills
  • Child Care Certificate required

  • The Teacher is responsible for developing a cohesive teaching team, coordinating the curriculum, and managing the day-to-day operational activities of the classroom
  • Teachers must understand children’s cognitive, social, emotional and physical development in order to ensure a safe and stimulating classroom environment where children are actively engaged and encouraged to succeed
  • The Teacher must be skilled in communicating with both children and adults in order to meet the needs of the children, effectively guide teacher assistants, and resolve parental concerns
  • Coordinate and implement educational curriculum by developing classroom activities based on developmentally appropriate practices and early learning standards
  • Lead by example; encourage teaching team success through modeling and coaching
  • Plan individual and group age-appropriate activities to actively engage children and encourage social, cognitive and emotional growth
  • Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions, progress reports, and parent-teacher conferences
  • Ensure all center policies and state regulations are met
  • Ensure a healthy classroom environment – including maintaining appropriate hygiene and cleanliness standards and safety and security of children
  • Supervise teacher assistants and classroom volunteers to ensure they are following planned activities, hygiene and safety standards
  • Maintain accurate records, forms and files
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement
  • Benefits
  • Paid Time Off
  • Academic Enrichment
  • Civic Engagement
  • Spiritual Enlightenment

Afterschool Counselor

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  • Position: After School Program Staff
  • Supervisor: Site Director, Assistant Director
  • Status: Hourly/Non-exempt
  • Work Schedule: Monday – Friday 1:30 – 5:30 p.m. Some full days required.
  • Pay: negotiable.

  • After school staff work directly with assigned groups of students, to provide a safe, responsible, well- supervised afterschool programming. The staff acts as a positive adult role model having a genuine interest in the growth, development, and provision of a safe, nurturing, and fun environment for the students they teach. The staff’s ability to establish authority through leadership, communication, and most importantly patience, will be required in giving our students the stability and nurturing atmosphere they need to succeed.
  • High School Diploma or GED required. Associate degree preferred.
  • Ability to speak and write Standard English. Ability to speak Spanish a plus.
  • Must pass NC DCDEE criminal background check and fingerprinting, and TB Test.
  • First Aid and CPR
  • Certification a plus.
  • At least six months’ experience working with youth ages 5 – 12, after school, or a recreational Environment.
  • Strong Math and English skills (K-12).
  • Excellent communication skills.

Program Management:

  • Ability to create and implement fun and engaging developmentally appropriate activities in the areas of character development, project-based learning, STEAM, fitness and recreation, and academics/enrichment.
  • ​Plans and implements a variety of daily recreational and enrichment activities that align with the center’s monthly themes for groups; continually interfacing with members, volunteers, staff, and parents.
  • ​Executes customer service to students, families, and community as outlined by the organization.
  • Willing to be an active participant of the organization with a positive attitude, looking for ways to continue to enhance the program for all.

Summer Camp Counselor

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  • Pay: Staring at $15/hr
  • Job type: Full-time
  • Schedule: 7-hour shift (9am-5pm)
    Monday to Friday

Camp Counselors supervise young campers and make sure they learn and have fun. The most important out of all Camp Counselor duties is to ensure campers are always safe. The job duties of a Camp Counselor include creating & facilitating camp lesson plans, educating children and teenagers, and setting up and breaking down classrooms & equipment. Being reliable and able to build good relationships with children are two essential traits of a Camp Counselor. Counselors must have knowledge around outdoor activities, like hiking, canoeing, or caving. If you’re patient, energetic but strict when needed, we’d like to meet you.

  • Plan outdoor activities or sports for groups of campers
  • Create weekly or daily schedules considering children’s age groups and interests
  • Lead recreational and educational activities (such as swimming, caving, or crafting)
  • Escort and oversee children
  • Educate campers through games and explorations
  • Set up and maintain equipment (like camping sets)
  • Resolve occasional fights between children and address behavioral issues
  • Make sure all safety rules are followed
  • Ensure camping site is clean and that campers don’t litter recreational areas or nature
  • Perform first aid or take care of injuries as needed
  • Keep accurate incident logs
  • Proven experience as Camp Counselor or similar role working with children
  • Familiarity with various outdoor activities
  • Patient and reliable
  • Organizational and communication skills
  • A love for children
  • Energetic and positive personality
  • Ability to meet the physical demands of the job (strength and stamina to follow strenuous activities like hiking, running, crouching, or carrying children)
  • First aid- and CPR-certified preferred
  • High school diploma
  • Pass NC DCDEE Background Check
  • Negative TB Skin test prior to first day
  • Health Physical prior to first day
  • Required to attend staff trainings
  • Minimum age requirement: 18