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Job Opportunities & Professional Development

Are You Ready to Work in Child Care?

 Below are jobs posted for our child care provider partners with a School Readiness or Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten contract. 

NEW: CareerSource Research Coast has launched new workforce training and development programs to support St. Lucie County residents and businesses economically impacted by COVID-19. Qualifying businesses may apply to receive up to $10 thousand in grant funding for on-the-job training reimbursement for each qualifying St. Lucie County resident they hire, and qualifying St. Lucie County residents may apply to receive up to $5 thousand in scholarship grant funds for immediate, short-term training or certification for in-demand occupations. Learn more here:

https://careersourcerc.com/careersource-research-coast-launches-new-workforce-programs-to-aid-st-lucie-county-residents-and-businesses-impacted-by-covid-19

The Early Learning Coalition of St. Lucie County is not involved with the hiring or policies for these positions, but we are posting them as a service to our childcare providers and to potential teachers. 

Please contact the Child Care Center, Private School or Family Care Provider directly through their posted email and/or phone.

According to federal regulations, all program personnel and volunteers must complete pre-service training coursework within 90 days of initial employment with any provider participating in the School Readiness program.  For further information please read the Preservice Training Requirements:  

http://www.floridaearlylearning.com/Content/Uploads/floridaearlylearning.com/files/Preservice%20Training%20Requirements_4-10-17_Final_ADA.pdf 

For VPK Instructors: http://www.floridaearlylearning.com/vpk/vpk-providers/becoming-a-vpk-provider/vpk-instructor-qualifications

For more information about working in the Early Childhood Education Industry, check out the Office of Early Learning website here: http://www.floridaearlylearning.com/providers/professional-development

Child Care Job Postings:

 Posted: August 7, 2020 

 1. Child Care Center: Grace Education & Business Community Center

 Position: Secretary  Cert/Education : contact center Experience: Working with youth in academic setting

 Contact:  Joann Thompson  Phone: 772-242-1581 Email: graceeducationcenter@gmail.com

 2. Child Care CenterLa Petite Academy Bethany 

 Position: Teacher, School Readiness Program Cert/Education: 40 hours DCF Program

 Experience: School Readiness Contact: Stephanie Bisbano Phone: 772-878-9922 

 Email: 7389@lapetite.com

 3. Child Care Center: Dream Chaser Preschoo

 Position: VPK Teacher Cert/Education: CDA/Associate Degree bpp  Experience: A/A

 Contact: Maloma Peterkin  Phone: 772-882-1279  Email: Dreamchaserpreschool@gmail.com

 Posted: August 11, 2020

 4. Child Care Center: Learning Tree Academy, Inc. 

  Position: VPK Teacher Cert/Education: FCCPC/CPA or higher Experience: Min 1 year

  Contact: Nicole McGee Phone: 772-464-2988 Emaillearningtreeacademy2808@yahoo.com 

  5 Child Care Center: Dalton Learning Center

  Position: VPK Teacher Cert/Education: CPR& First Aid, CDA/ VPK Certification 

  Experience: with VPK    Contact: Sophia Belizaire Phone: 772-337-8160 

  Email: daltonlearningcenter@gmail.com

  Posted: August 13, 2020:

 6. Child Care Center: Precious Lambs Kiddie Kollege

  Position: VPK Teacher Cert/Education: VPK Certificate/VPK Courses 45 hrs. Childcare Cred.

  Experience: with VPK education

  ContactFaye L. Owens Phone772-595-9001 or 772-359-0254 Email: Preciouslambs001@yahoo.co

  7. Child Care Center: Precious Lambs Kiddie Kollege

  Position: VPK  Director Cert/Education: VPK Certificate/VPK Courses 45 hrs. Childcare Credential 

 Experience: In management, support teachers academically, monitor teacher progress, and facilitate 

meetings.   ContactFaye L. Owens Phone: 772-595-9001 or 772-359-0254 

Email: Preciouslambs001@yahoo.com

 8. Child Care Center: Growing & Learning Academy of Orange Avenue

 Position: School Readiness & VPK Director Cert/Education: CDA or higher/ Director’s Cred 

 Experience: Some experience preferred, but will train right candidate

 Contact: Maria Carela Phone: 772-878-1755 Email: growingacademy@gmail.com

 9. Child Care Center: Storybrooke Preschool Academy

 Position: Full-time VPK/School Readiness Teacher Cert/Education:  CDA 45 hours DCF Training 

 Experience:  at least 1 year

 Contact: Temisha West Phone: 772-468-0944 Email:  twest@storybrookeacademy.com

 10. Child Care Center: Storybrooke Preschool Academy

 Position: Full-time VPK/School Readiness Assistant Teacher Cert/Education:  45 hours DCF Training 

 Experience:  at least 1 year

 Contact: Temisha West Phone: 772-468-0944 Email:  twest@storybrookeacademy.com

11. Child Care Center: Riverbend Learning Center

 Position: Two-year-old Lead Teacher Cert/Education: CDA or better

 Experience:  preferred

 Contact: Kelly Martin  Phone: 772-398-463Email: RiverbendKLM@aol.com

 Posted:  September 10, 2020

 12. Child Care Center: Little Scholars Academy

  Position: VPK Teacher Cert/Education: 45 hours CDA or better

  Experience: 1 year

  Contact: Beatrice Franco Phone: 772-577-6819 Email: LittlescholarsPSL@gmail.com 

 13. Child Care Center: Oxford Academy Pre-School

  Position: Teacher Cert/Education: N/A

  Experience:  will train the right person

  Contact: Kim or Jenn Phone: 772-770-3180 Email: OxfordAcademyVB@aol.com

 Posted:  November 10, 2020

14. Child Care Center:  Dream Chaser Preschool

 Position: 2 Year Old Teacher Cert/Education: DCF 45 hours, be able to pass Level 2 Background

 Experience:  some

 Contact: Maloma Peterkin Phone: 772-882-1279   Emaildreamchaserpreschool@gmail.com

 15. Child Care Center:  Dream Chaser Preschool

Position: Floater  Cert/Education: willing to train

Experience: this position will be giving teachers their lunch break and possibly filling in the classrooms when Staff is absent

Contact: Maloma Peterkin Phone: 772-882-1279   Email: dreamchaserpreschool@gmail.com

Posted:  November 13, 2020

16. Child Care Center:  Hobe Sound Early Learning Center

 Position: Teacher Assistant  Cert/Education: FCCPC and 45 hours

 Experience: Preferable

 Contact: Mary King Phone: 772-546-5462   Email: m.king@hobesoundearlylearningcenter.org

Posted:  December 15, 2020

17. Child Care Center:  Bubble Guppies Learning Academy

 Position: VPK Teacher  Cert/Education: CDA

 Experience: 1 Year

 Contact: Olga Aldana Phone: 772-777-4442   Email: bubblelearning@yahoo.com

Posted:  December 21, 2020

18. Child Care Center: La Petite Academy

 Position: Full-time 2-year old Teacher Cert/Education: 45 hours DCF Training 

 Hours:  9:30 am to 6:30 pm   Experience:  6 mos-1 year experience in Childcare Facility  

Contact: Natalie Santoiemma Phone: 772-340-1533 Email7390@lapetite.com

 19. Child Care Center: La Petite Academy

 Position: Part time Toddler Teacher  Cert/Education: 45 hours DCF Training 

Hours:  2:00 pm to 6:30 pm   Experience:  6 mos-1 year experience in Childcare Facility  

Contact: Natalie Santoiemma   Phone: 772-340-1533       Email7390@lapetite.com

Posted:  January 13, 2021

20.  Child Care Center:  Sunlight Christian Academy

Position:  VPK Lead Teacher    Cert/Education:  CDA/Associates Degree/Bachelors a plus

Experience:  2+ years as a Lead Teacher           Contact:  Sarah Wilson Hyde

Phone:  772-446-7363         Email:  swilsonhyde@sunca.org

 21.  Child Care Center:  Sunlight Christian Academy 

Position:  VPK Assistant Teacher        Cert/Education:  Min. required DCF Hours/Associates Degree a plus

Experience:  2+ Years         Contact:  Sarah Wilson Hyde         Phone:  772-446-7363

Email:  swilsonhyde@sunca.org

Posted:  January 27, 2021

22.  Child Care Center:  Sunflower Educare Center

Position3 year old Teacher             Cert/Education:  45 DCF Hours and CPR/First Aid

Contact:  Pam Crouch             Phone: 772-878-8557          Email:  sunflowereducarepsl@gmail.com

Provider Training Opportunities

 The Coalition provides free training for directors and teaching staff of our contracted childcare providers. Classes cover curriculum implementation, classroom management and more. We provide certificates indicating in-service hours for each training that is successfully completed. Trainings are generally held in the Multi-purpose Conference Room at the Coalition office or online through virtual platforms.

Upcoming courses include:

 The Office of Early Learning also offers Professional Development Opportunities at this link:

http://www.floridaearlylearning.com/providers/professional-development

 

  

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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