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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 Center: Grace Education & Business Community Center 

 Position: Daytime Tutors Cert/Education: AA Degree Experience: working with youth in academic setting

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

   3. 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

   4. Child Care Center: Dream Chaser Preschool 

  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

   5. Child Care Center: Apple Tree Academy South Stuart 

  Position: Assistant VPK Teacher Cert/Education: High school dip. DCF 45 hours Experience: Min 2 years

  Contact: Edilia Colon Phone: 772-219-1180 Email: appletreeacademy4@gmail.com

  6. Child Care Center: Apple Tree Academy South Stuart

  Position: Assistant SR Teacher p/t

  Cert/Education: High school dip. DCF 45 hours Experience: Min 2 years

 Contact: Edilia Colon Phone: 772-219-1180 Email: appletreeacademy4@gmail.com

   7. 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 Email: learningtreeacademy2808@yahoo.com

  8. 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:

  9. 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

 10. 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.co

 11. 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

  12. Child Care Center: Destiny Learning Center

 Position: Infant/Toddler Teacher Cert/Education: 40 hours 

 Experience: Some experience preferred

 Contact: Michelle Hinton or Ruby Carter Phone: 772-468-7237 Email: destiny1@comcast.net

 13. Child Care Center: Destiny Learning Center

 Position: 3-4 year old School Readiness Teacher Cert/Education: 40 hours 

 Experience: Some experience preferred

 Contact: Michelle Hinton or Ruby Carter Phone: 772-468-7237 Email: destiny1@comcast.net

  14. Child Care Center: Little Feet Learning Center

 Position: 1-year old Lead Teacher (School Readiness) Cert/Education:  CDA 

 Experience:  at least 1 year

 Contact: Miriam Rodriguez Phone: 772-281-4121 Email1flc.psl@gmail.com

 15. Child Care Center: La Petite Academy

 Position: Full-time Infant Teacher Cert/Education: 45 hours DCF Training 

 Experience:  N/A

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

 16. 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: 772-468-094 Email:  twest@storybrookeacademy.com

 17. 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: 772-468-094 Email:  twest@storybrookeacademy.com

 18. Child Care Center: Storybrooke Preschool Academy

 Position: Assistant Administrator VPK/School Readiness  Cert/Education:45 hours DCF Training 

 Experience:  at least 1 year

 Contact: Temisha West Phone: 772-468-094 Email:  twest@storybrookeacademy.com

 19. Child Care Center: Open Arms of Fort Pierce

Position: Part-time Afternoon Floater Cert/Education:none required

Experience:  None, good with children

Contact: Loretta Gibbons Phone: 772-489-4800 Email:  Loretta@OpenArms4kids.com

20. Child Care Center: Open Arms of Fort Pierce

Position: Part-time Afternoon Infant assistant Cert/Education:none required

Experience:  1 year or more with young children

Contact: Loretta Gibbons Phone: 772-489-4800 EmailLoretta@OpenArms4kids.com

  Posted September 2, 2020

 21. Child Care Center: Riverbend Learning Center

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

 Experience:  preferred

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

  September 10, 2020

 22. 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 

 23. 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

 24. Child Care Center:  Indian River Presbyterian Church

Position: Director of Children’s Ministries Cert/Education: N/A

Experience:  5 years

Contact: Al Rivett, Director of Operations Phone: 772-464-4263 X 112 Email: al@irpcfamily.org

  

 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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