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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 25, 2021

  1. Child Care Center: La 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

  1. 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 

  1. 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

  1. Child Care CenterStorybrooke 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

  1. Child Care Center: La Petite Academy

 Position: VPK Assistant Teacher Cert/Education: 45 hours DCF Training 

 Hours:  9:00 am to 6:00 pm   Experience:  6 mos-1 year experience in Childcare Facility  

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

  1. Child Care Center: La Petite Academy

 Position: Lead Pre-School Teacher Cert/Education: 45 hours DCF Training 

 Hours:  9:00 am to 6:00 pm   Experience:  6 mos-1 year experience in Childcare Facility  

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

  1. 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

  1. 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

  1. Child Care Center:  St. Andrew Christian Academy

Position:  2 Year Old Lead Teacher        Cert/Education:  CDA/CDAE and CPR/First Aid Training

Experience:  1+ Years         Contact:  Nicole Pezzullo         Phone:  772-343-0007

Email:  npezzullo@standrewpsl.org

  1. VIQI Assessor

For more information: https://www.indeed.com/jobs?q=Assessor&l=Port%20St.%20Lucie&advn=7545279405533203&vjk=8dfb1f92670f78d8

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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