Preschool Lead Teacher
Olive Branch, MS
We’re hiring immediately! Cadence Preschool Academy of Olive Branch, part of the Cadence Education family, is currently seeking a Preschool Lead Teacher to bring your love of children and past experience in childcare, daycare or early childhood education to our team of kind, caring Teachers and staff.
Our schools are staffed with people who are talented, fun, and genuinely enthusiastic about child development and learning. We encourage collaboration and cherish open-communication in each school and with our corporate office. We work hard to create an outstanding work-life balance by supporting our staff members every step of the way.
Enjoy the many benefits of working at Cadence Education:
50% childcare tuition discount
Educational and professional development
Comprehensive benefit package for all full-time employees, including:
Paid time off that increases with seniority
Medical, dental, vision options available
Additional life, disability, and retirement plans
Company-paid life insurance
SAFETY FIRST: The health and safety of every person in our schools is our primary concern. We are taking every precaution to prevent potential exposure or spread of COVID-19 within our schools. We are actively partnering with local health departments and closely following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Cadence Education is one of the premier early childhood educators in the United States, operating over 275 private preschools and elementary schools across 30 states. With over 29 years in business, we have developed an unparalleled expertise in preparing students to thrive in the next step of their childhood.
Our overall mission is to provide parents with peace of mind by giving children an exceptional education every fun-filled day in a place as nurturing as home. This mission can only be accomplished through a team of passionate childcare professionals who combine their talents to provide an unparalleled level of care and compassion for children and their families. Our research-based curriculum and home-based environments are the leading edge of early education.
Preschool Lead Teacher Qualifications:
High school diploma or equivalent
Must be at least 18 years old
Must meet all state preschool lead teacher requirements
High level of flexibility and willingness to work within business hours
Child Development Associate (CDA) or college degree in Early Childhood, Child Development or related
Previous experience as a preschool lead teacher required
Demonstrated classroom management skills preferred
Preschool Lead Teacher Job Responsibilities:
A Preschool Lead Teacher will accept the philosophy of Cadence Education and will work as part of the teaching team to encourage a positive learning environment for all children within the center
Document and share with parents the important milestones in a child’s day
Collaborate with other passionate preschool teachers and leaders to implement an engaging and developmentally appropriate curriculum
Respect and observe children's interests. Intervene when needed to maintain safety. Enhance children's play with language, toys, and activities
Encourage and model social behavior and expectations which are developmentally appropriate
Share ideas in planning a daily schedule which provides a balance of activities: quiet/active, indoor/outdoor, fine/gross motor, etc.
Cadence Education is an Equal Opportunity Employer.