Child Development Center Staff II, Lead Teacher

Child Development Center Staff II, Lead Teacher


Davidson County Community College
297 DCCC Road
Thomasville, NC 27360
Phone: 336-249-8186


Commensurate with experience


State of NC

Job Category

  • Technical/Paraprofessional

Application Period

Opens: Monday, July 29, 2019
Closes: Sunday, August 18, 2019

Target Start Date

Monday, July 29, 2019

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type


Minimum Qualifications


  • Associate Degree in Early Childhood or related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • NC Early Childhood Credential (NCECC)
  • Skill in the use of computers and commitment to using technology
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work effectively and collegially with others
  • Ability to provide leadership in anticipating and responding to change
  • Familiarity with and appreciation for the mission of a comprehensive community college
  • Ability to perform the following functions:
  • Integrate child development principles into all aspects of program practices
  • Design, implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate environments for children ages six weeks to five years
  • Demonstrate best practices in early care and education
  • Integrate age appropriateness and individual appropriateness into each child's daily experience
  • Demonstrate the value of diversity in the learning environment
  • Provide information, support, and resources for parents

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Child Development or related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • Experience in an Early Childhood setting

Position Description

avidson County Community College (DCCC) is an award-winning institution known for a commitment to excellence and student success. The DCCC community is dedicated to providing students a high quality education designed to prepare them to live and work in an increasingly interconnected world. To this end, DCCC celebrates the value of a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. DCCC faculty and staff are passionate about equity and our responsibility to work with each unique student to support them in successfully attaining their goals.
DCCC's benefits and other resources make it possible to excel both professionally and personally. We are a dynamic community that supports and celebrates the success of all of its members. The future is here!

Child Development Center Staff II, Lead Teacher

The Child Development Center Staff II, Lead Teacher has primary responsibility for effective design and implementation of a developmentally appropriate early care and education environment.  The CDC Staff I Assistant Teacher reports directly to the Director of the CDC and has the following responsibilities:RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Promotes College mission, values, and vision 
  • Designs, implements, and evaluates developmentally appropriate environments that reflect the value of diversity for preschool children from six weeks to five years 
  • Integrates the principles of child development into all aspects of program practice 
  • Models research-based current best practices in early care and learning 
  • Documents development and learning at both the individual and group level 
  • Demonstrates flexibility, openness to change, and commitment to working in a collaborative, team-based environment 
  • Maintains a learning environment that adheres to compliance requirements, demonstrates program quality standards, and supports each child's development and learning 
  • Monitors classroom needs and prepares records and reports to support educational plans 
  • Provides leadership in planning and implementing activities that promote campus and community involvement 
  • Implements a variety of teaching styles, updates classroom materials, and provides for a stimulating arrangement of classroom space and equipment 
  • Consults with the Director of the CDC to ensure recommendation of appropriate resources and/or referrals for families 
  • Supervises DCCC students in Early Childhood and other programs of study, providing timely, appropriate feedback regarding classroom assignments, observations, and/or internships in CDC classroom 
  • Pursues appropriate professional development experiences 
  • Models professional integrity 
  • Assists in orientation and mentoring of new CDC teachers 
  • Serves on committees to support the College and division purpose 
  • Performs other duties as assigned which support the purpose and initiatives of the CDC and College

Job Post Contact

Davidson County Community College


Fax:  336-249-1933