The Child Development Center Staff II, Lead Teacher

The Child Development Center Staff II, Lead Teacher


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


Commensurate with experience


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Wednesday, July 28, 2021
Closes: Friday, December 31, 2021

Target Start Date

Monday, August 16, 2021

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood or related field from a regionally accredited institution
  • A North Carolina B-K Initial License 
  • NC Early Childhood Credential (NCECC)
  • Currently enrolled with EESLPD (If applicant is not currently enrolled with EESLPD, the enrollment process must take place before the applicant can begin employment)
  • 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:
    1. Integrate child development principles into all aspects of program practices
    2. Design, implement and evaluate developmentally appropriate environments for children ages six weeks to five years
    3. Demonstrate best practices in early care and education
    4. Integrate age appropriateness and individual appropriateness into each child’s daily experience
    5. Demonstrate the value of diversity in the learning environment
    6. Provide information, support, and resources for parents

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience in an Early Childhood setting

Position Description


Davidson-Davie Community College is an award-winning institution that is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of diversity, equity and inclusion to ensure student learning and success. We seek candidates who will not only enhance our representational diversity but whose research, teaching, and community engagement efforts contribute to diverse, equitable, and inclusive learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty. Our goal is to identify individuals who will assist in our mission, so that everyone has the opportunity to succeed at Davidson-Davie Community College.
Our 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 our students, faculty and staff.        The future is here!


The Child Development Center Staff II, Lead Teacher (10 month) has primary responsibility for effective design and implementation of a developmentally appropriate early care and education environment.  The CDC Staff II Lead Teacher reports directly to the Director of the CDC.
Essential Job Functions:

  • 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


  • Assists in orientation and mentoring of new CDC teachers


  • Maintains high level of sensitivity, understanding, and respect for a diverse academic environment, inclusive of students, faculty, and staff of varying social, economic, cultural, ideological, and ethnic backgrounds


  • Performs other duties as assigned that achieve the mission and initiatives of the college


  • Supports the mission, vision, and values of the College and attends College events and meetings

Job Post Contact

Davidson-Davie Community College


Fax:  336-249-1933