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


$ 27,040- $ 35,327.00 annually


Full Time Benefits

Job Category

  • Professional

Application Period

Opens: Thursday, August 17, 2023
Closes: Saturday, September 30, 2023

Target Start Date

Friday, September 1, 2023

Expected Work Hours


Employment Type

Full Time

Minimum Qualifications


Associates Degree in Early Childhood or related field from a regionally accredited institution or within 12 hours of completion of an Associates Degree

NC Early Childhood Credential (NCECC)

Skill in the use of technology to document classroom plans and activities

Excellent communication skills

Ability to work effectively and collegially with others

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

Covid Vaccination ($300 bonus)

Position Description


Davidson-Davie Community College (DDCC) is an award-winning institution known for a commitment to excellence and student success. The DDCC 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, DDCC celebrates the value of a diverse faculty and staff and encourages applicants from diverse backgrounds to apply. DDCC faculty and staff are passionate about equity and our responsibility to work with each unique student to support them in successfully attaining their goals.

DDCC's benefits and other resources make it possible to excel both professionally and personally. Benefits include the following:

·         Fully paid individual health insurance

·         Fully paid dental insurance

·         Vision insurance

·         State Retirement Benefit

·         Paid Holiday Leave

·         Paid Vacation Leave (including 10 business days in December)

·         Supplemental Insurance Options

We are a dynamic community that supports and celebrates the success of all of its members. The future is here!

The Child Development Center Staff II, Lead Teacher position offers a fully supplied, quality classroom and 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 and has the following 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 accurate and appropriate records for each child
  • Maintains sanitary conditions that meet local and state requirements and that meet program quality standards
  • Monitors classroom supply and equipment needs and reports to the Director of the CDC in a timely manner
  • Provides leadership in planning and implementing activities that promote campus and community involvement
  • Posts daily schedule and classroom activities in timely and visible manner
  • Maintains all records required by the program and the College as well as local and state agencies
  • 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 Early Childhood students and provides timely, appropriate feedback to students completing classroom assignments, observations, and/or cooperative work experiences in CDC classroom
  • Facilitates completion of observations and/or assignments in the CDC by students from a variety of College programs and disciplines
  • Pursues appropriate professional development experiences
  • Models professional integrity
  • Assists in orientation and mentoring of new CDC Staff 1 and Staff 2 teachers

Job Post Contact

Davidson-Davie Community College


Fax:  336-249-1933