We believe that the success of our schools depends largely on our early childhood teachers. Our first requirement for all staff members is that they must love what they do. We seek unique individuals who are team players and are dedicated to creating and maintaining a positive learning environment, coupled with laughter and smiling faces.
Each school is supported by a Director, who is required to have previous childcare center management experience, an appropriate degree and certification to teach all staff trainings. The Director is responsible for the overall operation of the facility and emphasizes the best customer service practices. At many schools, depending on the size of the facility, there is also an Assistant Director who supports the center and fills the Director’s role in his or her absence.
All of our Lead Teachers meet or exceed their state’s requirements to work in early childhood; their education ranges from a CDA Credential to a Bachelor’s Degree and multiple years of experience in a preschool setting. All Assistant Teachers have related experience and are typically working towards their degree.
Each of our early childhood teachers goes through a complete, detailed training program during their first week of employment. This week includes in-depth training on state-specific rating requirements, child abuse and neglect, fire safety, childcare and sanitation regulations, as well as company policies and procedures. In addition, all teachers are required to complete training in first aid and CPR.
A Mentor is responsible for providing training for all new staff for the respective age group of children that they will be working with. Each employee must also maintain his or her yearly in-service training requirements mandated by the state that he or she works in. We provide monthly workshops as well as an annual Professional Development Day, so that all staff can benefit from the most current teachings in the early childhood field.
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