Lead and Assistant Teachers at Growing Explorers Learning Center at Growing Explorers Learning Center

Company Name
Growing Explorers Learning Center
Job Title
Lead and Assistant Teachers at Growing Explorers Learning Center
Company Location
Lake Elmo, MN 55042
Contact Information
Required Education
High School
Job Description

Growing Explorers is a brand new early childhood education center and we are currently hiring Lead and Assistant Teachers for all age groups! We are dedicated to providing the best possible experiences for our children, families, and staff. We focus on creating play-based learning environments where children are encouraged to explore, learn, and grow in all areas of development. We encourage our teachers to be creative, innovative, and take ownership in their classroom. If you have a passion for Early Childhood Education, apply today to join our team! www.growingexplorers.com

Responsibilities of Growing Explorers Teachers:

-Take ownership over your classroom and ensure that it is clean, safe, and ready for children to learn and play everyday

-Plan, prepare, and implement lesson plans and curriculum activities using the Creative Curriculum

-Foster a welcoming and fun play-based learning environment in your classroom

-Observe and record the developmental progress of each child in accordance with the MN Early Childhood Indicators of Progress

-Be a model of appropriate and respectful behavior for the children in your classroom and uphold all personnel policies in the GELC Staff Handbook, including the Behavior Guidance policy

-Follow all MN State Licensing Rules and Statutes for licensed child care centers

-Welcome new families during tours

-Complete general classroom cleaning duties as needed

-Assist each child in safely meeting their physical and developmental needs (bottle feeding, diaper changing, potty training etc.)

-Provide 1st Aid/CPR and handle bodily fluids as necessary; follow all emergency plans

-Complete all duties necessary to ensure the success of the center and all programs

Benefits of becoming a member of the Growing Explorers team:

-Health Care insurance (Medical & Dental, full time employees)

-Competitive Pay

-Generous paid time off

-Paid Holidays

-Child Care tuition discounts

-Annual Training provided in center

-Friendly and supportive workplace culture

-Dedicated Staff Lounge for teacher breaks and events

-Brand-new facility and building, including all new equipment and classroom materials

-Professional Cleaning Service

-Dedicated weekly Prep time

-Large indoor playroom

Growing Explorers Learning Center is an Equal Opportunity employer and will not discriminate based on age, gender, race, religion, creed, national origin, martial or veteran status or the presence of handicaps or disabilities.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time


Early Childhood Education: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

One location


-Health insurance

-Dental insurance

-Professional development assistance

-Paid time off

-Flexible schedule

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

-Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous

-People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects

-Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

Job Requirements

-Must successfully pass MN State DHS Background Check and Fingerprints

-Early Childhood Education classroom experience (strongly preferred)

-1st Aid/CPR Certification (or willingness to obtain)

-Current CDA (Child Development Associate) credential or Associate or Bachelor degree relevant to the field

-Must be able to lift a minimum of 40 pounds and ability to work indoors and outdoors

-Must be able to physically bend, lift, stand on feet, and move 90% of the day

-Must be able to ensure active supervision of children by sight and sound at all times, assuming low postures at child’s level if needed

-Excellent communication skills and customer service; able to read, write, and speak English

-Possess a love for children and teaching; build positive relationships with families and coworkers

-Ability to use basic computer skills

-Must be eligible to work in the United States

How to Apply
Apply through our website or on Indeed.com