Please upgrade your browser

 

Employers:

Post your current job openings here for FREE! Simply fill out the information sheet and send it electronically to Matt Schaeffer. Smart Start will review your information, then post your listing for 30 days.

Professionals:

Search for job openings for FREE! Information posted will include position, pay range, age group and more.  If you do not have access to the internet, simply contact Matt Schaeffer at our office to schedule an appointment to use our Educator Work Station.

Disclaimer

Smart Start of New Hanover County (SSNHC) operates this jobs board as a public service so that local childcare centers can post current job vacancies on the SSNHC website.  However, SSNHC makes no representations or recommendations regarding employers or jobs referenced on the jobs board.  SSNHC does not screen employers who post job opportunities on the jobs board.  Use of this jobs board shall be entirely at the risk of the users and SSNHC expressly disclaims any and all liability with respect thereto.

All jobs are posted at the discretion of SSNHC.  We will not post jobs that appear to discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, age, national origin, disabled or Veteran status, sexual orientation, disability, gender, or any other category protected by law.  SSNHC also reserves the right to refuse to post jobs that do not support the interests of professionals in the field of early childhood care and education.

It is the responsibility of the user to research the integrity of the organizations and/or individuals to which they are applying for a job.  The user is advised to use caution and common sense when applying for any positions with an organization or a private party.

Carr’s Academy 4102 Peachtree Ave Wilmington NC 28403

Contact: Pamela Carr/Sandra Reynolds carr.pamela10@yahoo.com 910-313-2575 Star Rating: 4 Stars
  • Positions: Lead Teacher
  • Pay range: will depend on education and experience
  • Benefits: No
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Age group: Toddler & 3 year olds
  • Job description: We are looking fora full time teacher who is dependable, friendly, and strong in curriculum. All applicants must have a minimum of a two year degree or higher in order to apply
  • All applicants must apply in person

 

Kiddie Academy of Wilmington 7633 Market St Wilmington NC 28411

Contact: Katie Griswold wilmington@kiddieacademy.net 910-742-4344 Star Rating: Temporary
  • Positions: Leads & Assistants
  • Pay range: $10-13/hr
  • Benefits: Yes
  • Age group: All
  • Job description: We are looking for candidates that have a current qualifying letter.
  • Please send your resume to wilmington@kiddieacademy.net

Miss Grace’s Place Child Care Center 111 Cannon Rd Wilmington NC 28411

Contact: Ms. Grace gpwilmington@ec.rr.com 910-681-0383 Star Rating: 3
  • Positions: Lead Teacher/Helper
  • Pay range: Salary/Hour/Qualifications
  • Benefits: No
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Age group: Infants/Toddlers
  • Job description: Experience & EEC Certification Preferred (or Certification within the first year of employment). Must have a passion to nurture and meet the emotional development of children in our care. Plan and follow schedules for age appropriate activities. Singing, reading stories, help with feeding, changing, practicing safety, making sure that personal hygiene needs are met, provide a space for curiosity, problem solving, creativity, documenting daily routines, sleep charts, etc.
  • Email Ms. Grace at gpwilmington@ec.rr.com to send your resume and to arrange for an interview. 910 681 0383

 The Learning Tree 4306 Lake Ave Wilmington NC 28403

Contact: JC Elrod or Roxanne Waldbillig learningtree.ilm@gmail.com 910-799-8400 Star Rating: 3
  • Positions: Full Time & Part Time Assistants for Toddlers
  • Pay range: based on education and experience
  • Benefits: Yes (after 1 year of full time employment)
  • Hours per week: 25-40
  • Age group: toddlers
  • Job description:Passionate Early Childhood teachers needed for our toddler program. We have openings for full time and part time. ECE Credentials preferred or the ability to enroll within six months. Current qualifying letter or the ability to obtain a background check is a must!
  • Please email your resume, along with a cover letter to learningtree.ilm@gmail.com.

LCOR Preschool 7500 Market St Wilmington NC 28411

Contact: Joanne Saxon preschool@mylcor.org 910-681-0422 Non-licensed
  • Position: Lead Teacher
  • Pay range: $11.50/hour
  • Benefits: No
  • Hours per week: 20+
  • Age group: 2 year olds
  • Job description: The position is for a lead teacher in a half day Church preschool. We operate on traditional school schedule, following NHCS’s. Hours are Monday through Friday 830am – 1230pm with the potential to work our lunch until 130pm. This position requires experience working with twos, planning and carrying out daily lesson plans, over seeing assistant, as well as parent contact.
  • To apply, please contact Joanne Saxon Preschool Director at 910-681-0422 or email resume to preschool@mylcor.org.

 

  • Position: Assistant Toddler Teacher
  • Pay range: $9.50/hour
  • Benefits: No
  • Hours per week: 9+
  • Age group: Toddlers
  • Job description: This position is for an assistant toddler teacher in a half day Church preschool. We operate on traditional school schedule, following NHCS’s.Hours are Tuesday & Thursday 845am – 115pm. This position requires experience working with toddlers.
  • To apply, please contact Joanne Saxon Preschool Director at 910-681-0422 or email resume to preschool@mylcor.org.

SPEC #2 4308 S. 17th St Ext Wilmington NC 28412

Contact: Candice Rabaglia spec2@speckids.com 910-799-4140 Star Rating: 4
  • Position: Infant/Toddler Teachers
  • Pay range: $9-12/hour
  • Benefits: Yes
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Age group: Infants or Toddlers
  • Job description: Full time lead teachers in infant and toddler rooms are responsible for planning and implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum while providing a safe, healthy & nurturing environment. Focus should be on developing relationships, stimulating the children and meeting the individual needs of each child. Assistant teachers will work to assist the lead teachers and act as partners in the nurturing, care and education of the children.
  • Qualified applicants will have at least the NCECC plus 12 additional semester hours Early Childhood Education (ECE) coursework and one year experience for lead position; degree in Early Childhood Education or related field is preferred. Assistants are required to have the NCECC plus three additional semester hours ECE coursework.
  • Please apply online at www.speckids.com and/or email resume to amy@speckids.com.
  • Position: Floater
  • Pay range: $7.50-8.50/hour
  • Benefits: Yes
  • Hours per week: 30-40
  • Age group: Varies – 6 weeks to 12 years
  • Job description: The floater position requires some experience working with young children in a regulated setting. Floaters work with different ages during different times of the day to provide relief or act as substitutes for full time lead and assistant teachers. Floaters must follow the classroom daily schedule and lesson plan as well as provide a safe, healthy, nurturing and educational environment. Must be available until 6pm daily. However we will work with your school schedule if you are a student.
  • Please apply online at www.speckids.com and/or email resume to amy@speckids.com.

SPEC 165 Vision Dr Wilmington NC 28403

Contact: Natalie Picano spec7@speckids.com 910-793-4884 Star Rating: 5
  • Position: Infant/Toddler Teachers
  • Pay range: $9-12/hour
  • Benefits: Yes
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Age group: Infants or Toddlers
  • Job description: Full time lead teachers in infant and toddler rooms are responsible for planning and implementing developmentally appropriate curriculum while providing a safe, healthy & nurturing environment. Focus should be on developing relationships, stimulating the children and meeting the individual needs of each child. Assistant teachers will work to assist the lead teachers and act as partners in the nurturing, care and education of the children.
  • Qualified applicants will have at least the NCECC plus 12 additional semester hours Early Childhood Education (ECE) coursework and one year experience for lead position; degree in Early Childhood Education or related field is preferred. Assistants are required to have the NCECC plus three additional semester hours ECE coursework.
  • Please apply online at www.speckids.com and/or email resume to amy@speckids.com.
  • Position: Floater
  • Pay range: $7.50-8.50/hour
  • Benefits: Yes
  • Hours per week: 30-40
  • Age group: Varies – 6 weeks to 12 years
  • Job description: The floater position requires some experience working with young children in a regulated setting. Floaters work with different ages during different times of the day to provide relief or act as substitutes for full time lead and assistant teachers. Floaters must follow the classroom daily schedule and lesson plan as well as provide a safe, healthy, nurturing and educational environment. Must be available until 6pm daily. However we will work with your school schedule if you are a student.
  • Please apply online at www.speckids.com and/or email resume to amy@speckids.com.

Young Memories Learning Center 118 Old Dairy Rd Wilmington NC 28405

Contact: Keresa Young youngmemorieslearningcenter@yahoo.com 910-313-2590 Star Rating: Temporary
  • Position: Lead Teacher
  • Pay range: $8.50-9.50/hour
  • Benefits: Yes
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Age group: Infant-5 years
  • Job description: One year experience in early childhood, NC Credentials, and state approval letter. The lead teacher develops both long and short term lesson plans based on the curriculum and philosophy of the center. Communicate with parents, record keeping, and must be creative and work well with children.
  • Please call 910 313 2590 to apply