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Adventure World II 1401 S. 16th St Wilmington NC 28401

Contact: LaShonda Flood or Jessica aw2office@aol.com 910-815-0017 Star Rating: 3 Stars
  • Position: PM Floater (Part Time)
  • Pay Range: Based on experience
  • Benefits: No
  • Age group: All
  • Hours: 1p-6p
  • Job Description: As a Floater you will provide children with developmentally appropriate activities in a nurturing environment daily. You will interact with parents/guardians, staff members, and volunteers. As a Floater you will provide classroom coverage as needed, maintain classroom management, and sanitation practices.

 

  • Position: Floater/Van Driver (Full Time)
  • Pay Range: Based on experience
  • Benefits: No
  • Age group: All
  • Hours: 7am-4pm
  • Job Description: As a Floater/Van Driver you will provide children with developmentally appropriate activities in a nurturing environment daily. You will interact with parents/guardians, staff members, and volunteers. As a Floater/Van Driver you will provide classroom coverage as needed, maintain classroom management, and sanitation practices. Responsibilities include AM and PM school drop off and pick up. Must be at least 21 years of age and have a current driver’s license, free of moving violations within the past two years.

 

  • Position: After School Teacher
  • Pay Range: Based on experience
  • Benefits: No
  • Age group: 5+yrs
  • Job Description: In need of someone who loves working with children is dependable, hardworking, and flexible. You will serve as a role model for children in the areas of attitude, speech, and guidance of children’s actions. Responsibilities include self-confidence building, problem solving skill development and the ability to provide a consistent classroom routine. Additional responsibilities include creating developmentally appropriate lessons weekly, daily communication with families, implementation of the centers discipline plan/reward system, and other duties as assigned.

Brighter Beginnings Child Care 3120 Alex Trask Dr Wilmington NC 28429

Contact: Kristie Ford nbccexec@gmail.com 910-341-7984 Star Rating: Non-licensed
  • Position: Preschool Director
  • Pay Range: $30,000
  • Benefits: No
  • Age group: 18 months – 5 yrs old
  • Job description: Are you a Level III Administrator, with 5 years of Director’s experience and always wanted to build a center your way? If so, here is a great opportunity to design, develop and launch Brighter beginnings Child Care Center (BBCCC)! BBCCC is financed by and located inside New Beginning Christian Church (newbcc.com) in Wilmington, NC. The newly built church has state of the art child care classrooms, cameras, etc. All foundational planning and preliminary inspections have been completed and we are looking for you! The Director will create a 5 star culture for innovative learning in a positive atmosphere, hire, train and maintain a well qualified staff, oversee budgets, create policy and procedures manuals, make decisions about curriculum, equipment, marketing, plan the Grand Opening and oversee the successful sustainment of BBCC as on of the premier child care centers in our area. Director’s Sign on Bonus – $2000
  • Please submit all resumes to NBCCEXEC@gmail.com by March 3, 2019. If you have any questions please call New Beginning at 910-341-7984.

Child Development Center, Inc 3802 Princess Place Dr Wilmington NC 28405

Contact: Heather Ratliff heatherratliffcdc@gmail.com 910-343-4245 Star Rating: 5
  • Position: After Care Teacher
  • Pay range: Based on years of experience
  • Benefits: No
  • Age group: 2-5 year olds
  • Job description: CDC is in need of an after care teacher. Hours: 2:00-5:30pm Monday-Friday. Opportunities for day time subbing will be available. Must have or obtain a cleared DCDEE criminal background check.
  • Email resume to: heatherratliffcdc@gmail.com or Fax: 910-343-4254

Childcare Network #82 4808 New Center Dr Wilmington NC 28403

Contact: Tracy Reeves cni82@childcarenetwork.com 910-452-4222 Star Rating: 5
  • Position: Lead teachers
  • Pay range: $9-12/hour
  • Benefits: Yes
  • Age group: Infants & Threes
  • Job description: Seeking qualitifed lead teachers for several positions. Experience preferred. Please apply and oin our Childcare Network family!
  • Please apply at www.childcarenetwork.com under New Centre Drive school #82

Easter Seals UCP Children’s Center 500 Military Cutoff Rd Wilmington 28405

Contact: Marcie Jaquish marcie.jaquish@eastersealsucp.com 910-392-0080 Star Rating: 5
  • Position: Substitute Teacher
  • Pay range: $10/hr
  • Benefits: No
  • Age group: 1-5 year olds
  • Job description: Responsibilities include monitoring the children and ensuring their safety at all times as well as promoting positive social interactions and fostering pre-academic skills. Experience in early childhood is mandated, early childhood credentials is preferred.
  • Complete online application at www.easterseals.com

Excel #3 165 Vision Dr Wilmington NC 28403

Contact: Natalie Picano excelthree@excelkids.com 910-793-4884 Star Rating: Temporary
  • 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.excelkids.com and/or email resume to excelthree@excelkids.com

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

Kids & Company 4304 Henson Dr Wilmington NC 28405

Contact: April or Rebecca kidscompanyhenson@gmail.com 910-799-3556 Star rating: 4 star
  • Position: Teacher
  • Pay range: Based on education & experience
  • Benefits: Yes
  • Age group: Infants, 2 yr olds and Floater
  • Job description: We are looking for caring, energetic individuals that want to provide quality care for children and have fun at the same time! Full-time and Part-time positions available at our Henson Drive location (across from Laney High School). Please only apply if you have previous experience in licensed childcare. NC Early Childhood Credentials preferred. Competitive salary. Full-time benefits include paid leave, paid holidays, and childcare discounts.
  • Please come by or email resume, kidscompanyhenson@gmail.com

Noah’s Ark Children’s Center 1501 Beasley Rd Wilmington NC 28409

Contact: Tracy Brewer noahsark@masonborobaptist.org 910-395-0059 Star rating: 5 star
  • Position: Subs
  • Pay range: $8.25-9.00
  • Benefits: No
  • Age group: Birth to 5
  • Job requirements: Current Criminal Background Check. TB test – current or within one year. Medical Exam – within one year (state form). Health & Safety Training or willing to obtain within six months.
  • Please email proof of requirements to: noahsark@masonborobaptist.org

The Learning Center 2310 Scientific Park Dr Wilmington NC 28405

Contact: Mary Kosterman mary@thelearningcenterchildcare.com 910-254-7385
  • Position: Afternoon Teacher Assistant
  • Pay range: $8-9/hr
  • Benefits: No
  • Hours per week: 15+
  • Age group: Young 4yr olds
  • Job description: We are looking for a loving, caring, and flexible person. Course work in Elementary Ed. or Early Childhood preferred but not required. Experience is also a plus. Job responsibilities include assisting the teacher with providing activities and quality interactions with the children, communicating effectively with parents and cleaning and closing out the classroom.
  • Send resume to mary@thechildcarelearningcenter.com and call 910-254-7385 to set up an appointment to come in and complete a job application.

 

  • Position: Toddler Teacher
  • Pay range: $12-14/hr
  • Benefits: Yes
  • Hours per week: 40
  • Age group: 14-22 months
  • Job description: We are looking for a loving and caring person to work with young toddlers. Responsibilities include lesson planning, providing activities for the children, proiding quality interactions with the children, communicating effectively with parents, diapering routines, and completing annual assessments and portfolios. The hours are Monday – Friday 8:00am – 5:00 pm.
  • Send resume to mary@thechildcarelearningcenter.com and call 910-254-7385 to set up an appointment to come in and complete a job application.

The Learning Tree 4306 Lake Ave Wilmington NC 28403

Contact: JC Elrod or Monica learningtree.ilm@gmail.com 910-799-8400
  • Position: Part-time Afternoon Floater
  • Pay range: Based on work experience & education
  • Benefits: No
  • Age group: Birth to 5
  • Job requirements: Looking for reliable individuals who are available to work Monday to Friday from 1-530pm. The Learning Tree participates in TEACH, the early childhood scholarship program that provides educational scholarships to early care professionals.
  • Please email resume to learningtree.ilm@gmail.com or call Mrs. JC or Ms. Monica at 910-799-8400.

Wilmington Christian Academy 1401 N. College Rd Wilmington NC 28405

Contact: Cathy Dotson cdotson@wilmingtonchrisitan.com 910-791-4248 ext 5516 Star rating: GS110
  • Position: Afterschool Care Teacher
  • Pay range: $9-10/hr
  • Benefits: No
  • Hours per week: 15-29
  • Age group: PK2, PK3, PK4
  • Job description: Preschool aftercare workers are needed to work with preschool aged children in the afternoon while children nap, eat snack and play. Substitute teachers and aides are also needed during the day.
  • Please email a resume to cdotson@wilmingtonchristian.com

Young Memories Learning Center 118 Old Dairy Rd Wilmington NC 28405

Contact: Keresa Anderson-Young youngmemorieslearningcenter@yahoo.com 910-313-2590 Star rating: 3 Star
  • Position: Lead Teacher
  • Pay range: $9-10/hr
  • Hours per week: 40+
  • Age group: Toddler & Preschool
  • Job description: The Lead Teacher is responsible for developing both short and long term lesson plans based on the curriculum and philosophy of the daycare center. The lead teacher will also set up the classroom to reflect the current lesson being taught. More information will be provided during the interview.
  • Please contact Keresa at 910-313-2590 to apply