Child Care Lead Teacher

Job Location US-NC-Winston-Salem
Job Opening ID
Forsyth Medical Center
Todays Child Learning Center
Work Schedule
Child Care
Job Status


Novant Health is seeking a Lead Child Care Teacher. Responsible for providing a warm, safe and nurturing learning experience for the children at the childcare center while communicating the goals, guidelines and standards of the center. All team members are required to comply, maintain and enforce the rules and regulations of the North Carolina Division of Child Development as well as all Health Department sanitation requirements. Come join a remarkable team where quality care meets quality service, in every dimension, every time.


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At Novant Health, one of our core values is diversity and inclusion. By engaging the strengths and talents of each team member, we ensure a strong organization capable of providing remarkable healthcare to our patients, families and communities. Therefore, we invite applicants from all group dynamics to apply to our exciting career opportunities.


Education: Associates Degree, Required. AA/AAS degree in Early Childhood or related field as defined by DHHS Division of Child Development Workforce Education unit. 4 Year / Bachelors Degree, Preferred. Early Childhood or related field as defined by DHHS Division of Child Development Workforce Unit, Preferred.

Experience: Minimum two years verifiable experience in a child care center,Required.


  • NC Credentials EDU 119 or the equivalency defined by regulatory compliance Division of Child Development Workforce Unit
  • BSAC for school age children/summer camp. CDL license (if hired for driving buses)
  • CPR/First Aid within 2 months of hire
  • SIDS (Sudden Infant Death Syndrome) within 2 months of hire ( infants up to 2 years of age)  

Additional Skills Required:

  • DHHS NC Division of Child Development Criminal Background Letter and DHHS NC Division of Child Development approved training hours as outlined for the department. ITS SIDS for teachers who work in classrooms with children ages two and under required within two months of hire.
  • Ability to successfully complete generic and department-specific skills validation and competency testing.
  • BSAC required for those working with school age children. All staff required to have SIDS training within two months of hire.

Additional Skills Preferred: Playground safety certification.


It is the responsibility of every Novant Health team member to deliver the most remarkable patient experience in every dimension, every time.

  • Our team members are part of an environment that fosters team work, team member engagement and community involvement.
  • The successful team member has a commitment to leveraging diversity and inclusion in support of quality care.
  • All Novant Health team members are responsible for fostering a safe patient environment driven by the principles of "First Do No Harm".


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