Lead Pre-K Teacher

at McKinley Early Childhood Center
Location Akron, OH
Date Posted September 16, 2019
Category Default
Job Type Full-time


At McKinley Early Childhood Center, a SUTQ 4-star rated center, we focus on the whole child and design our programs to create excitement for learning.  This is a full time, permanent position, with the benefits listed below.  This position will be focused on ensuring a high-quality program for our children, families, and staff.

This position requires a self-motivated person with a passion for early childhood education.  We need someone who has a positive attitude that can multi-task and facilitate a high quality early childhood experience for the children in their care.


Primary Roles

  • Attend to the needs of each child in your care
  • Maintain and safe and healthy environment
  • Maintain a positive attitude with children, co-workers, and parents
  • Develop and implement lesson plans using the Creative Curriculum
  • Maintain open communication with parents about their child’s day and the progress they are making
  • Establish and enforce rules for behavior using positive guidance
  • Attend all staff meetings and in-service trainings as required by the Company, State licensing, and Step Up to Quality
  • Comply with all Company and licensing rules
  • Comply with CACFP rules
  • Cooperate with your assistant teacher and work together for the good of the classroom and the children.
  • Be a mentor to new teachers
  • Be open to new ideas
  • Do what is asked of you by management to provide the best childcare experience possible!


  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent customer service
  • Positive attitude
  • Time management
  • Behavior management
  • Flexibility of schedule. Schedules are based on the needs of the Center, so your schedule may vary from time to time.
  • Flexibility of roles. Management may need you to fill in for other staff and/or classrooms from time to time.
  • Must be able to lift 40 pounds
  • Must be able to stand for a large portion of the day/move around as needed in order to properly supervise the children


  • Salary dependent on experience
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid training