Qualifications for Early Childhood Teachers and School-age Workers (Per DCFS Licensing Standards)?

Lead Teachers must be;?
  • 19 years of age
  • Have high school Diploma or GED
  • 60 semester hours of credits from an accredited college or university with 6 of the semester hours in courses related to ECE.
  • or 1 year (1560 clock hours) of child development experience is a licensed daycare facility with 30 semester hours in an accredited college with 6 of them in ECE.

Directors must have;

  • Bachelor’s degree/Associates in ECE, Elementary Education or related field required
  • 2-5 years of management/leadership experience
  • A combination of infant, toddler or preschool teaching experience
  • Strong leadership, supervisory and customer service skills and ability to create/maintain partnerships with families and staff
  • Ability to lead staff in implementing a developmentally appropriate curriculum
  • Strong organizational and communication skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks or crisis situations effectively
  • Capacity to understand and manage center financial duties
  • Computer literacy
  • Reliable transportation
  • Flexibility with schedule
  • Must meet state educational and licensing requirements for director
  • Additional center/school requirements may apply

DaVinci Academy is hiring passionate team members who love children! If you are interested and a qualified candidate, please fill out the form below.