Educator in Wilson, North Carolina

LifePoint Health

_Who We Are:_

People are our passion and purpose. Work where you are appreciated for who you are not just what you can do. At Wilson Medical Center, a 294-bed facility, we bring new and innovative programs to those who matter the most – our community. With great pride, we offer Growing Tree Child Care Center on-site daycare where children are offered a nurturing, safe environment centered around the needs of each child.

_Where We Are:_

Wilson residents enjoy a community rich in educational, cultural, and social opportunities. We are home to numerous athletic and water sports, festivals, and arts and entertainment venues. From the beach to the mountains, in Wilson, you are within easy driving distance of all that North Carolina has to offer.

_Why Choose Us:_

· Health (Medical, Dental, Vision) and 401K Benefits for full-time employees

· Competitive Paid Time Off / Extended Illness Bank package for full-time employees

· Employee Assistance Program – mental, physical, and financial wellness assistance

· Tuition Reimbursement/Assistance for qualified applicants

· Opportunities for education and training through a partnership with Duke LifePoint Healthcare

· Growing Tree On-Site Childcare Facility

· And much more…

_Position Summary_:

Responsible for assisting Lead Staff with an ongoing program of activities that promote the social, emotional, cognitive, and physical development of each child enrolled in a group.

Essential Functions
1. Follows weekly lesson plans and developmentally appropriate curriculum to nurture and stimulate each child’s individual growth and development.
2. Assists with providing a developmentally appropriate classroom environment to protect the child’s health and safety and enhance their learning.
3. Establishes a positive relationship with each child’s family and share information about the child’s day and as needed.
4. Maintains accurate, complete, and timely child and facility required records; daily attendance, weekly sign-in/out form, daily menu, daily meal counts, incident reports, and medication reports.
5. Reports any suspicions of child abuse to the Manager and Director.
6. Completes daily health checks regarding hygiene, safety, and overall well-being of the children.
7. Follows all requirements as directed by the North Carolina Division of Child Development, Environment Rating Scale, and Wilson County Health Department.
8. Assists with monitoring and providing daily food service and nutrition. Follows any special requirements related to food allergy and religious food preferences of children.
9. Assists with the supervision of volunteers ensuring all are kept up to date with matters concerning the classroom and program.
10. Keeps the classroom clean and organized. Keeps all hazardous items in a locked cabinet. Keeps all items that could cause harm out of the reach of the children. Keeps playground free of trash and debris. Reports any safety concerns in the classroom and/or playground to the Manager.
11. Transports children if approved with the Wilson Medical Center’s Approved Driver’s List and assigned to school-aged children.
12. Flexible in scheduling in order to meet the needs of the facility.

_EEOC Statement:_

Wilson Medical Center is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities for all applicants, and employees while complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination against any employee or applicant for employment because of color, race, sex, age, religion, national origin, disability, genetic information, gender identity, sexual orientation, veterans’ status or any other basis protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

Minimum Education
A high school diploma or equivalent is required

Required Skills
Experience working in a licensed childcare center is preferred.

Required Licenses
Education Administrator
CPR, Pediatric First Aid, CRC Letter Qualifying to work in childcare, ITS SIDS (if working directly with children 12 months and younger, within 2 months of hire for all other staff).
BSAC if working directly with school-aged children.

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Title: Educator

Location: NC-Wilson

Requisition ID: 7462-7932

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