Preschool Teacher (Ruskin TPP)

$11.44 per hour (full-time with benefits)

Easterseals Florida is seeking a Preschool Teacher to join our team of early childhood educators in our Teen Parent Program in making a difference in the lives of children with disabilities and special needs (two weeks to 36 months of age).  The Preschool Teacher will provide a positive, safe, stimulating and inclusionary learning environment to allow the children to grow and develop to their fullest potential.

You may be required to travel and provide coverage, as needed, to our centers in Tampa, Plant City, and Ruskin.  The Teen Parent program runs on the Hillsborough County school year schedule - 10 month positions with summers off.

This position requires:

  • A minimum of a high school diploma or GED with one of the following:
    • A Florida Staff Credential (one of the following): Florida Child Care Professional Credential (FCCPC), Early Childhood Professional Certificate (ECPC), National Early Childhood Credential (CDA/NECC), or
    • Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development, or Associates Degree or higher with at least 6 college credit hours in early childhood education or child development and at least 480 hours of experience in a child care setting serving children ages birth through eight
  • Successful completion of the Florida Department of Children & Families 45 hour Child Care Training preferred (but required in first 90 days of employment)
  • Current CPR and First Aid certification

Easterseals Florida is an AA/EEO employer and Drug Free Workplace (DFWP).