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AdventHealth Careers for VeteransTeacher Early Learning Center
Orlando, FL

All the benefits and perks you need for you and your family:

· Benefits from Day One

· Paid Days Off from Day One

· Debt-free Education* (Certifications and Degrees without out-of-pocket tuition expense)

Our promise to you:

Joining AdventHealth is about being part of something bigger. It’s about belonging to a community that believes in the wholeness of each person, and serves to uplift others in body, mind and spirit. AdventHealth is a place where you can thrive professionally, and grow spiritually, by Extending the Healing Ministry of Christ. Where you will be valued for who you are and the unique experiences you bring to our purpose-minded team. All while understanding that together we are even better.

Schedule: Full Time

Shift : Days


2122 LONG STREET, Orlando, 32805

The role you’ll contribute:

Implements a strong early childhood program in accordance with guidelines established by West Lakes ELC and other designated quality standards. Is accountable for carrying out high quality educational services through the faithful employment of the curriculum, recommends changes to improve program and reviews ongoing activities. Is responsible for the administration of multiple screening and assessment tools with reliability. Demonstrates a mastery of teaching. Can lead, instruct, model, coach and direct the work of supporting teachers. Maintains in depth and up to date knowledge of early childhood education, provides a safe and nurturing environment for children that encourages their social, emotional, physical and intellectual development. Incorporates the West Lakes ELC mission, culture, goals, values, philosophies and policies into day to day work to create and maintain a comprehensive and integrated approach to early learning and concepts of the CREATION health framework

The value you’ll bring to the team:

  • Demonstrates, through behavior, Advent Health service standards.

  • Observes all rules and regulations at West Lakes Early Learning Center, the Department of Children and Families, Department of Health, Office of Head Start or national regulatory agencies pertaining to the health, safety and care of children.

  • Is responsible for the overall supervision and daily class functions of a group of children.

  • Conducts developmental screenings and assessments to meet the individual needs of children in conjunction with your support teacher.

  • Implements the approved lesson plans and daily classroom schedule in accordance with the Primrose Balanced Learning ® curriculum and CREATION Kids curriculum principles.

  • Conducts weekly classroom team meetings to discuss classroom planning, lesson plans and individual needs of children.

  • Maintains an engaging classroom environment that encourages positive teacher child interactions and peer interactions promoting good choices and trust among all.

  • Provides clear child expectations while using appropriate strategies for behavior management

  • Maintains classroom records, progress reports, permission slips, accident reports and other necessary documentation, using the appropriate technology.

  • Plans with your support teacher, two parent-teacher conferences and two home visits each program year.

  • Ensures classroom interactions, environments and activities align with guidelines and directives of the Office of Early Learning regarding educational programming, curriculum, program planning, development and training.

  • Encourages parent and community involvement in both the classroom/center and in the home as a means of community outreach and efforts to raise in-kind

  • Responsible for maintenance and necessary housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas and playgrounds.

  • Completes daily and monthly health and safety checklists. Communicates concerns to supervisor

  • Attends all required staff meetings, school functions and in-service /pre-service trainings as part of the commitment to excellence. This position may include the need to attend weekend or evening events.

  • Identifies and reports child abuse cases working in conjunction with the leadership team.

  • May need to be available for a variety of hours as schedules may vary


The expertise and experiences you'll need to succeed:


  • Completed Part 1 and 2 of DCF training.

  • Must have one to two years of professional teaching experience

  • Must meet 21 years or older age requirement for supervisory duties


  • Child Development Associate (CDA)

  • Associate Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or an Associate Degree in any field with 18 ECE credit hours preferred.

  • Two to four years of professional teaching experience

  • Must meet 21 years or older age requirement for supervisory duties

  • Bachelor’s Degree in child development, Early Childhood Education or a bachelor’s degree in any field with 18 ECE credit hours preferred.

  • Have 4 or more years of experience

  • Knowledge and experience working with programs such as early head start, school readiness and the 4C food program

  • Working in underserved zip codes and/or working in mixed income neighborhoods


  • Must maintain staff credential certification by renewing prior to expiration. This includes trainings, teaching certificates and completing all in-service training hours.

  • Must meet and complete First Aid and Infant and Child Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training.(Must have within 30 days of performance)

  • Must meet and complete criteria for level 2 background screening as required for child care personnel in child care licensing regulation.

This facility is an equal opportunity employer and complies with federal, state and local anti-discrimination laws, regulations and ordinances. The salary range reflects the anticipated base pay range for this position. Individual compensation is determined based on skills, experience and other relevant factors within this pay range. The minimums and maximums for each position may vary based on geographical location.

Category: Education

Organization: AdventHealth Orlando

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1 - Day

Req ID: 24023243

We are an equal opportunity employer and do not tolerate discrimination based on race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, age or disability/handicap with respect to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, wages, benefits and other terms and conditions of employment.

Job Snapshot

  • Facility: AdventHealth Central Florida

  • Job Schedule: Full-time

    Pay Range: $16 - $22.39

  • Location: Orlando, FL

  • Job ID: 24023243

  • Job Family: Education

  • Shift: 1 - Day

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