Nanny's Early Learning Center

Lead Infant Teacher

Reference ID : 72953
Location : Columbia, MO
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



 As an infant teacher, you will work with children and assist classroom teachers to provide a safe and loving classroom environment. Our ideal candidate is industrious, cooperative and knowledgeable about educational best practices and child development.

You will be expected to:

  • Create developmentally appropriate lesson plans for your children (if you need help with this, we're happy to provide on-site training)
  • Help prepare materials for lessons, demonstrations, and bulletin boards
  • Build a positive and loving relationship with the infants in your care.
  • Help maintain detailed records of students' progress on developmental goals
  • Provide extra help as needed to students with physical, mental, or linguistic limitations
  • Help keep the classroom clean and organized.

We're looking for teachers who are:

  • Empathetic and caring
  • Patient and kind
  • Good at planning and organizing
  • Creative and flexible
  • Enthusiastic about learning
  • Passionate yet pragmatic
  • Able to have a sense of humor yet remain respectful of differences
  • Willing to take risks for the sake of the children


  • Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions and daily charts
  • Ensure all center policies and state regulations are met.
  • Ensure a healthy classroom environment - including maintaining appropriate hygiene and cleanliness standards and safety and security of children.
  • Assist the lead teacher with planned activities, and maintaining hygiene and safety standards.
  • Maintain accurate records, forms and files.
  • Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement.
  • Help prepare materials for lessons, demonstrations, and bulletin boards
  • Help maintain detailed records of infants' progress on developmental goals
  • Provide extra help as needed to infants with physical, mental, or linguistic limitations


  • High energy and the ability to work well with others (staff, children, and parents) and to foster a team environment.
  • A strong understanding of child development.
  • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.
  • Requirements include the ability to use hands and fingers, handle objects, tools or controls, talk to and hear voices at many levels. May also be required to kneel, bend, squat or crawl.
  • A specific vision ability will be required including the ability to see up close and up to a certain distance, have peripheral vision and depth perception.
  • Excellent leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.
  • CDA, Associates Degree in an Early Childhood-related field, nine college credit hours in Early Childhood-related subjects, or willingness to earn one of these within the first year

Nice To Haves

  • Experience working in a childcare setting
  • Training in or experience with High Scope Curriculum


  • Full-time positions offer the following benefits:
  • Discounted childcare
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Dental, vision, and term-life insurance
  • Consistent weekday schedules
  • Daily meals provided
  • A relaxed and supportive family environment
  • In house training available for career advancement
  • Partnership with programs that cover 85% of tuition for education in childcare fields

About Us

Are you interested in a rewarding and fulfilling career with Nanny's Early Learning Center?

We are always looking for loving, dedicated and reliable male and female teachers to join our team. There's room in our relaxed and supportive faculty for both full and part-time career opportunities, with extensive in-house training for Child Development Associate (CDA) certification.

Salary : $12 to $17/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Columbia, MO

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