Quality Time Child Care & Preschool

Early Childhood - Teacher

Reference ID : 99683
Location : Suffolk, VA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



Quality Time in Smithfield is NOW hiring full-time and part-time employees. If you are interested in joining our team, stop by anytime Monday-Friday, 6:00am-6pm to pick up an application or request an application via email. You are also encouraged to call during business hours, (757)365-9570. We are located at 201 Wimbledon Lane, Smithfield, VA 23430.


We are looking for a Child Care Teacher to encourage the healthy

intellectual and psychological growth of the children in our facilities. You

will teach and supervise them while also motivating them to use their mental

capacities and exercise their imagination.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Supervise and ensure the safety and well-being of the children at all times, being alert for the needs and/or problems of the children as individuals and as a group.
  • Plan curriculum for assigned class.
  • Implement the daily schedule with the help of assistant.
  • Decorate the room with bulletin boards, pictures, children’s art, and other hangings. Decorate the door according to theme or holiday. Be Creative!
  • Assist children during snacks and lunch. Sit with them while they eat.
  • Complete 16 hours of mandatory training, related to your age group, per year.
  • Keep director informed in advance of program needs, which include maintenance or repair of equipment, along with supplies.
  • Be familiar with and follow all policies in the staff handbook.
  • If position requires, obtain and maintain CPR, First Aid and MAT training.
  • Provide director with weekly lesson plans.
  • Report to director any special needs or problems of individual children, and any cases of suspected child abuse or neglect.
  • Maintain strict confidentiality regarding children and their families.
  • Maintaining professional conduct and attitudes in working with parents, staff, visitors, and the general public. 


  • Preferred child care experience.
  • 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.
  • Infant/child CPR and First Aid certification.
  • Must clear full background check and must pass health screening.
  • Must have high school diploma or GED
  • Requirements include the ability to take frequent walks, 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.
  • Leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills.

Nice To Haves

  • Child Care Experience
  • CPR & First Aid Certification
  • MAT Training


  • Paid Time Off once employed for 6 months

About Us

Thank you for your interest in working for Quality Time Child Care & Preschool. Please let me know if you are interested in the full-time or part-time teaching position. Also, could you please provide a good contact phone number? The director of Quality Time, Jeannie Blough will call to schedule an interview.

If you prefer, I can provide an application via e-mail. Once the application has been completed, please return to Quality Time at 2008 Meade Parkway, Suffolk, VA 23434, or call the center directly to schedule an interview, (757)934-0187.

Salary : $11 to $15/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Suffolk, VA

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