VPK Teacher Needed at Joseph H. Messina Children's Center

Joseph H. Messina Children's Center

Fort Myers, FL

Child Care of Southwest Florida, Inc. has amazing opportunities for professionals in the Early Learning Education field. Our goal is to find qualified candidates whose focus is to facilitate early learning education so young children accomplish appropriate milestones. Kindergarten is too late for children to be taught the skills which are expected in elementary school.

We are seeking a full-time VPK teacher at Joseph H. Messina Children's Center. Child care experience and Florida Department of Children and Families approved 40-clock-hour Introductory Child Care Training are a plus!

We offer an excellent benefit package and pay is commensurate with experience. Candidates will be required to pass background and drug screening prior to employment.


  • High School diploma/GED.
  • Must have already completed the Florida DCF 40-hr Introductory Child Care Training.
  • CDA/FCCPC or Associate's Degree in Early Childhood Education or higher is required.
  • Successful completion of the “Emergent Literacy for VPK Instructors” five-hour online course.
  • Must be competent with Teaching Strategies Assessment, CLASS and the Project Approach.
  • CPR/First Aid certification.
  • Attestation of Good Moral Character.
  • Negative TB test.
  • Willing to attend trainings.
  • Must be a team player and flexible!

Job Type: Full-time

License # C20LE9916


We are an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in our workforce. Background clearances and drug tests are performed. EOE-Minority/Female/Dis/Vet.

We are a drug and tobacco-free workplace and we participate in e-verify.

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