Neighborhood Kids
Careers

Love What You Do!

At Neighborhood Kids Schools we understand that you want to inspire others as an educator while also taking care of your own family. In order to do that, you want to be part of a professional early childhood education program that gives you the opportunity to grow in a genuine community where you can pursue your God-given calling to love and teach young children.

We Want This To Be The Best Place You’ve Ever Worked

We believe educators like you deserve to work in an environment where you are loved, appreciated, and given the best opportunities to thrive.

We understand the calling to this work is more than a job. We have the privilege of guiding children and parents through the crucial early years of development, which is why we have been changing the lives of educators and families for over 40 years and have a growth plan for expansion across the U.S. We provide a full range of benefits and support to enable your success, offering a welcoming place to delight all families.

Ready. Set. Go! Are you ready to start your journey as a professional Christian educator at Neighborhood Kids Schools? The first step is to complete the application below. We will quickly schedule a phone conversation to learn more about you and your dreams. If we both agree that NKS is be the right fit for you, we’ll get you started on the path to joining our team.

The Values We Look For

We know better than most that personality and values are contagious. That’s why we want all our teachers to exemplify the ideals every parent wishes to teach their child -

  • Love - We teach children to love their neighbors as they love themselves.
  • Excellence - We commit and strive to do our best at all times as role models and mentors for young children.
  • Growth - We provide an environment where children can develop in their education and experience of love, compassion, courage, generosity, kindness, respect, self-control, peace, and joy.
  • Potential - We support every child's unique purpose and undergird the potential to achieve that purpose.
  • Partnership - We secure trusted relationships with one another and with parents to care for and educate their children.

Why Work Here?

Are you looking for the opportunity for continuous professional and career development?

We are a nationally accredited Preschool caring for families for over 40 years across Palm Beach County, Royal Palm, Boynton Beach, and Wellington.

We are looking for highly motivated and talented professionals to join our team! The ideal candidate will have a strong Christian faith, be enthusiastic, have a passion for kids and be willing to do whatever it takes to help our little ones and our team succeed.

Our culture honors teamwork, excellence, faith, and a genuine desire to make a lasting impact in the lives of children and their families.

Full-time Benefits Include:

  • 401K
  • Dental / Vision Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Paid Time Off (After 1 Year of Employment)

Our Team Exemplifies:

  • Excellence
  • Integrity
  • Commitment
  • A strong work ethic
  • Faith
  • Team Player

Current Openings

Lead Center Director

5 Years Center Leadership Experience (required)

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • We are looking for someone who has the capacity, experience and desire to help lead a busy and dynamic Center. Must have previous experience leading a Center, managing staff and teachers. Strong leadership, interpersonal skills, conflict management, work ethic is a must. Excellent problem solving skills a must.
  • Experience with Abeka and Funny Daffer is a plus. The ideal candidate will have working knowledge of School Readiness Program through ELC and be very familiar with DOH rules and regulations for child care centers. Bilingual is preferred.
  • Experience with Brightwheel , Staff scheduling, providing Center tours, inspection and maintenance of child center.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee day-to-day operations of the Center.
  • Supervise all staff, maintain up-to-date employee and student files, billing, and assure continuous compliance with the Florida Dept. of Health.
  • Oversee the hiring process, train, and conduct orientation for new staff
  • Oversee contract with Early Learning Coalition of PBC for VPK and School Readiness Programs.
  • Serve as Liaison between the Center and church.
  • Conduct parent tours, manage incoming online and phone inquiries by prospective new families.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, verbal, and writing skills in English. Bilingual a plus.
  • Provide professional development opportunities

Qualifications:

  • 5 year + of center leadership/management (Preferred)
  • Florida Director's Credentials (Required)
  • Must have professional teaching experience with infants to preschool children
  • Leadership skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task

Ideal candidates may have previously worked as a Preschool Center Director - Early Childhood Education Director - Assistant Preschool Director

Education:

  • Associate/Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education is preferred.
Assistant Center Director

1 Year Center Leadership Experience

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • We are looking for someone who has the capacity, experience, and desire to help lead a busy and dynamic Center.
  • Experience with Abeka and Funny Daffer is a plus. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of the School Readiness Program through ELC.
  • Experience with Brightwheel, staff scheduling, providing Center tours, inspections and maintenance of child care center.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee day-to-day operations of Center.
  • Supervise all staff, maintain up-to-date employee and student files, billing, assure continuous compliance with Florida Dept. of Health.
  • Oversee hiring process and orientation for new staff
  • Oversee contract with Early Learning Coalition of PBC for VPK and School Readiness Programs.
  • Serve as liaison between Center and church.
  • Conduct parent tours, manage incoming online and phone inquiries by prospective new families.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, verbal, and writing skills in English. Bilingual a plus. The ideal candidate will have a working knowledge of the School Readiness Program through ELC and be very familiar with DOH rules and regulations for child care centers.

Qualifications:

  • 1 year + of center leadership / management (required)
  • Florida Director’s Credentials (required)
  • Good leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Good organizational and management skills
  • Computer literacy

Education:

  • Associate / Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education is preferred.
Lead Teacher

Job Type: Full-time

We are searching for friendly, well organized, and energetic Lead Teachers for Neighborhood Kids Schools. As a faith-based institution, we emphasize candidates with a strong Christian background and the ability to incorporate faith into the curriculum.

Experience:

Our ideal candidate will have at least one year of experience in Early Childhood Education.

Responsibilities:

  • Ability to do Lesson Plans & Plan Activities
  • Evoke age-appropriate developmental readiness skills
  • Hands-on education
  • Excellent communication skill, both written and verbal – Not just with children, but also with fellow members of the team and parents
  • Ability to provide support for individual learners
  • Capable of captivating children’s attention
  • Patients and kindness
  • Experience with lesson planning and implementing the activities into the daily routine
  • Support creativity and learning in a classroom
  • Providing supervision during activities
  • Mentor, support, and coach fellow teaching assistant in classroom
  • Keep communication with families throughout the day using Brightwheel
  • Keep classroom neat and organized

Qualifications:

  • Valid Florida CDA
  • 45 Hours of DCF Training
  • CPR Certified
Assistant Teacher

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • Are you a Teacher looking for a career change? Then we are looking for you! We are looking for a full-time Assistant Teacher
  • We are searching for a friendly, well-organized, and highly energetic Teacher Assistant. Christian faith and ability to successfully manage a classroom
  • 1 year + (preferred)

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the teacher to manage the classroom ensuring the  classroom is safe
  • Assisting with student assessments and communication to parents
  • Overseeing students during break time, lunch, and dismissal
  • Following the predetermined curriculum
  • Decorating the class and keeping the class clean and orderly
  • Adheres to mission, vision, and core values
  • Filling in for staff when there is a temporary vacancy
  • Contributes to a warm and friendly environment

Qualifications:

  • 1 year of continuous preschool experience
  • 45 hours of DCF training
  • CPR Certified
  • Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
Floater

Job Type : Full-time

Experience:

  • Early Childhood Education: 1 year (preferred)

Responsibilities:

  • Work with the teacher to manage the classroom ensuring the  classroom is safe
  • Assisting with student assessments and communication to parents
  • Overseeing students during break time lunch and dismissal
  • Following the predetermined curriculum
  • Decorating the class and keeping the class clean and orderly
  • Adheres to mission, vision, and core values
  • Filling in for staff when there is a temporary vacancy
  • Contributes to a warm and friendly environment

Qualifications

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)
  • Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)
  • 45 Hour DCR Training
  • CPR Certification

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Rolling Applications

You never know when opportunity will come knocking!

We are always looking for talented teachers with a passion for education. Even if we do not have current listings, we are constantly looking to grow and expand so we encourage you to send us your resume and we will get in touch as soon as we have an opening.

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Four Campuses

Cities We Serve: Wellington, Royal Palm Beach, Loxahatchee, West Palm Beach, Lake Worth, Boynton Beach, Delray Beach

Greenbriar

2995 Greenbriar Boulevard Wellington, FL 33414

561-790-0808

Directors:

Rosi Dominguez

Krystie Solana

Sarah Collier

Programs: 4 months to 5 years

Wellington Trace

1040 Wellington Trace Wellington, FL 33414

561-793-5860

Directors:

Melissa Edwards

Jessica Shelley

Programs: 12 months to 5 years

Royal Palm Beach

10701 Okeechobee Blvd., West Palm Beach, FL 33411 (inside of Connect Church)

561-469-2024

Director:

Maydine Alcid-Digsby

Emma Vicente

Boynton Beach

9515 W. Boynton Beach Blvd., Boynton Beach, FL 33472

561-739-8422

Director:

Nicole English

Sys Paul

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