Are you looking for an early childhood teaching position where you are supported in your growth as a teacher, and where you can create a safe and nurturing learning environment for young children?

We are looking for a dedicated Early Childhood part time floating teacher whose experience demonstrates knowledge and understanding of the developmental needs of children. 

The Early Childhood Floating plays a dynamic role at Wonders Child Care in providing quality child care services in our ECE programs. The Floating Teacher works with our team of teachers to help create a developmentally appropriate learning environment that stimulates, nurtures and leads children’s social, emotional, physical and academic growth.

The Floating Teacher plays a vital part in keeping our centers running smoothly. The Floating Teacher must be extremely flexible as day-to-day schedules and responsibilities may change depending on where help is needed. The Floating Teacher has many responsibilities that include assisting the Lead and Assistant Teacher, preparing materials for classroom activities, cleaning and organizing after activities, and preparing lunch and snacks for the classroom.

The Floating Teacher, as part of a team, implements Wonders Child Care policies, procedures and practices in an organized and thorough manner. Teamwork is a critical component of the Floating Teacher position. Teaching teams meet regularly with other staff and Program Director to develop programs that follow the Wonders Early Childhood Curriculum and promote the Wonders philosophy and ideals.

Wonders Child Care actively supports the career and professional advancement of Floating Teachers through continuing education. A minimum of 24 hours of such training is required yearly. 

Qualified floating teacher candidates must have at least one year of classroom experience with children. The ideal candidate will meet Maryland state licensing requirements with a minimum of an AA in Early Childhood Education. Strong communications skills are a must. Wonders creates learning communities that value our partnerships with families and understands the important role parents have in their children’s learning and growth. Competitive salary.

The Wonders staff come from diverse cultural backgrounds and varied work experience and share a commitment of respect for all children. If you are interested in learning more about this position and about Wonders, email your resume and cover letter to careers@wonderslearning.org or fax to (301) 652-9533.