Development Day Teachers

WNCSource   Hendersonville, NC   Full-time     Education
Posted on April 1, 2024

Who are we?

Join WNCSource as we improve people’s lives by creating pathways to self-reliance and
healthier living-giving over 8,500 people annually the power to transform their futures.
WNCSource has multiple child care centers providing services to Early Head Start, Head Start,
and NC Pre-K (preschool) children across four counties in beautiful western North Carolina:
Henderson, Polk, Rutherford, and Transylvania

We have an opening for a Developmental Day Teacher.
Sign On Bonus of up to $4,500.
Relocation assistance offered to qualified candidates. 


What we offer:

  • Great benefits, including generous PTO and paid holidays
  • Excellent wages
  • Opportunities for advancement
  • Funding for higher education
  • Wellness program with rewards
  • 403-B Retirement Contribution Fund with employer match


What will you need?

Required: Baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education, Human Services or a related field.
Degree(s) must be from an accredited college recognized by the NC Department of Child Development
and Early Education. Hold an Initial or Continuing Professional B-K License or NC Professional Educator’s
License with a Provisional B-K or Preschool Add-on License issues from the Department of Public

Preferred: Degree, and/or training or concentration in Early Childhood Special Education. Two years of
teaching experience with children 3 to 5 years old with diagnosed or suspected disabilities. 

Copy of transcript & resume

What will your day look like?

  • Educating through play in inclusive child care facilities.
  • Having fun in nature with children.
  • Thriving with a supportive work family.
  • Being a part of a trauma informed and resilient community.
  • Changing lives one day at a time.

Teacher responsibilities include:

Engaging in classroom activities and teaching in a manner consistent with the philosophy and
goals of the WNCSource Head Start program building and maintaining a positive, nurturing, and
supportive relationship with the children and families.

Within an inclusive classroom, plan and implement learning experiences for children aged 3 to 5 years old
that support the individual needs of children with disabilities, addressing skill areas of self-help, physical
growth, language and speech, and cognitive and psychosocial skills. Ensure that the children with
disabilities and those who do not, have equal access in a supportive environment built on positive and
nurturing relationships with children, families, and staff.

Conduct ongoing assessment of the growth and development of all children to form instruction and
measure progress toward IEP Goals and School Readiness Goals. Develop an individualized curriculum to
meet the specific needs of all children in the class.

Communicate with parents/guardians and encourage their input regarding the growth and development
of their children. Conduct two home visits and two parent-teacher conferences per child per year.
Support successful transitions for enrolled children and families. Attend IEP meetings as a member of
the child’s education team.

Complete timely, neat and accurate documentation on all required areas.

Maintaining a safe and healthy environment in the classroom and on the playground.

Help maintain a safe environment by recognizing and responding to safety hazards in the workplace
including reporting unsafe workplace conditions appropriately and in a timely manner. Maintain assigned
adult/child ratios at all times. Follow all federal, state and organizational health and safety procedures.

The Developmental Day Teaching Position is a Full time 12 month non exempt position, paying
$18.56 - $24.82/hour, depending on qualifications and experience. 

To apply, follow this link to our careers page:

Or contact Anna Williams at

Head Start prepares young children to succeed in school and in life beyond school. We deliver services to children and families in areas of early learning, health, and family well-being while engaging parents as partners every step of the way.

Empowering people.  Transforming lives.