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Together We Achieve Better Days - Easterseals UCP creates opportunities, promotes individual choice, and changes the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn, work, and play in their communities. We are Accountable, Committed, and Caring. These three words guide everything we do.

Looking for a DYNAMIC Lead Teacher to join our team! We currently have an immediate opportunity for a B-K Licensed Lead Teacher to support our Child Development Center in Wilmington, NC. This is a Full-Time position offering a competitive salary and full benefits. Hours are (M-TH 7:00am - 4:00pm & Friday 8:30a-5:30p)


The Lead Teacher is responsible for planning and implementing evidence-based, developmentally appropriate, inclusive early care and education program for young children. The Lead Teacher must ensure the development and safety of children in accordance with relevant federal and state legislation and policies.

  • Plans, prepares and implements daily activities for indoor and outdoor learning environments that encourage each child’s growth in social, emotional, cognitive, language and physical development.
  • Collaborates with family, therapists and other professionals to successfully integrate specialized services in the curriculum.
  • Supports the learning of children with special needs by embedding specialized instruction/ therapy, into the daily routine.
  • Conducts ongoing assessments of child development through a variety of developmentally appropriate, culturally & linguistically responsive methods that are tied to daily activities. (Observation/ data collection/ work samples/ portfolios, etc.)
  • Administers or assists in standardized screening and evaluation as needed for eligibility determination, goal development, and progress reporting.
  • Maintains quality communication with parents daily through a variety of methods that may include daily notes, in-person or telephone conferencing, newsletters, dedicated on-line portals and other methods effective in meeting family needs.
  • Writes or participates in the development and/or review and implementation of IFSP / IEP, with child’s family, service coordinator, therapists, preschool coordinator and/or other professionals and in accordance with CDSA/ LEA protocol.
  • Provides/ oversees special education / special instruction and intervention services to facilitate/ monitor progress toward objectives identified in the Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) or Individual Education Plan (IEP).
Position Requirements


  • To qualify as a 7 point Lead Teacher using NC DCDEE Criteria required
  • Required experience: 3 years in childcare
  • ABA and teaching experience with children with autism preferred
  • Prior work experience with special needs preferred
  • Work collaboratively with a multidisciplinary team
  • To be willing and open to coaching and strategies that blend with our center's philosophy of inclusion and serving children with autism
  • Utilize professional communication skills in the classroom
  • Have a working knowledge of ITERS and ECERS
  • MUST have: criminal background check letter from the State, Teacher Qualification Letter from DCDEE, current TB Test, current medical exam.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Position Lead Teacher  
Division Child Development Center  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Location CDC Wilmington  
About the Organization Easterseals UCP has been part of the fabric of North Carolina and Virginia for 75 years. We started in counties all over NC and VA filling gaps and addressing the needs of children and adults with disabilities. Our legacy organizations Easterseals NC, United Cerebral Palsy NC, and Easterseals Virginia joined forces as Easterseals UCP to intentionally work side-by-side with more than 20,000 individuals and their families, providing the broad network of services and support they need to achieve better days. Today we are affiliated with both Easterseals, Inc. and United Cerebral Palsy Inc.

Our mission is to create opportunities, promote individual choice, and change the lives of children and adults with disabilities by maximizing their individual potential to live, learn, work and play in their communities.
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
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