CDC – Employment Opportunities

First Presbyterian Church CDC is a 5-star licensed center, in the heart of downtown Raleigh. We have a loving, dedicated team of teachers who have chosen this career due to their strong desire to impact children's lives during their most influential years. Our teachers are committed to providing long tenure and the most stability for teacher-child relationships.

We strive to provide fair compensation to our teachers: medical insurance, life insurance, long-term disability insurance, paid days off (holidays and personal leave), sponsorship of the TEACH scholarship and bonuses, and nutritious meals provided during work hours. We provide a spectrum of professional development opportunities, including NC-aeyc membership and on-site training on the following topics: Infant/Child CPR, First Aid, SIDS reduction, Fire Safety, Preventing Communicable Diseases, Faith Development, and a wide range of teaching topics.

Applications for Full-Time Three-Year-Old Teacher (please see Job Description Below), part-time and substitute faculty are being accepted now!
For more information, please contact: Alisha Triplett
Please consider submitting an Employment Application
Applicants will need 3 written references - Reference Form
Applications may be submitted by email, postal service, or dropped off at the center during regular business hours.

Current Job Openings

To apply for this position, please reference the job description posted here: Director, Child Development Center.

JOB TITLE: Assistant Teacher
SUPERVISOR: Director, First Presbyterian Church (FPC) Child Development Center (CDC)
JOB CLASSIFICATION: Paid Non-Exempt Full Time

Responsible for assisting the Lead Teacher in providing a stimulating, nurturing, and child-centered educational environment.


  • Assist the Lead Teacher in creating and maintaining a child-centered educational environment in accordance with the philosophy and policies of the program.
  • Be familiar with and carry out on a daily basis the policies and procedures of the CDC and early childhood services.
  • Be familiar with and carry out on a daily basis the standards set forth by the Division of Child Development, Department of Sanitation, Infant Toddler Environment Rating Scale (ITERS) or the Early Childhood Environment Rating Scale (ECERS).
  • Maintain accurate classroom and children’s records.
  • Regularly seek consultation from appropriate supervisory staff, provide detailed information regarding significant issues affecting youth in care, and accept and implement feedback.
  • Facilitate communication between administration, staff, and families.
  • Complete ongoing training and education requirements as directed the CDC leadership.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Lead Teacher, Director, and/or Associate Director.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Position reports to CDC Director


Knowledge: Must have high school diploma or GED and North Carolina Early Childhood Credential or meet state requirements* for education

Experience: Must have at least one (1) year of verifiable experience working with young children.

Skills/Working Conditions:

May require a valid Driver’s License and an acceptable driving record.

  • Must successfully complete all phases of pre-service and on-going training, including, but not limited to, First Aid, Infant/Child CPR, and Universal Precautions.
  • Possible exposure to infectious diseases.
  • Some evening work hours.


    • Must provide a negative drug screen result prior to employment.
    • Must pass a TB test.
    • Have the ability to perform physical demands associated with daily operational functions, property management, and client interactions, such as standing, bending, lifting, facility cleaning (interior and exterior) and maintenance, supplies inventory, and other rotating assignments
    • Will be required to lift and/or carry children, equipment and/or program materials.
    • Have the ability to comprehend and produce accurate program documentation, including, but not limited to, lesson planning, information sharing, and record keeping.
    • Have the ability to communicate professionally in verbal and written formats with consumers, including, but not limited to parents, colleagues, and community service providers.
    • Have the ability to provide on-going visual and physical proximity supervision of children.
    • Have the ability to physically participate in program activities with children, including, but not limited to, arts, athletic, and outdoor activities.
    • Regular attendance at primary worksite and agency related events.
    • Have the ability to work overtime.

For more information about North Carolina education requirements:; section 10A NCAC 09 .0710 PRESERVICE REQUIREMENTS FOR LEAD TEACHERS, TEACHERS AND AIDES