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Associate Teacher

Child Development Center 
Full Time 
Day Shift 

Rated as one of the Top 25 Best Hospitals to Work for in the U.S., the heart of LMC is our 557-bed modern state-of-the-art facility. Winning the prestigious, "Summit Award" from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction, "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation, all contributing to our reputation for giving our patients the highest quality care.  Lexington Medical Center was voted one of South Carolina’s “Best Places to Work” for 2019!

We are located in heart of the Midlands, right outside of Columbia, SC, and one of the most successful integrated healthcare systems in the Southeast. As the third largest employer in the Midlands, we invite you to be a part of our ongoing success and join our LMC Family.

Job Summary

A nurturing, caring person to provide smooth coordination of staff/child interactions and curriculum activities in a classroom. Demonstrates the ability to consider each child’s individual needs and the appropriate interest levels of the group in order to provide for developmentally appropriate curriculum. Assures that quality DSS and LMC standards are reached on a continuous basis.

Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Education: High School Diploma or Equivalent
Minimum Years of Experience: None
Substitutable Education & Experience (Optional): None.
Required Certifications/Licensure: None.
Required Training: None.

Essential Functions

  • Incumbents in this role without 6 months experience must be supervised by senior staff.
  • Provides a safe and nurturing learning environment while on duty.
  • Ensures an age appropriate and structured learning environment in the classroom at all times.
  • Facilitates positive interactions between children, parents, and team members.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Prioritize multiple tasks and respond according to LMC and DSS policies.
  • Create a warm and inviting learning environment.
  • Train and use the CDC communication application with minimal supervision and editing.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by management.

*Incumbents with less than 6 months of experience in a DSS licensed facility must be supervised by senior staff until they reach 6 months of experience working in a DSS licensed facility.

We are committed to offering quality, cost-effective benefits choices for our employees and their families:

  • Day ONE medical, dental and life insurance benefits 
  • Health care and dependent care flexible spending accounts (FSAs)
  • Employees are eligible for enrollment into the 403(b) match plan day one.  LHI matches dollar for dollar up to 6%.
  • Employer paid life insurance – equal to 1x salary
  • Employee may elect supplemental life insurance with low cost premiums up to 3x salary 
  • Adoption assistance
  • LHI provides its full-time employees employer paid short-term disability and long-term disability coverage after 90 days of eligible employment
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Student loan forgiveness

Equal Opportunity Employer
It is the policy of LMC to provide equal opportunity of employment for all individuals, and to remain compliant with applicable state and federal laws and regulations. LMC strives to provide a discrimination-free environment, and to recruit, select, on-board, and employ all employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, or pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions, including but not limited to, lactation. LMC endeavors to upgrade and promote employees from within the hospital where possible and consistent with the employee’s desires and abilities and the hospital’s needs.

Nearest Major Market: Columbia
Nearest Secondary Market: South Carolina