Lead Teacher

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Lead Teacher - Child Care Center

Position: Lead Teacher – Child Care Center

Responsible to: Director and/or Administrator

Position Purpose: Preschool teacher is responsible for operating a classroom in accordance with the policies and procedures of the childcare center and in accordance with the state licensing rules. The position reports to the Center Director and/or Administrator.

Status: Hourly $12-$16 based on experience/education

Hours: 7am-3pm Monday-Friday OR 7am-5pm 4 days per week


  1. High School Diploma or Equivalent
  2. Some College OR 2 Completed courses in Early Childcare (credit OR non-credit courses)
  3. Demonstrates strong communication (verbal & written).
  4. Ability to take supervisory direction as well as work independently.
  5. Pass a Criminal Fingerprint Background Check

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Maintain childcare goals, objectives and policies consistent with state regulations and center policies and procedures.
  2. Plans and executes age-appropriate educational activities.
  3. Supervise children during both inside and outside activities.
  4. Maintain a professional appearance.
  5. Respond to children through positive feedback.
  6. Provide caregiving skills such as diapering/bathroom routine and feeding.
  7. Assist with any needs related to the children.
  8. Maintain daily open communication with parents and Center Management.
  9. Assist in maintaining a clean and orderly physical environment at Cornerstone Academy; including, but not limited to stocking paper goods, refilling soaps, sweeping, mopping, and sanitizing toys, etc.
  10. Monitor potential hazards in the center environment and report to Director and/or Administrator.

Physical Requirement

  1. Ability to spend long periods of time standing, bending, stooping, and walking around the facility while supervising and/or participating in the activities and assisting in the movement of the children.
  2. The above list is not all-inclusive. Other responsibilities may become necessary in the course of working routines and therefore be required.

Employee Benefits Include:

Discounted Child Care

Paid Time Off

Continued Education Reimbursement

Competitive Wages

Employee Referral Bonuses

Fun & Positive Work Environment!

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