Lead teacher for Early Childhood and Head Start programs are responsible for planning and implementing leaning experiences that advance the intellectual, emotional, social, and physical development of children within a safe, healthy learning environment. They encourage the involvement of the families of the children of the program and support the development of relationships between children and their families.
This position is currently eligible for a $2,000 sign-on bonus payable after 90 days of employment.
Associates degree in Early Childhood or related field with 9 credit hours in Early Childhood. Bachelor’s preferred.
One to three years experience teaching children age 3 to 5.
The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 30 pounds for various classroom and event needs or put a child on a changing table.
A child’s earliest years – from birth to age 5 – are the most critical for establishing the building blocks to a successful future. This period is short and we can’t get it back once it’s gone. Child Start gives young children quality, learning experiences and provides valuable training and support to early childhood educators. It is Child Start’s hope that one day every child will have access to quality, early childhood education.