The Lead Teacher is responsible for general administrative duties as assigned, for supervision of
subordinate staff, and for planning, preparing, and implementing daily activities, monitoring children’s
progress, and maintenance of related records for assigned classroom. The Lead Teacher reports to the Director.
The Lead Teacher, shall develop developmentally appropriate
curriculum for their assigned classroom and work together with the Director and other staff members
to foster an atmosphere of goodwill, open communication, and teamwork. The Lead Teacher is
responsible for all other duties as assigned by Director or other in?charge person.
The primary responsibility of the Lead Teacher is the safety and well?being of the children. It is
therefore, the obligation of the Lead Teacher to report to the supervisor and/or Director any action or
behavior by any person which might be detrimental to a child or group of children within the Center.
• Assumes responsibility for operation of the Center in the absence of the Director, as
• Assists in the design and implementation of education programs, including in?service
staff training programs.
• Attends and engages in ongoing professional development to improve personal and professional
• Keeps current with all credentials and degrees in accordance with all accrediting and regulatory
• Monitors and supervises daily activities of assigned support staff.
• Supervises and assists assigned support staff with special problems or situations
involving staff, families, or children.
• Supports the professional growth of colleagues by sharing materials and information and
providing helpful feedback and encouragement.
• Responsible for annual performance evaluation of assigned support staff.
• Supervises and guides student interns and work study students in classroom, including required
• Maintains child?staff and group size ratios at all times.
• Uses and promotes positive guidance techniques.
• Communicates with children on their developmental level.
• Establishes routines with smooth transition periods.
• Encourages children to be independent.
• Designs appropriate room arrangement to support goals of the program.
• Maintains a safe & healthy environment and notifies the administration of maintenance issues.
• Provides a balance between child?initiated and teacher?initiated activities.
• Provides a developmentally appropriate and integrated curriculum that meets the needs of
• Plans and implements culturally diverse experiences that support families.
• Maintains and posts written curriculum plans.
• Assists children in establishing good habits of toileting and personal hygiene.
Minimum: Two years of teaching experience in child care and early education, or related educational
A Bachelor’s degree including 12 credits in early childhood education or a Bachelor’s degree plus 12
credits in early childhood education; or an Associate’s degree in early childhood education or directly
related fields and four years of teaching experience in a child care center or related educational program
for young children.
Physical requirements: The essential physical requirements for this job include:
• Must be able to bend, stoop, reach, sit on the floor and rise from the floor without adult
• Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds.
|Date Posted||February 4, 2023|
|Date Closes||March 6, 2023|
|Located In||Omaha, NE|
|Job Type||Full-time Employee|
|Compensation||Hourly Wage, $12 - $16|
|SOC Category||25-2011.00 Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education|
|Address||2415 Grant Street|
|City, State and Zip||Omaha, NE 68111|
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