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Chosen 1 Child Development Ctr LLC Omaha, NE Hourly Wage, $12 - $16

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.  


Specific Duties

• 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



Staff Supervision

• 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.


Classroom environment

• 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

individual children.

• 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.

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Full-time Employee
Date Posted February 6, 2023
Date Closes March 8, 2023
Located In Omaha, NE
Job Type Full-time Employee
Compensation Hourly Wage, $12 - $16
Shift Custom
Mon: 8 am to 5 pm
Tue: 8 am to 5 pm
Wed: 8 am to 5 pm
Thu: 8 am to 5 pm
Fri: 8 am to 5 pm
SOC Category 39-9011.00 Childcare Workers
Zipcode 68111
Name Bonita Sims
Address 2415 Grant Street
City, State and Zip Omaha, NE 68111
Phone 402-980-5742

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