Lead Preschool Teacher
Overview A Lead Teacher at The Goddard School is responsible for establishing and maintaining a safe, healthy, and nurturing learning environment. Additionally, a Lead Teacher is responsible to work together with an Assistant Teacher and in conjunction with the entire faculty. Educational and Job Qualifications All candidates, who wish to be considered for the position of Lead Teacher must meet one or more of the following criteria, in addition to any/all requirements that may be mandated by state and/or local licensing authorities: A Bachelor's degree or higher in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Child Development A Bachelor's degree or higher in a related field, including 90 hours preschool certification Previous large center experience with the ability to write your own lesson plans Lead Teacher Responsibilities A Lead Teacher's responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following: Develop and implement lesson plans Proficiency with classroom technology (eg, interactive white board, computers, etc.). Meet the individual needs of each child Communicate appropriately and professionally with parents and fellow teachers Participate in teacher training and meetings Interact with children to support play, exploration, and learning Present expectations that are age and developmentally appropriate Work as a member of a team Use assessment tools Commit to continuing education Nurturing Teaching Style Team Player Commitment to Professional Development The Goddard School offers competitive compensation and benefits based on experience, education, and certifications.