The purpose of this Lead Preschool Teacher position is to work as a member of the preschool classroom teaching team which consists of another Lead Teacher and several student classroom assistants. This position is responsible for planning an enriching, developmentally appropriate program of activities for young children. The Lead Teacher serves as a model for other personnel in the classroom teaching appropriate skills and techniques by example.
This position is for the academic year mid-September through mid-June. Summer term work may be available.
BA in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or related field.
BA in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or related field plus two or more years of preschool teaching experience.
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