**NEW POSITION** Educare Lead Teacher (PS)
SUMMARY:The Lead Teacher is responsible for the implementation and coordination of the comprehensive education program in the classroom. The Lead Teacher ensures that the classroom activities and environment are developmentally appropriate and reflect the philosophy and curriculum of Head Start, the Educare Learning Network and Kingsley House. The Lead Teacher ensures that the individual needs of the children are met as mandated by federal, state and local standards.
The Lead Teacher reports to the Educare Master Teacher. The Assistant Teacher and/or Classroom Aide report to the Lead Teacher. All classroom floater staff, substitutes, interns and volunteers assigned to the classroom takes direction from the Lead Teacher regarding all classroom tasks and responsibilities.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development (CD), or related field with a minimum of 24 credits in ECE or CD, and two years experience in relevant early childhood group setting required.
Head Start (Preschool): In addition to the education requirement, a minimum of 2 years experience working with preschool children aged 3 to 5
REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES: