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About This Position

Position Title:
3/4 year old Preschool Lead Teacher
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Brief Overview:
Job Title: Lead Teacher
Reports to: Center Director

Responsible for planning program activities and supervision of staff and students to ensure that the established policies, procedures, educational curriculum, and safety procedures of the classroom are upheld.

Skills and Abilities:
- Excellent communication and organizational skills.
- Ability to design and implement an effective plan for staff and student activities.
- Ability to effectively supervise others, including oversight of daily responsibilities, training, development and performance management.
- Ability to define problems, collect facts and data, and develop solutions.
- Computer skills to complete reports and prepare written communications and emails.

Physical Requirements:
- Must be physically present and actively engaged in student activity in various areas of the center interior located on two floor levels and exterior areas.
- Respond to voices and radio communications in a noisy environment.
- Communicate verbally and audibly in a noisy environment.
- Observe children, adults, and moving objects at near and far distances.

Note: The physical demands described here represent those that are required to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform these essential functions.
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Job Responsibilities:
Provide effective supervision of students and staff members at all times.
• Collaborate with Center Director, staff, and representatives of St. John’s UCC.
• Ensure quality programing using PA state learning standards to plan and crosswalk the classroom curriculum.
• Ensure compliance with established safety procedures including emergency drills (fire/tornado) and student release procedures.
• Model expectations for students and employees with self-care (hand-washing, for example), use of language/gestures, relationships of respect with students, staff & parents, respect and care of program materials, and following directions given by the center director.
• Build and maintain positive relationships with families, students, and staff.
• Maintain communication with parents of students in the classroom regarding both the program and any concerns about their child.
• Attend monthly staff meetings and keep the center director informed regarding the shared responsibility of coordinating daily classroom operations & cleaning responsibilities.
• Frequently interact with children in play and gross motor activities.
• Record daily attendance & transitions.
• Complete required STARS documents.
• Perform observations.
Job Type:
Number of Jobs Available:
Required Experience
2-5 years
Required Studies:
Bachelors Degree
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Salary Requirements:
$14.00- $16.00 PER HOUR
Preferred Start Date (use calendar button):
Paid Holidays
Expected Start/End Time:
9:30 am-5:30 pm
Keystone STAR Level:
Age Group Position:
Minimum Number of ECE Credits Required:
Minimum Career Lattice Level:
Level II
Required Experience:
2-5 years
PA Teacher Certification Required?:
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659 S. 4th Street

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