Lead Teacher

Baltimore, MD 21216

Posted: 04/13/24 Employment Type: Full-time Job Category: Office Pay Rate: $20 - $22/hr

Job Description

Position Summary 
The primary purpose of this position is to perform responsible planning, which supports and implements daily tasks that align with the program's childcare goals and objectives. Duties include planning activities, supporting the program, maintaining attendance, and interacting with parents. Performance of the assignments requires knowledge of the basic principles of early childhood education. 
Major Duties
  • Assist teachers with planning, reviewing, and posting lesson plans. 
  • Make recommendations for educational development referrals for children. 
  • Manages emergency classroom binders, responsible for posting allergy and medication charts, and classroom menus. 
  • Assist Child Development Specialist with obtaining and documenting ISFP/IEP information. 
  • Responsible for classroom inventory, taking and managing classroom attendance, CACFP Point of Sale documentation for classrooms. 
  • Assists with the care, safety, and well-being of all the children. 
  • Assists with the implementation of a developmentally appropriate program for infants and toddlers. 
  • Assists in the recruitment of children in the program. 
  • Provides direct interaction with parents and the community. 
  • Provides direct service in classrooms as directed by the Child Development Specialist. 
  • Completes home visits with enrolled families. 
  • Attends trainings required by sponsoring agency and MFN. 
  • Performs other duties as assigned 

Job Requirements

Minimum Education, Training and/or Experience 
AA degree preferred. A minimum of two (2) years of experience in childcare and/or child development. An equivalent combination of education, training, and experience may be considered, if selected candidate possesses the following combination of a I/T 90hr & 45 hr. childcare development certification, I/T CDA + 18 ECE college credits. 
  • Possession of a valid Maryland driver's license.
  • Must be able to be covered under the Authority's fidelity bond.
  • Must be able to be covered under the Authority's vehicle insurance policy.
Other Requirements 
  • You must successfully pass a prescreening investigation, including employment and education verification, TB screening, drug screening, and a physical examination. 
  • Probationary Period: This is a full-time permanent position. Upon employment, you will be required to serve a 6-month probationary period. 
  • All new employees are required to receive at least one COVID-19 vaccination shot in a two-shot series or be fully vaccinated prior to the date of hire.

Meet Your Recruiter

Carissa Griffith
Project Manager

Amateur house flipper and DIY enthusiast. Always planning my next vacation destination. Proud Dallas Cowboys fan. I enjoy getting to know people and finding the right career for them.

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