Are you motivated to make a difference in the lives of children? Do you have the skills and dedication to join our team at the Boys & Girls Club?
If so, we invite you to apply ASAP. We are temporarily offering a $500 sign on bonus for full-time positions! A Free Child Care Program is also available for our full-time positions.
If you're looking to find fulfilling, meaningful work and the chance to make a positive impact on the lives of children as a capable and caring mentor, look no further. Of course, passion for your profession won't pay the bills -- we get that! -- which is why we offer competitive compensation and benefits. We take your professional development seriously and will help you grow in your career.
A Lead Teacher in a center based program shall have a high school diploma or general equivalency diploma, be at least 18 years of age, have a minimum of 1000 hours experience working with children in a licensed child care program, and meet one of the following pre-service training/education options:
- A minimum of 18 credits in child development, early childhood or elementary education, or other field of study focused on children from a regionally accredited college or university, including at least 3 credits in child growth and development.
- Documentation of a non-expired child development associates (CDA) in center based programs awarded by the council for professional recognition.
- A credential from a teacher preparation program accredited by MACTE.
- Documentation from or on file with the department that she or he was qualified for and employed in the position of lead teacher on or before the effective date of these rules in 2017.
Responsibilities include establishing a nurturing classroom environment that promotes the social, emotional, cognitive, creative, physical, and linguistic development of children in cooperative involvement with their families.
The Lead Teacher also provides leadership and supervision to assigned program associate teachers, teacher aids, and volunteer staff.