Lead Teacher

Part Time

Website Hollis Preschool

Hollis Preschool is seeking a positive, enthusiastic and flexible preschool Lead Teacher to add to our dynamic staff. We are looking for someone who will support the preschool’s “child-centered”, “play-based learning” philosophy with an academic component that will create an environment that supports and enhances children’s play inside and outside the classroom while honoring each child’s individual skills, abilities and character. This part-time position is for applicants who are flexible, a team player, able to work different shifts based on the needs of the school, show a willingness to work with all ages (2-5) and love working with children. We are looking for a lead teacher for our 3 and 4 year old programs.  Required:
  • Must be at least 18 years of age and have ONE of the following:
  • A minimum of 18 credits in related coursework, including at least 3 credits in child or human growth and development, plus a minimum of 1000 hours experience working with children in a licensed child care program or public or private elementary school
  • A minimum of 12 credits in related coursework, plus 3000 hours experience working with children in licensed child care program or public or private elementary school
  • A minimum of 1000 hours of supervised child care experience in a licensed child care program, documentation of successful completion of a 2-year vocational course in career and technical education with an additional 9 credits in related coursework or 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 November 6, 2017
  • Associate Degree or Child Development Associate Certification (CDA)
  • CPR/First Aid Certification

Responsibilities include:

  • Teach and manage programs with children between the ages of 3 and 5
  • Keep a detailed lesson plan book
  • Provide developmentally appropriate activities and react to the individual needs of the students
  • Create and maintain positive relationships with all students and parents
  • Regularly communicate with parents verbally and in writing as needed
  • Communicate any classroom needs or areas of concern to the Director in a timely manner
  • Cleaning of the classroom/facility after all class sessions
  • Assist the Director in writing a monthly newsletter to families
  • Post parent information to Seesaw
  • Adhere to all Hollis Preschool policies
  • Attend monthly staff meetings