Lead Teacher

Community Services for Children, Inc. - Allentown, PA (30+ days ago)

Community Services for Children is seeking Lead Teachers for our Head Start program to make a difference in the lives of children and their families. CSC’s Head Start/Early Head Start programs has been designated as a Program of Excellence, one of ten in the nation. This is a unique opportunity for a social services professional to implement high quality programming based on best practice and current research in the field.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement individualized educational programming and child development principles adhering to all federal, state and local regulations within an active project based classroom setting.
  • Implement positive behavior supports to encourage the development of self regulation, social competence and pro-social behaviors in preschool children.
  • Complete screenings as well as formative and summative assessments for each child.
  • Partner with each child’s family to ensure a collaborative educational experience.
  • Work flexible hours including evenings to meet family and program needs.
  • Supervise, develop and evaluate Assistant Teacher.

Job Requirements:

  • BA/BS in Early Childhood Education or a BA or advanced degree in any subject with coursework equivalent to a major relating to ECE with preschool classroom experience.
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and management skills.
  • Ability to work a flexible work schedule.
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) a plus.
  • Car and valid driver’s license.
  • Ability to lift and carry 50 lbs.


  • Full Time.
  • 15 sick days per yr.
  • 2 personal days per yr.
  • 11 paid holidays per yr.
  • Summers off.
  • Comprehensive medical Package.
  • Fee dental coverage.
  • Pay rate $20.72/hr. - $23.39/hr.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.72 to $23.39 /hour


  • early childhood education: 1 year


  • Bachelor's