Lead Teacher/ Assistant Teacher

Easter Seals - Falls Church, VA



The Teacher is responsible for all elements of their assigned classroom. These include: creating lesson plans including intergenerational activities, maintaining licensing regulations for education, health and safety, developing individual developmentally appropriate and therapeutic goals for each child and incorporating them into the larger classroom plan. He/she is responsible for maintaining the classroom environment with appropriate materials and toys. Teachers are responsible for supervising the teaching assistants, substitutes, volunteers and interns in their classroom including the training of their staff to act in their absence as the classroom lead.


  • Child Development Associates (CDA) Credential or Equivalent is preferred.
  • Minimum of one-year experience in childcare setting, involving face-to-face interaction and problem solving with children and their families, preferably with preschool aged children.
  • Prior experience working with children with disabilities preferred.
  • Demonstrated commitment to putting children and families first.
  • Willingness to participate in and support all intergenerational programs and activities * Excellent written and oral skills
  • Ability to interact effectively and professionally with participants, families and community referral sources. * Self-motivated and detail-oriented
  • Ability to take initiative and problem solve.

Job Type: Full-time

Job Type: Full-time


  • CDA: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Early Childhood Education: 1 year (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance