Lead Teachers: Infant & Preschool Openings

The Gardner School - Herndon, VA3.4

30+ days agoFull-time
We are searching for a Compassionate Lead Teacher to join our team of well-trained, caring and motivating individuals. The Gardner School is an academically focused early childhood education center for ages 6 weeks to 5 years. We have created a rich learning environment that will stimulate a child’s all-encompassing intellectual growth and provide a strong education foundation for their bright future.

Classrooms Available: Infant / Preschool

Paid vacation, holidays, birthday, and personal time
Medical, dental, vision, and short-term disability insurance
401k/Roth Plan with the company matching dollar for dollar up to 4%
Employer paid life and long-term disability insurance
Childcare discount

A BS or BA Degree in Elementary Education or Early Childhood Education or related degree.
A minimum of 1 year teaching in a childcare center or preschool setting.
Must meet all the requirements listed for all employees which may include but is not limited to the following: to submit a negative TB test, and physical, and possess CPR certification and Basic First Aid.
Must be able to lift, carry and/or hold up to 60 pounds.

Hold weekly planning meetings with your team of classroom assistant teachers.
Create engaging, structured lessons and group activities, while remaining flexibility that fosters self-discovery and independence as each child explores and learns at his or her own pace.
Post approved lesson plans each Friday to share with parents.
Every day, greet the children and parents during drop off and pick up times.
Ensure the safety of each child.
Cultivate professional and positive relationships with the parents and coworkers.
Communicate with management any supplies needed for the upcoming month.
Train Assistant Teachers to assume responsibilities in your absence