Lead Teacher, After-School Program

Childcare & Education Services, Sioux Falls

Make a difference for children ages 5 to 12!

Full-time or part-time hours available, Monday through Friday. Full-time hours are 10 am to 6:30 pm with one hour break. Part-time hours are 2 pm to 6 pm.

The lead teacher communicates with parents, leads daily activities with students and prepares supplies. This position involves coordinating activities each afternoon, ensuring that the after school and summer program runs smoothly. During the school year, the teacher sometimes spends time in a toddler or preschool classroom as an assistant teacher as needed.

As the lead teacher, you will lead children by participating in games, reading with children and teaching them simple, fun and enriching activities. The lead teacher will be responsible for coordinating these activities and ensuring that the program team knows the plan for the day. This position must also provide quality, nurturing care to children enrolled in the program, spend time outdoors with children, and communicate effectively and maintain working relationships with students, their parents, and other staff. You will assist in preparing and serving food, and cleaning areas to ensure clean sanitary conditions and to meet standards. Maintain daily paperwork such as attendance records, food program records, snack supply purchasing. Attend in-service training required by licensing and the program. Keep classrooms and materials orderly and neat.

Minimum of a high school diploma or GED. Post high school education and experience with children preferred. Must be at least 21 years of age and have (or be willing to obtain) training and experience necessary to develop supportive relationships with very young children. Valid driver’s license with good driving record required. Must successfully complete all agency background checks.

Salary: Depends on experience.

Respond by: open until filled

To apply, send application (found on previous page), cover letter and resume to:
Cassie Anderson, Director
LSS Childcare & Education Services
3400 East 49th Street
Sioux Falls, SD 57103

Email (preferred): Cassie.Anderson@LssSD.org

An equal opportunity employer.

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