Preschool Lead Teacher *NEW*

Childcare & Education Services, Sioux Falls

Hours:
40 hours per week, Monday through Friday days, year round

Responsibilities:
Our lead preschool teacher is responsible for the education of our amazing preschool students. The teacher communicates with parents, plans and leads daily activities with students and prepares supplies. This position involves coordinating activities for the day, ensuring that the assistant teachers know what is planned daily. The teacher writes and implements high quality, age appropriate lessons for 20 preschool students.

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 provide quality, nurturing care to children enrolled in the program, spend time outdoors with children, 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. Keep classrooms and materials orderly and neat. Coordinate parent/teacher conferences, graduation ceremony and Christmas program in partnership with other teachers. Attend in-service training required by licensing and the program.

Qualifications:
Degree in education, related field or CDA required. Must be at least 21 years of age and have the experience necessary to develop supportive relationships with young children. Valid driver’s license with good driving record required. Must successfully complete all agency background checks.

Salary: Dependent 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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