The lead teacher is responsible for the care and education of a group of children as part of teaching team, and functions as a team leader, co-leader. The teacher plans and implements the curriculum, and with active participation of other members of the teaching team, works with parents and assist the needs of individual children.
Must have thorough knowledge of and be able to implement a developmental curriculum. Must be at least 18 years of age, have a high school diploma and have an Associate or Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education, or CDA credential and be professionally prepared as a teacher of young children.
In addition, he/she must meet the requirements of the city and state licensing agencies.
Experience in infant/toddler is a plus.