Brief Summary of Job Description
The Lead Teacher is responsible for the day to day operation of the room. Responsibilities include overseeing the general care of the children attending each day and supervising student employees in the room. The Lead Teacher is responsible for planning and facilitating learning activities in the room and overseeing the GOLD assessment of each child.
Job Duties Provide proper care for the children per their needs. Provide comfort, support, and consistency in routine. Develop care plans for each child incorporating other teachers working in the room. Communicate with parents as to their child's daily happenings and any concerns regarding their child. Complete individual Infant meal plans and Food Program recording Documents per Department of Education requirements. Prepare planned activities for children and facilitate the activities and supervise any other teachers facilitating the activities with the children. Administer the assessment program with each child. Supervise student teachers and classroom volunteers in the classroom. Keep room in good, clean condition as per licensing standards. Keep classroom interesting by rotating activities and toys. Comply with licensing requirements and attain Continuing Education hours.