The Salvation Army

  • Lead Teacher

    Job Locations US-MA-Dorchester
    Job ID
    Child Care
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    The rate for Lead Teacher is a maximum of $17 per hour. 

    The positions are both full time. The positions have hours that are negotiable as the Children’s Learning Center programs hours of operation are 730am to 530pm


    1. Position Title


    Lead Teacher



    1. Responsible to


    CLC Director


    1. Education Requirements


    EEC qualified and/or BA degree in Early Childhood Education or have a Child Development Associate


    1. Work Experience


    • Applicant must have a strong background in supervision and three years teaching experience in ECE
    • EEC requires health documents, four (4) particular ECE courses and at least Eighteen (18) months of day care experience.


    1. Other Qualifications


    • Must have First Aid and CPR training,
    • Physical stamina and the ability to relate well with children and adults.
    • Applicant must have a valid Driver’s License


    1. Principal Functions


    Cooperative Team teaching in The Salvation Army Children’s Learning Center Curriculum and supervision of the Teaching staff in the class.


    1. Duties and Responsibilities


    1. Represent The Salvation Army social mission through their contact with children of the day care center and their parents
    2. Refer persons with spiritual needs to The Salvation Army Dorchester Corps Officer
    3. Write and prepare daily lesson plans weekly in advance.
    4. Coordinate personnel assigned to assist with group activities.
    5. Maintaining an orderly physical environment to meet the full growth and development of each child.
    6. Attend all staff and other related meetings and give input.
    7. Coordinate student evaluations with Teacher (verbal quarterly, written bi-annually).
    8. Help in the coordination of field trips and screening programs.
    9. Observe, record, and report individual and group behavior.
    10. Actively participating in games and activities.
    11. Attending parent meetings, seminars, trainings, and conferences.
    12. Coordinate scheduling of parent/teacher meetings.



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