Lead Teacher Position | LVCC | Allentown, PA - Lehigh Valley Children's Centers, Inc.

Lead Teacher

A $1,000 monetary incentive will be paid to newly employed staff members who start work after July 1, 2021. The $1,000 payout will be paid upon successful completion of probationary period.
JOIN ONE OF THE STRONGEST EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION TEAMS IN THE LEHIGH VALLEY!

More than 1,500 children receive early childhood education and child care services each day at LVCC. We’re the largest full day, year-round, early education and child care provider in the region, with 30 convenient locations in Lehigh and Northampton Counties. Each of our centers either participates in Pennsylvania's Keystone STARS or are working toward STARS, continuously building a higher standard of measure for our programs.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Responsible for cooperatively plan the week's schedule, ensuring the posting and implementation of lesson plans.

  • Supervises, directs and is involved with small and large groups of children in both planned and spontaneous activities.

  • Provide behavioral management which is positive, consistent, and based upon expectations which are clearly defined and geared to appropriate developmental levels and individual needs.

  • Responsible for the overall planning of program activities and the development of an individualized program for each child.

  • Responsible for assessing and recording children's progress through, anecdotal records and Teaching Strategies GOLD assessments.

  • Actively participates in daily classroom maintenance/cleaning.

  • Works with any child needing special attention in conjunction with other staff and consultants as needed.

  • Supports person (staff, volunteers, etc.) who is leading group activities by attending to needs of non-participants.

  • Works in conjunction with other staff in preparation of materials and cleanup of the room for daily activities.

  • Cooperates and is flexible to ensure that center coverage is adequate and reflects changing needs of families served.

  • Attends to physical and hygienic needs of the child including providing a pleasant daily rest time.

  • Responsible for carrying out Lehigh Valley Children’s Centers health and safety policies and procedures, including monitoring children, activities, equipment and environment for safety.

  • Models good health habits; complies with Lehigh Valley Children’s Centers dress code.

  • Attends workshops, training, and conferences for professional development. 

  • Encourages and facilitates communication and cooperation between family and center: maintains frequent contact with parents informing them of the child's progress, activities and behaviors.

  • Holds parent-teacher conferences semi-annually; maintains frequent contact with parents, informing them of their child's progress, activities and behavior.

  • Attends parent meetings and supports extra-curricular activities of the center or agency upon request.

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelors or Associates Degree in ECE or Education
BENEFITS
  • Vacation

  • Sick days

  • Holidays

  • Personal days

  • Company paid long-term disability

  • Paid professional development days

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Discounted childcare during working hours

VOLUNTARY BENEFITS
  • Medical

  • Dental

  • Vision

  • Short-term disability

  • Life insurance

  • Retirement plan

Lehigh Valley Children's Centers is a proud Equal Opportunity Employer.

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