JOB DESCRIPTION – EARLY CHILDHOOD LEAD TEACHER/OR SUBSTITUTEResponsible for planning and executing the educational program and supervision of infants, toddles and preschool class. Reports to the Director.
A). Early childhood teachers shall be at least 18 years of age.
Early childhood teachers shall have a high school diploma or equivalency certificate (GED)
1) Sixty semester hours (or 90 quarter hours) of credits from an accredited college or university with six semester or nine quarters hours in courses related directly to child care/or child development, from birth to age six or
2) One year (1560 clock hours) of child development experience in a nursery school, kindergarten, or licensed day care center and 30 semesters hours (or 45 quarter hours) of credits from an accredited college or university with six semester or nine quarter hours in courses related directly to child care and /or child development, form birth to age six or.
3) Completion of credentialing programs approved by the department such as: Child Development Associate Credential Council for early childhood Professional Recognition or Certified childcare Professional National Child Care