top of page

                                                   Lead Teacher Job Description


  • Co-Lead a program focused on assigned age group

  • Implement and facilitate activities 

  • Support and guide co-workers and assistant teachers

  • Coordinate with other staff for space utilization

  • Work primarily with assigned ages and occasionally with mixed age groups 

  • Coordinate and implement field trips

  • Manage behavior of children using developmentally appropriate practices

  • Prepare snacks and lunches

  • Encourage healthy habits for children in your care, i.e. handwashing, hydration, safety, etc.

  • Complete documentation as needed per Child Care Licensing requirements (unusual or concerning behavior, any major conflicts between children, accidents, injuries, medication administration, and any other important comments from children or parents, behaviors, or incidents) 

  • Communicate professionally with parents and staff

  • Perform cleaning and basic maintenance

  • Complete required annual training as required by the State of Alaska

  • Occasional off-care hours may be needed for program preparation and planning




  • Energetic and positive attitude

  • Physical ability to care for children 

  • Must be at least 21 years of age

  • Provide three positive references

  • CPR/First Aid Certification 

  • Complete assigned child care training 

  • Clear federal criminal background check

  • Preferred but not required qualifications: 

    • Two years of prior experience working in or being a leader of a classroom team with young children; college courses in ECE


  • Be available for monthly training requirements

  • Based on availability and agreed commitment to part-time or full-time schedule

  • Availability for fundraising efforts is appreciated

  • Annual evaluation may be scheduled for convenient Sat/Sun hours, 2 weeks prior to final day of work

  • Position is seasonal. Preferred availability is April through September. Start and end dates are negotiable.



  • Pay: $18-20/ hour based on experience and educational background

  • 2 hours of monthly staff training at regular wage


To apply, please contact us for an application and to share resume:


bottom of page