Preschool Teacher – GSRP Lead
111 N Fifth St,
Leland, MI 49654
The Leelanau Children’s Center seeks a full time Preschool Teacher. We are looking for an early childhood educator with preschool teaching or childcare experience, with an understanding of research-based preschool curriculum and knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices.
The person filling this position should be able to problem solve positively and work collaboratively within a team. They should be able to work with diverse families and engage parents as partners in their child’s learning and well-being.
Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, preferred.
Child Development Associate Degree. LCC will provide training and funding for CDA certification within one year of hire for qualified candidates.
ESSENTIAL JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Implement developmentally appropriate, play-based instruction for children using research based curriculum.
Conduct screening and ongoing developmental assessment of children and provide age-appropriate instructional support.
Meet with the Program Director and Early Childhood Specialist as needed to ensure quality programming.
Attend staﬀ meetings, workshops, and other scheduled program activities as requested.
Collaborate with team-teacher in reflective team meetings, planning, and decision making.
Create and update anecdotal records and portfolios for each child.
Schedule and participate in parent/family activities and conferences.
Develop newsletters and informational materials for families and engage in ongoing, positive, and professional communication with families.
Competitive Salary + Bonus
401K (up to employer 3% match)
Paid time oﬀ
Free preschool tuition