Lead Teacher - Early Education
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Education and Training
Specialty Early Childhood Education Teacher
Location 19027, Elkins Park, Pennsylvania, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/07/23
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By providing impactful professional development and embracing a culture of internal promotions, you can discover a future in ECE that most have never considered.
Join Our Energized Team at FELS Gutman ELC!
Why work with Federation Early Learning Services (FELS)?
We love our staff at FELS and are constantly amazed by the dedication and passion our staff approaches their work every day. To show our appreciation, FELS offers a host of benefits including:

Sign-on bonus is now available for a limited time! *
16 vacation days and 13 sick days
Reduced childcare tuition
Health (Independence BlueCross), Vision, Dental, and Supplemental Insurance
Monthly staff recognition program
Retirement plan
Learn & Earn + T.E.A.C.H. Program = Free Associate's and Bachelor's degrees in ECE for full-time teachers
Encouraging environment for staff to set and achieve professional and educational goals
Free coffee and access to a staff lounge for breaks

Job Description:
Our Lead Teachers at Federation Early Learning Services (FELS) are instrumental in creating an environment that supports a childs natural desire to explore, experiment, and discover. FELS has open Lead Teacher positions at our Gutman Early Learning Center in MontCo. And dont forget to ask us about our sign-on bonus! *
As a Lead Teacher at FELS, you will:

Plan and implement developmentally appropriate programs and daily lesson plans
Serve as an interdisciplinary team member contributing to identifying positive solutions and behavioral supports.
Foster a safe and healthy environment for children and other staff members
Ensure that appropriate discipline techniques are used amongst all staff and the childrens care needs are met.
Work with Child Development Specialist (CDS), supervisors, parents, and co-workers in making decisions and problem-solving concerning effective behavior support plans.
Assist children with daily living activities, including but not limited to meals, nap time, toileting, diapering, and personal hygiene as needed.
Organize classroom, including maintaining bulletin boards/posters/signs with important information for parents, to support program goals and contribute to implementing daily indoor and outdoor activities.
Establish and maintain thorough communication with parents through conferences, email, etc., regularly on an informal daily basis. Parent conferences are conducted at least twice per year.
Maintain progress reports on children's emotional, physical, social, and intellectual development.
Abide by all additional guidelines for childcare, child education, welfare, health, etc., as instructed by FELS.

What are a Lead Teachers skills and qualifications?

Associates Degree, Bachelors Degree, or CDA Certificate
At least two (2) years or a minimum of 2,500 hours of childcare experience
Ability to supervise staff effectively
Ability to speak, hear, read, write, and generally understand English sufficiently to give directions and communicate with both children and adults

It is the continuing policy of Federation Early Learning Services (FELS) to provide equal employment opportunity, regardless of race, creed, color, gender, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, physical or mental disability, veterans status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, familial status, domestic or sexual violence victim status, or other classification as required by applicable law.
*For more information about our sign-on bonus, please contact FELS directly.
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $15.25 - $21.50 per hour

Dental insurance
Employee discount
Flexible schedule
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Professional development assistance
Referral program
Retirement plan
Vision insurance


Monday to Friday

COVID-19 considerations:Please visit our website at www.felskids.org/covid-19-response/ for the most up-to-date information on how FELS is responding to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Associate (Required)


CPR Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location