Preschool Lead Assistant Team Teacher @ Angel Care Preschool & Child Care - Traverse City, MI

Preschool Lead Assistant Team Teacher

Angel Care Preschool and Child Care is committed to hiring and developing staff who want to work within a high performing team that supports children’s growth in various developmental domains. Angel Care provides a team environment that embraces best practice in early childhood education and child development. Angel Care is looking for qualified candidates with the following abilities:
  • Ability to interact with children in a respectful, caring way.
  • Ability to observe children and be proactive in conflict management.
  • Ability to engage a team of colleagues in developmentally appropriate interactions and activities for children.
  • Ability to communicate and participate as a team player with all coworkers both in and out of the classroom.
  • Ability to remain flexible in a challenging, fast paced environment.
  • Desire to continue professional development in early childhood education and/or child development.
Our Preschool Lead Teacher’s responsibilities include:
  • Plan and implement activities, both indoors and outdoors, for children in the classroom.
  • Engage team assistant teachers to participate in planning and implementation of all activities, both indoors and outdoors, for children in the classroom.
  • Supervise children for all activities: indoor, outdoor, meals, toileting, etc.
  • Maintain a safe environment both indoors and outdoors.
  • Address concerns of child/parent/coworker in a timely, effective manner. Manage concerns that team members feel are best suited for lead.
  • Problem-solve with team child/parent/coworker concerns.
  • Answer and demonstrate solutions to team members to promote continued understanding and education in the training process for assistants.
  • Interact with child/parent/coworker in a caring, respectful manner.
Our Preschool Lead Teacher must meet the following requirements:
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Must be nineteen years old
  • Child care and/or preschool experience (minimum of one year, required)
  • CDA and/or 12 semester hours in early childhood education or child development coursework; however, an Associate's degree or higher is preferred (quality experience can take the place of preferred educational credentials)
  • CPR and First Aid Certification
Angel Care will offer you:
  • Generous paid time off policies
  • Paid holidays
  • Professional development opportunities including tuition scholarships and reimbursements
  • Reflective capacity building
  • A team that supports families and employees
Job Type: Full-time or Part Time, various schedule options
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Internship
Pay: $12.00 - $16.00 per hour
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
Supplemental Pay:
  • Signing bonus
COVID-19 considerations:
We have several Covid19 procedures in place to keep our employees and families safe. We are providing small groups for our children as well as extensive health screenings and intensive cleaning.
  • Early Childhood Education: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)
Work Location:
  • One location
Work Remotely:
  • No