Lead Teacher Infant/Toddler Classroom

The Lead Infant/Toddler Teacher must be able to perform the following:

  1. Oversees the direct care, safety, and nurturing of all children ages 6 weeks-2 years old by all education staff. 
  2. Monitors the daily operations and curriculum implementation of each classroom.  
  3. Be able to implement developmentally appropriate practice, early Head Start and/or state day care regulations in the classroom.   
  4. Be or willing to be certified in the Pyramid Model for social-emotional development and then be able to model and guide other staff.

DESIRABLE REQUIREMENTS:  Associate’s Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education (Birth-2) or (Birth-6) or Early Childhood Special Education (n-6) or its equivalent; Preferred minimum 2 years lead teaching in  infant or toddler nursery or classroom in a  NYS OCFS licensed day care center.

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:  Infant/Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA) Certificate; Preferred minimum of 2 years of teaching in an infant, toddler, or preschool state licensed nursery or day care center.