Early Childhood Infant Lead Teacher

Position Overview

Seeking an individual committed to high quality early childhood education, with the ability to plan and lead in one of our Infant classrooms, 6 weeks to 18 months. This position will work an alternating schedule of 7:30-4 and 9:00-5:30.

Candidate should be flexible, creative, self-motivated, patient, and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Key Responsibilities

        Plan and implement developmentally appropriate classroom activities that will enhance the social-emotional, physical, language, and cognitive development of each child.

        Develop developmentally appropriate lesson plans with goals, objectives, activities, and outcomes for children and implement them intentionally.

        Develop and maintain an attractive and stimulating learning environment that encourages each child’s independence and self-selection of activities.

        Provide opportunities for each child to develop a positive self-image and experience success.

        Observe, assess, and document each child’s skills, behavior, growth, and development.

        Assist children in the smooth, daily transitions including those from home to Boone Beginnings as well as between center activities.

        Ensure that all children are always under appropriate supervision and guidance.

        Maintain a clean, safe, and healthy classroom environment.

        Ensure all center policies are followed and Nebraska childcare regulations are met.

        Schedule and meet with parents regularly about their child’s progress.

        Encourage parent participation in program activities and in implementing education activities for their children at home.

        Develop effective partnerships with parents.

        Maintain frequent communications with parents through informal discussions, progress reports, and parent-teacher conferences.

        Supervise Assistant Teacher, Support Staff, and classroom volunteers to ensure they are following planned activities, hygiene, and safety standards.

        Serve as a model and coach for Assistant Teacher and Support Staff.

        Delegate responsibilities to the Assistant Teacher as appropriate.

        Maintain confidentiality.

        Maintain daily attendance and CACFP food counts.

        Ensure the timely completion of necessary paperwork, including developmental assessments, lesson plans, newsletters, etc.

        Maintain personal professional development plan to ensure continuous quality improvement and attend in-service trainings.

        Perform other duties as assigned within the scope of the job description.

Education and Experience Requirements

        A Bachelor’s or Associates degree in early childhood education or other degree that meets state childcare licensing requirement preferred or;

        Two years of experience in early childhood group setting preferred.

        A High School diploma or GED required

        Must clear full background check.

        Must pass health screening.


·         Paid time off and holidays

·         Flexible schedules

·         Monday through Friday work schedule

Childcare discount 


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Additional Information

Salary range is $12-$14 an hour dependent upon education and experience

Contact Information

Boone Beginnings Early Childhood & Family Development Center
1385 South 6th Street
Albion, NE 68620

Mattaya Addison
(p) (402) 395-4320

How to Apply

How to Apply

·         Visit https://boonebeginnings.com/careers/ to complete an application.

·         Submit completed application to director@boonebeginnings.com