Preschool Lead Teacher

Sign on before January 2024 and receive a $500.00 incentive for joining our team!
(Not applicable to substitutes.)

COVID Vaccination Update

As of April 7th, 2023, we are no longer requiring our employees to be vaccinated against COVID-19, nor are we requiring weekly COVID-19 testing for unvaccinated employees.

Position Overview

Manage general classroom operations in accordance with federal performance standards, state licensing rules and agency expectations; ensure children’s safety at all times; coach classroom assistants and volunteers; prepare and deliver lessons and perform activities with the children; provide for the physical, social, intellectual, emotional and cultural needs of each enrolled child, in partnership with parents; provide appropriate information and resources for families.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Read the full ‘Teacher (Head Start)’ position description


  • A valid Michigan teaching certificate and an Early Childhood Education (ZA) or Early Childhood-General and Special Education (ZS) endorsement or;
  •  Minimum of an Associate Degree (Bachelor Degree preferred) with a stated major in ECE (Early Childhood Education) or (CD) Child Development
  • Candidates hired with an Associate Degree meeting the above requirements must sign an agreement that they will obtain a Bachelor Degree in ECE/CD within 2-4 years of being hired, promoted or transferred into a half day classroom teacher position.
  • Must obtain CPR/First Aid within ninety days of hire.

Base Pay

  • $21.65 – $26.40


Hours & Location

  • Mon-Fri
    • Hours may vary, but should be similar to:
      Monday – Thursday [6:30am-3:30pm] and Friday [7:30am-11:30am]

Current Site Openings