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Learning Care Group Lead Teacher in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Lead Teacher

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  • Brand: La Petite Academy

  • Location:

1350 Blair's Ferry Rd

Cedar Rapids,


  • Requisition ID: 93863

  • Date Posted: 6/7/2021

Are you ready to be a difference maker? Learning Care Group is a community of collaborative, bold, fun, dedicated individuals. Here, you’ll find a dynamic environment and culture that is inclusive and collaborative. As early education leaders, we’re making a strong, lasting, positive impact on children every day. Their future begins now. And so does yours.

We are looking for Lead Teachers to join our team; love what you do and make a difference everyday!

The Lead Teacher promotes the social, physical, and intellectual growth of the children under his/her care and works with the school’s staff to create an environment of learning and keeps parents informed of the progress of their child.

Job Benefits:

  • Competitive Wages

  • Health, Vision, and Dental Insurance

  • Enhanced Paid Time Off Program

  • Education Assistance

  • 401(k) retirement plan with company match

  • Employee discounts on childcare, travel, computers, and at many national and local retailers

  • Flexible schedule – no nights and weekends

  • Countless advancement opportunities – Grow with us!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create fun and interactive learning experiences while serving as mentors to fellow Teachers.

  • Ensure the daily care of every child by following all licensing guidelines and implementing all company standards.

  • Communicate directly with parents and prospective parents to achieve success for the child.

  • Maintain a fun and interactive classroom that is clean and organized.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Complete and pass state required background check

  • Experience leading a classroom and creating educational lesson plans

  • CDA or a minimum 12 semester hours in Early Childhood Education or related field

We know our best asset is our people! So we’ve made a commitment to ensure you feel valued, with a robust, comprehensive offering that is competitive and exceeds your expectations. That means market-relevant compensation, a targeted range of health and wellness benefits (including life insurance, dental, vision, as well as medical for full-time positions), and retirement planning, with a 401k match. We recognize your potential, encourage your talent, and support your growth with ongoing training and development. We also offer tuition reimbursement, assistance with your CDA (worth college credit toward an Early Childhood degree), and our exclusive Master Teacher program to enhance your skills—and increase your pay. Don’t wait. Start strong today.