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Lead Teacher (2 yr old classroom)

CAP Tulsa
United States, Oklahoma, Tulsa
5330 East 31st Street (Show on map)
June 04, 2024

Lead Teacher (2 yr old classroom)


Various CAP Tulsa Locations

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Lead Teacher (2 yr classroom)
Pay Range Code: LT

Job Summary
Under the supervision of the School Leader, responsible for the total classroom operation per Federal Head Start Performance Standards and any additional standard referring to classroom activity. Provides day-to-day direction of assigned Teacher II and is responsible for involving Teacher II in the planning and execution of daily classroom activities.
Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Comply with the education content mandates of the Head Start Performance Standards, program assessment, and service plans.
  • Administer Ages and Stages Questionnaires for initial developmental screening.
  • Utilize Curriculum software to track each child's ongoing developmental skill level in the domains as required by the Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Utilize the CAP-selected classroom support model to assist with classroom management.
  • Work cooperatively with all CAP employees, Family Support personnel, Parents, Volunteers, and collaborative partners.
  • Conduct at least two home visits and parent conferences, per child, within the allotted period. Participate in Family Child Review meetings once a month or as required.
  • Develop a daily schedule and weekly lesson plans based on observations, parental input, and developmentally appropriate practice.
  • Develop goals utilizing individualization forms to meet each child's developmental needs
  • Complete required documentation including, but not limited to: Monthly Reports, Attendance, InKind, Meal Count, Family Contacts, and Child Injury Reports.
  • Meet Head Start Performance Standards, NAEYC accreditation standards and DHS licensing requirements.
  • Understand and utilize the Agency curriculum for developmentally appropriate instruction.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or requested.

Required Education/Experience

  • Associate's Degree (or Higher) in Early Childhood Education or a Related Degree


  • Must have proven successful interpersonal relationship skills to maintain effective and satisfactory working relationships with intra-department and inter-department staff, vendors, clients, visitors, and contractors.
  • Ability to follow oral and written instructions with the ability to read, interpret, and present information efficiently and effectively.
  • Must be able to accurately audit records and ensure compliance with written or oral guidelines.
  • Ability to take initiative, multi-task, and work well under pressure.
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality of extremely sensitive data, records, files, conversations, etc.
  • Advanced organizational skills, efficiency skills, and excellent attention to detail with a demonstrated commitment to completing assignments on a timely basis.

Essential Physical & Mental Requirements
This is a classroom position that requires active supervision, requiring focused attention to look, listen, and engage with young children. Work requires frequent bending, stooping, lifting, squatting, kneeling, crawling, stretching, pushing, and pulling throughout the day. Must have the ability to lift and/or carry objects and children weighing up to fifty (50) pounds and quickly respond to children's needs. Regular and reliable attendance is required..

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