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Preschool Lead Teacher

Early Advantage Developmental Childcare Center
Rochester, MN
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Are you a natural, empathetic leader and collaborative teammate who loves a new challenge every day? Come join our team! We're seeking Lead Teachers, and this is an opportunity you don't want to miss!

Early Advantage Developmental Childcare Center is looking for Full-Time Lead Teachers for our PreK room to join our team of long-serving, dedicated professionals who spend their days sparking learning and creating joy. We have 10 beautiful classrooms with updated technology and awesome outdoor educational spaces! All we're missing is you!

If you're ready to move into a career that makes a difference, and you:

• Consider yourself a natural, empathetic leader
• Have work experience and/or educational background in ECE (CDA or higher
• Are a strong, tech-savvy verbal and written communicator
• Can physically complete the tasks necessary to care for small children
• Agree with and can deliver on our mission to provide exceptional care and
learning with compassion and heart


$2,000 Sign-On Bonus for Lead Teacher
• Yearly retention bonus between $500 and $3000 based on level of education
• Options for FOUR DAY work week
• Flexible scheduling - Part-time & Full-time options available
• 6 Paid Holidays
• 12 days of Paid Time Off/Sick Pay
• Many opportunities for Professional Development & Training
• Paid Training
• Paid Training Wage
• Professional Development Assistance
• Supplemental Insurance Plans
• Dental Insurance
• Eye Insurance
• Telemedicine
• Life Insurance and Retirement Plan
• One week of Free Time Share anywhere in the world every 5 years of services
• Discount at our local gym
$100 Clothing Stipend per year
• Beauty Reimbursement - We will reimburse you once a year for nails, hair, etc.
• Body Health - We offer a yearly massage on us, chiropractor visits
• Compensation is based on your level of education and experience


  • 18 years old
  • High School Diploma
  • Experience working with young children
  • Child Development Associate Degree is an asset
  • Bachelors Degree in any field


$19.00-$21.00 per hour

BUT WAIT - you don't meet those requirements but still feel like this could be a stellar opportunity. We're open to starting you off as an Assistant Teacher or even Aide and will mentor you to get your credentials! If you are self-motivated this can happen as soon as three months.


We are a child care center that cares for children 6 weeks old up until they start Kindergarten. Children do some of their most significant learning in their first five years of life. We partner with amazing care providers to ensure we help our students reach their full potential during these years. Our students, their parents, and our staff are all part of our school family and are the driving force behind everything we do.


• Beautifully updated facility and ample outside playgrounds!
• Large in-door motor room
• 10 incredible classrooms, and teacher prep offices
• Staff lounge, including private outdoor staff patio
• Outdoor classroom space in addition to playgrounds
• Smart Boards in our Preschool and PreK classrooms
• Resources readily available
• Locally owned and operated
• Collaborate with our team members
• Advancement opportunities with career goal assistance
• We look at behavior through a Conscious Discipline lens
• We use teacher-loved Frog Street Curriculum
• Staff are not a means to an end they are part of our mission

​​​​​​When you join Early Advantage, you become part of the family!

Apply today! We can't wait to meet you.

Early Advantage Developmental Childcare Center


Rochester, MN