Lead Teacher/ Assistant Teacher

Idas Learning Center LLC Philadelphia, PA, USA

Employment Type


Why Work Here?

“We have an amazing team dedicated to the safe, nurturing care and educational development of young children. Excellent wages and benefitd”

Looking for a caring, nurturing, loving staff member to help train and guide the educational path of young minds.

A lead teacher is responsible for taking the considerations of teachers, administration and parents into account and using those preferences to craft educational structures that allow the students to learn. Lead teachers still conduct their own classes like any other teacher, but they also have additional responsibilities, such as:

  • Meeting with parents to discuss the goals and needs of students in their program
  • Coordinating with administration to create education plans for the students
  • Sitting in on the classes of other teachers in an observational role
  • Using information from observations to help other teachers grow by noting ineffective areas and sharing alternative methods that are more successful
  • Assisting teachers in the creation of lesson plans or in solving problems the teacher is struggling to find a solution for
  • Tracking the academic performance of students for signs of progress
  • Establishing and maintaining a clean, safe and nurturing environment for children
  • Light cleaning duties required
  • Must be able to lift at 50lbs.

A lead teacher must possess strong communication, teaching, leadership, empathy, decision-making, organizational, and conflict resolution skills.

Educational requirements: a bachelor's degree in an education field, 30hours of early childhood education, child development, or human services, with 4years of childcare experience.

An assistant teacher is responsible for supervising, educating and supporting students to help them accomplish learning benchmarks. Their duties include planning lessons that target specific skills and concepts, managing classroom behavior to keep all students engaged in lesson and providing individual support and feedback for their students.

Teacher assistant duties and responsibilities:

  • Implementing the teachers lesson plans and maintaining daily classroom schedule
  • Supporting each child's social, emotional and intellectual growth and development
  • Ensuring the wellbeing and safety of children at all times
  • Using a variety of instructional and assessment strategies, as directed by the teacher, to meet individual student needs
  • Assisting students with assignments or difficult concepts
  • Maintaining communication with parents, staff and faculty regarding the progress of students
  • Establish and maintain a clean, safe, nurturing environment
  • Light cleaning duties required
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 lbs.

About Idas Learning Center LLC:

Ida’s Learning Center is an early education center focused on the
development of young minds and citizenship. We strive to care for the
emotional, cognitive, and social aspects of education by creating a nurturing
environment catering to the needs of young learners. Excellence is the
standard and we are looking to hire enthusiastic educators who share our
vision in these educational goals.