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Lead Toddler Teacher

Cheshire, MA, USA

Job Type

Early Education



About the Role

The Lead Toddler Teacher is responsible for creating and delivering a comprehensive curriculum that fosters the development of toddlers aged 1-3. This position oversees classroom management, educational activities, and behavioral guidance to ensure a nurturing, safe, and enriching environment. The Lead Toddler Teacher is also tasked with supervising and mentoring assistant teachers, collaborating with families, and adhering to EEC standards.


-Proven experience in a similar role
-Strong communication and interpersonal skills
-Ability to lead and inspire a team


-Develop and implement a curriculum that promotes cognitive, social, and physical development
-Supervise classroom activities, ensuring a balanced and engaging environment
-Mentor and guide assistant teachers
-Collaborate with parents and caregivers to support the holistic development of each child
-Ensure compliance with EEC standards and other relevant regulations


  • Must be at least 18 years of age.

  • EEC Lead Teacher certification

  • Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or related field (or equivalent experience)

About Youth Center Inc.

Youth Center Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering young individuals through comprehensive programs that promote learning, growth, and community engagement. With over 50 years of service to the community, we provide a wide range of educational, recreational, and support services designed to meet the diverse needs of children, teens, and families. Our mission is to foster a nurturing environment where participants can thrive academically, socially, and emotionally, equipping them with the skills they need for future success.

At Youth Center Inc., diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) are integral to our mission and daily operations. We celebrate the diversity of our community, recognizing that each individual's unique background and perspective enriches our programs and services. We strive to create an inclusive environment where all participants, staff, and stakeholders feel welcomed, valued, and respected. Our commitment to equity ensures that everyone has access to the opportunities, resources, and support necessary to achieve their full potential. Through continuous learning and collaboration, we work to dismantle barriers and create a culture of belonging for all.

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