Program Description:

La Petite Academy – 4426 Valley Quail Boulevard South, Westerville, 43081



Position Title:

Lead Teacher

Age Group:


Seasonal Position:


Full Time or Part Time:

Full time

Signing Bonus:

Position Description:

The Lead Teacher is responsible for curriculum implementation, classroom management, and achieving Learning Care Group’s safety vision of “No One Gets Hurt.” 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.

• Must meet state licensing requirements for education.
• Must meet all standards and requirements relating to education and experience as set by the state and accreditation agent.
• Must be teacher-qualified.
• Must possess the ability to coach others and provide positive direction and the ability to delegate tasks to accomplish classroom objectives.
• Must have at least two (2) years of experience in a licensed childcare center. Preferred: a degree in early childhood development or similar discipline.
• Must be able to communicate, both verbally and in writing, in the English language.


We care, for the children and families we serve, and our dedicated team members. You are our best asset. Feel valued and get access to the benefits and resources you need to connect, balance, grow, and thrive in your career.

We support your work/life balance with a minimum 50% child care discount, immediate (or next-day) access to earnings, paid time off, and more.
We invest in your future with ongoing training, tuition reimbursement, credential assistance, and our unique Master Teacher Program.
We strive to provide a positive, fun environment with plenty of recognition.
Join our talented team, where we inspire children to be lifelong learners! Through our play based curriculum, our affectionate and loving staff ensures that our children are imparted with the knowledge to succeed.

As a Lead Teacher, you’ll:

Create fun, interactive learning experiences while serving as a mentor to fellow Teachers.
Promote the social, physical, and intellectual growth of the children in your care.
Take the lead on classroom management and curriculum implementation, plus follow all licensing guidelines and company standards to ensure a safe environment for every child.
Communicate and build relationships with enrolled and prospective families to promote achievement for the child and to support your center’s success.
We want energetic, dependable, passionate individuals who are at least 18 and have:

Experience leading a classroom and creating educational lesson plans.
CDA or coursework in Early Childhood Education or related field.
High school diploma or equivalent.
The ability to meet state requirements for education and additional center requirements.
Able to work indoors or outdoors and engage in physical activity with children

Learning Care Group is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an employee or applicant based on race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status or any other protected status under federal, state, or local law.

Rate of Pay:

negotiable, dependant on experience


lapetite.com/careers look for the Westerville Location on Valley Quail Drive

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