Are you ready for a job that allows you to impact the life of a child?  Cornerstone Academy provides a loving and caring environment for children and employees.  We provide the necessary training for you to help develop the young minds of our future leaders.  If you are ready for a rewarding career working with children, fill out the online application and email it or bring it by the center of your choice. 

Positions Currently Available: 

One Year Classroom  Lead Teacher


Purpose Statement:
The job of Lead Teacher was established for the purpose/s of providing guidance to Assistant Teachers; overseeing related learning activities; supervising and teaching children; ensuring compliance with program requirements; and coordinating communications with parents.

Essential Functions:

  •   Provides and environment where everyone can have a positive experience throughout the day.

  •   Maintains a professional attitude at all times.

  •   Treats all children, families and staff members with dignity and respect, and allow for individual differences.

  •   Adapts classroom work for the purpose of providing students with instructional materials that address individualized

learning plans within established lesson plans.

  •   Administers developmental specific assessment and test for the purpose of assessing the level of students’ competencies.

  •   Advises parents and/or legal guardians of student progress for the purpose of communicating expectations; student’s

achievements; developing methods for improvement and/or reinforcing classroom goals in the home environment.

  •   Collaborates with instructional staff, assistant teacher, parents and a variety of community resources for the purpose of

improving the overall quality of student outcomes.

  •   Demonstrates methods required to perform classroom and/or developmental domain assignments for the purpose of

providing an effective program that addresses individual student requirements.

  •   Supervises and interacts with children at all times; mealtimes, rest periods, restroom times, playtimes and activity times.

  •   Organizes age appropriate indoor and outdoor activities for the purpose of ensuring student participation in learning


  •   Prepares and maintains a variety of written materials (e.g. lesson plans, student records, assessments, etc.) for the

purpose of documenting student progress and meeting mandated requirements.

  •   Responds to emergency situations for the purpose of resolving immediate safety concerns and/or directing to

appropriate personnel for resolution.

  •   Supports classroom teachers for the purpose of assisting them in the implementation of established curriculum and/or

individual student plans.

  •   Adheres to Cornerstone Academy’s policies and Bright From The Start rules and regulations.

  •   Helps with general housekeeping tasks.

  •   Performs miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements:

  •   Ability to understand and follow specific instructions and procedures.

  •   Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  •   Knowledge of child cognitive, social, and skills development methods and techniques.

  •   Ability to provide basic nutrition and hygiene services for young children.

  •   Knowledge of Bright From The Start rules and regulations.

  •   Ability to provide a supportive and caring environment for children.

  •   Must have a minimum of a CDA or Associate’s Degree, but a Bachelor’s Degree is preferred.

  •   Must have at least two years of classroom experience.

  •   Must be willing to complete all training requirements (e.g. First Aid, CPR, Fire Safety, and 18 hours of BFTS approved


  •   Must be able to obtain a background check clearance to work with children. 



Employment Opportunities

Employment in childcare services with Cornerstone Academy

Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible.

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