Co-Lead Teacher
Co-Lead Teacher

Lakewood Avenue Children's School

Lakewood Avenue Children’s School

Location: 1701 W Lakewood Avenue Durham, NC 27707

Job title: Co-Lead Teacher

Job description: Lakewood Avenue Children’s School, a NAEYC accredited, 5-star program in Durham is seeking two full time co-lead teachers. Our unique approach to early childhood education is play-based, and inspired by the child-led, emergent, project-based infant/toddler centers and preschools of Reggio Emilia, Italy. We are committed to fostering diversity, inclusivity, and community. Teachers at LACS enjoy above living wage-certified salaries and benefits including health, vision and dental insurance, paid vacations, and paid professional development.

Job qualifications: Our ideal candidate holds a minimum BA/BS in Child Development or a related field, or a BA/BS in a non-related field with coursework in child development/early childhood education and experience working with young children. We are looking for teachers who are flexible, adaptable, and excited to be co-researchers with children. Experience with or desire to work in a progressive, play-based, Reggio-inspired setting is essential. Candidates should also be excited to work collaboratively as a teaching partner and as part of a small, connected staff.

*Up to date COVID vaccine and current CBC letter are a must. *

Job Type:  Full time, contract

Pay: $16.50 – $20.00 per hour

COVID-19 considerations:
We screen all staff and children daily, have moved much of our program outdoors, have installed a whole-system air purifier inside, and require masks for adults and children 2 and over. We also require all staff be vaccinated.

Individuals who are interested in this position should send a cover letter, resume, and teaching philosophy to and

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