Lead Teacher

Job Description
The mission of the Lead Teacher for Lincoln Community Center’s summer program is to inspire and empower students to reach their full potential through engaging and enriching educational experiences. This position is dedicated to creating a safe and inclusive environment where students can learn, grow, and thrive both academically and socially. The Lead Teacher will foster a love for learning, promote teamwork and collaboration, and provide mentorship and support to all students, to cultivate a strong sense of community and success. 


Lead Teachers work under the direct supervision of the Educational Supervisor.


Essential Functions/Duties Include but Are Not Limited To:

Coordinate with the Educational Supervisor to create education plans for students that age appropriately supports the weekly theme and align with state standards in core areas.

Lead the development of curriculum for assigned classroom age/grade groups.

Implement strategies to meet needs that develop.

Contribute to the leadership and management of the LCC Summer Program.

Support, guide, and review other members of the educational support staff.

Work with other departments to contribute towards the general improvement of LCC.


Skills Needed:

Strong English language skills, in both oral and written forms.

Strong classroom management skills.

The ability to implement a discipline and rewards system.

The ability to understand and carry out oral and written instructions in an    

  independent manner.
The ability to apply pertinent personnel policies, laws, rules, and regulations.

The ability to work in a fast-paced, high-energy environment. 


Qualifications & Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in education or similar field.

Experience in teaching children and planning lessons.

Great leadership and communication skills.

Ability to provide colleagues and friends with honest, constructive criticism.

Collaborative and creative mindset, with an affinity for problem-solving.

Strong passion for the development and education of our youth.  

Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and demonstrate flexibility.

Ability to memorize and recall facts, figures, and information.

 Ability to move up to fifty pounds and set up equipment.

 Ability to make independent decisions and respond to immediate needs of students, emergencies, and program needs.Regular, reliable, and punctual attendance is essential because of limited resources, costs, productivity, and quality continuity.

 Ability to interact successfully with supervisors, teachers, parents, and students.

 Fingerprinting, background check and clean drug test will be required.

 Computer experience required.

 CPR and First Aid Certification (can be arranged before camp starts at LCC’s expense).


Salary: $18.00 – $22.00 per hour (Dependent on the experience and qualifications of   

      the applicant)

Schedule: 8am-4pm Monday through Friday, Summer Program runs June 10th through

      August 9th, additional time may be required for training.

Work Location: In person


EEO Statement:

The Lincoln Community Center is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive community and encourage individuals of all backgrounds to apply.