St. James' Preschool

Lead Teacher

Reference ID : 114784
Location : Leesburg, VA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Part Time



St. James' Preschool is looking for a Lead Teacher for our 2024-2025 school year. Our school year runs from September-May. The days and hours are Tuesday and Thursday 9-12:30 p.m.


  • Supervise and ensure the safety and wellbeing of the children at all times, being alert for the needs and/or problems of the children as individuals and as a group.
  • Supervise your assistant to ensure he/she is supporting you in all aspects of your daily program.
  • Prepare: a lesson plan using our STEAM curriculum, a monthly newsletter with a calendar along with age-appropriate activities for the children. Email them to the parents and the Director, post it on your bulletin board and deliver a hard copy to the office.
  • Send parents a weekly update via email.
  • Attend chapel and music once per week with your students.
  • Provide substitutes with lesson plans, class roster, information on students with special needs (allergies) and any other information the sub might need regarding the class.
  • Keep the classroom, storage rooms (spaces) and bathroom clean, neat and orderly at all times.
  • Decorate the classroom with bulletin boards, pictures, children's art, and class work.
  • Conduct individual conferences with parents of each child at least once a year in January. If you need to meet with a parent sooner than January, advise the Director.
  • Keep the Director informed in advance of program needs.
  • Attend at least two (2) continuing education workshops per school year.
  • Attend staff meetings, classroom visit and our music programs.


We welcome candidates with a degree or equivalent experience in the field of early childhood education.

Nice To Haves

First aid and child CPR certificates.


Part-time work schedule with additional pay for planning time, paid leave and some paid holidays.

Minimum Education : Associate
Job Type : Part Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 3 Yrs
Location : Leesburg, VA

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