Big Oak Child Care Center

Infant / Toddler Co-Lead Teacher

Reference ID : 12053
Location : Madison, WI
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time



About Us

Big Oak is an example in Madison and beyond for high quality, community-based, and progressive early childhood education. We are Youngstar rated 5 out of 5 stars, state licensed and city accredited. We offer fantastic benefits including flex spending, dental, GHC health insurance, life insurance, 401(k), childcare, continuing education stipend and more. Teachers are a part of a union, and negotiate their contract to increase these benefits regularly.

Position Summary

The Infant/Toddler co-Lead Teacher is responsible for supervising teachers and volunteers to implement activities that model and promote the Big Oak's mission, vision, and values, and that meet accreditation criteria for children aged 6 months to 2 years old. You will prepare, with co-teachers, weekly experiences that enhance the development of language, social emotional skills, literacy, cognitive skills, emerging interests, physical capabilities, science and technology, social studies, the arts, mathematics, and English language acquisition.


  • Understand and adhere to state licensing and city accreditation requirements
  • Develop and implement the classroom's curriculum
  • Review policy manuals, licensing rules and accreditation standards with staff
  • Supervise volunteers and student teachers placed in your program
  • Oversee parent/teacher conferences twice a year and review all conferences prior to meetings
  • Delegate tasks to staff as needed. Tasks may include: responsibilities associated with field trips, classroom maintenance, daily routines, attachment needs of individual children, team prep time, discussions regarding individual children, practices & strategies, policy/procedural review, accident reports, other program related issues


Infant/Toddler Credential, Associates, or Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field.

Nice To Haves


  • $750 Sign-on Bonus
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Child Care benefits
  • Commuting/travel assistance
  • Parental leave
  • Hourly wage commensurate with training and experience

Sign-on Bonus will be paid out on the first paycheck after 30 days of employment. Bonus must be repaid on a pro-rated basis if employee quits before working for 12 months.

Salary : $14 to $16/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Madison, WI

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