Tuckaway Child Care-Barony

2 Year Old Lead Teacher

Reference ID : 48308
Location : Richmond, VA
Category : None
Job Type : Full Time



Are you an energetic, hardworking educator looking for a rewarding career in helping to shape the minds of children? Tuckaway is a locally owned child care center who prides ourselves on being a home away from home. We are currently seeking a Full Time Lead Teacher to help foster the learning of the whole child!


  • Strong knowledge of the social, emotional and creative needs of young children.
  • Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs. in connection with the handling of children for the facilitation of programs, child safety, and potential emergency situations.




  • Overall supervision and daily class functions of a class of children
  • Assessment of each child's developmental needs on an ongoing basis
  • Implementation of lesson plans and daily classroom schedule through the use of Developmentally Appropriate Practice
  • Provision of an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages creativity, exploration and decision-making by the children
  • Accepts responsibility for light housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas and playgrounds
  • Maintains professional attitude and work behavior * Assists in other capacities as determined by the Director
  • Attends all required staff meetings, workshops and/or school functions as determined by the Director
  • Observes all rules and regulations of our program and the minimum standards set by the Virginia Department of Social Services pertaining to the health, safety and care of children.



  • At least 6 months previous teaching experience with a quality preschool, child care center, or public or private school system is preferred.
  • Certifications or degree related to early childhood or preschool or elementary education is also desirable.
  • First Aid and CPR or willing to obtain within 90 days
  • Department of Social Services 10 hour training called "Virginia Health and Safety Pre Service Training for Child Care Staff" this is a free training


  • Childcare: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Early Childhood Education: 1 year (Preferred)


  • Richmond, VA (Preferred)


  • Early Childhood Education (Preferred)

Nice To Haves

  • Dedicated
  • Excited
  • Motivated
  • Determined
  • Flexible
  • Fun
  • Team player
  • Open to learning
  • Willing to collaborate with other staff
  • Positive mindset


Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Child Care benefits
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement

Salary : $10 to $12/Hr
Minimum Education : High School or Equivalent
Job Type : Full Time
Category : None
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Richmond, VA

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