Good Shepherd Preschool & Extended Day

2 Year old Lead Teacher

Reference ID : 64376
Location : Lilburn, GA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Part Time



The Lead teacher is responsible for providing a successful, safe and supervised educational setting for children while they are in the Good Shepherd Preschool environment. It is our goal to promote the physical, social, emotional, cognitive and spiritual development of the students at Good Shepherd Preschool. We meet these goals by maintaining a set of core values in our workplace; Trust, Respect, Kindness, Compassion, and Teamwork.


Program Responsibilities:

  • Create lesson plans that will excite and interest children everyday. Be diverse and creative, implementing large group, small group, and individual activities.
  • Encourage experimentation, exploration, problem-solving, cooperation, socialization, and choice-making; ask open-ended questions and listen respectfully to the answers.
  • Keep the classroom clean and organized in a manner that will support developmentally appropriate play and learning; create and change learning centers as needed.
  • Create and send home a weekly class newsletter. The newsletter should include upcoming dates, themes for the week, developmental goals, and specific projects and activities that have occurred. It should also be submitted to Preschool Office.
  • Post your daily schedule in your room. The schedule can be flexible, but list times for each planned activity.
  • Seek a partnership with families, encouraging parent involvement and open communication.
  • Maintain ongoing developmental records for each child to assess growth in all developmental areas (cognitive, emotional, physical, social and spiritual).
  • Prepare and conduct the required parent / teacher conference every spring.
  • Maintain daily attendance records.


  • Minimum education requirements are completion of CDA, Associate's Degree in early childhood education or child development, Bachelor's Degree in early childhood education or childhood development, or Bachelor's Degree in an unrelated field with a minimum of 3 months experience working in an early childhood education classroom setting.
  • Proficient knowledge of child development, early education theories and practices, and safe and appropriate activities for children
  • Motivation to learn and grow in an educational environment; and be willing to continually increase knowledge in the field of early childhood education.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Physical ability to lift children (up to 45 lbs.), move quickly in order to respond to children who are very active and may need redirection in order to ensure their safety and the safety of others in the environment, kneel, stoop and sit on the floor to attend to children's needs.
  • Ability to respond appropriately to an emergency or crisis situation, demonstrating a calm, efficient demeanor.
  • Demonstration of positive personal attributes including respect for others, cultural awareness and sensitivity, flexibility, consistency, fairness, and compassion for others. 

Nice To Haves

  • First Aid/CPR/AED certification
  • BFTS Health & Safety Training


  • Paid vacation
  • Sick leave
  • Paid holidays (9)
  • Flexible schedules that follow Gwinnett County Public Schools calendar

Salary : $14 to $16/Hr
Minimum Education : Associate
Job Type : Part Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Lilburn, GA

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