Lead Teacher - Preschool


The Lead Teacher manages a classroom in accordance with the mission, philosophy and policies of Fraser. Provides year-round comprehensive Early Childhood Programming in accordance with licensing regulations, accreditation guidelines and best practices.


1. Plan and implement a program to meet the physical, social, emotional, and intellectual needs of the child.

2. Ensure the classroom environment and daily practices meet licensing regulations. Perform regular self-audits to ensure compliance.
3. Complete observational assessments, portfolios, conference summaries, and conferences in a timely manner.

4. Provide on-going written and verbal communication to families about their child’s development.

5. Promote the philosophy of inclusion that supports children of diverse backgrounds and abilities learning, playing, and working together.

6. Provide mentoring and support to classroom staff.

7. Provide clear communication to classroom staff on roles and responsibilities.

8. Create a sense of team among staff within the classroom through respectful and open communication and shared duties.

9. Complete documentation on children as necessary for behavior plans.
10. Complete incident and injury report forms as needed.

11. Assist in orienting new staff.

12. Follow emergency or daily medical or feeding procedures to accommodate all children in the classroom.


1. Complete required annual training hours in accordance with Rule 3 Licensing mandates, including attending all Fraser provided training. Provide documentation to the Fraser School Director.


This position will work at Fraser School, 2400 West 64th Street, Richfield, MN 55423.


Full-time, during School business hours of Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


1. Must meet Teacher qualifications as designated by DHS Rule 3 and NECPA Accreditation standards.

2. Must maintain First Aid and CPR certifications.

3. Ability to achieve and maintain status of “may provide direct contact for this agency” upon completion of criminal background studies.

4. Effective communication in the English language, including verbal and written communication with both internal and external contacts required.

5. Basic mathematical skills, including the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide required.

6. Ability to recognize problems, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions required.


1. Experience working in early childhood with children with special needs preferred.

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