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Toddler Lead Teacher

As a Teacher at DeSoto Children's Academy you will help young minds explore, discover and understand the world around them. We are seeking an experienced and enthusiastic Toddler Teacher to plan and implement an ongoing program of activities that promote the social, emotional, cognitive and physical development of each child.


We offer year-round programs for children from 18 months through elementary-aged school age.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Is responsible for the overall supervision and daily class functions of a group of children.

  • Observes all rules and regulations at DeSoto Children's Academy and the local, state or national regulatory agencies pertaining to the health, safety and care of children.

  • Assesses each child's developmental needs on an ongoing basis.

  • Implements the approved lesson plans and daily classroom schedule in accordance with the DeSoto Children's Academy curriculum guidelines.

  • Plans with a member of the Leadership Team the parent-teacher conferences and student evaluations.

  • Maintains an attractive, well-kept classroom that encourages children to create, explore and make decisions with confidence.

  • Provides verbal recognition and acceptance to children while providing clear and consistent expectations for the children's behavior.

  • Accepts responsibility for maintenance and necessary housekeeping duties of the classroom, common use areas and playgrounds.

  • Attends all required staff meetings, workshops and/or school functions.

  • Maintains overall professional personal appearance adhering to the guidelines offered in the DeSoto Children's Academy Employee Handbook.

  • Assists in other capacities that the Director, or designee, determines is necessary.


Job Type: Full-time

Compensation: From $12.00


  • Employee discount

  • Paid time off

  • Paid holidays

Schedule: Monday to Friday (times vary based on need)

Education: High school or equivalent (Required)

Experience: Childcare 1 year (Required)


  • CPR Certification (Preferred but available upon onboarding)

  • Child Development Associate Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: DeSoto, TX

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