Lead Teacher - Belfast

Waldo Community Action Partners | Belfast, ME

Posted Date 3/15/2019

General Scope of Duties:  

The Lead Teacher provides developmentally appropriate preschool education that advances the cognitive, language, physical, social and emotional growth for a classroom of up to 20 children. Responsibilities include ensuring compliance with all existing state child care licensing regulations and federal Head Start Program Performance Standards. 

 General Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass a physical examination and TB screening.
  • Must have adequate transportation, a valid driver's license and meet WCAP's insurance requirements.
  • Must meet WCAP’s background clearance requirements.
  • Valid Criminal Record History Check (CHRC) through DOE.

 Experience and Skill Requirements:

The following experience and skills are considered essential:

  • Experience teaching, preferably with preschool-age children.
  • Proficient skills in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Strong organizational/time management skills.

Education Requirements: 

You must meet one of the following education requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in early childhood education with an 081 Credential (full or conditional) (required if designated as a Lead teacher in conjunction with a public-school pre-K partnership);
  • Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or a Bachelor’s Degree in a field related to ECE or any subject with coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education. College transcripts must demonstrate a minimum of 24 credit hours related to ECE specific content areas.
  • An Associate’s Degree in ECE.
  • A Preschool Child Development Associate (CDA).


** All requirements and skills are considered to be essential, unless otherwise indicated


A detailed job description is available on our website: www.waldocap.org.   Please submit a completed WCAP employment application also available on our website to: Human Resources, WCAP, PO Box 130, Belfast, ME 04915.  This position will remain open until a suitable applicant is found. WCAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Katie Bagley, HR Manager
PO Box 130
Belfast 04915


Waldo Community Action Partners

Mid Coast Maine

Job Type
Teacher - Pre K
Job Location (County)

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