Teacher Trainee, Assistant Teacher, Lead Teacher

LSU HSC   New Orleans, LA   Full-time     Education
Posted on June 14, 2022
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This is a multi-level posting. Applicants may apply for positions for which they possess at least
the minimum education and/or experience. Applicants with experience beyond the minimum
will be considered for the advanced levels.

*Teacher Trainee
a. High school diploma or equivalent and no training or experience ($13.90/hr)
*In order to maintain employment at LSUHSC Early Learning Center (ELC), Teacher Trainees
must complete the Child Development Associate (CDA) training program and other ELCspecific training requirements within one-year while maintaining excellent work attendance and
performance records.

Assistant Teacher has three pay levels:
a. CDA and no experience up to 23-months experience working in childcare (15.38/hr)
b. CDA and 24-months experience working in a Type III childcare center or Associates
degree in Early Childhood or related field ($16.34/hr)
c. Associates degree or CDA with 12 months experience ($17.31/hr)
Lead Teacher has two pay levels:
a. Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood or related field and 1-year experience in Type III
childcare center or Bachelor’s degree in an unrelated field and CDA or equivalent
(minimum $40,000/year)
b. Master’s degree in Early Childhood or related field (minimum $43,000/year)

A comprehensive package of benefits including health, life, dental, and vision insurance for
employees and their dependents; flexible spending accounts; retirement plans; 21-days of paid
vacation leave, 8-days of paid sick leave and 14 paid holidays per year; and employee discounts.

Teacher Trainee
Start a career path in early childhood education! The LSUHSC- Early Learning Center (ELC)
invites applications for Early Childhood Assistant Teacher Trainee position. Trainees will work
cooperatively with certified Teaching staff to plan and implement the daily education program
for the children. Under the reflective supervision of the Lead Teacher, the Trainee will execute
classroom activities and help maintain a classroom environment that is developmentally
appropriate and meets the individual needs of children, including those with developmental
delays and other disabilities, as mandated by federal, state, accreditation and local standards, and
that reflects the philosophy of HDC.

Assistant Teacher
Assistant Teachers (all levels) work collaboratively with Lead Teacher to plan and implement
daily schedule and activities to support ongoing individualized health, development and
education of children. Under reflective supervision of Lead Teacher, Assistant Teachers ensure
that classroom and outdoor environments are developmentally appropriate and meet the
individual needs of children and reflect HDC’s early childhood philosophy. Assistant Teachers
temporarily assume Lead Teacher responsibilities in the absence of Lead Teacher.

Lead Teacher
Under reflective supervision from the ELC Director, Lead Teachers (both levels) have overall
responsibility for planning, implementing and coordinating comprehensive developmentally
appropriate and individually determined services and supports provided in the classroom and
outdoor environments. Lead Teachers provide reflective supervision to Assistant Teachers and/or
Teacher Trainees working with children in their caseload. Lead Teachers maintain close
communication with families of children in their caseload, as well as the Director.

Aply online at: https://lsuhsc.peopleadmin.com/postings/11123