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Making Opportunity Count Inc Lead Teacher: Preschool -Athol, MA in Fitchburg, Massachusetts

Basic Function: MOC is seeking Pre-school Lead Teachers. Lead Teachers are required to have a degree in ECE or related field. Responsible for planning and implementing a developmentally appropriate program that contributes to children’s overall growth, self-esteem and social competence. Develop individual goals for children, provide on-going assessment on progress and facilitate transition to pre-school and/or kindergarten ( 32 hours, school-year).


  • Associate Degree working towards Bachelor Degree in ECE or related field

  • EEC Lead Teacher certificate

  • Access to reliable transportation

  • Dependable and Flexible

  • Able to maintain confidentiality

  • Ability to work with other adults and children

  • Willingness to attend job related trainings

  • Ability to follow directions

  • Exhibit cultural sensitivity

  • Bi-lingual staff must be able to speak, write and read in two languages, and assist with translations as necessary.

  • Fulfillment of all specific health and safety requirements (staff physical every two years, with evidence of Montoux and MMR test, OSHA, first aid and CPR

  • Must have a suitable Background Record Check (BCR)

  • Must be in good physical and mental health and be able to lift children and/or work related equipment, walk, bend, sit on floor and climb stairs

  • Follow MOC policies and procedures as described in the Staff Handbook and Personnel Policies as well as the Head Start Program Performance Standards and Dept. of Early Education

  • Job site assignments may change based on program needs