Early Childhood Lead Teacher

Faculty / Full-Time

The Chestnut Hill School, Chestnut Hill, MA

POSITION SUMMARY: The Early Childhood Lead Teacher is responsible for planning and implementing curriculum;
assessing the educational development of their students; communicating with families; and supporting the
mission of the school.


  • Support the mission of the school in all ways, by engaging and communicating effectively with staff and parents.
  • Possess and utilize knowledge of best practices in early childhood development, education, and diversity, equity and inclusion pedagogy to plan and execute engaging and rigorous instruction
  • In collaboration with a co-teacher, plan and implement a well-balanced curriculum which includes daily activities designed to meet the needs of children consistent with early childhood theory and practice
  • Teach early math and literacy skills using developmentally appropriate, research-based curricula.
  • Incorporate elements of inquiry and/or project-based learning into the curriculum
  • Utilize observation and documentation to assess and monitor growth in all curriculum areas
  • Develop and administer developmentally appropriate assessments to evaluate student progress toward learning objectives
  • Communicate regularly with families concerning student progress and information about academic programming and classroom events
  • Plan and conduct parent-teacher conferences
  • Write narrative progress reports to record and communicate students’ progress
  • Support and supervise classroom interns or associate teachers, as applicable
  • Participate in all-school activities, such as Admissions events, that take place during and outside of regular work hours
  • Work with learning specialists to identify students requiring differentiation and implementing accommodations as necessary


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with project based learning preferred
  • Master’s degree and/or comparable professional experience in education-related field
  • Experience working with students in early childhood
  • Proven ability to communicate, problem solve and collaborate effectively with colleagues
  • Commitment to fostering an inclusive and diverse learning environment

Qualified candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and statement of educational philosophy to employment@tchs.org

The Chestnut Hill School

Chestnut Hill, MA
Early Childhood, Elementary
All Gender