Count On Me Academy
July 11, 2022
NA, Independence, MO 64055
Job Type
Desired Education
High School Diploma
Desired Experience
Previous educator experience
Job Type
Lead Teacher
Company Contact
Maria Kirkpatrick
Application Process
Contact Phone


We are looking for Early Childhood Lead Educators & Assistant Educators to encourage the healthy intellectual and psychological growth of the children in our facilities. You will teach and supervise them while also motivating them to use their mental capacities and exercise their imagination.

Duties/Responsibilities Lead Educator:

  • Structures a developmentally appropriate educational experience in the classroom using methods such as storytelling, games, and activities.
  • Teaches students to follow rules and procedures in the classroom and school.
  • Monitors students’ progress throughout the year and evaluates preparedness for moving up in age groups.
  • Communicates all progress and concerns with tact and professionalism to families and the Director.
  • Builds and maintains positive relationships with families.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Duties/Responsibilities Assistant Educator:

  • Providing support for the Lead Educator.
  • Ensuring the wellbeing and safety of students at all times
  • Using a variety of instructional and assessment strategies, as directed by the Lead Educator, to meet individual student needs.
  • Assisting students with assignments or difficult concepts.
  • Assisting the Lead Educator in maintaining a safe and positive environment.
  • Cultivating relationships with students and their families.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills/Abilities for Roles:

  • Knowledge of early childhood development principles and developmentally appropriate educational practices.
  • Must be able to meet state-specific guidelines.
  • Enthusiastic personality that will engage preschool children.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with adults and children.
  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with peers, support staff, families, and students in a positive and constructive way.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to plan, manage, and evaluate curriculum.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software as required for recordkeeping and documentation.


• Previous experience as an educator preferred.

Physical Requirements:

  • Prolonged periods standing and walking throughout the classroom.
  • Must be able to lift up to 45 pounds at a time.
  • Must be able to sit and stand on the floor throughout the day, and bend, kneel, or squat to be at eye level with students.