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Job details - Lead Toddler Teacher

Literacy Chippewa Valley’s Family-Literacy Program  is seeking a part-time (Monday-Thursday, 8:45-12:15) Lead Toddler Teacher for the 2023-24  school year (September-June).


Compensation for each position reflects skills listed below.


The salary range is $15-18/hour, based on experience.

Candidates must have a minimum of 18 hours of early-childhood program classes [CVTC, etc.], an understanding of developmentally-appropriate practice, and a willingness to learn/utilize “responsive caregiving/play-based teaching”. Classroom is designed to encourage infant/toddler teacher/caregivers to provide a learning environment for each child that is physically safe, cognitively challenging, emergent-literacy-based, and emotionally nurturing.

Position requires:

  • Treating each child with dignity and respect

  • Responding to each child promptly and appropriately

  • Interacting with children during play-based activities as initiated by each child

  • Recognizing/valuing the cultural and socio-economic diversity of each family

  • An understanding of the importance of building/maintaining positive partnerships with each child’s English Language Learner family member/parent [as well as with staff] by responding to questions/concerns and/or serving as a resource for information

  • The ability to handle several tasks simultaneously

  • Being able to lift a child (as necessary)

  • Ability to assist young learners with toileting tasks

  • Willingness to attend four Team Meetings throughout the school year

  • Willingness to participate in our December and June multi-cultural food celebrations

  • Maintaining daily attendance records

  • Flexibility (each day is different)

  • Taking Shaken Baby training [provided by the YMCA]

  • Providing proof of having a current-year TB test

  • Reviewing WI Licensing/ITERS/ECCERS expectations

Interested candidates should apply with a resume, three references, and a cover letter which explains why you would be a “good fit” for this position.

Please send the required documents to:

Work Location: One location

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