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Nursery Lead Teacher

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Job Title: Nursery Lead Teacher 

Reports to: House/Program Manager 

Primary Purpose: Responsible for the day to day general supervision and management of the  nursery and children's programming. 

Essential Job Functions including but not limited to:

  • Direct day-to-day physical, social, and developmental care of babies and young children in  the nursery.
  • Facilitating the Parents As Teachers and ASQ curriculums with one-on-one and group parenting activities.
  • Implementation and oversight of a daily curriculum and routine for children.
  • Assisting and educating mothers concerning better care of their child's well-being and  safety.
  • Maintain a clean, safe, organized and attractive environment in the nursery.
  • Daily written reports of each child in the nursery provided to parents.
  • Note any progress or problems and report them to the parent(s). In parent(s)’ absence, report any problems to staff followed by a phone call to the parent(s) at their work or school site.
  • Provide a monthly nursery summary to House/Program Manager.


  • Attend necessary professional and staff meetings.
  • Assist the House/Program Manager with any additional work /projects as per his/her request as it relates to child development and enhancing services for children.
  • Maintain confidentiality.
  • Other duties as required.

Physical Requirements: Ability to care for children (1:2 and 1:4 ratio in accordance with State ratio guidelines), including lifting and carrying, sitting on the floor, playing on playground. 

Education, Skills, Experience: 

  • Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Development or related field.
  • Relevant and related experience.
  • Ability to relate well to both children and adults.
  • Active Infant/child CPR certificate.

Please send a cover letter and resume to  Submissions without a cover letter will not be reviewed.

We welcome your help in providing Hope for Life as our Malta House family continues to grow.