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About Verner

For over 20 years, Verner Center for Early Learning has been a leader in more ways than one: our  commitment to developing the youngest among us, our thorough support for families and communities,  and our investment in the development of educators. Verner’s centers provide a supportive, inclusive  work environment, with a strong emphasis on one-on-one mentorship. Verner staff are expected to foster  the inclusive, play-based, interactive and reflective learning atmosphere that families have come to expect  of us. Ideal applicants are open-minded and willing to grow and learn about innovative child development  and family engagement best practices. Our unique benefits package includes tuition assistance, paid  training, and comprehensive mental health support. All Verner educators are also entitled to freshly  prepared and complimentary breakfasts, lunches, and snacks, courtesy of our Rainbow in My Tummy  nutrition program.

Job Description

The Lead Teacher provides a learning experience for children that will help them develop in all domains  using age and developmentally appropriate techniques. The Lead Teacher will work in conjunction with  the Teacher Assistant(s).  


Establish & maintain a safe and healthy learning environment for children, teachers and parents. 

Setting an emotional tone for the room that is responsive to children, parents and teachers. 

Assess the educational and developmental needs of each child. 

Planning and implementing a curriculum that will enhance the development of the children in all  areas (cognitive, physical, social, emotional), with an awareness of the needs of children. 

Educating and supporting parents as necessary. 

The teacher will approach issues and problems professionally and self-reflectively, work cooperatively  with colleagues, attend staff meetings, and engage in ongoing staff development. 


Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field is required 

Two years of related experience required 

Experience working with children who have experienced trauma required 

Current CRC letter of Qualification from DCDEE is preferred 

Reliable transportation 

Excellent communication skills, especially good listening skills

Ability to work as part of a team

Required to lift 30lbs or more 

Bilingual is a plus 

Benefits & Compensation

Freshly prepared breakfast and lunch daily, plus snacks, free of cost

Access to industry-leading one-on-one mentorship 

Tuition assistance for ongoing career development 

State of the art learning environment providing the highest quality early care 

Paid continuing education & training opportunities 

Supplement bonus through WAGES and AWARDS (education requirements) 

Affordable Medical, Dental, & Vision insurance after 90 days of employment

 Paid Parental Leave 

Life Insurance 

Short & Long term disability 

Matching 403(b) retirement plan 

5 1/2 weeks paid time off your first year (this includes PTO and Holidays) 

Verner Center for Early Learning is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
All Verner centers embrace DEIB (Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging) as organizing principles to  foster safe and inclusive workplaces.