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Learning Care Group Team Lead - La Petite Academy (Kansas City) in Kansas City, Missouri

Team Lead - La Petite Academy (Kansas City)

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  • Brand:

    La Petite Academy

  • Location:

9071 NE 81st Terrace

Kansas City,


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Be a difference maker, with Learning Care Group. We are a community of collaborative, bold, fun, dedicated individuals, whose passion is the many children we guide, teach, and protect every day. As early education leaders, we’re making a strong, lasting, positive impact on children. Here, you’ll find a dynamic environment and culture that is open, friendly, welcoming, and collaborative. Are you ready to be an inspiring, innovative force that prepares children for elementary school—and beyond? Their future begins now. And so does yours.

La Petite Academy of Kansas City is Hiring a Team Lead! We are located at 9071 NE 81st Terrace Kansas City, MO 64158

Now offering a $2,000 sign on bonus- apply today to learn more!

As Team Lead, you will:

  • Train and mentor newly hired and existing employees.

  • Take on the duties of Director or Assistant Director in his/her absence, including opening and closing the school and conducting tours to showcase the school.

  • Maintain a fun and interactive classroom that is safe, clean and organized

  • Implement the Company-provided curriculum by preparing lesson plans on a weekly basis.

  • Conduct regular classroom observations and assessments that reflect the interests of children in the classroom.

  • Use digital technology in the classroom, including the effective use of BrightWheel.

  • Communicate directly with parents and prospective parents to achieve success for the child.

  • Ensure the daily care of every child by following all licensing guidelines and implementing all company standards.

Job Requirements:

  • Must be at least 18 years of age

  • High School diploma or equivalent

  • Must meet state requirements for education and additional center/school requirements may apply.

  • Experience coaching and training staff members

  • Associates degree in early childhood education or child development or a CDA

  • Experience working in a licensed childcare facility, leading a classroom as well as creating educational lesson plans

Questions? We'd love to hear from you! Call (816) 407-1414 or email Lisa at 7037@lapetite.com. We are closely following guidance from the CDC, as well as state and local officials and health authorities, as we take extreme care to maintain our safe, healthy school environment for children, families, and staff.

*Sign on bonus to be paid out in 2 payments: at hire and after 120 days of employment.

We at Learning Care Group know our best asset is our people! So we’ve made a commitment to ensure all employees feel valued, with a robust, comprehensive offering that is competitive and exceeds your expectations. That means market-relevant compensation, a targeted range of health and wellness benefits (including life insurance, dental, vision, as well as medical available for full-time positions), and retirement planning, with our new 401k match. For us, it’s simple: Provide great rewards, keep employees engaged, and create difference makers. We encourage your talent, recognize your potential, and support your growth through ongoing training and development so you can give children a great start. We also offer tuition reimbursement, assistance with gaining a CDA (worth college credit toward an Early Childhood degree), and our exclusive Master Teacher program to enhance your skills—and increase your pay. Don’t wait. Start strong today.