Child Care | Lil Lumberjacks Learning Center Lead Teacher | Cloquet Community Education


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  • Establish, plan and carry out Childcare and/or Preschool program activities under the supervision of the Coordinator.

  • Maintain a safe and healthy environment for all children. 

  • Ensure that all policies and proper procedures are followed. 

Job Summary:

  1. Supervise Children (including those with special needs)

    1. Maintain sight and sound of children at all times under supervision of the Coordinator.

    2. Maintain accurate and up-to-date head counts and lists of children (i.e. arrival & departure times, food counts)

    3. Assist in maintaining ratios and maximum group size as determined by DHS. 

    4. Promote positive interactions among the children including, but not limited to, prevention of bullying and fighting, promotion of sharing, cooperative efforts, and productive use of time.

    5. Discipline in accordance of LLLC and DHS Behavior Guidance policies.

    6. Report all discipline problems, injuries and potentially dangerous situations to the Coordinator.

    7. Maintain current and accurate documentation of separations, injuries and incidents and appropriately communicate them to parents.

    8. Maintain close supervision (sometimes one-on-one) of special needs children.


  1. Actively participate with children in daily activities

    1. Establish, plan and execute daily lesson plans.

    2. Prepare classroom environment into a age appropriate learning environment.

    3. Demonstrate good role model behavior during group times, meals, transitions, and activity clean-up.

    4. Actively participate in all activities, including large motor (gym and playground).

    5. Provide assistance with personal hygiene, independence skills, behavior guidance, appropriate help and interventions as needed for individual children.

    6. Communicate with parents about any special occurrences, including but not limited to, sick children, discipline issues, injuries and incidents.

    7. Provide direction to Aides with activity set-up, clean-up, snack preparation, toy sanitation and other non supervisory duties as assigned.

    8. Responsible for opening and closing procedures on appropriate shifts.

    9. Ensure that parents are involved in the classroom activities throughout the year.

    10. Offer and deliver bi-annual parent/teacher conferences.

    11. Observe and document any behavior or other issues for referral to Special Education.

    12. Carry out emergency procedures.


  1. Working with supervising staff and other Program Assistants

    1. Attendance is consistent and punctual. 

    2. Demonstrate a positive attitude.

    3. Show respect to co-workers.

    4. Know, understand and follow LLLC policies and procedures.

    5. Help with special projects.

    6. Assist with center clean-up at the end of shift.

    7. Work with Coordinator to plan long term program improvements.

    8. Work cooperatively with Special Start teachers and advocates.

    9. Wear clothing according to the dress code.

    10. Show knowledge of where supplies are kept.

    11. Attend staff meetings as requested and participate in staff training as needed. 

    12. Follow district confidentiality policies.

    13. Work as a positive team member of LLLC, Community Education and Cloquet School District.


      4.  All other duties as assigned.


DHS Certification under Rule 3 

  • Must be at least 18 years old.

  • First Aid and CPR certified within 90 days of hire.

  • DHS Background Study check.

  • Experience working with young children is preferred.

Working Conditions:

Work is typically performed in children’s group environment.

There may be some lifting and moving of materials/children typically < 50 pounds.

Application Procedure:
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