Lead Teacher I Early Head Start

MAAC - Multiple Locations, CA

Under direct supervision, will provide care for infants and toddlers in the assigned group(s) and will plan, supervise and implement the education program within the classroom in accordance with policies, procedures, and philosophy of MAAC Early Head Start. Early Head Start is a federally funded program for eligible and special needs children 0-3 years and pregnant women.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Twelve (12) units in ECE (Core units required) in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or related field, and six (6) units in infant/toddler coursework
  • One (1) year experience with children 0-3 years old in a child care setting
  • A State of California Child Development Associate Teacher level permit OR a Child Development (CDA) credential
  • Bilingual (Spanish/English) speaking, reading, writing preferred
  • Valid CPR, First Aid, and Food Handlers certifications must be obtained within first two months (2) of employment and maintained throughout employment (paid, designated training available through MAAC). In the event employees do not attend the scheduled training, they must obtain the cards through outside resources and costs will not be reimbursed. The certifications must be obtained and maintained within prescribed timelines.

FT/Reg/52 Weeks/SEIU Local 221 union position. Membership/dues are applicable. Multiple locations available in San Diego North County area.

Please go to our website for full job details and to complete our online application. Be sure to attach your resume, college transcripts and your current CA Associate Teacher level permit or higher for consideration.


Job Details

Category: Educators/Classroom

Type: FT

Location: Multiple Locations, CA

Salary: 17.47 - 18.81

Posted On: April 12th, 2019

Agency Details

Website: http://www.maacproject.org/

MAAC is a multi-purpose social service agency with a successful history of serving various communities throughout San Diego County. In 1965, MAAC opened its doors to serve San Diego's disadvantaged and now has centers strategically located as far south as San Ysidro and as far north as Camp Pendleton. One million clients later, MAAC is still acting as a catalyst to help individuals and families become self-sufficient. Serving approximately 35,000 individuals per year, MAAC provides a spectrum of unique programs designed to assist clients by engaging them in the enhancement of their own lives through lifestyle changes.

MAAC's programs strive to improve clients' economic standing as well as their ability to access resources available to them. Included among the many programs and services now offered are Head Start/Early Head Start/State Preschool/QPI and other related early childhood development programs, two culturally specific recovery homes: Casa De Milagros and Nosotros, award-winning affordable housing complexes, community and workforce development programs, and a community charter school. MAAC's commitment to environmental sustainability carries the non-profit into the future with its low-income home weatherization program. For more information, visit www.maacproject.org.