Lead Teacher

Website Head Start

Parent Child Development, a leader in Early Head Start and Head Start Childhood Education in West Point, VA is seeking a qualified candidate with early childhood experience birth - 5. for a lead teaching position at our King William Head Start located in Acquinton Elementary School.

This individual will plan and present age appropriate activities for children.


  • Instruct preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote intellectual and creative growth
  • Create a fun and safe learning environment
  • Develop schedules and routines to ensure adequate physical activity, rest, instructional learning, and playtime
  • Establish and maintain positive relationships with students and parents
  • Communicate with parents on students’ growth and progress
  • Maintain the health and safety of all students

This is a 10-month position.**


  • Associates or Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a related field**
  • Previous experience in childcare, teaching, or other related fields
  • Passionate about working with children
  • Ability to build rapport with children
  • Positive and patient demeanor
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be fully vaccinated*

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $30,000.00 – $34,000.00 per year


  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Professional development assistance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance


  • 8 hour shift
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • No weekends

COVID-19 considerations:

Required mask policy. Complete COVID-19 Vaccination. Hand Sanitizer at all desk and strategically placed in the building along with daily temperature checks. Must be fully vaccinated*

Ability to commute/relocate:

  • King William, VA 23086: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)


  • Associate (Required)


  • Childcare: 3 years (Required)
  • Early Childhood: 2 years (Preferred)


  • CPR Certification (Preferred)

Work Location: One location

To apply for this job email your details to jpoe@pcdcva.org

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