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Assistant Teacher (Full Year) – Early Childhood Education

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Are you interested in a position that will make a difference in your life and the lives of others? LEO Inc. is a private non-profit organization dedicated to reducing barriers and creating opportunities for low income individuals and families. This is an opportunity to join an immensely successful, highly regarded community action agency.

LEO Inc. is looking for Assistant Teacher. Successful candidates are team players who have a natural love of children, and who have the following qualifications:


Responsible for assisting the Lead Teacher in the planning, implementation, and administration of a Head Start classroom for children who are 2.9 to 5 years of age in adherence to the Massachusetts Department of Early Education and Care (DEEC) regulations, the Head Start Performance Standards as well as the Head Start Act (OHS) regulations


  • CDA or Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field or evidence of being enrolled in a CDA, Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree program in Early Childhood or related field within 6 months of completing Child Growth and Development; and
  • Familiarity with Head Start Performance Standards, and EEC regulations preferred.
  • Experience working with preschool children and completion of the course: Child Growth and Development within first nine months of employment
  • DEEC Teacher qualified preferred.
  • Bilingual in Spanish/English preferred.
  • Must pass a Background Record Check and supply health and immunization records.


The schedule for this position is Monday-Friday from 12:00pm to 6:00pm (30 hours per week).


Our staff is supported and encouraged by a strong management team. We offer an enviable benefits package that includes health insurance for as little as $27.00/week, dental insurance for as little as $3.88/week, life insurance, a 403(b) plan with a generous agency match, tuition reimbursement, EAP program , short term disability and paid time off.

Compensation: $12.00 -$13.50/hr depending upon educational degree.

Cover letter, resumes, and employment application should be submitted to Human Resources –, or mailed to: LEO Inc. 156 Broad Street, Lynn MA 01901 Attn: HR

This is an exciting opportunity to become an integral member of an innovative, outcome focused team in an organization committed to excellence.

LEO Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer