Lead Teacher – School Year

Employment Application

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 school year Lead Preschool Teacher. Successful candidates are team players who have a natural love of children, and who have the following qualifications:


Responsible for planning, implementation, and administration of a Head Start classroom, including daily operation, supervision of staff and volunteers, and 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


  • An Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education is required; A Bachelor’s Degree in ECE is preferred.
  • EEC Lead Teacher qualifications.
  • Familiarity with Head Start Performance Standards, and EEC regulations preferred.
  • Must pass a Background Record Check and supply health and immunization records.
  • Bilingual applicants preferred.

For Seasonal Staff :
The schedule for this position is Monday-Friday from 7:30am-1:30pm(30 hrs/week). The school year runs from September through May, teachers are laid-off. During the summer months seasonal teachers collect unemployment, then are recalled the following September. However, you must be available for work during the summer months.


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: $15.50 to $20.00/hr depending upon educational degree.

Cover letter, resumes, and employment application should be submitted to Human Resources –  hr@leoinc.org, 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