Under the supervision of the Early Learning Director the Early Learning Lead Teacher is to maintain a safe, clean environment; ensuring a high level of program quality and working to establish a positive relationship with all program participants and their families. The teacher will provide a positive role model to children within the philosophy of YMCA standards and expectations with emphasis on character counts philosophy. Must embody and demonstrate the Y's core values of honesty, respect, caring and responsibility. This position is supervised and work under the direction of the Early Learning Center Director or designee. This position is responsible for preparing age and developmentally appropriate curriculum and activities to enhance children's physical, cognitive, language, social and emotional development. Other responsibilities include planning and implementing all daily activities for children.