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CDL Lead Teacher

Company: The University of Georgia
Location: Athens
Posted on: June 11, 2021

Job Description:

Posting Details

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Working Title

CDL Lead Teacher


FACS Child & Family Devt Center

About the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the states oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( ). UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The Universitys main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The Universitys enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

College/Unit/Department website

Posting Type


Retirement Plan


Employment Type


Benefits Eligibility

Benefits Eligible

Full/Part time

Full Time

Work Schedule

Additional Schedule Information

40 hours/week, Monday- Friday, 8 hours/day

Advertised Salary


Posting Date


Open until filled


Closing Date

Proposed Starting Date


Special Instructions to Applicants

Location of Vacancy

Athens Area

EEO Policy Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status. Persons needing accommodations or assistance with the accessibility of materials related to this search are encouraged to contact Central HR (

Classification Title

Teacher AD



Job Family

Student Services



Minimum Qualifications

Requires at least a baccalaureate degree in the field.

Preferred Qualifications

Position Summary

Lead Teachers are responsible for classroom management, supervision of the children, planning and implementing activities in their classrooms, as well as supervision of University students and assistant teachers. This position also involves the coordination and implementation of all classroom activities according to the standards of the NAEYC, DECAL, and the Child Development Lab.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies

Ability to effectively communicate with other adults (co-workers, parents, administrators) and children.

Physical Demands

45% Stooping/Squatting
30% Sitting (primarily on the floor)
20% Standing/Walking
5% Reaching
Lift minimum of 20-40 lbs

Is driving a responsibility of this position?


Is this a Position of Trust?


Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources?


Does this position require a P-Card?


Is having a P-Card an essential function of this position?


Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?


Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)


Credit and P-Card policy

Be advised a credit check will be required for all positions with financial responsibilities. For additional information about the credit check criteria, visit the website.



  • Managing classroom.
  • Supervising children.
  • Implementing lessons.

Percentage of time



  • Planning for activities in the classroom.
  • Maintaining up-to-date, accurate records of assessment and individual child development.
  • Sustaining classroom and individual portfolios.

Percentage of time



  • Providing feedback.
  • Guidance and mentoring to assistant teachers and students with placement in CDL classrooms.

Percentage of time



  • Attending training.
  • Presenting at regional and national conferences.

Percentage of time


Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How many years of experience do you have in this type of position?
    • 0-1
    • 1-3
    • 3-5
    • 5-7
    • 7+
  2. * Do you have a BS Degree and please describe in what field of study.

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your practices around discipline and guidance of young children.

    (Open Ended Question)

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

Keywords: The University of Georgia, Athens , CDL Lead Teacher, Other , Athens, Georgia

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