lead infant teacher

About us:

People Serving People is the largest and most comprehensive emergency shelter for families experiencing homelessness in Minnesota and a dedicated leader in homeless prevention. If you want to help transform communities and see families thrive, then People Serving People is the place for you.

What do we need?

The Lead Infant Teacher works with the Assistant Infant Teacher to provide a warm, loving atmosphere and classroom based on a philosophy of trauma informed principles and goals. The Lead Infant Teacher supports the academic and social development of children ages 6 weeks to 18 months and their parents at People Serving People.  This is a full-time role.

Responsibilities for Lead Infant Teacher:

  • Encourages children’s social, academic, and developmental skills
  • Welcomes, talks and meets with parents as needed
  • Observes and reports on the well-being of children
  • Maintains a clean classroom by organizing, cleaning, and sanitizing daily
  • Completes classroom planning and facilitation of age appropriate curriculum
  • Builds on the trauma-informed framework developed in the classrooms
  • Implements sensory integration in the classroom in collaboration with the assistant teacher

Requirements for Lead Infant Teacher:

  • 3 or more years’ experience in childcare or school setting required.
  • CDA, Associates in child development or early childhood education, or bachelor’s in any field
  • 2 or more years serving multi-cultural, socially diverse population preferred
  • First Aid and CPR certified or willing to be certified within first 90 days of work
  • Must be able to lift or move up to 50 lbs

Pay and Benefits for Lead Infant Teacher:

  • $21.00 per hour
  • Schedule: Monday through Friday from 8:15am to 4:45pm
  • Medical and vision insurance
  • Company paid dental, life, and disability insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Start with 27 days of PTO per year
  • Free parking or reduced rate metro pass
  • Reduced childcare rates and parental leave
  • Free lunch every day
  • The chance to make a real difference in the community


To Apply and Learn More:

Apply by sending a resume to employment@peopleservingpeople.org. You can learn more about us at https://www.peopleservingpeople.org/