Job Description


Manages, supervises and implements a quality program for children aged preschool to Grade 5. Develops and supports staff with creating engaging activities that are designed to promote social, physical, intellectual, and creative growth. Fosters a positive relationship with campus administration, staff, and parents. Scheduled work hours will reflect the programmatic needs of the sites assigned.


Must be at least 21 years of age.

Arizona IVP fingerprint clearance card

CPR and First Aid Certification must be submitted at time of hire. Certification must be maintained current during course of employment

Ability to supervise at least 100 children.

Supervisory experience.

Verbal & written communication skills in English and a demonstrated ability to read and comprehend written/graphic and oral instructions

Must also meet one of the qualifications listed:


24 Months of Child Care experience AND

High school or high school equivalency diploma AND

At least 6 credit hours from an accredited college or university in early childhood, child development, or related field.



60 hours of instruction provided in conferences, seminars, workshops in the areas stated above AND

12 hours of instruction provided in conferences, seminar, and workshops in program administration, planning, development, or management.



18 Months Child Care experience AND

Child Development Associate (C.D.A.) or Certified Childcare Professional (C.C.P) or National Administrator Credential (N.A.C.) Certification as issued by the National Child Care Association.



At least 24 credit hours from an accredited college or university including 6 credit hours in early childhood, child development, or a related field.



An associate degree from an accredited college or university in early childhood or child development AND

6 Months Child Care experience



A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in the areas of early childhood, child development or a closely related field AND

3 Months Child Care experience.

Any equivalent combination of experience, training or education.


Proof of immunity to rubeola (measles) and rubella (German measles), or proof of MMR immunization.

Documentation of a negative tuberculosis screening test, administered within 12 months before the start date; or if a candidate has had a positive test, a written statement signed and dated by a health care provider within six months before the start date stating candidate is free from infectious active tuberculosis.

Complete and maintain 18 hours of required state training per year

Complete 12 hours of the Department of Economic Services (DES) health and safety classes

Effective: 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR
Location: Multiple Locations - District Wide
Classification: Supervisory/Professional
Work Calendar: 9.5 month


This is a list of current Community Education Site Lead vacancies, listed alphabetically by site with FTE and hours per day. The list is subject to change daily:

Banks Elementary School/Warren Elementary School - Bopp & Kinney Area/Drexel & Cardinal Area - 1.0 FTE - 8 hours per day

Dunham Elementary School - 29th St & Harrison Area - 1.0 FTE - 8 hours per day

Positions less than 30 hours per week are not eligible for district benefits.

Internal candidates will transfer at a rate commensurate with their bargaining unit language. For more information on salary schedule, please reference the Employee Agreements Webpage.

To view the full job description, please visit our website.

Tucson Unified School District is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination based on disability, race, color, religion/religious beliefs, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or national origin.

Job Contact Information
Name Elizabeth Castro Hernandez
Title Administrative Assistant
Phone (520) 731-5205
Applications will be accepted beginning
Friday, November 4, 2022 12:00 AM
(Pacific Standard Time)

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