At Lumin Education, we “Start Young and Involve Parents.” We believe that we can transform lives through education, but we can’t do it without the help of an incredible, experienced, hands-on team.

Since 1978, we’ve been putting the right people in the right positions and watching lives change in Dallas communities. It’s our mission to inspire children from all sorts of different backgrounds, and you can be a part of that vision! Whether you are a Teacher, Food Specialist, or looking for an Administrative role, you will help create an impact for generations to come.

Lumin Education offers competitive wages, a 403(b) program, Dental, Vision, and Medical insurance, Life Insurance, Short and Long Term Disability, Paid Time Off, and professional development opportunities.

Classroom Support

Reports To:              Program Director

School/Program:    Lumin Education Bachman Lake Community School

Primary Work Site: Lumin Bachman Lake Community School campus

Hours/Status:          Full-Time, 40 hours per week, 250-day year


The Classroom Support works with the staff and parents in the Toddler Classrooms. This position must be organized, knowledgeable of child development, cultural competence, and confidentiality. Fluency in English and Spanish required.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Maintain cell phone, camera, laptops, and other electronic equipment charged at all times
  • Set up reception area and maintain safety conditions
  • Maintain and sanitize classroom areas and materials
  • Daily playground safety checks
    • Set out outdoors toys
    • Disinfect outdoors toys
  • Check emergency backpack and replenish contents as needed
  • Greet parents and monitor child sign-in sheets
  • Maintain attendance records of all children, and upload them in Child Plus data system
  • Call parents of children absent or sick
  • Maintain and update emergency contact information for all students
  • Distribute and collect Health and Dental records for parent’s signature and return to Health Coordinator
  • Coordinate volunteers to prepare food donation bags and distribute to the families
  • Assist teachers supervising children as needed to maintain ratios
  • Receive and inspect catered meals, call vendor if something is missing. Distribute breakfast and lunch to each classroom
  • Check emails several times a day
  • Keep inventory of classroom supplies, purchases (Walmart) and distribute supplies to teachers
  • Clean refrigerator weekly
  • Assist classroom with managing laundry
  • Assist teachers and parents during arrival and dismissal
  • Assist Classroom Supervisor with group socializations
  • Attend trainings, conferences, and special courses as instructed
  • Prepare graduation materials for families
  • Assist Classroom Supervisor with any other task/project as requested


  • Knowledge of the Montessori method preferred
  • Child Development Associate (CDA) credential for Infant and Toddler Caregivers or equivalent credential or coursework that addresses comparable competencies, or must be in the process of completing this requirement
  • Respect for cultural, ethnic, and linguistic diversity
  • Ability to build relationships of trust and respect
  • Experience working with infants and toddlers is preferred
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) required
  • Must be motivated and able to work independently as well as part of a team
  • Must demonstrate a positive attitude with a commitment to customer service
  • Must be able to work the hours of the position based on the organization’s needs
  • Must have current Infant/Child CPR, First Aid, Universal Precautions
  • Must complete clearance of a background check, pre-employment physical, and TB test

Physical Requirements:

This position requires the ability to perform the following job requirements, with or without reasonable accommodations:

-kneeling       -bending       -sitting on the floor      -pushing       -pulling            -running

-jumping       -mopping      -dancing        -sweeping     -singing      -standing

-twisting at the waist        -raising arms above the head       -rising from kneeling/sitting position

-lifting and carrying children up to the age of 3 yrs

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Classroom Supervisor and Coach

Reports To:               Program Director

School/Program:     Lumin Education Bachman Lake Community School

Primary Work Site:  Lumin Bachman Lake Community School campus

Hours/Status:           Full-Time, 40 hours per week, 250-day year


Supervise all center-based staff and ensure that each is receiving the appropriate coaching, mentoring, and training.  Provide short term and long-range planning for service delivery and training.  Ensure that Federal Head Start Performance Standards, Child Care Licensing and any applicable local, state and or agency policies and procedures are met and maintained.  Implement coaching using Practice Based Coaching and Montessori mentoring.



  • Assist Director in the hiring and termination processes for all Center-Based staff. Inform the Director and HR department of staffing needs and changes.
  • Monitor and direct staff performance, work plans, attendance/schedules, certifications, required documents and timecards.
  • Recommend areas of improvement to staff and promote training that reflects the individual needs of staff members and/or the team as a whole.
  • Complete performance reports, document and administer both positive and negative feedback and utilize Performance Plans when warranted.  Ensure documentation is forwarded to Human Resources.
  • Ensure that teachers are implementing best practices and complying with Early Head Start performance standards while implementing the Montessori curriculum.
  • Ensure Center-Based staff progress towards educational requirements and Professional Development Plans as supported by the Performance Standards, Childcare Licensing policies and Montessori Credentialing standards.
  • Ensure children in center-based program receive developmental assessments including initial assessment, ongoing assessments, and individualized assessments.
  • Arrange and facilitate regular meetings with staff and provide for mandated trainings and updates to policies and procedures.
  • Ensure program compliance with codes of all state and local licensing agencies and grant requirements.
  • Attend case staffing meetings, consultations, management meetings staff meetings, and BLT meetings as necessary.
  • Serve as a Parent Educator with a caseload of 1-2 families.
  • Coordinate with Program and Disabilities Manager (PDM) to provide appropriate services, special equipment and materials, and nutritional needs for children with disabilities in center–based program.
  • Work Closely with Health Service Coordinator to ensure that children in center-base program are up-to-date on medical, dental and immunizations.
  • Ensure that all Center-Based staff are receiving the necessary training, mentoring and coaching.
  • Classroom management includes but not limited to greeting families, help with coverage as needed, coordinate teacher breaks, order learning materials, order daily needs and manage waitlist.
  • Maintain well organized documentation required for Child Care License and prepare for unexpected Inspections.
  • Prepare and facilitate group socialization.
  • Coordinate parent teacher conferences, Teachers Home visits and classroom observations
  • Facilitate resolution of parent concerns
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Observe PE home visits to determine progress—at least annually.
  • Observe teachers in class to determine progress—at least twice a year.
  • Consult with Program and Disabilities Manager to ensure that coaching recommendations are followed.
  • Complete the Practice Based Coaching (PBC) training.
  • Complete the PBC Assessment with each PE and Teacher, in collaboration with Montessori Mentor
  • Determine from assessment which area(s) of child development the PE/Teacher needs additional coaching.
  • Provide coaching individually and/or in like groups (i.e., language development) monthly.
  • Work with Montessori Mentor to provide additional coaching on implementing Montessori home visits.
  • Document assessments, coaching sessions, and home visit observations in Child Plus
  • Coordinate and planning group socialization activities in center-based program, in collaboration with Montessori Mentor
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree required; early childhood education preferred.
  • Willingness to obtain AMI Core Principles Certificate or Assistance to Infancy (A to I) Montessori Certification.
  • Parents as Teachers training required or willingness to obtain.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a Toddler classroom preferred.
  • Demonstrated supervisory experience.
  • Ability and interest in providing Montessori experience in a non-traditional environment.
  • Strong Problem Solving, communication (oral and written), relationship building, and organizational skills and abilities.
  • Ability to lead and motivate others.
  • Respect for cultural, ethnic, and linguistic diversity
  • Ability to build relationships of trust and respect.
  • Prior experience working in Head Start or Early Head Start Program and demonstrated understanding of Head Start Program Performance Standards is preferred.
  • Bilingual ability (English /Spanish), written and spoken, is required.
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Reports To:               Lumin Bachman Lake Community School Director, Lumin Lindsley Park Community School Director, Lumin East Dallas Community School Director

Primary Work Site:  Lumin BLCS or Lumin EDCS or Lumin LPCS

Hours/Status:           As needed

Pay:                             $13 per hour


The Substitute will take direction from the Lead Teacher, Teacher Assistant, or School Director in the preparation and maintenance of the Montessori environment for students. This includes organizing and maintaining classroom materials, assisting in the breakfast and lunch program, the set-up and clean-up of the classroom, and other duties as assigned.


Monday to Friday, as needed

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Support and follow directives of Lead Teacher, Teacher Assistant, or School Director;
  • Organize materials, making sure they are complete and ready for use;
  • Prepare and clean the classroom before and after class;
  • Respect confidentiality of information pertaining to children, families, and/or staff;
  • Model integrity, responsibility, and respect for all persons as well as an appreciation for ethnic, cultural, and gender issues and diversity;
  • Share responsibility with the lead teacher for the safety and physical well-being of the children at all times;
  • Maintain and foster a positive relationship with children and other staff;
  • Establish positive relationships with the children;
  • Work with individuals and groups of children as directed by the guide;
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • High School diploma;
  • Experience working with children, Montessori experience a plus;
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn class management skills;
  • Bilingual, Spanish, preferred;
  • Ability to take direction from the lead teacher;
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
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Nondiscrimination Policy

Lumin Education is an equal opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political or religious affiliation, marital status, disability, age, or any other legally protected characteristic.

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