UnityPoint Health

Teacher Day Care Lead

Requisition ID
Child Care
US-IA-Sioux City
2720 Stone Park Blvd
7520 UnityPoint Heath SC St Lukes
Sioux City
Child Care Center
Scheduled Hours/Shift
Mon-Fri (Hours may vary)
Work Type (Portal Searching)
Full Time Benefits


UnityPoint-St. Luke's


Mon-Fri (Hours Vary)



For children 2 years old provides classroom leadership and planning as well as childcare services which meets the development needs of each child. Consistently communicates with each child’s parents to ensure that quality care is being given and the child/family needs are being met. Works effectively with other team members. The lead teacher follows hospital, department, and Department of Human Services policies and procedures. Successful performance contributes to a positive work environment for UnityPoint Health employees.


Why UnityPoint Health?

  • Culture – At UnityPoint Health, you matter. Come for a fulfilling career and experience a culture guided by uncompromising values and unwavering belief in doing what's right for the people we serve.
  • Benefits – Our competitive Total Rewards program offers benefits options like 401K match, paid time off and education assistance that align with your needs and priorities, no matter what life stage you’re in.
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Commitment – We’re committed to ensuring you have a voice that is heard regardless of role, race, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.
  • Development – We believe equipping you with support and development opportunities is an essential part of delivering a remarkable employment experience.
  • Community Involvement – Be an essential part of our core purpose—to improve the health of the people and communities we serve.


    Hear more from our team members about why UnityPoint Health is a great place to work at https://dayinthelife.unitypoint.org.



Quality Care

  • Interacts appropriately and positively with children, participating in and encouraging children’s play.
  • Maintains a clean, orderly child oriented, safe environment.
  • Demonstrates initiative to improve quality and customer service by striving to exceed customer expectations.

Curriculum Coordination

  • Responsible for curriculum planning for the assigned area.
  • Reviews monthly curriculum plans for the teachers and staff in the assigned area.
  • Plans and implements age/developmentally appropriate programs for assigned group.

Performance Improvement

  • Supervises the work of the teachers and teacher assistants in their assigned area.
  • Overseas all family conferences for the area.
  • Evaluates, monitors and maintains records on children’s participation and development.

Basic UPH Performance Criteria         

  • Demonstrates the UnityPoint Health Values and Standards of Behaviors as well as adheres to policies and procedures and safety guidelines.
  • Demonstrates ability to meet business needs of department with regular, reliable attendance.
  • Employee maintains current licenses and/or certifications required for the position.
  • Practices and reflects knowledge of HIPAA, TJC, DNV, OSHA and other federal/state regulatory agencies guiding healthcare.
  • Completes all annual education and competency requirements within the calendar year.
  • Is knowledgeable of hospital and department compliance requirements for federally funded healthcare programs (e.g. Medicare and Medicaid) regarding fraud, waste and abuse. Brings any questions or concerns regarding compliance to the immediate attention of hospital administrative staff.  Takes appropriate action on concerns reported by department staff related to compliance.






Require a four year degree in a related field (i.e. child development, early childhood education, elementary education, early childhood special education)








Minimum two years experience in licensed child care facility.

Prefer experience in an accredited program.  Also prefer supervisory experience.






Valid driver’s license when driving any vehicle for work-related reasons.







Interpersonal skills

Leadership skills

Communication – Written and Verbal










Use of usual and customary equipment used to perform essential functions of the position.




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