Job Title:

Early Head Start/Head Start Teacher

Provider:

Development Centers

Employment Type:

Full Time/Part Year

Job Description/ Duties:

This is a full-time position responsible for planning and implementing a program of educational activities for children age 0-5 years old that encourages age appropriate growth and development in a variety of areas. The employee fulfilling this job is expected to complete assignments with a high standard of accuracy, attention to detail, and timely completion of work. This position works under the direction of the Site Leader/Education Specialist.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES:

  • Responsible for ensuring that daily activities and interactions reflect the mission and goals of the program.
  • Assist individual children in need of special attention, including provide and model additional individualized support as needed.
  • Assist with physical safety and emotional security of the children.
  • Work together with the teacher assistant as a team, in assisting with planning and implementing daily programming for preschool children utilizing the HighScope curriculum and COR (Child Observation Record).
  • Create a clean, safe environment that is conducive to learning, promoting social relationships.
  • Plan and document Child Outcome activities, support strategies, and interactions according to COR data and gains each quarter.
  • Plan, implement, and update ongoing individual learning plans for each child in the classroom.
  • Plan and implement a program of educational activities for children infants and toddlers, including writing a weekly lesson plan that specifies daily schedule, and achieves specific curriculum goals as written in education component plan.
  • Plan and implement outdoor activities that develop gross motor skills.
  • Promote feelings of security and trust in infants and toddlers by being warm, supportive, and comforting, and by establishing strong and caring relationships.
  • Maintain compliance with day-care licensing and HHS regulations.
  • Assist in ensuring that all health and developmental screenings are up-to- date.
  • Ability and desire for personal and professional growth and skill development.

Requirements/Credentials:

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education/Child Development or Elementary Education with a ZA or ZS (or Early Childhood) endorsement required.
  • Previous professional experience working with children age 0-5 years old.

Benefits:

Salary is commensurate with experience.

Employer Info:

http://www.develctrs.org/programs-services/thrive-by-five/

How to Apply:

Visit: http://www.jobs.net/jobs/develctrs/all-jobs/

Respond to: Shaquanna Meeks, Human Resources Generalist, smeeks@develctrs.org