• Head Start Teacher 1 (Virginia), 2019-HS-016

    Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency
    Job Description
    Long-term teaching position working with pre-school children in a Head Start classroom in Virginia.  Please apply by July 15, 2019.  Please apply at:  www.aeoa.org/Careers Tab/View All Jobs.
     
    Responsible for the coordination of Head Start programming which includes:  instructing pre-school children in a classroom setting; utilizing approved curriculum; providing parent education and family services, in addition to skill development in implementing school-readiness goals, child outcomes, and promoting parent, family, and community engagement.
     
    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Manages site in its entirety and maintains compliance with federal performance standards and state licensing requirements
    • Responsible for the safety of all children through the compliance of Head Start policies and procedures
    • Manages individualized and quality care of children in a group setting
    • Plans, implements, and adapts designated curriculum
    • Manages all child screenings and on-going assessments
    • Manages and implements home visits, conferences, field trips, and transition meetings
    • Responsible for timely documentation of all required program data
    • Participates in a team approach to meet child, family, and program requirements
    • Responsible for child and family outcomes as mandated by federal, state, and local regulations
       
    Qualifications:  Teacher 1—$18.36/hour
    • AA degree in early childhood education from an accredited college
    • 1,040 hours’ experience as a teacher, aide, or student intern
    • Experience working with young children and families
    • Experience in curriculum development and adaptation
    • Possess current First Aid/CPR certificate or must be able to obtain
    • Ability to pass a background study
    • Able to lift 50 pounds and occasionally more and able to kneel, bend, stoop, and sit on floor to attend to children’s needs
       
    Qualifications:  Teacher 2—$19.58/hour
    • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education with a preference for Minnesota teaching license birth to grade 3, pre-K, pre-primary, or ECSE
    • 1,040 hours’ experience as a teacher, aide, or student intern
    • Experience working with young children and families
    • Experience in curriculum development and adaptation
    • Possess current First Aid/CPR certificate or must be able to obtain
    • Ability to pass a background study
    • Able to lift 50 pounds and occasionally more and able to kneel, bend, stoop, and sit on floor to attend to children’s needs
       
    Needed Attributes:
    • Awareness of, sensitivity to, and ability to work effectively with young children and families from a variety of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds
    • Leadership and organizational skills
    • Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing
    • Possess computer/technology skills
       
    Full-time, Monday-Friday, 32 hours/week, 35 weeks
     
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