• Head Start Teacher 2, 2020-HS-012

    Posted: 07/28/2020

    Full-time Teacher 2 position in Eveleth/Gilbert Head Start classroom.  Starting wage:  $20.07/hour;  32 hours/week.  Please apply by August 24, 2020, at www.aeoa.org, Careers tab, Education.  AA/EOE
    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
    • Bachelor’s degree in early childhood education, with a preference for MN teaching license Birth to grade 3, pre-K, pre-primary, or ECSE
    • Experience working with young children and families
    • Experience in curriculum development and adaptation
    • Possess a valid driver’s license
    • 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, M-F, 32 hours/week, 35 weeks