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Compensation Type: Annual salary
Job Type:
Full Time
Part Time

Pay Range: 18.20
Organization's Mission: Utah Community Action’s mission is to empower individuals, strengthen families, and build communities through self-reliance and education programs.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: Utah Community Action is an Equal Opportunity Employer and the agency prohibits discrimination and harassment because of a person's protected status such as race, color, national origin, religion, age (40 and over), physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran, military service, gender, sex (including conditions of pregnancy), marital status, familial status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected- group status.
Position Summary: As the Lead Teacher, you come to work each day excited and ready to make a difference in children's lives. Working cooperatively with another teacher, you teach a class of approx. 17 children. You develop weekly lesson plans to ignite the curiosity and growth of the children in our preschool. Additionally, you provide preventative health screenings to children including vision, hearing, and growth assessments. You track each child's growth through observations, portfolio documentation, developmental checklist, and assessment data.

As a Head Start teacher, you not only provide an educational opportunity to children, but you work with the whole family to help them become more self-sufficient. Each year you conduct two home visits and two parent-teacher conferences.

The children are in the classroom Monday-Thursday for 6 hours, and the rest of your day is spent on case notes, meeting with families, and lesson planning. On Fridays, you participate in training or completing work for the classroom. While you have challenging moments, most of your time is spent having a lot of fun. Since you love interacting with children, you can definitely say that you get paid to do what you love.
Primary Responsibilities: Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred, but not required. Previous Head Start teaching experience is a plus! Are you able to work well independently and as part of a team? Do you have strong interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills? Are you detail-oriented? Can you guide and mentor your assistant teacher? If so, you may be perfect for this teaching position!
Desired Qualifications: Bilingual in English/Spanish is preferred, but not required. Previous Head Start teaching experience is a plus! Are you able to work well independently and as part of a team? Do you have strong interpersonal, organizational, and time management skills? Are you detail-oriented? Can you guide and mentor your assistant teacher? If so, you may be perfect for this teaching position!
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Utah Community Action in Salt Lake City, UT is seeking to hire Year-Round Lead Teachers for our Head Start preschool program. This position will start August 9th. It is a full-time, year-round position!

Our Lead Teacher earns a competitive wage of $18.20-$20.00/hour based on experience and education. We also offer generous benefits, including health, dental, vision, a flexible spending account (FSA), a healthcare spending account (HSA) with up to a $2,500 match, a 401k plan with 5% match, short and long-term disability, tuition reimbursement (conditions apply), accident insurance, life insurance, 11 paid holidays, paid time off between Christmas and New Year's, accrue sick & vacation time, and an hour of paid time on Fridays for self-care. Potential for FCDL student loan forgiveness after 120 eligible payments.

Are you looking for a rewarding teaching career where you can make a difference in the lives of preschool children? Have you been looking for a teaching job where you will enjoy coming to work every day? If so, apply today!
How to Apply: For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below.
https://www.applicantpro.com/j/2423193-335211
Closing Date: 07/15/2022
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, USA

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Contact: Human Resources
Email: julie.bills@utahca.org
Phone: 5555555555