Description

Salary: 84601
Job Description: Position is 178-180 days; a typical work week is Monday – Thursday with a minimum expectation of no more than 28 hours per week unless authorized by the Executive Director to meet agency need. Requires use of own vehicle to conduct business. Position is non-benefited due to part-time status of job. For weeks with fewer than five working days, daily hours only apply. Position is a part-year, assignment, August-May.


POSITION SUMMARY:

This position provides classroom coverage when teachers are absent in various locations depending on agency need, or a teacher is on extended leave of absence, or in an open teaching position until position is filled in specific locations. Candidate must be flexible, and available to work different daytime and weekday shifts or at different locations within Mountainland Head Start, Inc. from one day to the next. While on the job, responsible for instruction, supervision, and provision of appropriate learning activities of all enrolled children in assigned classroom(s). Delivers comprehensive educational services to all Head Start children, including those with Individualized Education Plans (IEP), behavioral support or health plans and English language learners, helping children develop socially, intellectually, physically, and emotionally in a developmentally appropriate manner, toward the overall goal of social competence and school readiness, as outlined in the Head Start Performance Standards, the 2007 Improving Head Start for School Readiness Act and Mountainland Head Start, Inc.’s policies and procedures. Ensures services support the agency’s school readiness plan.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) from a recognized institution

OR

2. Associate’s degree from a recognized institution in a field related to early childhood education as agreed upon by the agency and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education (6 classes relating to Early Childhood Education), with one (1) year experience teaching preschool-age children or preschool labwork leading to an ECE degree from a recognized institution.

3. Must have a valid First Aid and CPR certification or be willing to obtain them.
4. Must obtain Food Handler Certificate upon hire if not currently certified.
5. Official or unofficial transcript which shows the award or confer date of the degree must be attached to the employment application.


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
1. Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) from a recognized institution

OR

2. Bachelor’s or advanced degree from a recognized institution in a related field or any field, as agreed upon by the agency and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education (6 classes relating to ECE).

• Official or unofficial transcript which shows the award or confer date of the degree must be attached to the employment application.

• One-year experience working with preschool children in an Early Childhood Education setting or preschool labwork leading to an ECE degree from a recognized institution.

• Bilingual Spanish-speaking is desirable.
KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS/ABILITIES:
• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

• Ability to manage multiple tasks and to develop solutions to problems with limited supervision

• Must be able to travel to and from home visits (2x/year) in private vehicle; must provide a copy of state-required proof of insurance every six months

• Ability to write and speak the English language in a proficient and professional manner to meet requirements of the job

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, parents, co-workers, community groups, and other related agencies and people
Location: Provo

Information

How to Apply: Apply on Website at https://www.mountainlandheadstart.org/domain/105
Closing Date: 12/05/2017
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