Description

Salary: $11.25 to $11.75
Job Description: Position is part-time for 169 days for double-session classrooms and 176 days for extended day classrooms. A typical work week for double-session classrooms is Monday – Friday with an expectation of no more than 6 hours a day M-TH and 4 hours on Friday or 28 hours per week. For extended day classrooms, a typical work week is Monday – Friday or 28 hours per week. Some locations with 1 classroom only will have an expectation of no more than 3 hours a day M-Th and 2 hours on Friday or 14 hours per week. For weeks with less than five working days, daily hours only apply.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Assists the teacher to provide instruction, supervision, and provision of appropriate learning activities for all enrolled children at a specified site. Under the direction of the teacher, delivers comprehensive educational services to all Head Start children, including those with Individualized Education Plan’s (IEP), behavioral support or health plans and English language learners, helping them 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 and ensures services support the agency’s school readiness plan.

QUALIFICATIONS:

• Must have a High School Diploma or GED.
• Must have a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential or enrolled in a CDA credential program that will be completed within two (2) years (Mountainland Head Start, Inc. may assist with the cost of obtaining a CDA as long as funds are available); or
• An Associate or Baccalaureate degree (in any area) from a recognized institution or be enrolled in a program leading to a degree; or
• An Associate or Baccalaureate degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Elementary Education, Child Development, or other closely related field from a recognized institution is preferred.

• Official or unofficial transcript which shows the award or confer date of the degree must be attached to the employment application.
• Must have a valid First Aid and CPR certification

• Must obtain Food Handler Certificate upon hire if not currently certified.

• Experience working with preschool children is preferred.
• 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.

• 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, subordinates, community groups, and other related agencies and people.
Location: Various Locations

Information

How to Apply: Apply online at https://www.mountainlandheadstart.org/domain/105
Closing Date: 1/31/2018
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