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Like to work with infants and toddlers? Want to make a difference in their development? Apply for an Early Head Start Lead Teacher today! Multiple positions & locations available. Position will start the beginning of August 2020.

Organization Overview Founded in 1965, Utah Community Action is a nationally recognized provider of comprehensive services for income-eligible families. Their six core programs Head Start, Adult Education, Case Management & Housing, Nutrition, HEAT, and Weatherization address barriers to self-reliance to empower individuals, strengthen families, and build communities. We have over 40 locations across the Salt Lake Valley and will continue to grow. UCA is seeking inspired, talented people who want to be make a difference in the community.

Position Details

Location: Salt Lake Valley (Multiple locations available)

Start date: August 3, 2020

Typical Schedule: 7:00am -3:30pm Monday-Friday

Compensation: $14.57 to $18.95 per hour

Status: Non-exempt, Full-time, Year-round

Benefits: Health, Dental, Vision, Retirement Match, Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance, Flex Spending, Sick Leave, Vacation & Holiday Pay, up to $2,500 HSA Match.

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.
Primary Responsibilities: Responsibilities

Support a classroom team in providing a comprehensive Early Head Start program.
The Lead Teacher is responsible for the safety, supervision, and activities of the children birth to 3 years of age assigned under his/her care in the program.
Must maintain full compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards, Child Care Licensing Policies and Health Department Codes and Regulations
Relate with children in a positive way.
Accept responsibility for children under his/her care.
Leadership and supervisory skills as a Lead Teacher.
Ability to coordinate and assign classroom workloads.
Knowledge of internet, e-mail, various word processing and spreadsheet software.
Correct use of English, both verbal and in writing.
Desired Qualifications: Professional Experience & Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education or Human Development with a focus on infant and toddler development preferred. Associate Degree/CDA in Early Childhood Education with a focus on infant and toddler development required if you do not have a Bachelor's degree.
Previous Early Head Start and/or experience working with infants/toddlers and teen mothers preferred.
Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
How to Apply: For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below.
Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Hourly Wage Minimum: $14/hour
Hourly Wage Maximum: $19/hour
Salary Minimum: This is an hourly wage position.
Salary Maximum: This is an hourly wage position.
Closing Date: 09-01-2020
Status: Full Time
Location: Salt Lake City, UT, USA 84105


Organization Website: Visit website
Contact Name: Human Resources