Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: $16.25 - $23.21
Organization's Mission: To elevate individuals, families and communities of Weber County by improving self-sufficiency through services and collaboration.
Organization's Race, Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion Statement and Work: OWCAP complies with all provisions of the EEO and ADA laws. OWCAP is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in its employment practices on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, or disabling condition.
All job descriptions are subject to change upon approval of the Board of Trustees and the Head Start Policy Council when agency need deems necessary.
OWCAP is an at-will agency. This job description should not be construed as a guarantee of employment.
All applicants must complete an assessment through the Predictive Index to move the application forward. Assessments will be sent via email from Predictive Index.
All employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID or submit a request for accommodations under American Disabilities Act (ADA) or Title VII.
Position Summary: OWCAP is seeking individuals who love to educate and work with preschool-age children in the classroom. This individual will be able to perform their duties with a very strong attention to detail while remaining patient and conscientious of the children in their care. This position supports children in their learning and growth through planned activities that are developmentally appropriate while embracing the role of the parent as the primary educator of the child. Teachers strive to promote and support attachment between parent and child. This individual will plan and implement comprehensive, age-appropriate curriculum implementation by providing various materials, activities, and experiences that support a broad range of children’s prior experiences, maturation rates, styles of learning, developmental abilities, needs, cultures, and interests.
Primary Responsibilities: Assist in the education of children through implementation of Head Start Performance Standards and School Readiness Act of 2007.
Implement approved curriculums.
Individualize for each child through ongoing observations and data collection.
Assist with implementation and evaluate daily, developmentally appropriate activities.
Provide quality teacher-child interactions and work on building trust relationships with all assigned children.
Set up, prepare and assist with home visits and parent-teacher conferences.
Build quality teacher-parent relationships. Involve parents in curriculum planning and classroom. volunteering. Provide information and problem solve to address needs of families.
Use and embrace families culture, ethnicity, background and composition.
Work with all Team Members to support families in requirements of program. Participate in weekly meetings with Family Service Worker. Plan and implement parent meetings.
Use developmentally appropriate behavior guidance and classroom management skills. Work with inter-disciplinary team.
Conduct family-style meal and snack times and ensure compliance with Head Start standards; USDA, Child Care Licensing, Caring for our Children National Standards.
Ensure child safety by never leaving them alone.
Provide guidance and training for substitutes, new-hires and volunteers.
Support teacher’s role as leader of classroom team. Participate as a member of the classroom. team. Communicate with team members to ensure functions of the classroom are met.
Desired Qualifications: Qualifications for classroom teachers as specified in section 648A of the Head Start Act.
An associate, baccalaureate, or advanced degree in early childhood education; or a degree in a field established by OWCAP as related with early childhood classes as determined by the Head Start Act.
One year’s experience in teaching preschool children preferred
Benefits / Why Work With Us: Status – Regular, Full Time, Non-Exempt
Full benefits - holiday pay, paid time off, tuition assistance, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, 401 K
Professional growth opportunities
Engaging, meaningful work that makes a difference in our local communities
Excellent leadership & work culture that values & recognizes its employees
Potential cost of living increases
Employee Assistance Program
Employee CARES program
How to Apply: Online or in person at our main location:
3159 Grant Ave
Ogden, UT
84401
Closing Date: 02/24/23
Location: Ogden

Information

Job Post Link: Visit additional job posting information.
Organization Website: Visit website
Contact: Sarah Denson, HR Recruiter
Email: sdenson@owcap.org
Phone: 801-399-9281 x340