Description

Compensation Type: Hourly wages
Job Type:
Full Time

Pay Range: $15.00
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 care for infants and toddlers 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. EHS 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 infants and toddlers 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 build trusting relationships with all assigned children, families and co-workers.
• With parental involvement, develop daily routines, which are developmentally appropriate, and address each child’s specific strengths and needs.
• Set up, prepare and conduct home visits and parent-teacher conferences.
• Build quality teacher-parent relationships. Involve parents in curriculum planning, child goal setting and classroom volunteering.
• Use and embrace families culture, ethnicity, background and composition.
• Work with all team members to support families in requirements of program. Participate in monthly meetings with Family Service Worker.
• 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.
• Participate as a member of the classroom team. Communicate with team members to ensure functions of the classroom are met.
• Support the achievement of in-kind goals
• Attend assigned meetings & trainings.
• Other reasonable duties as assigned.
Desired Qualifications: • Infant Toddler CDA or 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 infants, toddlers or two year olds, 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 – pending federal initiative
Employee Assistance Program
Employee CAPCares & Sunshine Fund Programs
Employee Wellness Program
Starting Wage – $15.00 – based on education an experience
How to Apply: https://www.owcap.org/owcap-careers/#op-531068-ehs-teacher-
Closing Date: 6/30/2023
Location: Ogden

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Contact: Sarah Denson
Email: sdenson@owcap.org
Phone: 801-399-9281 x 340