Head Start Teacher
DESCRIPTION: The Teacher will plan and
implement learning experiences that advance the intellectual
and physical development of children, including improving the
readiness of children for school by developing their literacy
and phonemic, print, and numeracy awareness, their
understanding and use of language, their understanding and
use of increasingly complex and varied vocabulary, their
appreciation of books, their understanding of early math and
early science, their problem solving abilities, and their
approaches to learning; The Teacher will establish and
maintain a safe, healthy learning environment; support the
social and emotional development of children; and encourage
the involvement of the families of the children in the Head
Start program and support the development of relationships
between children and their families.
Hold an associate, baccalaureate or advanced
degree in early childhood education;
OR an associate degree in a field
related to early childhood education and course work equivalent
to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience
teaching preschool-age children; OR a baccalaureate or advanced
degree in any field and coursework equivalent to a major relating
to early childhood education, with experience teaching
Supervised classroom experience with preschool
children preferred except as listed above.
Knowledgeable of Early Childhood curriculum and
developmentally appropriate practices.
Classroom management/supervision skills.
Willingness/ability to work as a team member.
Good organizational skills.
History of good job attendance.
Must pass criminal background check and be free
from communicable diseases.
$13.27 - $19.13 per hour
Based upon Board Policy
June 15, 2012 or until filled
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