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EHS - Teacher

Job Details

Higginbotham - Phenix City, AL
$14.75 - $19.50 Hourly

Description

Job Summary:

Responsible for the establishment, maintenance, and management of classroom activities and providing those services necessary to meet the requirements of the Head Start Performance Standards

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and implement daily lesson plans and daily schedules.
  • Develop, organize and maintain learning centers within the classroom.
  • Organize classroom according to developmental levels and individual needs of the infant or toddler ensuring: the development of trust and emotional security; opportunities to explore a variety of sensory and motor experiences;
  • Promote the development of secure relationships with infant/toddlers assigned by assuring primary and continuity of care
  • Implement the EHS curriculum and Head Start Performance Standards for Early Head Start classrooms
  • Feed infants according to their home schedule, hold them every time they are fed, and share information about their eating with their parents daily. Begin family style dining with toddlers when they are ready and implement according to program policy and procedures, and EHS Performance Standards
  • Involve parents in all aspects of the classroom. Greet parents and children pleasantly and appropriately, ensuring a smooth transition into the center, a positive home-center connection and a family partnership
  • Maintain order by using positive approach to behavior management.
  • Recruit volunteers and solicit In-kind contributions.
  • Maintain cleanliness of classrooms and adjoining restrooms.
  • Serve as an advocate for the Head Start Program, families and children.
  • Assist with mandated screening & assessments of the children.
  • Complete daily heath & anecdotal observations of children
  • Attend meetings, training and workshop as required.
  • Complete Home Visits and Parent Teacher Conferences a minimum of twice a year.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

 

Qualifications

Required Education:

At minimum, an Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with an emphasis on infant & toddler development OR Infant/Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA) 

Preferred Education:

Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with an emphasis on infant & toddler development 

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