Team with the Head Teacher to plan and implement the educational program for the children by developing a working knowledge of performance standards, ODE Early Learning Development Standards, Head Start domains, curriculum and policies and procedures.
Head Teacher or ECSC
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Carry forth the Vision, Mission and Core Values of the agency.
- Prompt, punctual attendance is required.
- Assist the Head Teacher with daily operations in the center classroom working with both children and parents. This will include, but is not limited to, preparation of the learning environment and gathering necessary materials, the daily routine, small and large group times, outdoor time, and mealtime activities. Work with the children will be performed at their physical level.
- Ensure the safety of all children by assuring proper supervision of the children at all times.
- Ensure a safe, healthy, sanitary, and organized learning environment.
- Be familiar with agency curriculum, Head Start domains, and ODE Early Learning Development Standards.
- Assist the Head Teacher in planning and providing activities and experiences that promote interest in individualization and skill building in all developmental domains.
- Take part in developing weekly lesson plans utilizing the agency’s adopted curriculum.
- Assist in completion of developmental screenings of all children in compliance with time frames.
- Assist in observing and recording children’s developmental progress using identified assessment tool.
- In the absence of the Head Teacher, assure the continued smooth and safe operation of the classroom.
- Complete bus monitor training.
- Support the efforts of the center team in planning and implementing family literacy and male involvement activities throughout the program year.
- With the entire center team, recruit and help train volunteers for the program.
- When requested by supervisor, attend parent meetings and supervise children during these meetings.
- When appropriate, enter documentation electronically into the case notes of family/child’s electronic file.
- Assist Home Visitor with group day experiences as a bus monitor and by assisting in the classroom.
- When requested by supervisor and as part of professional development, complete home visits, plans and parent/teacher conferences.
- Attend and participate in staff meetings.
- Complete and submit all forms and required paperwork on time.
- Attend Step Up To Quality trainings to maintain overall Step Up To Quality Standards.
- Generate and correctly record non-federal share hours of families and volunteers.
- Communicate all necessary information to the appropriate staff.
- Attend all trainings required by the agency.
- Maintain confidentiality in all areas for families and staff.
- Adhere to all agency and program policies.
- Perform other duties as assigned by supervisor.
This is a full-year, full-time position. Wage scale is $10.15 - 10.96 with an Infant/Toddler CDA, $13.77 - $14.87 with an Associate's Degree and $14.60 - $15.77 with a Bachelor's Degree.