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Early Head Start Teacher, Full-Time - Starbuck Site

Posted on 2020-05-28 1:15:28 PM

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Early Head Start Teacher, Full-Time - Starbuck site Early Head Start Teacher; base of operation will be in Starbuck. Primary responsibilities of this full-time position will include: &#183; Strengthen the capacity of parents in facilitating the development of their own children and assist the family in efforts to achieve self-sufficiency; and improve the conditions and quality of family life. &#183; Responsible for weekly home visits to families with a high-quality, two-generational programming that focuses on Early Childhood Education and family engagement. Starting wage is $19.51-$21.46 per hour depending on qualifications and includes a comprehensive benefits package. QUALIFICATIONS Minimum &#183; BA or BS degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with an Early Childhood focus &#183; 1-3 years of experience in working with children birth to 5 &#183; Meet minimum standards per Head Start Performance Standards and Minnesota Rule 3 Licensing &#183; Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office applications &#183; Excellent communication skills; verbal and written &#183; Proof of valid driver&#8217;s license and current/adequate vehicle insurance coverage Preferred &#183; General knowledge of the Head Start program &#183; Demonstrated understanding of diverse backgrounds and cultures For application materials: Go to our website: www.wcmca.org <https://nam02.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.wcmca.org%2F&data=02%7C01%7Cscsu-edpost%40stcloudstate.edu%7C484f215780cf476530d408d80333180f%7C5011c7c60ab446ab9ef4fae74a921a7f%7C0%7C0%7C637262865282747899&sdata=SFAq55CRudP2Ejhr6c8cUui%2FOO%2BQDoW4HMREPyE6w4I%3D&reserved=0> under the Careers tab &#8211; How to Apply &#8211; Get Started link. A link for detailed instructions on how to build your online job profile is at the bottom of the webpage. Please link your application to the job posting under &#8220;Find Jobs&#8221;. If you have any questions, please contact Frannie Hunter at 218.685.7026. An agency application MUST be received in order to be considered for the position. Interested candidates should fill out an online application by the close of business (4:30 pm) Thursday, June 12, 2020. AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS 1. Establish goals with parents for all children and oversee the development of appropriate lesson plans and their implementation 2. Conduct home visits to facilitate learning and guiding parents toward answering their own questions 3. Develop family and community partnerships 4. Assist families in their own efforts to improve family life and connect them with the appropriate resources 5. Hold family events to support program goals in collaboration with community events, when possible 6. Be familiar with community resources and collaborate with other organizations when possible 7. Implement ongoing outreach and recruitment to ensure full enrollment 8. Plan with the family to create and maintain a positive environment allowing for each child&#8217;s individual needs 9. Work directly with children in the context of the program plan 10. As the lead person facilitate a process that will result in center lesson planning and observations. 11. Observe and record children&#8217;s development and plan modifications to meet children&#8217;s individual needs 12. Act as site facilitator in implementing events for children and families 13. Collaborate and supervise to ensure efficient and effective site operations 14. Understand and implement appropriate documentation processes 15. Aid in the maintenance of a safe and healthy environment for children and families at events 16. Keep immediate supervisor informed of all problems, unusual or extraordinary matters of significance coming to his/her attention, so that prompt corrective action can be taken as needed 17. All other duties as assigned by supervisor, including participation in Agency and program committees AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY SPECIFICATIONS Physical demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. &#183; While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; each with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. &#183; The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. &#183; Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Work Environment: Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Early Head Start Teacher, Full-Time - Starbuck site

 

Early Head Start Teacher; base of operation will be in Starbuck. 

 

Primary responsibilities of this full-time position will include:

·         Strengthen the capacity of parents in facilitating the development of their own children and assist the family in efforts to achieve self-sufficiency; and improve the conditions and quality of family life. 

·         Responsible for weekly home visits to families with a high-quality, two-generational programming that focuses on Early Childhood Education and family engagement.    

 

Starting wage is $19.51-$21.46 per hour depending on qualifications and includes a comprehensive benefits package. 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

Minimum

·         BA or BS degree in Early Childhood Education or related field with an Early Childhood focus

·         1-3 years of experience in working with children birth to 5

·         Meet minimum standards per Head Start Performance Standards and Minnesota Rule 3 Licensing

·         Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

·         Excellent communication skills; verbal and written

·         Proof of valid driver’s license and current/adequate vehicle insurance coverage

 

Preferred

·         General knowledge of the Head Start program

·         Demonstrated understanding of diverse backgrounds and cultures

 

For application materials:  Go to our website: www.wcmca.org under the Careers tab – How to Apply – Get Started link. A link for detailed instructions on how to build your online job profile is at the bottom of the webpage.  Please link your application to the job posting under “Find Jobs”.  If you have any questions, please contact Frannie Hunter at 218.685.7026.

 

An agency application MUST be received in order to be considered for the position.

 

Interested candidates should fill out an online application

by the close of business (4:30 pm) Thursday, June 12, 2020.

 

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

1.        Establish goals with parents for all children and oversee the development of appropriate lesson plans and their implementation

2.        Conduct home visits to facilitate learning and guiding parents toward answering their own questions

3.        Develop family and community partnerships

4.        Assist families in their own efforts to improve family life and connect them with the appropriate resources

5.        Hold family events to support program goals in collaboration with community events, when possible

6.        Be familiar with community resources and collaborate with other organizations when possible

7.        Implement ongoing outreach and recruitment to ensure full enrollment

8.        Plan with the family to create and maintain a positive environment allowing for each child’s individual needs

9.        Work directly with children in the context of the program plan

10.     As the lead person facilitate a process that will result in center lesson planning and observations.

11.     Observe and record children’s development and plan modifications to meet children’s individual needs

12.     Act as site facilitator in implementing events for children and families

13.     Collaborate and supervise to ensure efficient and effective site operations

14.     Understand and implement appropriate documentation processes

15.     Aid in the maintenance of a safe and healthy environment for children and families at events

16.     Keep immediate supervisor informed of all problems, unusual or extraordinary matters of significance coming to his/her attention, so that prompt corrective action can be taken as needed

17.     All other duties as assigned by supervisor, including participation in Agency and program committees

 

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY SPECIFICATIONS

 

Physical demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

·         While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; each with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell.

·         The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

·         Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

 

Work Environment:  Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.