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Department Teacher of Early Childhood Education - St. David's Center

  • 09 Feb 2022 4:28 PM
    Message # 12588088

    Department Teacher of Early Childhood Education - $500 Sign on Bonus available

    Department Teacher of Early Childhood Education

    We strive to create an inclusive environment in which all are seen, heard, and supported; encouraged to bring their whole authentic selves; and honored in their differences.

     *Please note: Sign on bonus pay out is $250 upon hire and $250 at 6-month employment

     **For external applicants only 

     Program Summary:

    The ECE Department Teacher is responsible for assisting the Head Teachers in the implementation of a classroom program designed to give each child an opportunity to participate in experiences that will enrich his/her development in a safe environment.

    Position Overview:

    Assist in implementing classroom activities around themes or concepts that incorporate the interests of the classroom community.

    Maintain enough flexibility to allow children’s interests to guide classroom direction.

    Be responsible for and lead some activities as requested by the Head Teacher. 

    Establish and maintain positive, pleasant and trusting relationships with parents, respecting their individual needs and maintaining professional and appropriate boundaries.

    Take responsibility for the organization, cleaning and maintenance of classroom materials and common spaces.

    Partner with nurture and guide children in all areas of development.

    Actively participate with children.

    Model acceptable behaviors and utilize behavior management techniques in the classroom.  Discipline calmly and in a positive manner.  Follow the St. David’s Center and DHS Behavior Policy.

    This position offers the opportunity to work for an agency that is committed to inclusivity and diversity, employee wellness, the professional development of employees and the overall wellness of clients being served. St. David’s Center accomplishes these objectives through supportive & collaborative team environments, flexible work schedules and mission-inspired work.

    Schedule: Monday-Friday, 40 hours per week.  Schedule varies with daily shifts between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. 

    Pay:  DOQ. This position is benefits eligible, including eligibility for loan forgiveness!


    Job Qualifications:

    Education: Bachelor’s Degree in: Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Elementary Education or Early Childhood Special Education. OR Bachelor’s Degree or higher in non-Early Childhood Education related field and at least 3 years’ experience in a NAEYC Accredited program.

    OR Bachelor’s Degree or higher in non-Early Childhood Education related field and at least years’ experience in a non-NAEYC Accredited program and at least 30 contact hours of training.

    Certification/Licenses:     First Aid and CPR Certification required.            

    Experience: Minimum of 1 year child care work experience required.                     

    Preferred: Early Childhood teaching experience preferred.  Experience working with students with

    Special education needs preferred.

    All new employees will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated (not to include booster doses at this time) or have an approved exemption before their start date.

    St. David's Center is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, veteran status or disability.

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