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Head Teacher Float of Early Childhood Education - $500 Sign on Bonus available
Head Teacher Float 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: Join a team of talented early childhood education specialists who are dedicated to changing the lives of children! For more than 50 years, St. David’s Center has provided the highest quality of early childhood education to typically developing children and children with special needs ages 16 months - five years.
Position Overview: The Head Teacher Float is responsible for assisting the Head Teacher in leadership, planning, and 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.
Assist in planning developmentally appropriate curriculum daily that reflects development of young child and follows the ECE Reggio Inspired Philosophy.
Be responsible for classroom activities around themes or concepts that incorporate the goals and objectives outlined in the ECE Curriculum Guidelines and Objectives document as requested by the Head Teacher.
Communicate with families regularly including communicating child’s success and struggles in classroom.
Assist in creating an environment for open communication and collaboration in the classroom and provide leadership and onboarding to new staff.
Assist in observing, recording and evaluating children’s progress on an ongoing basis. Use the approved assessment method to track developmental goals and influence curriculum.
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: 40 hours per week, M-F.
Completion of a Child Development Associate Credential and/or actively enrolled with a plan for completion date and at least at four years’ experience in a NAEYC Accredited program. OR
Bachelors' Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Elementary Education or Early Childhood Special Education
OR Bachelors' Degree or higher in non-Early Childhood Education related field and at least 3 years of experience in a NAEYC Accredited program
OR Bachelors' Degree or higher in non-Early Childhood Education related field and at least 3 years of experience in a non-NAEYC Accredited program and at least 30 contact hours of training
Knowledge of Early Childhood Education & Child Development
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Early Childhood teaching experience
Experience working with students with special education needs
Knowledge of the Reggio Emilia Approach
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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