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Infant Toddler Teacher

Posted on Feb 14, 2019 by Northern Kentucky Community Action

Covington, KY 41011
22 Jan 2019
Annual Salary
POSITION TITLE: EHS INFANT/TODDLER TEACHER REPORTS TO: SITE MANAGER FSLA CLASSIFICATION: Non- Exempt GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES: Operate in compliance with any and all of the policies and procedures as established by NKCAC Head Start and the performance standards as established by the Federal Government regarding program operations to promote and provide quality service delivery to the children, families, and community of our service area. SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES: Work cooperatively with all components of the program. Maintain the confidentiality of staff and clients. Maintain a clean and organized work area. Participate in the annual self-assessment. Attend staff meetings and training, as required. Follow established child abuse reporting requirements. Assist in recruiting and training parent and community volunteers. Assist in securing in-kind donations to match the required non-Federal share amount for the program year. Performance of any other work related task deemed necessary by direct supervisor. Oversee all record keeping pertaining to children and the classroom. Assist in the coordination of the curriculum development, classroom management, and Teaching training program. Gear the program to the needs of the individual child with concerns for child's interests, disabilities, special talents and individual style and pace of learning. Assist in planning and completing weekly lesson plans for classroom. Assist in diapering, toileting and hand washing of children. Help each child to become aware of his/her role as an integral member of a group. Assist in planning the arrangement, appearance, and décor and learning environment of the classroom. Share responsibility with other classroom teachers to complete housekeeping responsibilities (wash toys, straighten shelves and clean shelves, etc.) on a weekly basis. Assist in scheduling and conducting Parent/Teacher Conferences 2 times a year. Complete two home visits a year with the child and family/guardian. Complete the required assessments and screenings within the appropriate time frames to meet requirements. Understand and have a working knowledge of Teaching Strategies Gold, Child Plus, and complete on-line assessment. Provide education and support services to families. Assures compliance with all program and grant requirements. QUALIFICATIONS: Prefer minimum of Associate degree in related field with minimum of three years program experience or BA Degree in Early Childhood Education. NKCAC- Head Start cannon employ anyone who has been found by the cabinet to have abused or neglected a child. Relevant experience with infant/toddler children or related background. Capacity to problem solve, handle crisis, and work with families and children of various cultures from low income backgrounds. Experience in teaching young children in a Head Start classroom and/or similar environment. NKCAC-Head Start cannot employ anyone convicted of a felony or has been found by the Cabinet to have abused or neglected a child. Ability to work with people of diverse and varying socio-economic backgrounds. Must have the ability to stand/walk/run after young children 100% of the time. Ability to lift and/or carry up to 50 lbs. up to 80% of the time. *NKCAC is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. We strongly encourage people of Color, people with disabilities, women, bilingual people, and former or current recipients of public assistance to apply for available positions. The employee is expected to adhere to all agency policies and program requirements as required in the completion of this job description and all agency business. NKCAC IS A DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE I have read and understand this requirement and job description. Signature: _____________________________ Date: ______________________ JOB DESCRIPTION APPROVED 4-1-2016 Category: Education , Keywords: Preschool Teacher

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