Early Head Start Teacher

ST JOSEPH ACADEMY

JOB REQUIREMENTS: Position Summary: The Early Head Start Lead Teacher
(EHST) is responsible for the daily programming for children enrolled at
St. Joseph Academy in the Early Head Start program. The role includes
providing developmentally appropriate practices and high quality early
care and education. The EHST ensures that the needs of children and
their families are understood and communicated as the primary SJA
liaison. The EHST will have strong knowledge of working with children
from birth to age three in order to adapt curriculum and expectations as
they loop with the children served. The EHST implements the early
childhood program within local, state and federal guidelines, rules,
regulations and laws, Wisconsin licensing, Federal Early Head Start
Standards, and accreditation standards. Position Reports to: ECEC
Director Qualifications: BA degree in early childhood education or
related field preferred (Staff meeting minimum requirement of an Early
Childhood Associates Degree, Child Development Associate (CDA) or
successful completion of 12 college credits in Infant/Toddler early
childhood education) 2 years experience within early care working in a
licensed childcare setting working with from birth to three years.
Knowledge of Early Head Start standards Exemplary interpersonal,
collaborative, and planning skills Interest and ability to support
children and their families Ability to analyze an issue, identify
options, and implement solutions Ability to work cooperatively with
people in and outside of the Education/Childcare Services department
Ability to communicate (verbally and in writing) and effectively
interact with children, their family members, management, and staff
members Ability to respond positively to work direction and guidance
from others Ability to work independently, managing multiple demanding
tasks under critical timeframes Equipment Used: personal computers,
printers, phone systems, fax machine, photocopier Physical and Mental
Requirements: Must have ability to sit (25%), walk/stand (75%),
routinely throughout the shift. Must be able to periodically lift up to
50 lbs. Must have functional senses/manual dexterity to carry out the
job; communicate effectively; and use of office equipment. Must have the
ability to deal effectively with the stress of managing
emergency/critical situations and multiple tasks. Environmental
Conditions: Performs duties with exposure to infectious or communicable
diseases inherent to care children, and occasional exposure to loud or
unpleasant voices due to unpredictable behavior of the children and
seasonal exposure to high humidity, heat and cold due to the internal
and external environment. Essential Functions: Quality Assurance Ensures
consistent compliance and meets all YoungStar, accreditation and/or
licensing… For full info follow application link. Equal Opportunity
Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals
with Disabilities APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Apply Online:
ipc.us/t/82828B84F15E4761

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