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Head Start Teacher 1 or 2
DepartmentHead Start
Site LocationVirginia, MN
Full Time/Part TimeFull Time Level 3
Internal/External:Internal & External
  
Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for the coordination of Head Start programming which includes:  instructing pre-school children in a classroom setting, utilizing approved curriculum, providing parent education and family services in addition to skill development in implementing school readiness goals, child outcomes, and promoting Parent, Family and Community Engagement. 


Job Qualifications:
 Qualifications: Teacher 1: Probationary $22.27/hr; 6 month wage $23.46/hr
  • AA degree in Early Childhood Education from an accredited college
  • 1040 hours experience as a teacher, aide or student intern
  • Experience working with young children and families
  • Experience in curriculum development and adaptation
  • Possess current First Aid/CPR certificate or must be able to obtain
  • Ability to pass a background study
  • Able to lift 50 pounds and occasionally more; and able to kneel, bend, stoop, and sit on floor to attend to children’s needs

Qualifications: Teacher 2: Probationary $23.60/hr; 6 month wage $24.90

  • Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, with a preference for MN teaching license Birth to Grade 3, Pre-K, Pre-Primary, or ECSE
  • Experience working with young children and families
  • Experience in curriculum development and adaptation
  • Possess current First Aid/CPR certificate or must be able to obtain
  • Ability to pass a background study
  • Able to lift 50 pounds and occasionally more; and able to kneel, bend, stoop, and sit on floor to attend to children’s needs

Needed Attributes:

  • Awareness of, sensitivity to, and ability to work effectively with young children and families from a variety of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds
  • Leadership and organizational skills
  • Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Possess computer/technology skills
Essential Functions:
  • Manages site in its entirety and maintains compliance with federal performance standards and state licensing requirements
  • Responsible for the safety of all children through the compliance of Head Start policies and procedures
  • Manages individualized and quality care of children in a group setting
  • Plans, implements, and adapts designated curriculum
  • Manages all child screenings and ongoing assessments
  • Manages and implements home visits, conferences, field trips, and transition meetings.
  • Responsible for timely documentation of all required program data
  • Participates in a team approach to meet child, family, and program requirements
  • Responsible for child and family outcomes as mandated by federal, state and local regulations
Additional Information
FT Teacher 1 or 2 needed in Virginia, MN for the upcoming 2022/2023 school year. 40hrs/wk; 39 week/year. Summer and holidays off. Wage dependent on qualifications. Please apply by August 14, 2022. AA/EOE