Early Head Start Lead Teacher
Location: Los Angeles, South LA & Compton areas
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Under the supervision of the Site Supervisor, he/she is responsible for early childhood education that is geared toward the overall goal of social competence and school readiness, which is age and developmentally appropriate for children ages 2 to 5 years old. Provide for children's social intellectual, physical and emotional development. Is responsible for classroom operation including, planning, curriculum and child assessment implementation, and supervision of children; responsible for conducting parent/teacher conferences and home visits, and supervision of classroom volunteers.
Education: Associates degree required, Bachelor's degree or advanced degree in early childhood education or child development highly preferred; an Associates/Bachelor's degree in a related field and 24 Early Childhood Education coursework units equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching infant, toddlers, and preschool-age children. In addition, must have 6 units in Infant/toddler courses. Must have or be eligible for a Child Development Permit at the Teacher level or above.
Experience: Two (4) years experience as a paraprofessional in a preschool, mental health or social services agency. Experience in infant and toddler assessments, Infant/Toddler Curriculum and 2 years of experience working as a paraprofessional with infants and/or toddlers with diverse needs in a preschool, mental health or social services agency. Two (2) years administrative, leadership and training supervisory experience is highly desirable.
Special Requirements: Must possess a valid California driver's license, have use of a motor vehicle and provide evidence of automobile liability insurance. Must meet State health requirements including passing a physical examination as a condition of employment, and must provide verification of a TB clearance at the time of employment. Mandatory CPR and Basic First Aid certificate, which employee is responsible to maintain for the duration of their employment with Head Start.
All Head Start positions are implemented in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards in each service area
Crystal Stairs is committed to building and sustaining a diverse workforce and culture. As part of this commitment, Crystal Stairs provides equal opportunity in all of our employment practices, including selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation, to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, medical condition as defined by state law, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender, ethnic group identification, mental or physical disability, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other legally protected status.
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