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Teacher - Type 04
Responsible for the education and general development of the children in the Head Start classroom.
Responsible for contributing to the development of the overall agency and center educational plans and for the classroom implementation of the center plan that is geared to meet the needs of each individual child enrolled in the program in accordance with the Head Start day care program.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This position reports to the Site Director.
This individual relates to, interacts with, a wide range of contacts both within and outside The Salvation Army. In these contacts, they act as a representative of the Army and its mission.
This position supervises assistant teachers, classroom aides and school children.
This individual will be evaluated on how effectively the outcomes of this position are achieved, as well as the timeliness, accuracy and completeness of accomplishing assigned goals.
Type 04 Professional Educators License.
B.A. in early childhood education with 12 weeks student teaching in a pre-school setting or;
C.D.A. or A.A. with three years teaching in a pre-school setting and at least two years education in early childhood education.
One year experience teaching in a pre-school setting.
Willing to promote the mission of The Salvation Army.
A positive attitude and the ability to be flexible in light of changing job situations/priorities.
Anticipates and responds to the needs of the children.
Demonstrated ability to use initiative and be a self-starter.
An attention to detail.
Some knowledge of social service programs helpful.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
This individual will only commit Army resources that have been allocated or approved.
This individual will keep the Site Director informed on all critical issues relating to their area of responsibility.
This individual will adhere to all policies and procedures in carrying out the responsibilities of this position.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
This position is required to do light physical work and be able to lift up to 40lbs on a daily basis.
In order to successfully perform the essential functions of this position, the employee is regularly required to interact with children.
Also required to use standard office equipment and a PC.
The work environment for this position includes an office or classroom environment with a low to moderate noise level.