Early Head Start Teachers

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Website Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership

Help shape the future today as a member of our caring team of Early Childhood Educators!  NENCAP is looking for EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHERS to guide and care for children birth through age 3 in our EARLY HEAD START Program at the Siouxland Family Center in Dakota City. 40 hours per week M-F.  The Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) starting wage is $12.75 per hour, plus benefits.  Wage increasing with education and experience. May be subject to layoff periods. Bilingual skills a plus.

JOB SUMMARY: Early Head Start (EHS) Teachers are responsible for understanding, planning and implementing developmentally appropriate activities for children birth through age three.  Promote nurturing and bonding relationships. Encourage self-help skills and provide consistent routines. Work with families to identify goals, strengths, needs and support them in a process which leads them toward self-sufficiency. Assist children in establishing good habits of personal hygiene; change diapers so children are comfortable. Develop weekly lesson plans and send to supervisor. Conduct screenings within 45 days of enrollments. Communicate with parents on a regular basis. Complete required educational home visits with Parent/Teacher conferences for each child. Attend and participate in children’s MDT and IFSP meetings. Enter documentation for each child and manage child data/reports through the on-line assessment system. Maintain a clean organized room. Frequent kneeling, stooping, bending and lifting up to 50 pounds. Maintain confidentiality of program participants and follow Program and Agency standards and policies.

EDUCATION: Child Development Associate Credential,  Associate’s, Bachelor’s or advance degree in early childhood education or a related field with experience in teaching 0-3 early education and care. The program provides opportunities for staff to obtain a Child Development Associate Credential or advance a degree.

WAGE & BENEFITS:  The CDA starting wage is $12.75 per hour, plus benefits. Wage increasing with education and experience.  Benefits include health, life, dental and vision insurance.  Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, EAP, 401K Retirement.

TO APPLY: For Job application, job description, education requirements, wage and benefit information visit www.nencap.org or contact HR at 1-800-445-2505 or 402-385-6300. To apply, submit a completed Agency application. No resumes  accepted. Send applications to Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership, PO Box 667, Pender, NE 68047-0667.  Positions open until filled.

EOE,  80% Federally Funded, Non-Profit Agency


To apply for this job email your details to esnyder@nencap.org