Head Start Teacher

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Website Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership

Become part of NENCAP’S caring team of Early Childhood Educators!  We have an opening for an EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHER to educate and support preschool age children in our HEAD START classroom at the Head Start Center in Norfolk.  40 hours per week M-F with seasonal layoff.  Associate degree starting wage is $15.00 per hour, plus benefits. Bachelor degree starting wage is $16.50 per hour, plus benefits.  Wage increasing with experience. Bilingual skills a plus.

JOB SUMMARY: Teachers are responsible for understanding, planning and implementing developmentally appropriate environment and activities for preschool age children.  Oversee the educational aspects of the center, including classroom staff and volunteers.  Follow the program’s curriculum.  Develop weekly lesson plans and send to supervisor.  Maintain on-going assessments/screenings for each child.  Plan and implement individualized activities for each child according to their MDT/IFSP/IEP. Attend and participate in children’s MDT/IEP/IFSP meetings.  Complete required educational home visits and Parent/Teacher conferences.  Enter documentation for each child and manage child data and reports through the online computer assessment system.  Communicate with parents on a regular basis.  Maintain a tracking system of job performance with aides and volunteers and address performance issues.  Prepare and conduct introductory and annual performance evaluations for relevant staff.  Frequent kneeling, stooping, bending and lifting up to 50 pounds. Maintain confidentiality of program participants and follow Program and Agency standards and policies.

EDUCATION: Associate’s, Bachelor’s or advance degree in early childhood education or advance degree and coursework in early childhood education with early childhood teaching experience.  The program provides opportunities for staff to advance a degree.

BENEFITS: Associate degree starting wage is $15.00 per hour, plus benefits. Bachelor degree starting wage is $16.50 per hour, plus benefits.  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, with education credentials or transcripts. No resumes accepted. Send applications to Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership, PO Box 667, Pender, NE 68047-0667.  Position open until filled.
80% Federally Funded
Non-Profit Agency

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