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MEO, Inc - Head Start Teacher II or III

Posted March 02, 2017 08:44am

Wage$16.71 - $19.01
Phone Number808-243-4310
HS Teacher II - Associate degree from two year accredited college in early childhood education, child development or a related field, and (6) six months experience teaching in an early childhood program, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Previous supervisory experience preferred.

HS Teacher III - Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university in early childhood education or child development and (6) six months experience working in an early childhood program; or Bachelor's degree in elementary education and (6) six months experience working in an early childhood program and (6) six credits or equivalent of approved child development or early childhood training, or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Previous supervisory experience preferred.

Works independently to provide effective and efficient administration and operation of the Head Start classroom; directs staff, plans, organizes, supervises and implements all classroom activities.

• Implements programs and curriculum that meet the needs of the children, individually and age appropriately, and in accordance with the Head Start Performance Standards.
• Evaluates the program’s effectiveness using the Head Start Performance Standards and Program Service Area Plans.
• Obtains parental/guardian permission to conduct Brigance screening for each child enrolled in the program.
• Conducts Brigance screening on or before forty-five days of child's enrollment.
• Directs and/or conducts observations and documentation for all program children.
• Collects data and tracks child’s development utilizing Teaching Strategies GOLD.
• Maintain CLASS© (Classroom Assessment Scoring System) scores of 5 in Emotional Support; 4 in Classroom Organization; and 3 in Instructional Support.
• Works with the child's parent/guardian to design an individual plan to promote development in the areas of cognitive, speech/language, motor, social and all areas of development.

• Performs other duties as assigned.

• Directly supervises the Assistant Teachers and Teacher Aides.
• Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the agency's policies, Head Start Performance Standards and applicable laws.
• Responsibilities include: training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
• Possesses imagination and ideas to promote an age appropriate learning environment.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, which include, verbal, written and listening.
• Ability to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth for program children.
• Ability to promote and facilitate an age appropriate learning environment.
• Basic understanding of community history, traditions and beliefs.
• Understands of the causes and effects of poverty and knowledge of community resources.
• Understands and relates to diverse cultural backgrounds and various social and economic levels.
• Maintains a high level of confidentiality concerning information about children, families and staff.
• Ability to instruct and motivate others.
• Basic knowledge of computer applications including word processing.
• Ability to use basic office machines.
• Ability to worked varied shifts, which may include, nights and weekends.
• Ability to travel off island on occasion.

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