Through the Looking Glass (TLG) is looking for an Infant/Toddler Teacher for its small Early Head Start Program in Alameda County. TLG is a Berkeley based and internationally recognized program serving children and families with disabilities. This is an opportunity to help further develop a unique program for serving parents, children and families with and without disabilities in Early Head Start.
Early Head Start Infant/Toddler Teacher
TLG Early Head Start Center-Based Program
EHS Education Manager/Center Director
TLG offers a comprehensive benefits package including medical and dental insurance, paid time off, paid holidays, long-term disability, and life insurance
Work Schedule: Full time, full year.
Summary: Under the guidance of the EHS Education Manager/Center Director, Provides quality primary care giving for infants or toddlers in a safe and supervised early care and education setting; Promotes the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of Early Head Start children enrolled in the program; Develops individual goals for children; Provides screenings and on-going assessment; Follows all Head Start Program Performance Standards, agency policies, procedures and other applicable Federal and State regulations to successfully accomplish the TLG Early Head Start Program goals and objectives.
Education and Experience: BA/BS or enrolled in program leading to BA/BS in Early Childhood Education (ECE); OR in a field related to early childhood education andcoursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience working with infants and toddlers; Training and experience in the principles of child health, safety and nutrition. Experience in child assessments, Infant/Toddler Curriculum and 2 years of experience working with infants and toddlers with diverse needs in a center-based program including children with disabilities.
Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Abilities:
LANGUAGE SKILLS: Bilingual, bi-literate preferred; English/Spanish or ASL and/or other language ability based on program needs.
Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Possession of a valid California driver’s license and current personal vehicle insurance. Job requires the use of personal vehicle in successful completion of job duties and responsibilities. State regulations require a physical examination, current tuberculosis test, and verified fingerprint and criminal records clearance before beginning work.
Through the Looking Glass is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Visit our website for more information about TLG: www.lookingglass.org
To apply please fax or email resumes, with cover letters, to TLG
Contact: Megan Kirshbaum, Ph.D.
Re: Infant/Toddler Teacher
Through the Looking Glass
Fax: (510) 848-4445
Location: Berkeley, CA
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted On: July 14th, 2017
CELEBRATING 35 YEARS OF SERVICE TO THE DISABILITY COMMUNITY
Through the Looking Glass (TLG) is a disability community-based nonprofit organization in Berkeley, California. TLG has pioneered clinical and supportive services, as well as national training and research serving families in which one or more members – whether parent or child - has a disability or medical issue. Since founding in 1982 TLG has provided infant mental health or infant/parent /family therapy and relationship-based developmental services. TLG's mission is“To provide and encourage respectful and empowering services—guided by personal disability experience and disability culture—for families that have children, parents, or grandparents with disability or medical issues.” TLG’s staff includes culturally and linguistically diverse psychologists, marriage and family therapists, social workers, developmental specialists, occupational therapists, a nurse, a childbirth educator, and early childhood educators.