Lead Teacher PS I-II (2019-2020 School Yr)
North Coast Opportunities Inc/Head Start - Ukiah, CA
GENERAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Under general supervision and direction of the Site Supervisor, is responsible for the overall planning and implementation of the Head Start (HS) curriculum in the classroom, and through parent education. Oversees the operation of the classroom and the parent volunteer program. Supervises assigned staff members.
Closes July 31, 2019. This position will be available for August 2019 school year.
For full job description details & required application form www.ncoinc.org/about-us/jobs or 707-467-3200 ext. 302 or 331
Lead Teacher I
- Must have an Associate degree from an accredited school in Early Childhood Education/Child Development (ECE/CDV) or in a related field, including 12 core units. (Core courses include child/human growth & development; child/family/community or child and family relations; and programs/curriculum.)
- Must hold and maintain current a California Department of Education (CDE) Child Development Teacher Permit or higher.
- A minimum of two years early childhood classroom experience is required; a minimum of two years of staff supervision experience is preferred.
Lead Teacher II
In addition to Lead Teacher I qualifications 2 and 3, must have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited school in ECE/CDV or in a related field with 12 core units.
Lead Teacher I – II
- Must have a working knowledge of the principles and practices of Early Childhood Education.
- Demonstrated ability to provide leadership and stability for program continuity.
- Must be able to develop and implement effective lesson plans with team teaching approach.
- Must possess excellent written and oral English communication skills and the ability to consistently communicate in an effective and professional manner.
- Must be proficient in use of computers and a variety of software programs, including web-based platforms; must at a minimum be familiar with the use of word processing, email and spreadsheet programs.
- Prior experience and a demonstrated ability to motivate, engage with, and work effectively and professionally with parents and other adults as well as with children from a variety of socio-economic backgrounds is required.
- Must be flexible and able to meet the changing needs of the program.
- Must be able to travel to attend conferences and scheduled in-service trainings throughout the year.
- Must be at least 18 years of age.
- Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred.
- Ability to work flexible hours for scheduled weekend or evening activities as needed.
- Must have a minimum of 15 hours of Child Health and Safety training and maintain a current Infant and Child CPR First Aid certification or complete these requirements within 3 months of being hired.
- For work-related driving, employee must have: a current, valid California driver's license; a driving record that demonstrates the employee is a safe, appropriate driver as verified by a DMV printout; and proof of personal automobile insurance; or reliable transportation with proof of automobile insurance.
- Pre-employment and periodic health screenings and a T.B. test are required, the results of which must be within acceptable ranges to attain and maintain employment.
- Must comply with regulatory immunization requirements.
- Must complete a Criminal Record Clearance prior to employment to confirm eligibility to work in a licensed child care facility.