The Head Start Teacher will plan, coordinate, and facilitate
daily activities, assisting children in classroom learning
activities, in small/large groups and on an individual basis as
well as lead a team in reviewing childrens experiences and planning
the educational program.
Arrange and maintain safe, clearly defined classroom environment
which is developmentally appropriate and conducive to learning.
Work as part of an interdisciplinary team within the Case
Management System to ensure the provision of comprehensive services
to children and families. Participates in team meetings as part of
case management approach.
Maintains ongoing observation and anecdotal records of children to
use in curriculum planning.
Maintains childrens attendance, meal attendance records, and
Facilitate the development of self-control in children by using
consistent, positive guidance techniques such as; listening,
reinforcement and redirection.
Extend the home/school partnership through monthly newsletters,
Center Committee meetings, home visits and distribution of training
materials to parents.
Annually conduct a required number of home visits and
parent-teacher conferences to discuss childs progress/share
Implement school readiness goals monthly and work with parents
continuously on school readiness goals and parent engagement,
supporting and encouraging parents participation with children at
Head Start with a continuum into elementary school up to the third
Early Head Start Teacher requires a minimum of a CDA in
Infant/Toddler and willing to pursue an Associates Degree in Early
Childhood Education. Head Start Teacher requires a minimum of an
Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education and willing to
pursue a Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education.
Must meet current Office of DEEC staff requirements for
Use of a car/means of transportation is required for home
Written references and DEEC/DCF BRC/CORI/SORI (Background Record
Check) will be completed before hire.
A First Aid Certificate and CPR Certificate are preferred. Schedule
flexibility is required based on the needs of our children and
Classroom activities require occasional physical activities such as
lifting items weighing up to 25 lbs.
Must be able to work flexible hours according to program needs, be
a positive team player, and demonstrate patience, empathy and
Must be able to participate in classroom housekeeping duties in all
areas, able to use bleach/cleaning solutions for sanitization
purposes, be capable of hearing and seeing the children to monitor
their health and safety.
Must be able to comprehend/communicate in English both verbally and
in writing, and have basic computer literacy skills. Bilingual-
Attendance at relevant trainings, meetings, Open House/Family
Nights and special events required.
Engage in ongoing staff development to improve professional skills.
GLCAC Workplace Anti-Discrimination and Equal Employment
The policy of GLCAC is to provide equal employment opportunities
by recruiting, hiring, training and promoting applicants and
employees without regard to race, color, religion, national origin,
sex, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, genetics, pregnancy,
marital status, gender identity or expression, disability,
handicap, military obligations, veteran status or any other
category protected by law (protected class status).
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