HEAD START TEACHER

Location
20148
Posted
Jun 28, 2017
Closes
Jul 27, 2017
Hours
Full Time
JOB STATUS:  OPEN POSTING DATE:  06/28/2017 CLOSING DATE:   POSTING NUMBER:  P166686THS LOCATION:  TUSCARORA HS POSITION TITLE:  HEAD START TEACHER QUALIFICATIONS:  

  • Possession of a Collegiate Professional, Post Graduate Professional, or appropriate vocational  certificate/license issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia with endorsement(s) required for Early/Primary Education Pre-K-3

  • Knowledge of content, curriculum, methods, materials, and equipment of instructional specialty to which assigned

  • Ability to apply knowledge of current research and theory to instructional programs; skill in the use of multi-media and computer technology to enhance learning

  • Ability to establish and maintain effective relationships

  • Must be skilled in oral and written communications and have excellent human relations skills

  • Bi-lingual preferred

JOB DESCRIPTION:  

TheHead Start teacher instructs, nurtures and encourages Head Start four-year old preschool children to increase their social competency. He/She guides students toward the fulfillment of their potential forsocial, emotional, psychological, intellectual growth and maturation

RESPONSIBILITIES:  

 



  • Meets and instructs assigned class in the location and at the times designated.  Develops and maintains a classroom environment conducive to effective learning and strives to establish positive relations with families. Prepares lesson plans with assistant teacher, posts plans in classroom and provides copies to the Education Coordinator. Encourages students to create and maintain appropriate standards of classroom behavior

  • Strives to implement by instruction and action the district’s philosophy of education, and instructional goals and the objectives of Head Start and the HighScope curriculum

  • Takes all necessary and reasonable precautions to protect students, equipment, materials and facilities

  • Evaluates student progress on a regular basis using Key Developmental Indicators, the Child Observation Record and pals Pre-K©.  Maintains accurate and complete records

  • Makes provisions for being available to students and families for education-related purposes outside of the instructional day when required or requested to do so under reasonable terms

  • Works to establish and maintain open lines of communication with students and their families regarding both the broad academic and behavioral progress of all assigned students

  • Participates with assistant teacher in home visits to Head Start families

  • Attends and participates in Head Start staff meetings and professional development

  • Meets Head Start requirements for sharing responsibility with a multi-disciplinary team

  • Shares responsibilities with the assistant teacher

  • Agrees to eat meals with the children, family style and to share the same menu to the extent possible

OTHER INFORMATION:  LICENSED APPLICANTS MUST UPDATE THEIR APPLICATION TO INDICATE WHICH POSITION(S) THEY ARE APPLYING FOR.  IF YOU HAVE NOT SUBMITTED A NEW RESUME WITHIN A YEAR AND/OR CHANGES HAVE BEEN MADE, PLEASE SUBMIT AN UPDATED RESUME.

 

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

 

JOBS CLOSE AT 12:00 PM ON THE CLOSING DATE.

APPLY TO:  

Department of Human Resources and Talent Development

SALARY:  

Licensed Position

Salary Range: Refer to

197 Day Position, 5.5 hours per day

 

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