Home Visitor - Infant/Toddler

Employer
Higher Horizons DCC, Inc. - Head Start & Early Head Start Program
Location
Falls Church, Virginia
Salary
$34,320 - $36,920 per year (dependent upon related education and experience
Posted
Apr 20, 2018
Closes
May 25, 2018
Ref
Early Head Start Home Visitor
Function
Childcare, Other
Hours
Full Time

BRIEF POSITION DESCRIPTION:  Higher Horizons Early Head Start Program in the Bailey's Crossroads area of Falls Church, VA is seeking an experienced Infant/Toddler (Lead) Teacher to implement an established curriculum, develop lesson plans and conduct child observations and periodic home visits.  The Lead Infant/Toddler Teacher will maintain a warm, inviting learning environment for children aged 6 weeks to 3 years old, incorporating age appropriate activities to meet individual needs, VA Child Care Licensing Regulations and Head Start Program Performance Standards.  The Lead Teacher will work closely with a Co-Lead Teacher and in conjunction with other staff to facilitate the learning process for infants and toddlers in their care.

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • BA/BS in Early Childhood Education, Infant-Child Development or closely related field
  • Valid Infant/Toddler or Home Visitor CDA preferred
  • At least 2 years of successful experience working in with infants and toddlers
  • Experience in Creative Curriculum, CLASS and/or Teaching Strategies GOLD
  • Must have own transportation to travel to and from local homes of families (mileage is reimbursable)
  • Must have computer skills for email, entry of child assessment and notes and other data
  • Must be able to communicate in English in both written and verbal forms (bilingual Spanish is preferred but not required)
  • FBI Fingerprints, Criminal History and State Child Abuse Background Checks will be conducted
  • Two professional written references
  • Prior Early Head Start experience is preferred

SALARY & BENEFITS:

  • $34,840 - $36,275 (dependent upon related education and experience)
  • Paid Holidays (12 days), Vacation Leave (13 days) and Sick Leave (13 days) per year
  • Group Health Insurance (Care First - a substantial portion is paid by the organization)
  • Group Vision Insurance (Eye Med - a majority portion is paid by the organization)
  • Group Dental Insurance (Humana - a majority portion is paid by the organization)
  • Short & Long Term and Life Insurance (The Hartford - 100% paid by the organization)
  • Employee Assistance Program (Humana - 100% paid by the organization)
  • Eligible for 403(b) Retirement Plan after 6 months of successful employment

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