Head Start Teacher Floater

Greenbelt, MD
Jun 25, 2020
Nov 04, 2020
Full Time
The Lourie Center is seeking an experienced Head Start Teacher Floater who will embrace our mission to extend God's care through the ministry of physical, mental, and spiritual healing.

As a Head Start Teacher Floater you will:
•Create a safe and nurturing learning environment for children ages 2 to 5 years old
•Assist Lead Teachers in conducting group activities that support the physical, socio-emotional, and cognitive development of our EHS and HS children.
•Assist volunteers and parents to ensure compliance with health and safety practices
•Cover teaching staff for breaks, meetings, and trainings to maintain required teacher-child ratio
•Serve meals, organize supplies and equipment, and provide general classroom support

Qualifications Include:
•High School Diploma
•One year of experience working with children
•Active BLS CPR card
•Must obtain a preschool CDA within 6 months of hire

At Adventist HealthCare our job is to care for you. We do this by offering:
•Work life balance through non rotating shifts
•Recognition and rewards for professional expertise
•Free Employee parking
•Competitive comprehensive benefit plans offered (including health, disability, PTO and 403B retirement plan with matching and 3 year vesting)
•100% Coverage for inpatient care - at Adventist HealthCare facilities
•100% Coverage for urgent care nationwide - after copay

As a faith-based organization, with over a century of caring for the communities in the Maryland area, Adventist HealthCare has earned a reputation for high-quality, compassionate care. Adventist HealthCare was the first and is the largest healthcare provider in Montgomery County.

If you want to make a difference in someone's life every day, consider a position with a team of professionals who are doing just that, making a difference.

Join the Adventist HealthCare team today! Apply now to be considered or contact k.dunn@adventsithealthcare.com for more information.

The position is required in order to operate the preschool classrooms as funded by the OHS to implement the PGCHS grant. The floater positions will allow for LT ,T, and TA breaks as well as teacher planning time because they will serve as replacement staff while regularly staffed personnel are out of the classroom.
*Position will be funded 100% by the PGC grant for the 2018-2019 program year.

Work Schedule:
  • Ensure all children are being supervised at all times while indoors and outdoors
  • Assist the teacher in maintaining a safe, clean, learning environment and in assuring the well- being and safety of all the children in care
  • Assist with all child assessments and screenings
  • Attend workshops, conferences and all in-service trainings
  • Participate in professional development activities
  • Maintain training hours and documentation as required
  • Assist in maintaining staff and child ratio for safety, guidance and discipline

Tobacco Statement

Tobacco use is a well-recognized preventable cause of death in the United States and an important public health issue. In order to promote and maintain a healthy work environment, Adventist HealthCare will not hire applicants for employment who either state that they are nicotine users or who test positive for nicotine use.

Adventist HealthCare will withdraw offers of employment to applicants who test positive for Cotinine (nicotine). Those testing positive for cotinine are given the opportunity to re-apply in 90 days, if they can truthfully attest that they have not used any nicotine products in the past ninety (90) days and successfully pass follow-up testing.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Adventist HealthCare is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.