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Head Start Lead Teacher

Company: Jefferson Franklin Community Action Corporation
Location: Arnold
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Do you love working with children in a classroom setting? Do you have a passion for serving families and children living in poverty? Do you want to work for an agency that provides a positive work environment with opportunities for professional growth and advancement? If so, this may be the perfect opportunity for you! As a Lead Teacher, you will lead the classroom teaching team in collaborative lesson plans, complete ongoing assessments, and support children's growth and development through quality learning experiences. JFCAC Head Start is a federally funded program designed to support school readiness for children ages birth through 5 years of age for children and families living in poverty.Job Duties:

  • The Lead Teacher will prepare the classroom environment to support developmentally appropriate practices
  • The Lead Teacher will integrate High Scope Curriculum into daily practice
  • The Lead Teacher will support the role of families as the first and primary teachers of their children
  • The Lead Teacher will ensure that policies and procedures regarding child health and safety are followed
  • The Lead Teacher will attend and participate in training and professional development
  • The Lead Teacher will ensure all federal, local, state and/or agency documentation is completed accurately
  • The Lead Teacher will help plan and participate in family activity events
  • The Lead Teacher will maintain a clean and sanitary environmentQualifications:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Elementary Education, or a closely related field with a minimum of 18 ECE credits.
    • Work and/or field experience in early childhood.
    • Must have a reliable vehicle.Please upload transcripts upon application.

Keywords: Jefferson Franklin Community Action Corporation, Springfield , Head Start Lead Teacher, Education / Teaching , Arnold, Illinois

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