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Company: Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency
Location: Cadillac
Posted on: May 28, 2023

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General InformationJob Title:Early Head Start Teacher - North st.Location:403 East North StreetCadillac, MI, 49601United StatesBase Pay:$18.02 - $19.71 / HourEmployee Type:FT ExemptManage Others:YesDescriptionPurpose: To provide relational learning at EHS Centers to promote school readiness by enhancing the social and cognitive development of children through the provision of educational, health, nutritional, social, and other services to enrolled children and families.Position Objectives:In collaboration with the EHS Teacher partner/EHS co-teacher, be responsible for the general management of the classroom. Provide provisional home visits weekly due to extended closures or upon new centers opening.Develop and implement center policies and the program.Administer day-to-day operations within the classroom, including being available to address parent and child concerns.In collaboration with teaching partner/EHS co-teacher, complete child assessment and the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the classroom program.Overseas substitutes and volunteers to ensure overall care and supervision of children.Essential Functions:Eligibility Recruitment Selection Enrollment & AttendanceTeam with Family & Center Specialist (FCS) to recruit and select eligible children. Enroll children to ensure full enrollment.Work with the FCS to provide information about the benefits of regular attendance.In collaboration with FCS, make face to face contact to address any barriers with families when child attendance is below 90%.Provide orientation for each newly enrolled child.Ensure attendance is being entered correctly into Child Plus Attendance app every day.Education and Child Development Program ServicesUtilize the Head Start Performance Standards, Head Start Act, NMCAA (Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency) Head Start Program Plan, Michigan Rules for Child Care Centers, to ensure programs requirements are being met.Provide a developmentally appropriate classroom environment using the Creative Curriculum for Infants, Toddlers, & Twos, School Readiness Goals, and Early Learning Outcomes Framework.Create and submit weekly lesson plans in collaboration with EHS co-teacher, utilizing parent input and child outcome data from Teaching strategies GOLD assessment reports.Provide clear behavioral expectations and use effective methods to prevent and redirect misbehavior using Conscious Discipline guidelines.Utilize the program protocols to identify a course of support for guiding behaviors.Must adhere to the NMCAA Head Start/GSRP Guidance Policy and NMCAA Program Philosophy.Ensure completion of child assessments and screenings within designated timelines. RequirementsMinimum Education:Associate degree in early childhood education or child development with a focus on infant and toddler development preferred. Minimum Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) with a focus on infant and toddler development. Additional Qualifications Required:Be at least 18 years of age.Ability to meet the State of Michigan and Federal Bureau of Investigation background check requirements.Ability to meet the State of Michigan and federal health requirements (medical clearance, mental wellness, and TB examination).Exhibit good moral character per the definition in Licensing Rules for Childcare Centers.SummaryMake a difference in the lives of our youngest community members and join our team of"baby brain builders".Early Head Start teacher needed to join co-teacher in a classroom of 8 at ourNMCAA North Street Child Development Center in Cadillac, where we provide 30 hoursweekly of responsive caregiving to infants and toddlers.Year Round, no weekends, health, vision, and dental insurance, paid holidays, accrued vacationup to 3 weeks, accrued sick/personal time, and professional development opportunities. Associate degree in early childhood education or child development with a focus on infant and toddlerdevelopment preferred.Minimum Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) with a focus on infant and toddler development$18.02 - $19.17 per hour.EOE. Respond by 5/1. For details visit www.nmcaa.netAdditional InformationHours Per Week:40Weeks per Year:52 PDN-990b15c6-1958-4de6-b58e-c82a96ed6234

Keywords: Northwest Michigan Community Action Agency, Grand Rapids , EARLY HEAD TEACHER, Education / Teaching , Cadillac, Michigan

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