Teacher - Preschool (Head Start)
at ChildCareGroup

Date Posted: 2/13/2018

Job Description

Serves as a team member in an assigned staff group. Plans and implements programs for preschoolers. Provides a learning environment that is safe, healthy and comfortable in order to enhance growth and development. Implements classroom program in compliance with CCG standards, Head Start Performance Standards, NAEYC criteria, and local and state licensing standards. Serves in the Teacher role for center assigned. Work under the general supervision of the Center Manager with demand for independent judgment. Manages classroom environment. Shares responsibility of setting up room for daily activities. Provides attractive and functional learning centers. Assists in planning, preparation and implementation of work with children appropriate to development level based on RC3; includes developing curriculum, completing child assessments, maintaining records, etc. Participates in parent meetings and parent conferences; conducts home visits per regulated in Performance Standards. Requires the acquisition of knowledge and proficiency of the Head Start Electronic Information System, ChildPlus, and/or Redelearner Database within the introductory period of employment. ChildCareGroup will train the employee either directly or through the Database Training Department of Head Start of Greater Dallas, Inc.

Job Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent required. Bilingual required. CDA required; AA preferred. One year experience working with young children required. Desire to work with young children, general knowledge of normal growth and development. Ability to work as a team member. Good organizational skills and written and oral communication skills. Ability to work effectively with all levels of staff, parents and center volunteers. Regular and prompt attendance required Experience and knowledge with Computers, Server, fax, scanner and all office equipment required. Local travel required. Must have reliable transportation; valid Texas drivers license, proof of liability insurance and driving record acceptable to CCGs automobile liability insurance carrier. Minimal transportation requirements during work; access to reliable transportation to and from work. Work requires normal physical effort, visual attention, manual dexterity or coordination. Any lifting restricted to items or children weighing up to 50 pounds.

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ChildCareGroup is a nonprofit organization with the mission to promote, deliver, and expand the best early childhood education programs for children, parents and early childhood professionals.

Founded in 1901 to care for the children of women who worked in the cotton mills of Dallas, today ChildCareGroup is one of the nation’s most comprehensive and respected child care organizations.

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