EHS Teacher I
Wayne Metro Community Action Agency
Early Childhood Programs
Job Description/ Duties:
Hours per Week: 40
Work Days: Monday-Friday
Work Location: Various Locations Throughout Wayne County. Visit Website for more info http://www.waynemetro.org/careers
Reporting to: Site Manager
The Position: Early Head Start Teacher l
The ideal candidate will be able to plan and implement a program of educational activities that promotes the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of infants and toddlers. Develop individual goals for children, providing on-going assessment on progress, and facilitating transition into Head Start or other educational school settings in partnership with parents.
AA Degree from an accredited college or university, Major in Early Childhood education (min. 30 credits);
AA Early Childhood in progress, minimum of 18 EC major credits complete; completed within 1 year of hire.
BA in progress, Early Childhood Major; min. of 12 EC major credits complete; completed within 2 years of hire.
Education or training that includes at minimum 2 courses in early childhood that address the infant-toddler age group.
Experience teaching infant, toddlers and families preferred
Proficiency in a second language is a plus.
Ability to develop and implement classroom curriculum that encourages academic, social, emotional and physical development of children birth to three years of age.
Ensure the health and safety of children, families and staff, per agency policies
Ensure no child is left unsupervised at any time
Ability to work with children with disabilities.
Ability to communicate effectively with young children and their families.
Ability to establish positive and productive working relationships with parents/caregivers.
Ability to work with and to demonstrate commitment, caring, and respect for children and adults regardless of race, gender, age, and cultural or ethnic background
A self-starter with the ability to multi-task to meet various deadlines and complete task.
Ability and willingness to continue personal and professional growth and skill development.
Ability to communicate effectively to individuals and groups both orally and in writing.
Ability and willingness to make home visits.
Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
Ability to lift 50 lbs or more
To support our company’s mission, here is a snapshot of benefits we offer:
Employee premium coverage for Medical, Vision, Dental
Paid Leave Days
Student Loan Paydown assistance
Paid Parental Leave
How to Apply:
If this position interests you, and you meet the minimum qualifications, please visit http://www.waynemetro.org/careers
to submit an online application, cover letter and resume.
Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer