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Head Start Teacher

Company: Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Would you like to become a member of a nationally recognized early childhood education program? Join our team!The Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis Inc. is currently seeking Head Start Teachers to support our Head Start/Early Head Start program. Position responsibilities include planning and conducting classroom activities which provide individual developmental experiences for children; performing classroom teaching duties; responsibility for the health, safety, and personal welfare of assigned children; providing direction for Teacher Assistants and parent volunteers; and promoting parent involvement in the classroom.Candidates must have:

  • A working knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices in Early Childhood education.
  • Knowledge of state and federal regulations pertaining to child abuse and neglect and childcare licensing requirements.
  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality at all times, including the ability to recognize situations in which confidentiality is required.
  • Ability to communicate ideas and instructions orally and in writing.
  • Ability to organize and direct classroom activities.
  • Ability to work with staff, children and parents.
  • BA Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development and three years teaching preschoolchildren.
  • Must successfully obtain the Red Cross First Aid and CPR certification and Safe Food Handlers certificate and updates as required.
  • Possess a valid driver's license.*Per program policies a health exam, clear tuberculosis screen, Hepatitis A vaccination and background check are required for hire.We offer a positive work environment, competitive salary and an excellent benefit package. Preference will be extended to applicants with the appropriate degree. Current and former Head Start parents will receive preference for employment.We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by law.

Keywords: Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, St. Louis , Head Start Teacher, Education / Teaching , Saint Louis, Missouri

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