Head Start Teacher
Company: Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis
Location: Saint Louis
Posted on: January 27, 2023
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
- 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
- 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
- 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
Keywords: Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, St. Louis , Head Start Teacher, Education / Teaching , Saint Louis, Missouri
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