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Head Start Classroom Teacher - 003b.1214

Department

Head Start

Responsibilities

Primary responsibility implementing high quality early childhood programming for children and their families as detailed in the Head Start program performance standards, with particular attention to meeting the standards for Education and Early Childhood Development; Child and Health and Developmental Services; Child Mental Health; Child Health and Safety; and Services to Children with Disabilities.  Set up pre-school environment, prepare and implement developmentally appropriate daily lesson plans.  Plan and provide individual and group activities to stimulate growth in communication, problem solving,  self help, and physical development. Implement positive guidance strategies and support child's social/emotional/behavioral growth.  Make two home visits and have two conferences with each family, relating the progress of the child and seeking parent input for growth goals.  Complete ongoing evaluations of each child, using the Teaching Strategies GOLD online assessment tool and assisting with required screenings.   Provide materials and assistance to help parents understand the child’s developmental, educational and nutritional needs.  Provide opportunities for parent involvement in planning and helping in the classroom.   Assist in planning and implementing parent meetings, special programs and training events.  Attend staff meetings, training events and job related meetings as directed.   Follow all guidelines and procedures outlined Licensing Rules for Group Day Care Centers. See job description for detailed list of responsibilities.

Requirements

Minimum of Bachelors degree with Early Childhood coursework. Experience teaching young children.  DPI certificate required for some Classroom Teacher positions.

Preferences

BS Early Childhood Education or BS relevant degree.

Starting Date

8/14/13

Salary

Competitive

Terms of Appointment

(1 FTE), academic staff, 9 month appointment. Some summer, night and weekend work required. Position subject to available funding. Some positions less than 1 FTE.

Application Deadline

8/01/13

How to Apply

Send letter of application; resume; three current letters of recommendation; transcripts; and one personal reference to:

Lynn Hammen
Director of Early Child Development
hammenl@uwosh.edu
920-450-9059

 

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Human Resources - University of Wisconsin Oshkosh
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