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Position Title:
Head Teacher
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Brief Overview:
SUMMARY: Head Teacher will design and implement education curriculum following Head Start Performance Standards.
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Job Responsibilities:

Head Teacher works in conjunction with other Head Start staff in ensuring that education program objectives and activities are carried out in accordance with the Performance Standards.
Responsible for planning a quality child development program responsive to the child's emotional, social, intellectual, and physical needs.
Supervises and evaluates Assistant Teachers, Foster Grandparents, Manpower Aides, Child Development High School Students, and Volunteers within the classroom.
Reports directly to the Program Manager or Director of ELP in Program Managers absence.
The Head Teacher will assume responsibility for the safety of the children in his/her care.
Plans and conducts an Education Program geared to the individual child's interests, abilities, special talents, and needs.
Helps each child become aware of his/her role as in integral member of a group.
Responsible for the arrangement, appearance, décor and learning environment of the classroom.
Supervises staff to maintain a clean, orderly, and safe environment.
Assures maintenance of an inventory of equipment and supplies for their classroom.
Maintains supplies and equipment in good order and repair and submits, in advance, written requests of needed supplies, equipment, repairs, etc. to Program Manager.
Developmentally screens individual children.
Maintains, evaluates, and updates each child's developmental profile.
Supervises staff who maintain records of attendance and observation reports on each child enrolled in the Center.
Consults with the Program Manager, Director of ELP, and Health/Nutrition/Disabilities Director on individual children.
Communicates to the Program Manager any professional problems of the classroom.
Effectively utilizes the services of Assistant Teachers, Classroom Assistants, and volunteers by providing guidance in planning and implementing the educational goals of the program.
Communicate with families in their spoken language or make accommodations and work closely with an interpreter.
Attends all regularly scheduled staff meetings.
Develops weekly lesson plans in consultation with other staff members, parents and submits them and agenda to the Program Manager.
Supervises housekeeping duties of staff and assists when necessary.
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Required Experience
1-2 years
Required Studies:
Bachelors Degree
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Salary Requirements:
$17.05 - $18.62
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Medical Benefits
Free Dental and Vision
$2,500 Sign-on Incentive
$50 monthly gas card
Expected Start/End Time:
8:00 am-4:00 pm
Keystone STAR Level:
Not in STARs
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Minimum Number of ECE Credits Required:
Minimum Career Lattice Level:
Not Applicable
Required Experience:
1-2 years
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139 Rieger Road

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