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Position Title:
Early Head Start Toddler Teacher
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Brief Overview:
Grace Kids Academy is a Bilingual Star 4 Childcare facility and Early Head Start Partnership site looking to hire for their Toddler Classrooms which serves children age 1 to age 3. As a growing organization we are looking for qualified ECE professionals with a passion for children. We are looking for a friendly, warm and nurturing teacher with good behavior management skills. If you are ready to make a difference in the lives of children, take the next step in accomplishing rewarding work.

Positions Available:
Co-Teacher for One year old Classroom (1:5 ratio)
Co-Teacher for Two year old Classroom (1:6 ratio)

Department: Academic
Reports to: Center Director
Positions Available: 2
Listing Expiration Date:
Job Responsibilities:
Primary Responsibilities
- Provide an educationally effective, safe and well-supervised learning experience and environment for children, to include the classroom, outdoor play areas, and field trips.
- Promote the social, emotional, physical, language and cognitive development of children.
- Encourage parent involvement in all aspects of the program.
- Ensure classroom compliance with all state and federal Performance Standards.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities
- Develop comprehensive and effective lesson plans to facilitate child learning and development.
- Develop individual goals for children, provide on-going assessment on progress and facilitate transition into kindergarten.
- Participate in self and classroom evaluation as required and participate in staff training.
- Complete all information gathering requirements, and monitor for accuracy in data entry, hard files, and child portfolios.
- Engage and encourage parent involvement in the child’s learning and development.
- Support childcare initiatives to improve the health/safety and quality of life for children and their families.

- CDA (Inf/Todd) Preferred. Associates and Bachelor Degree holders eligible for Lead Teacher Positions.
- Minimum two years teaching experience in a comprehensive childcare program.
- Ability to adapt curriculum to meet the needs of all children including at risk, special needs, gifted, and culturally diverse populations.
- Strong written and verbal communication skills.
- Ability to converse, read and write Spanish and English (preferred).
- Commitment to dual language learning (English and Spanish).
- Intermediate to advanced computer skills, internet and e-mail.
- Ability to secure clearance for PA Child Abuse, PA Criminal History, NSOR and FBI (required).
- Ability to secure health clearances every two years and TB once (required).
- Hold certification for Infant/Child CPR and First Aid, or ability to complete the required training within three months of hire.
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Required Experience
1-2 years
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Salary Requirements:
$13 - $16
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Benefits include flexible and friendly work environment, paid personal time off, paid vacations, paid holidays, 401K, Basic Health Plan, Tuition assistance program, and employee child tuition discount.
Expected Start/End Time:
8:00 am-5:00 pm
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Minimum Number of ECE Credits Required:
Minimum Career Lattice Level:
Level II
Required Experience:
1-2 years
PA Teacher Certification Required?:
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141 E. Hunting Park Avenue

, PA 

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