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Job title:

Head Start Teacher

Brief Job Description:

Responsible for implementing a Head Start classroom education program for children 3 to 5 years including: establishing daily routine and appropriate transitions, implementing adopted curriculums to encourage active exploration, physical, cognitive and social/emotional development. Implement integrated quality service delivery in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards, Regulatory Guidelines, Department and TCAction policies and procedures. Establish and ensure nurturing and responsive practices, interactions, and environments that foster trust and emotional security for children. Utilize developmentally appropriate strategies and individualization to ensure planning, classroom management and adult-child interactions support the growth of all children. Complete and utilize anecdotal notes as the basis for individualized planning, completing assessments, Parent/Guardian conferencing, Home Visits, outcome reporting and supporting child/family program transitions. Meet program plans that support School Readiness and Family Engagement framework outcomes and provide quality, integrated service delivery to children and their families at classroom sites throughout Tompkins County.

Min. Req.:

· Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or equivalent
Two (2) years’ work experience meeting position competencies

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How to Apply:

Mail, fax, or email resume w/cover letter to Human Resources Director, TCAction, 701 Spencer Road, Ithaca, NY 14850; Fax# (607) 273-3293; email: jobs@tcaction.org

Application Deadline:
04/29/2022