Head Start Teacher - Reno, NV
Full Job Description
Do you enjoy teaching preschool age children? Are you looking for a position that's more than just a job? If you are looking for a rewarding career with a reputable organization, look no further than CSA's Head Start program! As a Teacher, you will design and implement preschool classroom activities to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for primary school and healthy childhood development by specifically addressing the needs of individual Head Start children in accordance with the Head Start Program Performance Standards.
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING REQUIREMENTS:
Required: Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited four-year college or University in Child Development or Early Childhood Education with two years of full-time teaching experience in a preschool and/or kindergarten setting, and familiarity with a Non-Profit, Public Sector, or Community Action program; preferably a Head Start or related pre-school program.
THE IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL:
Develop and implement daily, weekly, and monthly lesson plans, as well as assist in the development and implementation of the overall curriculum
•Conduct and plan on a daily basis individual and group activities to aid in the transition to kindergarten for the children and families by stimulating growth in language, cognitive, social, and motor skills
•Assist Site Supervisor and Education & Family Services Manager in implementing, planning, and ensuring compliance with Head Start Performance Standards for the Program area
•Assist Family Resources staff to ensure that parents obtain medical and dental information on the child
•Conduct orientation of parents to Head Start Program goals, philosophy, and parent activities; advocate the interests of Head Start children and families concerning the Program; conduct at least two annual home visits for each child, or as needed
•Ensures that all Federal, State, and County child licensing regulations are adhered to regarding classroom, playground, staff, and policies
•Participate in other Program activities and tasks when requested to do so by the Head Start managers, as well as lend assistance to other Program staff and parents in solving program problems, as needed;
•Conduct Head Start affiliated parents in conducting parent committee meetings;
•Perform other tasks and duties as required.
LICENSE OR CERTIFICATES:
Sheriff's Card, TB Test Results, CPR & First Aid, Infectious Disease, and Valid Nevada Driver's License.
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT
Background checks will be conducted on selected applicants.
Community Services Agency Offers the Following Excellent Benefits:
- Medical, Dental, Vision, Long-Term Disability, Life Insurance
- Pension Plan/401(k) with Generous Employer Contribution and Match
- 6 Weeks of Vacation (available for use following 30 days and subject to accrual)
- 13 Holidays
- 12 Sick Days (available to use as accrued)
- 3 Personal Days
- Education Benefits
- Employee Assistance Program
Job Type: Full-time
For immediate consideration, please email your resume to HR@csareno.org. Contact Human Resources at (775) 786-6023 if you have any questions. All of CSA's job openings can be found on indeed's website.
Please Note: The Office of Head Start requires all Head Start staff to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Accommodation requests may be considered and must be approved by the CEO and weekly testing is required for those with approved requests.
Community Services Agency is an AA, EEO Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.