Teacher Nebraska City NE – Starting 2022-2023 School Year
You Can Make a Difference Too… Join our Team!
SENCA Head Start is looking to add to our team making a difference in the lives of children and families in southeast Nebraska.
Must be willing to submit to a pre-employment drug screening and random drug and alcohol testing. Part time positions are 20 hours per week and full time positions are 40 hours per week and run 9 months out of the year. SENCA offers a competitive benefit package, including educational assistance. For more information contact Samantha Jones at (402) 862-2411 extension 113. An online application and full job descriptions can be found at www.senca.org under the Public Info tab. Position is 80% federally funded. EOE
AREAS OF RESPONSIBILITY: Responsible to implement all educational activities and services for children and their families in a manner that is consistent with the Head Start Performance Standards and written plans.
- Plan weekly lessons and activities for children and their families. Prepare materials to be used in daily program.
- Facilitate inclusion and main streaming of children affected by disabilities.
- Assist in health screenings, developmental screenings, hearing and vision screenings, and growth assessments.
- Work with Early Childhood Development Coordinator to develop and prepare classroom environments that promote learning and personal growth.
- Maintain an appropriate health environment by performing routine cleaning tasks and assuring completion of such on a weekly or more frequent basis, including care and hygiene of areas containing classroom pets.
- Model and demonstrate appropriate behaviors, including but not limited to, social interaction, table manners, classroom conduct, etc.
- Assist children with personal needs, including but not limited to assistance in eating, using the rest room, personal hygiene, and first aid.
- Responsible for obtaining reliability in Teaching Strategies Gold.
- Collect and enter anecdotes in Teaching Strategies Gold.
- Analyze and aggregate classroom data to improve outcomes for children.
- Complete any required paperwork and reports as requested by Coordinators in a timely manner, meeting deadlines required. Work closely with Coordinators to ensure that Performance Standards are met.
- Work collaboratively with the Family Service Advocate to effectively schedule and facilitate parent meetings.
- Assist in the planning of events and schedules that promote parent involvement in the classroom and in Head Start activities.
- Perform any other duties as assigned by supervisor in keeping with the efficiency and effectiveness of the Head Start program.
- Actively participate in efforts to meet the SENCA Head Start goals as identified within the current SENCA Head Start Strategic Plan.
- Actively participate in efforts to meet the SENCA goals identified within the current SENCA Strategic Plan.
- Actively participate in setting, tracking, and attaining the three national ROMA Next Generation Goals.
- Demonstrate active employee engagement by using individual talents, providing a consistent level of high performance, building connections and professional networks, having high energy, broadening responsibilities, and building on those responsibilities.
- Valid Driver’s License and acceptable driving record is required prior to performing any driving responsibilities.
- Must be at least 18 years of age.
- Must possess or be willing to obtain one of the following:
- An Associate Degree, Baccalaureate or Advanced Degree in Early Childhood Education.
- An Associate Degree in a field related to Early Childhood Education and course work equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children.
- A Baccalaureate or Advanced Degree in a field related to in a field related to Early Childhood Education and course work equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education, with experience teaching preschool-age children.
- A Baccalaureate Degree in any field and has been admitted into the Teach for America program, passed a rigorous early childhood content exam, such as the Praxis II, participated in a Teach for America summer training institute, that includes teaching preschool children and is receiving ongoing professional development and support from Teach for America’s professional staff.
- Previous experience working with preschool children is preferred.
- Ability to lift weights up to 60 pounds occasionally.
- Communicates effectively and efficiently, and comprehend various forms of communication.
- Knowledge of computers for word processing and other basic tasks.
- Ability to accept and learn new and improved education theories and techniques.
- Ability to interact effectively with co-workers, parents, volunteers, and others in the classroom.
- Ability to work with others using a team model and to follow basic teamwork principles.
- Be able to travel on agency business and attend out of area training meetings and/or conferences as required by supervisor.
- Must have the ability to empathize with program participants.
- Maintain ones’ self at all times so as not to bring discredit upon themselves or the agency.
- Understand and comply with SENCA Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Policy, Drug and Alcohol Free Workplace Policy, and Confidentiality of Information Policy, Safety Plan, and Personnel Policies
Please email or call for more information.
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