Teacher Table Rock 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.
  • 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
  • Maintain ones’ self at all times so as not to bring discredit upon themselves or the agency.
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Additional Information

Please email or call for more information.

Contact Information

Southeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership
802 4th Street
Humboldt, Nebraska 68376

Samantha Jones
(p) (402) 862-2411 113
(f) (402) 862-2428

How to Apply

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