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Infant/Toddler Teachers
Requisition Number:2019-EHS/C-004
Department:Head Start and Children's Services
Employee Type:Regular
Hours Per Week:35
  

Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for providing infant and toddler children at the local Early Head Start center with a nurturing, safe and healthy environment and individualized learning experiences to help them develop socially, intellectually, physically and emotionally in achieving social competency. Provide a balance of open-ended exploration, teacher directed activities, structured activities and sensory-based play activities to foster the children’s curiosity, engagement, reasoning and problem-solving. Provide care such as diapering, toileting, feeding, dressing and hygiene in a relaxed and individualized manner to foster the children’s emotional development and help them gain independence in completing these tasks. Develop activities and strategies to engage parents in the educational aspects of the program. Perform other related duties as assigned from time to time.  

Job Qualifications:
Must work cooperatively as a member of a teaching team, with program staff and with parents. Ability to maintain confidentiality and work in a professional manner required. Bilingual in a language spoken by families served by ABCD preferred. Must be able to engage in physical activities while attending to the needs of the center’s infant and toddler children and/or while moving classroom equipment. Must be able to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse educational, socio-economic and cultural backgrounds.

Teacher 1: High school diploma or equivalent.  Active Child Development Associate Credential with an Infant and Toddler endorsement or EEC Infant/Toddler Lead Teacher certified with experience teaching infant toddler age children required. EEC Infant Toddler Teacher certified preferred. Bilingual in a language spoken by families served by ABCD preferred.

Teacher 2: Associate’s degree with training or equivalent coursework in early childhood development with a focus on infant and toddler development and experience teaching infant toddler age children. EEC Infant Toddler Teacher certified preferred. Bilingual in a language spoken by families served by ABCD preferred.

Teacher 3: Bachelor's degree with training or equivalent coursework in early childhood development with a focus on infant and toddler development and experience teaching infant toddler age children. EEC Infant Toddler Teacher certified preferred. Bilingual in a language spoken by families served by ABCD preferred.

Teacher 4: Master’s degree with training or equivalent coursework in early childhood development with a focus on infant and toddler development and experience teaching infant toddler age children. EEC Infant Toddler Teacher certified preferred. Bilingual in a language spoken by families served by ABCD preferred.
 
Location: Agency wide

Salary: $17.31 - $23.97