Early Head Start Teacher

 

Posted: 10/04/2021

Ogden Weber Community Action Partnership requires a completed application. Please visit our website to apply online, or request an official application via email at personnel@owcap.org.

Apply at www.OWCAP.org/about us/careers

SUMMARY OF POSITION:  If you love working with infants and toddlers and want to help make an impact in the lives of children and families, come join the OWCAP team. According to Head Start guidelines and definitions, plan and implement comprehensive, age-appropriate curriculum by providing various materials, activities, and experiences that support a broad range of children’s prior experiences, maturation rates, styles of learning, developmental abilities, needs, cultures, and interests.  Embrace the role of the parent as the primary educator of the child and promote and support attachment between parent and child.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES:

  • Knowledge of principles of child growth and development, early childhood education and family support. 
  • Knowledge of teaching strategies, guidance, learning, and child development; rich conceptual experiences
  • Subject-matter content appropriate for preschool children
  • Assessment procedures
  • Methods of collaboration with parents and families

REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Qualifications for classroom teachers as specified in section 648A of the Head Start Act. A minimum of a CDA (infant toddler) or an associate, baccalaureate, or advanced degree in early childhood education; or a degree in a field established by OWCAP as related with early childhood classes as determined by the Head Start Act.
  • One year’s experience in teaching infants, toddlers or two year olds, preferred

?Salary Range:            $14.41 - $18.24

All applicants must complete an assessment through Predictive Index to move application forward. Assessment will be sent via email from Predictive Index.