Job Title:

EHS Teacher I

Provider:

Wayne Metro Community Action Agency

Center Name:

Early Childhood Programs

Employment Type:

Full Time

Job Description/ Duties:

FLSA: Non-Exempt

Benefits: Yes

Hours per Week: 40

Weeks:  52

Work Days: Monday-Friday

Work Location:  Various Locations Throughout Wayne County. Visit Website for more info http://www.waynemetro.org/careers

Reporting to: Site Manager

The Position:  Early Head Start Teacher l

The ideal candidate will be able to plan and implement a program of educational activities that promotes the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of infants and toddlers. Develop individual goals for children, providing on-going assessment on progress, and facilitating transition into Head Start or other educational school settings in partnership with parents.

Requirements/Credentials:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • AA Degree from an accredited college or university, Major  in Early Childhood education (min. 30 credits);

  • AA Early Childhood in progress, minimum of 18 EC major credits complete; completed within 1 year of hire.

  • BA in progress, Early Childhood Major; min. of 12 EC major credits complete; completed within 2 years of hire.

  • Education or training that includes at minimum 2 courses in early childhood that address the infant-toddler age group.

  • Experience teaching infant, toddlers and families preferred

  • Proficiency in a second language is a plus.

  • Ability to develop and implement classroom curriculum that encourages academic, social, emotional and physical development of children birth to three years of age.

  • Ensure the health and safety of children, families and staff, per agency policies

  • Ensure no child is left unsupervised at any time

  • Ability to work with children with disabilities.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with young children and their families.

  • Ability to establish positive and productive working relationships with parents/caregivers.

  • Ability to work with and to demonstrate commitment, caring, and respect for children and adults regardless of race, gender, age, and cultural or ethnic background

  • A self-starter with the ability to multi-task to meet various deadlines and complete task.

  • Ability and willingness to continue personal and professional growth and skill development.

  • Ability to communicate effectively to individuals and groups both orally and in writing.

  • Ability and willingness to make home visits.

  • Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs or more

Benefits:

To support our company’s mission, here is a snapshot of benefits we offer:

Employee premium coverage for Medical, Vision, Dental

401k Match

Life Insurance

Paid Holidays

Paid Leave Days

Educational Benefits

Student Loan Paydown assistance

Paid Parental Leave

Fitness Reimbursement

How to Apply:

If this position interests you, and you meet the minimum qualifications, please visit http://www.waynemetro.org/careers

to submit an online application, cover letter and resume.

 Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer

EOE/M/F/D/V