Program: Head Start/Early Head Start
Location: Lanier, Blount County
•Preschool CDA or degree in Early Childhood or related area desired.•Will consider applicants enrolled in a CDA, ECE Certificate, or related degree program.•Previous experience working with preschool children preferred.•Must be able to work well with parents and staff, as well as preschool children •Criminal background check required.•Empathy working with low-income families.•Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential.•Will act as Bus Monitor and drive bus route as required. Duties and Responsibilities: •Assists in delivering educational, developmentally appropriate activities for preschool children.•Provides supervision of children in the classroom, the playground, and on field trips. •May be the immediate supervisor of other center staff in the absence the teacher.•Assists in organizing the classroom and maintaining a safe and healthy learning environment. •Observes, assesses, refers, and evaluates each child’s progress in the assigned classroom, and assists in planning and implementing classroom activities based on individual needs of the children to advance physical and intellectual competence.•Assists in promoting social and emotional development of children, and in maintaining classroom discipline using positive guidance techniques. •Assists in maintaining records and submits reports as required; attends meetings and required training.•Assist with home visits and/or parent-teacher conferences as required•Assists with parent meetings, and maintains positive communication with parents and community participants.
Hours and Benefits: Part-Time, 23 hours/week, school year; Non-Exempt.
To Apply: Send application and/or resume to: Human Resources Manager DCEA Head Start/Early Head Start, 127 Cedar Street, Morristown, TN 37814. Applications accepted until position(s) filled. EOE.