Head Start Home Based Teacher
Northern Arizona Council Of Governments (NACOG)     Apache or Navajo Counties, AZ, AZ 86001
 Posted 12 days    

$24.42/hr, 40 hrs/wk, 41 wks/yr

NACOG now offers a NEW Employee Hiring Incentive of $1,000 for this position

POSITION SUMMARY:

In compliance with Federal Law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Working under general supervision and with moderate difficulty, this position is responsible for planning, implementing, and monitoring the Neighborhood Learning Wheels program to enrolled children and providing instruction in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Instruct children and facilitate developmentally appropriate activities in education, health, family services, nutrition, and mental health and disabilities to encourage growth
Develop and maintain trusting relationships with children and families to ensure a successful learning environment
Develop and implement weekly lesson plans to ensure program compliance
Analyze data and provide reports to ensure performance standards and grant requirements are met
Develop individual plans and tracking for children and families, socialization, health and education screening and family goals to ensure integration of all components and operational activities
Develop and implement weekly schedule of contacts, home visits, and incorporate community services
Facilitate and monitor family home visits, and supervision of children to ensure safety
Provide high level of engagement and outreach with communities, and recruitment of families
Provide registration and program orientation to families to ensure appropriate services are provided
Drive the classroom Neighborhood Learning Wheels unit within the service region, establish parking, set up, safety, cleaning, and maintenance of the Neighborhood Learning Wheels unit
Other related duties as assigned.

 EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university in Early Childhood Education or Child Development; or a BA or BS in a related field to Early Childhood Education or Child Development with experience teaching preschool children and a State-awarded certificate to teach in a preschool program.

CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:

Criminal Background Check
Fingerprint Clearance Card, Level I
Driver’s License (if out of state license, obtain Arizona license within one year)
Motor Vehicle Report (annually)

 CERTIFICATES & LICENSES:

CPR (within 6 months of hire date)
First Aid (within 6 months of hire date)
CDL (within 6 months of hire date)

 TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES:

AZ Early Learning Standards
Behavior management
Childhood development
Early childhood education
Head Start Performance Standard

 GENERAL COMPETENCIES:

Collaboration
Communication
Conflict resolution
Cultural competence
Discretion
Initiative/innovation
Mentoring/training
Problem solving skills

 TRAVEL REQUIRED:  

□  < 5%       XXX□ < 25%         □ < 50%              □ < 75%            □ 100%

 PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:

Physical Activity:   Frequent listening, talking, standing, walking, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, pushing, lifting, finger use, grasping, feeling, and repetitive motion, and driving.  Occasional sitting and pulling.

Physical exertion:   ___ Sedentary;   __ Light;   _X_Medium;  __ Heavy;  __ Very Heavy.  Work involves exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Visual requirements: Close visual acuity for compiling and analyzing data; viewing a computer screen; and reading.

Working conditions:  Regular exposure to potential physical harm, hazardous chemicals, and infectious disease.  Occasional exposure to extreme weather conditions.

NACOG is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by the state, federal, or local law. NACOG is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individual with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Human Resources Director, 928-774-1895, [email protected].

Benefits include: Agency paid employee health, dental, and vision; State Retirement (ASRS); paid sick leave and holidays.

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Job Details


Field of Interest

Behavioral Science and Human Services

Employment Type

Full Time

Number of openings

N/A


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