Early Head Start Teacher

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Location: Burlington, NJ  (Browns Mill Center)
Job Type/Status: Full Time

Position Summary:

Center For Family Service is seeking an experienced educational professional for our Early Head Start Teacher with our Mosaic Early Learning Program.   The Teacher oversees the daily operations of planning, carrying out activities, maintaining the classroom environment and supervising staff, children, parent/teacher conferences, and classroom volunteers. The Teacher encourages the involvement of families and arranges parent/teacher conferences, assists students in completing assignments, works in small groups and supervises children during meal times. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

The Teacher treats colleagues and students as individuals with respect and dignity.  This individual promotes and provides culturally competent client care and staff interactions that respond respectfully to the strengths and skills of diverse ethnicity, cultures, and other diversity-related factors. The Teacher plans learning experiences, including field trips, that advance the intellectual and physical development of children while establishing a safe, healthy and organized learning environment.  The Teacher provides leadership to staff and promotes a sense of agency with co-workers.  They complete documentation and reports and assure the safety of State and Federal compliance at all times.  The Teacher completes 15 hours annually of professional development, attends all required staff meetings and activities, reviews progress in professional development and growth objectives with supervisor and discusses any issues only with designated appropriate staff.  The Teacher reports any suspected child/elder abuse and neglect per New Jersey's guidelines and conducts self as a role model in interactions with staff, colleagues and funding sources in accordance with Center For Family Services' Code of Ethics.

Requirements: 

  • BA or higher in Early Childhood Education or related field with 15 college credits in Early Childhood Education and/or P-3 Certification
  • 2 years of supervisory experience working in a classroom setting
  • Federal and State regulations require employees in this position to be fully vaccinated. According to the CDC, fully vaccinated means to have received the initial vaccination and at least one booster shot.  As you apply for this position, you will be required to be fully vaccinated.  Please ask if you have any questions
  • Must meet current Mosaic Early Learning Mandates
  • Maintains First Aid and CPR certifications
  • Must pass background check, drug screening, physical exam, and complete TB test

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