Teacher

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Center For Family Service is seeking an experienced educational professional for our Early Head Start Teacher position. The Teacher oversees the daily operations of planning, carrying out activities, maintaining the classroom environment and supervising staff, infants and toddlers, 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 infants and toddlers 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: 

  • Minimum HS Diploma and 1 year Infant/Toddler classroom experience, AA in Early Childhood preferred
  • Qualified candidate will be enrolled in CDA-Infant/Toddler program paid by agency
  • Must meet current Head Start Mandates
  • Maintains First Aid and CPR certifications
  • Must pass background check, drug screening, physical exam, and complete TB test

About Employment at Center For Family Services:

Apply and get hired at Center For Family Services, a leader in the non-profit sector and named as a top workplace in the region since 2010. As part of our team, you will be recognized as our most valuable resource. Our staff balance best practices with personalized care. Together our team makes a positive difference in the lives of people in need. If you're interested in a rewarding career, Center For Family Services is a great place to grow as a professional. For more information about our top workplace, please visit Center For Family Services website at www.centerffs.org.

Disclaimer: All positions require pre-employment drug screening and criminal record checks. Many positions require motor vehicle record evaluations and medical clearances. Center For Family Services is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive salaries and excellent benefits packages. For more information, please visit our website at www.centerffs.org.