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Teacher Director I, II, III,IV  

EOE StatementWe are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Fresno EOC is reflective of all communities we serve.
 
About the Organization Diversity Statement
Fresno EOC is reflective of all communities we serve.

Our Vision for our Agency
As an entrepreneurial agency, we bridge the gap to self-sufficiency by providing opportunities and resources, as we initiate and partner in shared community efforts to improve the quality of life.

Our Vision for Those We Serve
Empowered individuals who thrive as healthy, self-sufficient and contributing members of our communities

Our Vision for our Community
Healthy communities with equal access to social justice, jobs, education and resources.  
Description

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

Teachers and assigned Teacher Assistant(s).

Limits of Authority:

Able to implement with little supervision the standards mandated by Head Start Program Performance Standards and Community Care Licensing.

SUMMARY

Overall responsibility for operation of the assigned center or site. Responsible for the coordination of entire center operations in accordance with Community Care Licensing and Head Start Performance. Responsible for the educational development of each child in the class in accordance with established curriculum and Head Start policy and philosophy.

Assist in achieving the agency's vision, 'For Those We Serve,' by empowering individuals who thrive as healthy, self-sufficient and contributing members of our communities.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Teacher

Serves as a classroom teacher to facilitate each child's growth in the areas of social, emotional and cognitive development and cultural awareness by assessing each child's development and developing a program of study which meets the child's individual needs. To this end, each teacher will be responsible for:

  1. Completion of assessments on an on-going basis.
  2. Preparation of an individualized plan for each child, based on assessment and observations of the child.
  3. Conferring with each parent throughout the year to discuss his/her child's growth and development, and establish school readiness goals.
  4. Ensuring that the special needs of children with disabilities are being met appropriately. This includes active involvement in implementing goals noted in the child's Individual Education Plan (IEP) or Special Services Plan (SSP).

Provides a safe and healthy environment as required by Community Care Licensing Regulations and Head Start Performance Standards.

Creates an inviting and stimulating learning environment in an appropriately clean, healthy and safe condition with regular parent input.

Serve as a bus monitor.

Serves as substitute for other classrooms as needed.

Assists in training Teacher Assistant(s), allowing and encouraging participation in activity planning and program implementation. Encourages the Teacher Assistant(s) to learn to participate in all classroom, record-keeping and planning procedures.

Posts each Friday for the following week a Weekly Activity Plan in accordance with Fresno EOC Head Start curriculum.

Makes required home visits to each child's home at indicated periods during the school year, one of which must be prior to child entering program.

Prepares required records accurately and submits reports as required in a timely manner.

Attends all staff and in-service meetings and required trainings/workshops.

Participates in Individual Education Plan (IEP) process for all Head Start children.

Adheres to the American With Disabilities Act (ADA-1992) which prohibits discriminatory actions toward children and/or adult with disabilities. In particular, children with disabilities are enrolled in the classroom as mandated by Federal Law.

Maintains strict compliance with universal precautions in the classroom or during home visits and when administering first aid.

Maintains confidentiality of records and information on Head Start staff, children and families.

Promote parent/family engagement in various program activities, such as volunteering in the classroom, family/child home activities, attending program workshops and meetings, etc.

Performs a variety of tasks as assigned.

  1. Supervisory Responsibilities

Coordinates center operations in accordance with Community Care Licensing requirements and Head Start Performance Standards.

Ensures that classes are staffed to meet the necessary staff/child ratio mandated by Community Care Licensing.

Reviews and maintains required Community Care Licensing personnel files.

Directly supervises and evaluates Teachers and provides input on Teacher Assistant evaluations.

Reviews teachers' posted Weekly Activity Plans for developmental appropriateness and for compliance with Fresno EOC Head Start's curriculum.

Reviews Teachers' files and reports to ensure they are accurate and up-to-date.

Monitors and observes classrooms on a routine basis and provides written reports, as required.

Oversees the implementation of curriculum to meet educational goals.

Coordinates the team approach to teaching and support services with other Head Start program service areas.

Conducts training and provides guidance to classroom staff relative to education services goals, objectives and operation.

Responsible for documenting and maintaining accurate records and submitting reports as required.

Responsible for maintaining a safe environment and for center security (LIC 610, evacuation/disaster drills, lockdowns, etc.).

Attends and participates in Teacher/Center Director meetings, site meetings, case conferences, parent LPC meetings, etc., when appropriate.

Orders and maintains adequate classroom and maintenance supplies.

Coordinates and monitors nutrition activities at the center.

Maintain confidentiality of records and information on Head Start staff, children and families.

Conucts monthly education staff meetings and center safety meetings.

Reviews and approves assigned staff's time sheets.

Prepares, coordinates and monitors site budget.

Develops transportation routes, schedules, bus stops and maintaining compliance with all rules and regulations governing the transportation of children.

Travels for agency business using personal/agency vehicle.

Maintains regular attendance and punctuality.

May work evenings and weekends as required.

Performs other duties as assigned.

 
Position Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

TD-I Level I responsible for one class of 17-20 children or one 4-day/part day class.

TD-II Level II responsible for two classes of 34-40 children or one 5-day/full-day class.

TD-III Level III responsible for three classes of 51-69 children.

TD-IV Level IV responsible for four classes of 70-90 children.

Teacher Director I:

High School graduate or GED.

BA/BS degree in Child Development/ECE or related field*.

OR

AA/AS degree in Child Development/ECE, or AA/AS degree in related field*.

Both including 24 CD/ECE units, 6 units administration and 2 units adult supervision.

Teacher Director II:

High School graduate or GED.

BA/BS degree in Child Development/ECE or related field*.

OR

AA/AS degree in Child Development/ECE, or AA/AS degree in related field*.

Both including 24 CD/ECE units, 6 units administration and 2 units adult supervision.

Teacher Director III:

High School graduate or GED.

BA/BS degree in Child Development/ECE or related field*.

OR

AA/AS degree in Child Development/ECE, or AA/AS degree in related field*.

Both including 24 CD/ECE units, 6 units administration and 2 units adult supervision.

Teacher Director IV:

High School graduate or GED.

BA/BS degree in Child Development/ECE or related field*.

OR

AA/AS degree in Child Development/ECE, or AA/AS degree in related field*.

Both including 24 CD/ECE units, 6 units administration and 2 units adult supervision.

*Related field is a program of study that includes 24 units in Early Childhood Education and/or Child Development.

Job Related Experience Requirements:

Teacher Director I:

24 working months pre-school teacher experience plus

12 working months adult supervisory experience.

Teacher Director II:

24 working months pre-school teacher experience plus

24 working months adult supervisory experience.

Teacher Director III:

36 working months pre-school teacher experience plus

36 working months adult supervisory experience.

Teacher Director IV:

36 working months experience equivalent as to that gained as a Fresno EOC Head Start teacher plus

48 working months adult supervisory experience.

Other Requirements

Bilingual in English/Spanish or English/Hmong/Lao or others as required.

Maintain a valid California driver’s license, reliable transportation and adequate auto insurance as required by State law. Proof of insurance will be required.

Infant/Child CPR/First Aid certification with at least 15 hours of training on preventive health practices required.

Physical examination, TB screening clearance and signed federal criminal record declaration are required within 7 days after employment.

Immunized against influenza (flu), pertussis (whooping cough) and measles. The influenza vaccination must be obtained annually during flu season, August 1 through December 1. A person is exempt from the immunization requirements for the following circumstances:

1. The person submits a written statement from a licensed physician declaring that because of the person’s physical condition or medical circumstances, the immunization is not safe.

2. The person submits a written statement from a licensed physician providing that the person has evidence of current immunity to pertussis (whooping cough) and/or measles.

3. The person submits in writing declaration that he or she has declined the influenza (flu) vaccination. This exemption only applies to the influenza (flu) vaccine.

Fingerprint clearance under Title 22 regulations, and criminal record statement, background checks as needed, and reference checks are required prior to employment.

Former Head Start/Early Head Start parents preferred.

Employment in Head Start is contingent upon approval of the Policy Council.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift -not applicable-  
Program/Dept. Head Start  
Salary $20.36, $20.84, $21.80, $22.82/per hour range  
Benefits Generous benefits package that includes, health, dental, vision, life insurance, flexible spending, and retirement plan.  
Keywords  
Division Head Start  
Close Date  
Number of Openings 1  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Non-Exempt  
Req Number EDU-18-00016  
Location Reedley- Head Start  
Flyers None Specified 

Work schedule/Overtime Required

Mon - Fri

8:00 am - 4:30 pm

May Vary

 

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