Head Start Teacher / Teacher Assistant
Summary: Reporting to the Center Director or to the Lead Teacher, the Teacher is responsible for planning, and implementing the curriculum for the child development program. Teaching, planning, record keeping, nurturing children, and promoting parent participation are among the major responsibilities of this position.
Teacher II: Must have an Associate degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or a related field with classes equivalent to a minor in Early Childhood Education.
- $13.83 per hour / 37.5-40 hours per week / 41- 44 weeks per year / FLSA Class: non-exempt
Teacher III: Must have a Bachelor’s degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or a related field with classes equivalent to a minor in Early Childhood Education.
- $15.18 per hour / 37.5-40 hours per week / 41- 44 weeks per year / FLSA Class: non-exempt
Teacher Assistant: National Child Development Associate Credential or Florida Child Care Professional Certification (FCCPC) or enrolled in a CDA program to be completed within 2 years from the time of hire.
- $11.37 / $11.65 (with CDA) 35-40 hours per week / 41-44 weeks per year / Non-exempt
Experience / Credentials: at least one-year of experience working with children 3 to 5 years old and supervisory experience is also needed. Center Director Credential is preferred.
Other Qualifications: Applicants must meet all Department of Children and Families requirements for employment and must be able to successfully complete the forty-hour child care training.
Physical Demands: This position requires the employee to be actively involved with children at all times. They will be required to stand for long periods of time while working in the classroom and on the playground. Moderate to vigorous physical activity is required throughout the day. The employee must be able to stoop, bend, kneel, hop and skip and are expected to sit on the floor with children during circle time and center time. The employee must be able to lift 50 lbs. This position also requires the employee to ride a school bus.
If interested in applying, please complete the attached employment application and return to Human Resources. For more information, contact David Powell, HR Director, 850-438-4021 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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