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Teacher at Mills

at CAPCA in Conway, Arkansas, United States

Job Description

  1. Maintain a professional attitude at all times with staff, parents, volunteers and children.
  2. Plan and implement learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of all children in their care, improving the school readiness of each child aligning experiences with the five central domains of the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework (ELOF):
  • Approaches to Learning
  • Social and Emotional Development
  • Language and Literacy
  • Cognition
    • Mathematics Development
    • Scientific Reasoning
  • Perceptual, Motor, and Physical Development
  1. Establish and maintain a safe and healthy learning environment.
  2. Create a warm and welcoming environment, which supports the social and emotional development of children through positive, trusting, and nurturing teacher-child relationships.
  3. Encourage the involvement of the families served and support the development of positive family-child relationships.
  4. Responsible for:
  • guiding children’s behavior in positive, proactive ways through the use of regular routines, picture schedules, classroom jobs, and positive descriptive praise,
  • implementing the curriculum daily lesson plans,
  • promoting developmentally, linguistically, and culturally appropriate practices,
  • scheduling and conducting regular educational home visits at the family home and parent teacher conferences at the center and
  • monitoring and documenting children’s growth and development on an ongoing basis, through the use of data collection tools provided, and using the collected data to individualize for every child.
  1. Is knowledgeable in all aspects of use and design of learning centers.
  2. Provide supervision for children at all times and other staff or volunteers as designated.
  3. Responsible for the orderliness and cleanliness of center.
  4. Promote good eating habits by sitting at the table, conversing, encouraging good table manners and eating with the children when food is served.
  5. Maintain a high quality daily program of work and designated record keeping.
  6. Work cooperatively with other classroom/center staff.
  7. Coordinate with administrative office and support staff to implement appropriate recommendations made by local education agencies and/or consultants.
  8. Assist in obtaining and documenting volunteer hours and donated items from parent and community members, which may be used as In-Kind (Non-Federal Match).
  9. Attend and participate in monthly center staff meetings.
  10. Participate in the following, as requested:
  • parent meetings
  • behavioral staffings
  • IEP meetings
  1. Serve as a member of the IEP Team and work with administrative staff and therapist to implement classroom supports that help children reach their IEP goal(s).
  2. Must be able to see, hear and respond to children’s needs, emergencies, and conflicts that might occur in the classroom, playground, bathrooms, or other areas used by children.
  3. May assume responsibility of giving overall direction to the Center in the absence of the Center Manager, if designated.
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Job Posting: 2922714

Posted On: May 14, 2021

Updated On: Aug 01, 2021