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Job: Single Session Teacher

Active since 15-05-2018 Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Location Provo Area, Utah Level Mid-Senior level
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type -
Hours 28 Salary Full-Time $16.16 - $17.19 (Depe...
Date Posted: 5/14/18
End Date: When Filled
Status: Part-Time (non-benefited)



Position is 178-180 days; part-time is a minimum expectation of no more than 28 hours per week. Some evening work is required to attend scheduled parent meetings and parent teacher conferences. Requires use of own vehicle to conduct business.

1. Associate’s degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) from a recognized institution


2. Associate’s degree from a recognized institution in a field related to early childhood education as agreed upon by the agency and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education (6 classes relating to Early Childhood Education), with experience teaching preschool-age children or preschool labwork leading to an ECE degree from a recognized institution.

3. Official or unofficial transcript which shows the award or confer date of the degree must be attached to the employment application.

1. Bachelor’s or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) from a recognized institution


2. Bachelor’s or advanced degree from a recognized institution in a related field or any field, as agreed upon by the agency and coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education (6 classes relating to ECE).

• Official or unofficial transcript which shows the award or confer date of the degree must be attached to the employment application.

• Experience working with preschool children in an Early Childhood Education setting or preschool labwork leading to an ECE degree from a recognized institution.

• Bilingual Spanish-speaking is desirable and may be required depending on location.

• Maintains current inter-rater reliability in Teaching Strategies Gold (TSG) and CLASS certification
• Thorough knowledge of child development and developmentally appropriate teaching practices

• Strong communication skills, both verbal and written

• Ability to handle/re-direct child challenging behaviors

• Ability to manage multiple tasks and to develop solutions to problems with limited supervision

• Must be able to travel to and from home visits (2x/year) in private vehicle; must provide a copy of state-required proof of insurance every six months

• Ability to write and speak the English language in a proficient and professional manner to meet requirements of the job

• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, parents, co-workers, community groups, and other related agencies and people.

1. Ensures child safety and active supervision of children is maintained at all times as described in the Education Policy and Procedures.

2. Primary duty is to teach, tutor, instruct, or lecture in the activity of imparting knowledge of appropriate learning activities to all enrolled children in assigned classroom(s).

3. Assures daily classroom and playground janitorial duties are performed in a prompt and efficient manner and that safe environments are maintained indoors and outdoors throughout the day as required the Head Start Performance Standards.

4. Plans curriculum and instruction in collaboration with other classroom staff using the Creative Curriculum 6th Edition, input from parents and other resources which align with the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Framework, the Utah State Early Childhood Core Standards, and the requirements and expectations of schools, individualizing for children and addressing key elements of school readiness.
4. Plans and provides learning experiences that advance the social/emotional, intellectual and physical development and health of children, including improving the readiness of children for school by implementing activities that promote the development of their literacy, phonemic, and print awareness skills, their understanding and use of language, their understanding and use of increasingly complex and varied vocabulary, their appreciation for books, their understanding of early math and early science, their problem-solving abilities, and their approaches to learning.

6. Adjusts curriculum and daily programming to meet the needs of individual children including those with IEPs, behavioral support or health plans, and English language learners, taking into account their interests, abilities, cultures, special talents, and individual style and pace of learning.

7. Implements MHS’s standards of conduct and positive guidelines for interacting with children:

• Maintains a positive classroom climate in which they demonstrate a genuine interest in children and treat each child with respect.
• Enforces limits with the children and have established behavioral guidelines.
• Uses positive guidance techniques while interacting with children.

7. Understands how teacher-child interactions in the classroom affect student learning and classroom quality.

8. Encourages parent engagement and participation in the classroom, in the development of studies, class activities, curriculum extender trips, menus, etc.

9. Provides leadership to all classroom staff as their supervisor, including Assistant Teacher, Classroom Aide, Bus Monitor, if center provides transportation services, substitutes and classroom volunteers.

10. Promptly prepares and/or submits required agency-wide paperwork.

11. Demonstrates understanding of the child abuse/neglect laws. Reports suspected child abuse to the Family & Community Services Director. Attends child abuse training.
12. Conducts required classroom staff meetings.

13. Attends not less than 15 hours of professional development per year.

14. Takes an active role in monthly GAIN meetings and functions as an integral and supportive team member of the center Head Start staff and works closely with Family Advocates to better meet the needs of children and families.

15. Collaborates with other service areas to ensure seamless services to children and families and ensures we are staying true to our mission and vision.

16. Other job-related duties as assigned may be necessary to carry out the responsibilities of this position.

*If designated as the center liaison, has the following additional responsibilities:
(*Teacher liaison will receive a stipend at the end of each year with the amount determined by size of center.)

18. Maintains and coordinates communication between employees and administrative office.

19. Coordinates transportation services if applicable.

20. Implements center operating procedures.

21. Coordinate daily security responsibilities for the center building(s).


MOUNTAINLAND HEAD START, INC. is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate in employment actions based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, genetic identity, veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state or local law.

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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Education / Coaching / Trainers
Industry / Industries Education / Training
Region United States
Keywords Teacher, Pre-school Teacher, Lead Teacher, Educator, Child development

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Name Gabrielle Lybbert