Work Site Location: Head Start - Bonners Ferry
In conjunction with the North Idaho College Head Start mission, Five-Year Goals and in compliance with all local, state and federal regulations the Full Day Classroom Teacher under general direction is responsible for the implementation of developmentally appropriate Early Childhood curriculum.
This list includes, but is not limited to the following:
Education and Experience: Associate’s Degree and 0.5 year(s) of experience
Additional Minimum Qualifications:
EducationLevel I: Associates degree in Early Childhood Education, or Child Development, OR Associates degree in any other field of study AND: the equivalent of a major in Early Childhood Education or Child Development.Level II: Additional education above the Associates Degree, within a year of obtaining Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education, or Child Development.Level III: Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education, or Child Development, OR Bachelors degree in any other field of study AND: the equivalent of a major in Early Childhood Education or Child DevelopmentExperience• Experience as a staff or volunteer in a preschool classroom, with preference given to Head Start experience.
Required License and/or Certifications:
Upon hire: • Register with Idaho STARS and participate in the professional development system. • Meet all training and certification requirements for child care licensing and Head Start Program Performance Standards. • Maintain current Infant/child & Adult CPR and First Aid.• Meet terms of Statement of Agreement/ Employment Declaration.• Pass an enhanced criminal background check including fingerprinting, as required by Head Start Program Performance Standards and Child Care Licensing requirements, prior to first day of work.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with people from diverse ethnic, cultural and linguistic backgrounds.• Positive approach to Early Childhood Development programs, health and social services.• Working knowledge of commonly used computer software programs including data collection systems.• Demonstrate professional ethics and confidentiality. Represent the Head Start program in the community and with other professionals, positively and with professionalism.