Jan 13, 2024

Early Head Start (Infant/Toddler) Teacher

  • TrulyHired
  • Warwick, RI, USA
Full-time Teaching

Job Description

CHILD, Inc. is seeking full-time, full year Early Head Start (Infant/Toddler) Teachers for our Kent County Head Start/Early Head Start program. Interested candidate must be available to work at any one of our four locations during agency hours of operation. Responsibilities: Follow philosophy, policies and procedures of CHILD, Inc.; and requirements of the Head Start Performance Standards, RI Child Care Center Regulations for Licensing (DHS), RI Regulations on Comprehensive Early Childhood Education Programs (RIDE), and National Association for the Education of Young Children Early Learning Program Accreditation Standards (NAEYC). Demonstrate professional responsibility and ethical behavior, including ability to foster respectful, collaborative relationships; problem solve; handle crises; function independently yet utilize supervision to conduct research-based practices; and maintain confidentiality and at all times. Demonstrate positivity, flexibility, time management skills, punctuality and dependable attendance. Accept, respect and value diverse family practices, languages, cultures and traditions. Build positive and strengths-based partnerships with families. Provide families with meaningful opportunities to engage in children's learning both in the classroom and at home that build upon families' strengths, skills, talents, interests and availability. Utilize knowledge of child development to provide a developmentally appropriate, inclusive learning environment; and responsive, supportive and engaging interactions and experiences. Implement research-based curriculum via meaningful, intentional learning experiences across several domains through differentiated instruction. Utilize knowledge of children's interests, learning styles and stages of development to create meaningful play and maximize learning opportunities. Implement research-based assessment practices that guide instruction and monitor children's growth and development. Conduct home visits and family conferences as required. Participate in ongoing professional development and in-service trainings during and after hours, including college-level courses as required.

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