Reach Dane

Early Head Start Teacher - $750 Incentive Pay

Reference ID : 17663
Location : Madison, WI
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


The Early Head Start Teacher will plan, design and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum for enrolled children, serve as primary child care provider for children 0 to 3 years old enrolled in Reach Dane infant / toddler centers, and provide supervision, performance feedback and scheduling for reporting staff. The Early Head Start Teacher will comply with all licensing and Early Head Start Program Performance Standards, follow families' cultural values and practices in caring for their children, exhibit respect for parents and reinforce their vital role as the primary educator of their children, and assure licensing requirements are met and that the environment is clean and safe. They will also act as a positive liaison between community agencies, providing services to children and guidance to families.


Duties

  • Minimum educational requirement of an Infant Toddler Credential/CDA, Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education or a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or in a related field that includes 18 credits in Early Childhood Education / Development. Coursework specific to Infant and Toddler Development is required.
  • Ability to apply Early Childhood Development theory in daily classroom activities, and adapt to the individuals needs of children
  • Bilingual, particularly Spanish and / or Hmong is desirable
  • Possess the ability to supervise young children ages 0 to 3 and assure their safety
  • Excellent communication skills, especially good listening skills
  • Experience working with low-income, multicultural environments is a plus
  • Have a valid Wisconsin Driver's License, motor vehicle and adequate liability insurance as required by agency policy and state liability regulations
  • Must have or able to obtain a Registry Certificate within 90 days of employment
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Minimum educational requirement of an Infant Toddler Credential/CDA, Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education or a Bachelor's degree in Early Childhood Education or in a related field that includes 18 credits in Early Childhood Education / Development. Coursework specific to Infant and Toddler Development is required.
  • Ability to apply Early Childhood Development theory in daily classroom activities, and adapt to the individuals needs of children

Nice To Haves



Benefits


Reach Dane/Reach Green offers a generous benefit package to regular employees that work 20 hours or more per week. The benefit package includes the option to enroll in health insurance , dental insurance , and vision insurance. Reach Dane/Reach Green has a competitive 403B match after 2 years of employment and contributes 4% (employee must contribute at minimum 1% to receive match.) Other perks include: vacation and sick time accruals, worker's compensation insurance, long term disability and life insurance at no charge.


About Us


Reach Dane provides high-quality early childhood services to over 1,000 underserved children ages 0-5 in Dane County through center based and home visitation programs. Our staff work tirelessly every day to reach the most vulnerable children and families in our community, and the need for our services is growing. The number of infants and toddlers experiencing homelessness enrolled in our programs has tripled over the last four years. Last year, Reach Dane served more homeless children than any other Head Start program in Wisconsin. 



Minimum Education : Associate
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : 1 Yr
Location : Madison, WI

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