Hampton Roads Community Action Program

PreK Teacher

Reference ID : 47834
Location : Hampton, VA
Category : Education/Training
Job Type : Full Time

Description

Summary


Make An Impact!!!


  • Do you want to leave work everyday knowing that you made an impact?
  • Do you have a "servant heart" knowing that you are called for a greater purpose?
  • Do you enjoy the concept of working for a non-profit organization that helps people to become self-sufficient?
  • Do you get fulfillment working with young impressionable children?

If you answered "yes" to these questions, then you should apply for the Pre-K Teacher position at HRCAP Aberdeen Pre-K Initiative!!


Candidates must have a Virginia License in Early Childhood or Elementary Education Pre K - 6. Experience teaching preschool-age children preferred. Background check, and valid Virginia Driver's license is required for employment.


Duties

  • Teaches a maximum of sixteen children.
  •  Meets and greets children upon arrival to and from school on a daily basis
  •  Performs spot health checks on all children upon arrival to school on a daily basis
  •  Supervises the Teacher Assistant and any other employee(s) designated by the Child Care Component Conducts an annual employee performance evaluation on all persons supervised; makes personnel recommendations to the Program Coordinator and the Child Care Component Director when needed.
  • Manages the classroom environment by ensuring that it has met codes compliance, fire and safety standards, health standards, food handler's regulations, USDA Regulations, and state Licensure.
  • Periodically maintains an inventory on all classroom supplies and eq Makes requests for supplies and equipment, as needed, to the Program Coordinator.
  • Maintains a confidential and comprehensive file on each child by maintaining accurate and detailed caseload documentation, including the use of Child Data Forms, Anecdotal Notes, Family/Parent/Teacher/Staff/Agency Contact Forms, Home Visit Forms, Referral Forms, Follow-Up Forms, Contact Summary Logs, Attendance Records, and any other pertinent Medical/Developmental Data
  • Develops and implements an individualized service plan on each child in the areas of fine motor skills, gross motor skills, visual perceptual skills, self-help skills, language skills and cognitive skills based upon individual developmental levels and developmental assessment.
  • Conducts at least two home visits and/or conferences per child per year; documents home visits and/or conferences accurately into the child's weekly lesson plans for the classroom, and submits a copy each week to the Program Coordinator, Four Year Old Initiative Program.
  • Submits a monthly report to the Program Coordinator by the last day of each mouth with the following information: activities done in the classroom, lesson themes, field trips taken, and number of home visits/conferences with parents.
  •  Maintains an accurate class role on all children with name, address, phone number, birthdate, parent's name, emergency contact information and other required data. Updates the class role periodically.
  • Maintains an accurate monthly attendance record; submits a copy of the monthly attendance record to the Case Management Worker by the last day of the month.
  •  Reports directly to the Program Coordinator, Four Year Old Initiative Program; in the absence of the Program Coordinator, reports to the Child Care Component Director.
  •  Recruits volunteers to work in the classroom; trains, orients and supervises volunteers working in the classroom; and, monitors volunteer hours each day, each week and submits a monthly report on volunteer hours to the Administrative Operations Program Manager by the second day of the following month.
  • Actively involves parents in classroom activities on an ongoing basis.
  • Attends trainings, workshops and in-services as required, related to the job.
  • Treats children, their parents and their families with dignity and respect; maintains a positive attitude.
  • Maintains confidentiality regarding the family, the parents, and the child in every aspect whether it be records, written documentation, verbal statements, and meetings.

Requirements

Candidates must have a Virginia License in Early Childhood or Elementary Education Pre K - 6. Experience teaching preschool-age children preferred. Background check, and valid Virginia Driver's license is required for employment.


Nice To Haves



Benefits


Hampton Roads Community Action Program offers a variety of employee benefits, which generally will be available to you on the first day of the month following your date of hire.  Medical, dental and vision insurance coverage options are available for employees and dependents. Employer pays seventy-five (75%) of the premium costs for health insurance. Coverage becomes effective on the first day of the month following the date of hire. The cost of coverage depends on the plan options and/or dependent coverage elected. All health insurance premiums are deducted from payroll on a pre-tax basis through a Section 125 Plan. Our retirement plan consists of a dollar for dollar matching contribution on salary reduction contributions made by each participant up to 3% after one year of service. Hampton Roads Community Action Program also provides eleven (11) paid holidays: New Year's Day, Martin Luther King Jr. Day, President's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Columbus Day, Veteran's Day, Thanksgiving Day, the day after Thanksgiving Day, and Christmas Day.


About Us


The Hampton Roads Community Action Program (HRCAP) is a nonprofit community action agency that has been serving residents of southeastern Virginia for over 50 years. As an award-winning organization, we have been a pivotal contributor to the economic stability of individuals, families and the community here in Hampton Roads. HRCAP is a regional organization with a steadfast commitment to improve the quality of life through programs in education, training, work experience, emergency services, housing counseling, and many other proven strategies. We have been at the forefront of attacking the root causes of poverty towards the goal of elimination. As a result, many families have broken the chains of poverty and are now equipped for success!


Qualified individuals should apply at 2410 Wickham Avenue, Newport News, VA 23607. Office hours are 8:00a.m. - 5:00p.m. Monday through Friday. You can visit: http://www.hrcapinc.org to print an application and mail to P.O. Box 37, Newport News, VA 23607. Also you can email your application and resume to hrcapresume@hrcapinc.org

 



Minimum Education : Bachelor's
Job Type : Full Time
Category : Education/Training
Minimum Experience : None
Location : Hampton, VA

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