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Head Start Lead Preschool Teacher

Company: Pathways for Children, Inc.
Location: Salem
Posted on: May 15, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionPathways has locations in Gloucester, Beverly and SalemPathways for Children- Head Start Lead Teacher To teach is to touch lives. Would you like to be a part of an organization that is mission driven and committed to the growth and success of their employees and their students? At Pathways, we nurture young children and families and we also invest in our teachers and assistant teachers by offering them mentoring, educational coaching, professional development opportunities, and opportunities to expand their careers if they desire to do so. We are looking to hire a Head Start Lead Teacher who will appreciate young children and be supportive of the classroom atmosphere. The ideal candidate will have knowledge of child development and a background in early childhood education as well as experience working with young children. We value collaboration and appreciate open dialogue in all our programs and at all of our sites. Our core values are- respect, trust, collaboration, and opportunity. WHAT WILL YOU DO? Lead Teacher provides oversight and management to assure classroom operates according to best practice and standards set by Office of Head Start, Department of EEC, and Pathways for Children Agency policy and procedures Lead Teacher supervises and engages with others working in the classroom including teachers, volunteers and interns Develops and implements an individualized curriculum and guidance strategies for each child and the class based on the school readiness goals of Pathways for Children and the Head Start Early Learning Outcomes Framework Implements and ensures positive guidance strategies for children consistent with Pathways for Children Behavior Management Plan Responsible for weekly lesson planning that supports appropriate curriculum and activities for the ages and developmental stages of children Maintains accurate, current records of observation, assessment, individualized planning, and parent contacts for each child Actively participates as a member of interdisciplinary teams focused on child and family well-being WHAT DO YOU NEED? Lead Teacher: Associates or Bachelor's Degree in Child Development, ECE, or in a related field with equivalent course work or otherwise meet the requirement of the Head Start Act. A minimum of 9 months experience in a licensed EEC preschool program Must be 18 years old or older Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the role Must comply with all state and federal requirements Must complete and satisfy background check protocols WHAT DO WE OFFER? Generous Health and Dental Insurance, Life and Long Term Disability Insurances On Going training and professional development opportunities to advance career Internal growth! We often hire from within! Retirement Plans such as 401K and ROTH Earned Time Off (sick, personal, and vacation) EOE/AA We strongly encourage people of color, LGBTQ educators from communities that are historically underrepresented to apply

Keywords: Pathways for Children, Inc., Salem , Head Start Lead Preschool Teacher, Education / Teaching , Salem, Massachusetts

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