Early Head Start Teachers (South Sioux City and Dakota City Locations)

Help shape the future today as a member of our caring team of Early Childhood Educators!  NENCAP is looking for EARLY CHILDHOOD TEACHERS to guide and care for children birth through age 3 in our EARLY HEAD START Program at the Siouxland Family Center in Dakota City. 40 hours per week M-F.  The starting wage is $12.75 per hour, plus benefits. Education and experience will be considered and may increase the starting wage for these positions.  May be subject to layoff periods. Bilingual skills a plus.  EHS Teachers are responsible for understanding, planning and implementing developmentally appropriate activities for children birth through age three.  Education needed is a Child Development Associate Credential,  Associate’s, Bachelor’s or advance degree in early childhood education or a related field with experience in teaching 0-3 early education and care.  The program provides opportunities for staff to obtain a Child Development Associate Credential or advance a degree.  Job application, job description, education requirements, wage and benefit information are located on our website www.nencap.org under the Employment link or contact HR at 1-800-445-2505 or 402-385-6300.  To apply, submit a completed Agency application with education credentials or transcripts.  No resumes accepted.   Send applications to Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership, PO Box 667, Pender, NE 68047-0667.  Positions open until filled.

EOE

80% Federally Funded

Non-Profit Agency

JOB SUMMARY: Early Head Start (EHS) Teachers are responsible for understanding, planning and implementing developmentally appropriate activities for children birth through age three.  Promote nurturing and bonding relationships. Encourage self-help skills and provide consistent routines. Work with families to identify goals, strengths, needs and support them in a process which leads them toward self-sufficiency. Assist children in establishing good habits of personal hygiene; change diapers so children are comfortable. Develop weekly lesson plans and send to supervisor. Conduct screenings within 45 days of enrollments. Communicate with parents on a regular basis. Complete required educational home visits with Parent/Teacher conferences for each child. Attend and participate in children’s MDT and IFSP meetings. Enter documentation for each child and manage child data/reports through the on-line assessment system. Maintain a clean organized room. Frequent kneeling, stooping, bending and lifting up to 50 pounds. Maintain confidentiality of program participants and follow Program and Agency standards and policies.

EDUCATION: Child Development Associate Credential,  Associate’s, Bachelor’s or advance degree in early childhood education or a related field with experience in teaching 0-3 early education and care. The program provides opportunities for staff to obtain a Child Development Associate Credential or advance a degree.

WAGE & BENEFITS:  The starting wage is $12.75 per hour, plus benefits. Education and experience will be considered and may increase the starting wage for these positions.  Benefits include health, life, dental and vision insurance.  Paid holidays, vacation and sick leave, EAP, 401K Retirement.