Date:             12/30/2021

Program:      Head Start/Early Head Start

Job Title:      Teacher
Location:      Monroe County, Sweetwater    


Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related degree required

  • Minimum one year’s experience teaching preschool children.

  • Must submit to pre-employment background check, physical, TB screen, and reference checks.

  • Must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license and available transportation for work-related duties with mileage reimbursed.

  • Evidence of emotional stability and maturity; must be flexible and open to change.

  • Must be able to work well with parents and staff, as well as preschool children.

  • Basic computer knowledge required.

  • Professionalism in regard to Confidentiality is essential.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Organizes classroom and maintains a safe and healthy learning environment.

  • Observes, assesses, refers, and evaluates each child’s progress in assigned in classroom, and plans/implements classroom activities based on individual needs of the children to advance physical and intellectual competence.

  • Promotes social and emotional development of children; maintains classroom discipline using positive guidance techniques.

  • Supervises and interacts with children in all daily activities inside, outside, and on field trips.

  • Makes home visits and/or holds parent-teacher conferences as required; assists with parent meetings; and maintains positive communication with staff, parents, and community participants regarding program activities and objectives.

  • Records and maintains Head Start documentation's and submits reports as required; attends meetings and required training.

  • Demonstrates work habits which comply with agency personnel policies and procedures.

  • May directly supervise center staff including teacher assistant, cook, bus driver, child care aide, special service assistants, and volunteers

Hours and Benefits: Full-time, 37.5 hours/week, school year; Non-Exempt.

To Apply: Send application and/or resume to: Human Resources Manager DCEA Head Start/Early Head Start, 127 Cedar Street, Morristown, TN 37814. Applications accepted until position is filled.  EOE.