Program:        Head Start/Early Head Start


Location:        Hamblen County – Early Head Start

Education/Experience Qualifications:

  • Infant/Toddler CDA; Early Childhood Education degree, or degree related to ECE and a minimum of one year’s experience teaching infant/toddlers required.

  • The Program will determine related coursework and may require additional

  • Infant/Toddler coursework or enrollment in an Infant/Toddler CDA program upon hire.

  • Must be able to work well with parents and staff, as well as infants and toddlers.

  • Must obtain pre-employment physical and T.B. screen.

  • Must have a valid Tennessee driver’s license, available transportation for work-related duties, and proof of auto liability insurance, mileage is reimbursed.

  • Professionalism in regard to confidentiality is essential.

 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Will plan and implement educational, developmentally appropriate activities for infants and toddlers and provide care in a responsive and respectful manner.

  • Supervise and interact with children in all daily activities in all learning environments.

  • Provide guidance and supervise Caregivers, substitutes, & volunteers working in your assigned classroom in all activities at all times.

  • Maintain an open, friendly, & cooperative relationship with all staff, management, enrollees & their families; encourage positive & active involvement in the program

  • Will conduct home visits to enrolled children and/or expectant families.

  • Engage in ongoing assessment using EHS chosen assessment tools.

  • Promote social/emotional development of children; maintain classroom discipline using positive guidance techniques; teach & model age appropriate positive guidance & discipline techniques to parents.

 

Hours and Benefits: Full-time, 37.5 hours/week, full-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.