Job ID: 206813653
1. POSITION INFORMATION
Position and Classification
Early Childhood Education Teacher (Supervisor I), Temporary Part-Time / Full-Time (no more than 229 paid days of employment in a budget year).
Child and Family Services Supervisor
Teacher Assistant, ECE Trainees, Foster Grandparents and/or classroom volunteers.
To support the Educational Opportunities for Children and Families in realizing a common mission by providing and implementing a developmentally appropriate early childhood classroom experience for children enrolled in Head Start and ECEAP programs.
Employees typically begin at Step 1 of EOCF's wage schedule (Supervisor I).
Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development, or, a closely related field with 30 quarter credits in ECE related courses.
One year of consistent paid experience with groups of children 3 to 5 years of age in an early childhood setting.Applicable formal internship program will be considered towards one year of paidexperience.
Associates degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development, or, a closely related field with 30 quarter credits in ECE related courses. A minimum of one years of consistent paidexperience with groups of children 3 to 5 years of age in an early childhood setting.Volunteer experience will be considered. Applicable formal internship program will be considered towards one year of paidexperience.
Certifications and Other Requirements
1.Valid First Aid and CPR cards
2.Valid Food Handler's card.
3.Valid Oregon or Washington State driver's license, and proof of automobile insurance as mandated by Washington State law.
4.Ready access to a personal, legally licensed motor vehicle.
5.Pass criminal history background check which may include; fingerprinting or Department of Early Learning Portable Background Check.
6.Pass a pre-employment health screening indicating freedom from communicable diseases, and an annual health checkup indicating freedom from communicable diseases.
7.Commit to EOCFs drug-free work place policy.
8.Pass TB test screening
9.Attend and complete all mandatory trainings and certifications required by Department of Early Learning and/or Head Start/ECEAP performance standard including, but not limited to; Disaster Preparedness, HIV/Bloodborne Pathogen, Child Abuse/Neglect, STARS ongoing education requirements of 15-20 hours per calendar year, and submit official transcripts for DEL review.
1.Principals of child development and Early Childhood Curriculum planning.
2.Principals of effective supervision.
3.Current best practices in early childhood development and education.
1.Observe and assess children and set individualized goals.
2.Prepare the classroom environment to meet the educational needs of each child.
3.Track each child's progress and incorporate the information into the curriculum.
4.Work cooperatively with staff members and clients from diverse cultural, socio-economic and educational backgrounds.
5.Maintain confidentiality of records and information.
6.Use the team approach to resolving problems or conflicts.
7.Demonstrate professional and effective written and verbal communication skills; receive information and feedback in an understanding manner; use good judgment.
8.Attend appropriate staff meetings and out-of-town training sessions as assigned.
Key performance Area: Work Habits and Practices
1. Report to work on a regular basis, as scheduled. Salaried exempt employees must work until their essential job functions are completed, which may require working beyond their regularly scheduled days and hours.
2. Function as an effective team member with co-workers and the community to build productive, collaborative relationships and to achieve program goals and objectives.
3. Perform multiple tasks simultaneously.
4. Demonstrate commitment to EOCF’s mission, values and policies in performance of daily duties.
5. Continue to increase professional knowledge, skills and competencies in job related areas; incorporate and demonstrate new knowledge and skills on the job.
6. Attend and participate in staff meetings and local or out-of-town training as assigned.
7. Maintain confidentiality of program, staff and client information.
8. Demonstrate professional behavior and conduct.
9. Accept responsibility for seeking assistance and guidance when needed; incorporate constructive direction from supervisor to improve job performance.
10. Practice self assessment and reflection for continuous teacher quality improvement. Participate in coaching, and training to improve practice and quality in the classroom. Implement strategies gained from coaching, trainings, and feedback to improve the quality of teaching. Participate in QRIS, Early Achievers trainings and workshops designed to improve environments and teaching strategies.
11. Accept responsibility for the quality of job performance, and make changes as needed.
Key Performance Area: Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation
1.Plan and implement a curriculum that encourages the advancement of children's physical, intellectual, and social-emotional competence.
a.Demonstrate knowledge of the principles of early childhood curriculum planning.
b. Observe, assess and analyze children's physical and cognitive behavior.
c. Plan, document and incorporate all necessary components and requirements of
lesson plans according to performance standards and program policies.
d. Implement and track an individualized education plan for each child.
Make and follow up on appropriate referrals for children with special needs.
2.Plan and direct a classroom program that builds and strengthens positive self-concepts and individual strengths of children.
a.Provide positive, supportive responses to all children.
b. Incorporate mental health activities in the curriculum
3.Complete Career Development Plan which strives to increase competencies and improves the quality of teaching. This includes attending workshops and trainings which align with goals.
4.Utilize the ECERS/ITERS to improve quality and classroom environment.
5.Utilize the CLASS assessment and supports to improve teaching strategies and environment.
Key Performance Area: Classroom Operation and Services
1.Establish and maintain a safe and healthy learning environment.
a.Supervise and train staff on implementing principles of safe and healthy environment
for young children.
b.Assure that classroom materials and equipment stimulate exploration, problem
solving, and reflect various cultures.
c. Include activities to promote good health, nutrition and personal safety.
2.Provide positive guidance and discipline to support social-emotional development of children.
a. Implement PBIS in the classroom, utilize supports, and attend trainings.
b. Establish a positive and consistent relationship with children, parents, and classroom staff.
c. Recognize and demonstrate understanding that positive, and supportive relationships with children and parents are important to positive guidance strategies.
d.Organize and facilitate age appropriate classroom routines.
e. Establish and enforce consistent limits.
f.Provide an environment to stimulate children and encourage them to work
cooperatively in groups.
g. Encourage children to develop positive attitudes towards a variety of ethnic, racial,
culturally diverse backgrounds, and social groupings.
h. Provide appropriate Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports guidance
to parents staff and community volunteers. Utilizing PBIS, promoting and
establishing a proactive approach of behavioral supports, and social culture
needed forchildren’s emotional and educational success.
3.Support parent involvement in the program.
a. Encourage parents to volunteer in various parts of the program.
b.Demonstrate respect for diversity.
c. Seek parent input in developing the child's education plan.
d. Conduct conferences with parents on the child's progress as prescribed by the
program work plan.
e.Conduct family home visits as prescribed by program work plan
f. Work with family services staff to plan and implement parent center meetings.
g. Attend center meetings
4.Ensure the program operates in response to performance standards, agency policies and participant needs including ongoing review and revision of individual child plans and total classroom operations.
5. Collaborate with outside educational, health, and community professionals in the planning and delivery of services to children and the classroom.
6. Staff must support children’s play and learning by promoting children’s active play and participate in children’s active games when appropriate.
Key Performance Area: Supervision
Key Performance Area: Communication
2.Participate in the planning and implementation of inter and intra-component meetings.
PHYSICAL, SENSORY, ENVIRONMENTAL AND EMOTIONAL CHECKLIST
Job Title: Early Childhood Education Teacher Date: 5/8/2017
Please complete the following sections by putting X's in the appropriate boxes
In a 6.5 - 8 hour work day, this job requires: R= Rarely (less than 0.625% of time)
O= Occasionally(0.625% - 30% of time)
F= Frequently(31% - 68% of time)
C= Continually (69% - 100% of time)
NA= Not Applicable
RFCP= Requirements for Consecutive Performance (make notes in "Comments" column)
1. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS
May include sitting at the child’s level
Ability to be mobile/running
Crouching (bending at knees)
Stooping (bending at waist)
Typical weight 15 LBS
Max. weight 50 LBS
Typical weight 15 LBS
Max. weight 50 LBS
Other physical demands:
2. Sensory Requirements
Talking in person
Talking on telephone
Hearing in person
Hearing on telephone
Other sensory requirements:
3. Emotional Requirements
Handling clients calmly
Handling emergencies calmly
Handling stress calmly
Meeting deadlines under pressure
Accepting feedback professionally
Exercising verbal/physical self-control
Other emotional requirements:
4. Environmental Setting
Safety requirements (e.g., clothing, equipment used, such as ladders)
MUST BE ABLE TO EVACUATE SELF, CHILDREN AND PARENTS FROM BUILDING SAFELY. MUST BE ABLE TO IMPLEMENT EMERGENCY SAFETY PROCEDURES.
Exposure (e.g., fumes, chemicals, vibrations, humidity, cold, heat, dust, noise, blood and bodily fluids, contagious diseases)
EXPOSED TO HEAT ANDAIR CONDITIONING SYSTEMS IN CLASSROOMS AND OFFICES. MAY BE EXPOSED TO BLOOD, BODILY FLUIDS AND CONTAGIOUS DISEASES. MAY BE EXPOSED TO SECOND-HAND SMOKE. EXPOSED TO OUTDOOR WEATHER CONDITIONS.
Operation of equipment and machines (e.g., motor vehicles, computers, power and hand tools, copiers)
MUST BE ABLE TO OPERATE AUTOMOBILE, COPIER AND DISHWASHER. MAY OPERATE A COMPUTER.
Hygiene standards (e.g., food handling, sterilizing equipment, cleaning blood and bodily fluids)
MUST HAVE CURRENT FOOD HANDLER'S CARDAND CPR AND FIRST AID CARDS; MUST BE TRAINED IN IMPLEMENTING UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS. MUST BE TRAINED IN FOOD HANDLING AND ESTABLISHED HAND - WASHING PROCEDURES.
Other environmental requirements:
This position is classified as salaried as defined by the federal Fair Labor Standards Act, and is exempt from overtime.
EOCF is an equal opportunity employer.
EOCF is an at will employer.
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