Classroom Teacher - YWCA - HeadStart
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Early Childhood
Job Title: Teacher
Job Location: YWCA Metro St. Louis Head Start
Beginning: Immediately
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Early Childhood
District: YWCA - HeadStart
St. Louis, MO 63114
Telephone: 314-427-4940
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Job Description:
HEAD START TEACHER
YOU MUST SUBMIT A TRANSCRIPT ALONG WITH THE APPLICATION. YOU MAY FAX THE TRANSCRIPT TO 314-890-0911 OR EMAIL TO HRDEPT@YWCASTLOUIS.ORG
The purpose of this position is to plan and implement learning opportunities that further the children's social, emotional, cognitive, physical growth and development.
Job Responsibilities
Develop and implement developmentally appropriate activities on a daily basis
Conduct daily health checks and ensure environment is clean, safe and free of hazards
Develop experience implement individualized activities based on the developmental level of each child
Create learning environments in the classroom and outside for young children which promote experimentation and exploration
Facilitate and assist children in developing positive relationships that support a caring community within the classroom
Communicate effectively with parents in promoting parental involvement in their child's early learning experience
Conduct screenings and on-going assessments of each child's growth and development; use information to refer children with potential delays
Maintain and update records on all children enrolled in the classroom
Job Requirements
Knowledge and understanding of Early Childhood development and education
Knowledge of Early Childhood classroom management and organizational skills
Knowledge of emergency procedures for young children
Ability to develop and implement developmentally appropriate learning experiences for young children
Ability to communicate effectively with parents and including them in their child's learning process
Ability to lift 40lbs
Pass a criminal and child abuse and neglect background check
Ability to provide a recent physical, TB test and Hepatitis A series
Education Requirements
Bachelor degree in Early Childhood Education or a Bachelor or advanced degree in a related field and 10 classes in Early Childhood Education
Apply on the YWCA website at www.ywcastlouis.org under the employment tab.

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.

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