Job Opportunities

The following positions are available. Listed below is a summary of each position. If interested, please send resumes@jccdc.com, indicating your interest in the specified position, and your qualifications (including resume). Specific information regarding the positions will be furnished upon request.

JCCDC Head Start Assistant Teacher.

Jefferson County Child Development Council is seeking candidates for a full-time Head Start assistant teacher in the Birmingham, Alabama area.

The position of the Head Start assistant teacher consists of collaborating with Teacher as a team, providing effective nurturing teacher-child interactions that focus on children ages three- to five-year-old. guided by applicable state early learning and development standards, including children with disabilities and children who are dual language learners; promoting the social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for school readiness, including pre-reading and early math skills.

The Head Start assistant teacher assists with the Head Start Lead Teacher to oversee children ages three- to five-year-old; collaborates with family members, and other staff to achieve positive outcomes for children.

JCCDC Job Description Requirements: Education: At a minimum, a Child Development Associate (CDA); an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in child development or early childhood education, or equivalent coursework; experience teaching preschool-aged children or bachelor’s degree in a closely related field with at least six college courses in Early Child Education, plus experience teaching preschool-aged children. Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education highly preferred.

Early Childhood Development Specialist (ECDS) – Bilingual.
Under the direction of the Early Childhood Development and Health Services (ECDHS) Manager the Early Childhood Development Specialist (ECDS) will oversee the Family Child Care (FCC) Provider program activities in assigned service areas. Supervise, monitor, and evaluate FCC providers as assigned. Support family childcare providers and ensure the provision of quality services at each family childcare home, and provide educational resources for FCC Providers, staff, and parents.

JCCDC Job Description Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development, or a qualified related field. At least five years’ working with children ages birth to five. In-depth knowledge of local, state, and federal regulations, early childhood curricula and assessment tools, and early childhood certification and credentialing. Computer expertise including Microsoft Office Suites, ChildPlus, and data storage/usage. Strong organizational skills, and the ability to monitor and prioritize workload and meet strict deadlines. Ability to review, aggregate, and analyze data to prepare outcome reports a must.

Head Start Lead Teacher.

Jefferson County Child Development Council is seeking candidates for a full-time Head Start assistant teacher in the Birmingham, Alabama area.

The position of the Head Start assistant teacher consists of collaborating with the Teacher as a team, providing effective nurturing teacher-child interactions that focus on children ages three- to five-year-old. guided by applicable state early learning and development standards, including children with disabilities and children who are dual language learners; promoting the social, physical, and intellectual growth needed for school readiness, including pre-reading and early math skills.

The Head Start assistant teacher assists the Head Start Lead Teacher to oversee children ages three to five years old; collaborates with family members, and other staff to achieve positive outcomes for children..

JCCDC Qualifications and Requirements: Education: At a minimum, a Child Development Associate (CDA); an associate’s or bachelor’s degree in child development or early childhood education, or equivalent coursework; experience teaching preschool-aged children or a bachelor’s degree in a closely related field with at least six college courses in Early Child Education, plus experience teaching preschool-aged children. Bachelor’s Degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education is highly preferred.

Job Type: Full-time.

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