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Assistant Teacher Job Announcement
Jefferson County Child Development Council is seeking candidates for a full-time Head Start assistant teacher. The Head Start assistant teacher will work with the Lead Teacher as a team to provide effective nurturing teacher-child interactions that focus on children ages three- to five year-old that are guided by applicable state early learning and development standards, including children with disabilities, and 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 will also collaborate with family members and other staff to achieve positive outcomes for children.
Possible sign on bonus depending on experience.
JCCDC Job Description Requirements: Education: Minimum of a Child Development Associate (CDA), an associate 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 realted 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.
Behavioral Support Specialist
Jefferson County Child Development Council, Inc. seeks a full-time Behavioral Support Specialist who will have the responsibility of assisting teachers and children in the classroom and conducting observations of classrooms. This position will also assist in the implementation of comprehensive mental health services for enrolled Head Start children and families. Other job responsibilities will include assisting education staff on recommendations in utilizing the designated curriculum in the classroom and Conscious Discipline, interpreting mental health screening and assessments for very young
children, providing support to teaching staff to design behavioral interventions for children, and implementing behavior support plans, providing follow-up on
implementation and providing adjustments as needed.
Salary based on education and experience. Sign on bonus possible.
JCCDC Job Description Requirements: Education: Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in counceling, health psychology, human services, special education, or related area. Three years’ experience in human services, counseling, the health field,childcare, special education, or related area. Training and/or experience in securing services for children with mental health concerns.
Family Engagement Specialist – (Bilingual)
Under the direction of the Family Engagement Specialist (FES) Manager, the Family Engagement Specialist will support family well-being and promote children’s learning and development in accordance with Subpart E and engage in strategies and practices to support successful transitions for children and their families transitioning out of Early Head Start and Head Start in accordance with Subpart G of the Head Start Program Performance Standards.
The FES works as part of a team in coordinating family services, including eligibility, recruitment, selection, enrollment and attendance procedures (ERSEA); assures the provision of family engagement activities for parents, including fatherhood/male involvement, and social services for HS/EHS children and their families; provides program assistance and guidance to parents and office staff; coordinates and documents referrals to outside agencies; acts as community liaison to promote related projects and family and community engagement activities.
A possible sign on bonus depending on experience.
JCCDC Job Description Requirements: Education: 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.
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