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Preschool Teacher (Head Start)

Company: Colorado Early Education Network Head Start
Location: Greeley
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Now Hiring for the 2021-2022 School Year Start Now Colorado Early Education Network is a federally funded, non-profit organization that provides comprehensive Head Start/Early Head Start early childhood education and learning services to eligible children birth to age 5. CEEN is seeking a highly motivated, experienced Preschool Teacher, who takes pride in his/her work, and thrives in an environment in which creativity, teamwork, resourcefulness and critical thinking are highly desired and valued. This is a 44 weeks per year; non-exempt; 40 hrs. per week position; Monday-Friday; 7:30-4:00. Staff choose to either work during the summer (year-round work while the schools are closed) at the Main Office; or some staff choose job-attached summer furlough with unemployment benefits. Preschool Teacher Responsibilities: 1 Teacher, 1 Assistant Teacher and 1 part-time Program Aide in each classroom with 18 children. CEEN uses a "team approach". Site Education Managers (SEM) provide oversight and supervision at each center/preschool. SEM's provide support to Teachers and Assistant Teachers. Each "teaching team" (Teacher/Assistant Teacher) are assigned an Instructional Coach that visits their classroom on a regular basis and provides support and instructions to teaching staff. Teachers are responsible for the weekly preparation of daily lesson plans using the Creative Curriculum lesson plan templates and individualizing them for their classroom; which includes learning objectives and developmentally appropriate activities. Teachers document child observations, individual goals, assessments, etc. Teaching Strategies GOLD is the online database used for child observations and assessments. Minimum Requirements : AA (required) or BA (preferred) degree in ECE or related field (Human Development; Child/Family Studies; etc.) with a minimum of 15 ECE credits. 910 clock hours of verified early childhood teaching experience Benefits: Education and tenure-based pay increases (first increase after 2 years employment with CEEN) Employer Sponsored Health, dental, and vision insurance Employer Sponsored 401K Match Vacation, illness, and paid personal time off (9-11 days per year); additional vacation time is accrued after employed for two years. Paid holidays (9-11 per year) Workplace wellness initiatives College coursework reimbursement for BA degree Professional development opportunities CEEN is a 501(c)3 non-profit company. Staff working for CEEN are eligible to apply for the "Public Service Student Loan Forgiveness Program" with the Department of Education. Pay: $19.60 - $21.10 per hour Company Description Colorado Early Education Network (CEEN) is a federally funded, non-profit organization that provides comprehensive preschool early childhood education and infant/toddler learning services to eligible children birth to age 5 at no cost to the families. CEEN Head Start and Early Head Start operates 10 centers in the Greeley/Evans area; 1 center in Milliken; and 1 center in LaSalle.

Keywords: Colorado Early Education Network Head Start, Greeley , Preschool Teacher (Head Start), Education / Teaching , Greeley, Colorado

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