EHS Teacher, Clarkdale
Company: Northern Arizona Council of Governments
Posted on: September 23, 2022
$16.40-22.64/hr, 40 hrs/wk, 45 wks/yr NACOG is an Arizona State
Retirement System (ASRS) participating employer. The ASRS is a
trusted, sustainable, and well-managed retirement system that
provides long term disability, retiree health insurance, and
lifetime pension benefits to educators, municipal, and state
government employees who have dedicated their career to serving the
citizens of Arizona. Summary In compliance with Federal Law, all
persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility
to work in the United States and to complete the required
employment eligibility verification form upon hire. The Teacher has
direct responsibility for the operation of the Infant/Toddler
Center-Based Program and the delivery of Early Head Start services
to infant/toddlers and their families. The Teacher works directly
with teens or young adults who are at risk of not completing their
education, pregnant and/or have newborn infants to one-year-old
children, including children with special needs. Essential Duties
· Demonstrates compliance with Head Start Program Performance
Standards and Arizona DHS licensing requirements.
Recruits and enrolls Early Head Start families.
Establishes and maintains safe and healthy environment for
Demonstrates and understanding of infants/toddler growth
development and applies this knowledge to practice.
Records and reports the necessary data to track and monitor
infant/toddler's developmental progress.
Works cooperatively with parents and identifies resources to
coordinate goals and activities that meet the plans set for
children with special needs.
Assists/participate during mealtime activities, assist and provide
Assist and provide families information and resources to a medical
home as well as additional available community services.
Works cooperatively with the prime family educator(s).
Plans for and supports the development of Individual
goals/objectives of infants/toddlers that take into consideration
of their family culture and background.
Assist in the transitioning of children into /out of Head
Assists in the development of community collaborations
Provides high quality, comprehensive, individual, inclusive, and
family-centered services and activities.
Maintains confidentiality of family records and information.
Encourages and promotes the family's achievement of
self-sufficiency by establishing short and long term, realistically
Establishes and maintains productive working relationships with
colleagues, communities, other early childhood service
To support children's development, learning, and well being.
Participates in all required training and related career
Attends staff meetings.
Attends parent meetings, as assigned by the center supervisor,
assisting with the planning and implementation of the meeting and
any other related parent activities.
Completes written paperwork and submits reports as assigned by
High tolerance for paperwork, documentation and meeting program and
Fills in for other staff as needed Home Base Visitor, sub, other
individual training staff for planning, vacation, sick and etc.
All Staff assist children with toiletry needs
Must travel within NACOG region, including possible over-night
Performs other duties as assigned.
Supervisory Responsibilities May have supervisory responsibilities.
Qualifications To perform this job successfully, an individual must
be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The
requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge,
skill and /or ability required. Education and/or Experience
Associate Degree or Higher in Early Childhood Education/Development
with an emphasis in Infant/Toddler studies. Experience in an infant
& toddler program. Must meet all Arizona Health Services Department
Health and licensing regulations. Required Knowledge, Skills, and
Abilities Must be self-motivated. Preschool classroom experience or
related experience necessary. Must be able to communicate
effectively in English in both verbal and written format. Knowledge
of Early Childhood Education. Ability to maintain effective working
relationships with people of varied social, cultural, and
educational backgrounds. Must be bondable. Bilingual proficiency
and/or experience working with multicultural setting preferred.
Other Skills and Abilities Must have the ability to read and
comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
demonstrating the ability to carry out instructions furnished in
written, oral, or diagram form. Must be able to demonstrate the
ability to write simple correspondence. Must be effective
presenting information in one-on-one and small group situations to
customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Must
possess the ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to
multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Must have the ability to
perform these operations using units of American money and weight
measurement, volume, and distance. Must be able to apply common
sense understanding. Must have the ability to deal with problems
involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Certificates and Licenses Current, valid Arizona Drivers License
Obtain Department of Public Safety Fingerprint Clearance Card
Obtain Food Handlers Certification if required by the County Health
Department Obtain CPR and First Aide Certification Physical Demands
and Work Environment The physical demands and work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those that
must be met, or are encountered, by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the
duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand;
walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and
arms; stoop, kneel crouch, or crawl; and talk and hear. The
employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The
employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception,
and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this
job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather
conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually
loud. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals
with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this
position. Benefits include: Agency Paid Health, Dental, Vision,
Arizona State Retirement (ASRS); Sick & Holiday Pay NACOG follows
all CDC Guidelines for COVID-19
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