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HS Teacher, Cottonwood

Company: Northern Arizona Council of Governments
Location: Cottonwood
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

$16.78-23.16/hr, 40 hrs/wk, 41 wks/yrNACOG offers staff the following paid time off:NACOG offers 19 paid Holidays (includes Winter Break and Spring Break) for all 9 month staff.Staff have the option to earn additional paid days off by participating in the Wellness Program.NACOG adheres to the Arizona State Sick Leave Law.POSITION SUMMARY:Working under general supervision and with moderate difficulty, this position is responsible for instructing preschool-aged children in activities designed to promote social, physical, and intellectual growth.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Instructs children and facilitates developmentally appropriate activities to encourage growth in all areas of childhood developmentDevelops and maintains trusting relationships with children and families to ensure a successful learning environmentDevelops and implements weekly lesson plans to ensure program complianceAssigns duties to staff and monitors work to ensure a successful learning environmentCompletes and submits paperwork (logs, reports) to document program complianceCleans and prepares classrooms regularly to ensure a safe, healthy learning environmentCompletes regular playground and classroom inspection checklists to ensure a safe, healthy learning environmentConducts health screenings for Head Start children (vision, hearing, mental health, and physical health)Plans and conducts parent-teacher conferences to establish and assess progress toward family goalsOther related duties as assigned.EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE:Level I: Childhood Development Associate Credential (CDA) that is age appropriate to the children being served; or a state-awarded certificated for preschool teachers that meets or exceeds the requirement for a CDA.Level II: Associate degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development; or an Associate Degree in a filed related to Early Childhood Education or child Development with experience teaching preschool children and a State-awarded certificate to teach in a preschool program.Level III: Bachelors of Art or Bachelors of Science in Early Childhood Education or Child Development; or a BA or BS in a field related to Early Childhood Education or Child Development with experience teaching preschool children and a State-awarded certificate to teach in a preschool program.Level IV: Masters Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development; and 36 credit hours in Early Childhood Education or Child Development beyond undergraduate level.CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:Criminal Background CheckFingerprint Clearance Card, Level ITB Skin TestCERTIFICATES & LICENSES:Food Handlers license (within 6 months)CPR/first aid/interrater (within 6 months)TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES:AZ Early Learning StandardsBehavior managementChildhood developmentEarly childhood educationHead Start Performance StandardsGENERAL COMPETENCIES:CollaborationCommunicationConflict resolutionCultural competenceDiscretionInitiative/innovationMentoring/trainingProblem solving skillsTRAVEL REQUIRED:

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS & WORK ENVIRONMENT:Physical Activity: Frequent listening, talking, standing, walking, climbing, balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, crawling, reaching, pushing, lifting, finger use, grasping, feeling, and repetitive motion. Occasional sitting and pulling.Physical exertion: Sedentary; Light; _X_Medium; Heavy; Very Heavy. Work involves exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.Visual requirements: Close visual acuity for compiling and analyzing data; viewing a computer screen; and reading.Working conditions: Regular exposure to potential physical harm, hazardous chemicals, and infectious disease. Occasional exposure to extreme weather conditions.NACOG is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by the state, federal, or local law. NACOG is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individual with disabilities in employment, its services, programs, and activities. To request reasonable accommodation, contact the Human Resources Director .Benefits include: Agency Paid Health, Dental, Vision, Arizona State Retirement (ASRS); Sick & Holiday PayNACOG follows all CDC Guidelines for COVID-19

Keywords: Northern Arizona Council of Governments, Phoenix , HS Teacher, Cottonwood, Education / Teaching , Cottonwood, Arizona

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