Southern Utah University
  • 01-May-2023 to Until Filled (MST)
  • St. George, UT, USA
  • 23000 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Excellent Benefits

Job Description:

The Head Start teacher, along with their teaching team, is responsible for classroom operation including individualized planning and implementation for students, maintaining a safe classroom environment and engaging appropriate behavior management strategies. Supervises a class of up to 20, 3 to 5 year old children.

Date of first consideration: 05/15/2023

Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:

  1. Responsible for day-to-day set up of classroom, planning and implementing curriculum including individualizing for children, monitoring development and ensuring accurate data is collected. (20%)
  2. Provide a positive classroom environment through building relationships, implementing age-appropriate expectations and allowing for child-directed opportunities. (20%)
  3. Demonstrate and model good health, nutrition, safety and behavior management practices. (15%)
  4. Maintains accurate classroom inventory and regularly cleans and disinfects classroom and playground area. (15%)
  5. Attend required training and implement practices, procedures and expectations. (15%)

Additional Duties:

  1. Support parents/guardians in their role as primary educator of their child through an engaging relationship. Conduct at least two parent-teacher conferences and home visits each year. Ensure screenings, assessments and evaluations are completed and review with parents. (5%)
  2. Coordinate with family advocate on parent meetings, attends and presents classroom updates and training. (5%)
  3. Other duties assigned by supervisor. (5%)

Education and Experience Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications:

  1. Associates Degree required.
  2. Early childhood experience required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  1. Bachelor's degree.
  2. Experiences with google suite, zoom and general computer knowledge.

Documents Needed to Apply:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Contact information for 3 professional references

Southern Utah University is committed to maintaining a community which recognizes and values the worth and dignity of every person; fosters tolerance, understanding, and mutual respect among its members; and encourages individual commitment to personal responsibilities in equal measure with personal rights. In pursuit of its goal of academic excellence, the University seeks to develop and nurture diversity. The University believes that diversity among its many members strengthens the institution, stimulates creativity, promotes the exchange of ideas, and enriches campus life.

Southern Utah University does not discriminate against any member of the University community on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, veteran status, pregnancy, pregnancy-related condition, genetic information, or other bases protected by applicable law in employment, treatment, admission, access to educational programs and activities, or other University benefits or services.

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