Home Base Teacher

Location: Park Rapids, MN

Job Type: FT

Job Region: North Central Minnesota

Full Job Description: Do you have experience in early childhood development? Are you passionate about making a difference in the lives of young children? Is working for a company that is community-minded important to you? MAHUBE-OTWA is actively recruiting a Head Start HOME BASE TEACHER. Seeking a caring individual, with a strong independent initiative, and experience implementing developmentally appropriate practices in early childhood development and family support services. Partner with program staff and community resources to provide a continuum of services to children and families living in poverty from diverse backgrounds offering them the opportunity to reach self-sufficiency. Your workdays will be filled with education, laughter, art, stories, hugs and so much more. Go home each day feeling like you made a difference! Duties of this position include managing case load of assigned families, conducting home visits and working with parents to improve parenting skills by providing education on child development and modeling appropriate developmental practices, plan and conduct activities focusing on both child and parent(s). Provide nutritional food experience or nutrition education once monthly. Assist families directly or through referrals with; health, literacy, education, housing, employment, financial literacy, mental health, substance abuse and crisis intervention services. Ideal applicants will have a passion for educating young minds and a desire to make a difference in the lives of others and availability for full time work. Pay: $23.21 - $25.48 Schedule: Day Shift, Monday – Friday, Full Time (40 hours), Seasonal - reduced to 32 hours for in June and July and laid off for 4 weeks at the end of summer plus one week layoff in the winter. Work Remotely: Partially, travel within service area required Location: Park Rapids, MN Benefits: Health & Dental Insurance, Vision, Short Term Disability, Long Term Disability, Life Insurance, Retirement Plan, Holiday Pay, PTO and more… Why join the MAHUBE-OTWA family? Be part of our team of passionate, purpose-driven colleagues who believe in our Agency values - Client Focused, Community Minded and Resourceful. Help us achieve our Mission to empower people to achieve self-sufficiency. Make a lasting impact in the fight against poverty and homelessness. Make a difference in the lives of others. Help us deliver tangible results that empower people and strengthen our communities. EEO Statement: MAHUBE-OTWA is an Equal opportunity Employer (EEO) and Affirmative Action (AA) Employer. We recruit, select, hire, transfer, promote, demote, layoff, discipline, terminate, recall, compensate, and train without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, disability, age, marital status, familial status, veteran status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, or status with regard to public assistance. We take affirmative steps to ensure that all of our company’s employment practices are free of discrimination. We will provide reasonable accommodation to applicants and employees with disabilities whenever possible. A COMPLETED AGENCY APPLICATION IS REQUIRED as well as 2 work related letters of reference. Please add references to your application or send separately to hr@mahube.org. Complete the application on our website WWW.MAHUBE.ORG/APPLY-NOW Requirements Qualifications include but are not limited to: Associate or Bachelor Degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, Human Services or equivalent coursework and have experience in the early childhood field or a current Teaching License. Knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards and DHS licensing regulations and ability to operate in accordance with standards. Knowledge of early childhood development and implementing developmentally appropriate practices. Knowledge of family systems and human service providers in the community. Must have the ability to work positively and cooperatively with children, families, and staff as well as internal and external partners. Must have the ability to read, write and comprehend simple instructions. Basic computer skills and basic math skills required. Must have the ability to express/exchange ideas and instructions to clients, the public or other employees. Must effectively manage typical and spontaneous home visit situations. Must have the ability to handle emergency situations with young children and families. Must honor private/confidential information. Must have valid drivers’ license. First Aid / CPR required. DHS NetStudy Background clearance required.

Application email/URL: https://recruiting.paylocity.com/recruiting/jobs/Apply/2164880/Mahube-Otwa/Home-Base-Teacher

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