Infant Toddler Teacher (Early Head Start)

  • Full Time
  • Hennepin County
  • Salary: $19.91/hr
  • October 1, 2021

Website Parents In Community Action, Inc.

Parents In Community Action, Inc.

Job Title: EHS Head Teacher                                                                         


Supervised by: EHS Head Teacher      


Job Summary: The EHS Teacher is responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating child development experiences for the enrolled infant/toddler children.  This position operates a safe, diverse and developmentally appropriate classroom in accordance with all applicable requirements.  


Key Tasks and Responsibilities: 

•  Maintain a clean, safe, positive classroom atmosphere and space.

•  Provide an individualized curriculum for children.

•  Direct Assistant(s)/Aide(s) in their interaction with infant/toddler children and provision of curriculum.

•  Complete all required documentation (e.g., classroom daily journal, incident reports).

•  Provide training and technical assistance to classroom staff and volunteers as necessary. 

•  Involve parents in all aspects of the program – promote parent involvement.

•  Participate in Mediator Team meetings.

•  Direct the work of education staff, parent trainees, substitutes and volunteers in the classroom.  Motivate and help with problem solving and ensure confidentiality.

•  Review materials of supervisees/classroom staff for accuracy.

•  Complete performance appraisals, grant time off requests including vacation (in conjunction with Center Supervisor) and assist with hiring process.

•  Direct and maintain staff to child ratios.

•  Attend staff, parent, or agency meetings, staff trainings or other meetings as assigned.

•  Perform other duties as assigned.


Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

•  Must meet Federal, State licensing, and Head Start requirements for Early Head Start Teacher position. Must have at least a Child Development Associate (CDA) for infant/toddler age group or an Associates Degree/BA/MA with infant/toddler classes and experience.

•  Experience working in and knowledge of early childhood development and teaching

   techniques or a combination of education, experience and training.

•  Interest and willingness to work with infant/toddler and families.

•  Good verbal/written skills.

• This position requires repetitive physical activity, including standing and/or walking for extended periods of time, bending, crouching, kneeling, sitting on the floor, and the ability to lift and safely carry at least 50 pounds.

•  Reliable car and insurance.

•  Ability to work well with individuals from various ethnic and socio-economic backgrounds.

•  Dependable attendance.


This job description is a summary and does not necessarily represent a complete list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.                      Ref. 12/19 HR      AA/EOE


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