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Preschool Teacher

Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc
Yuma, AZ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Work Location: ECD Yuma 1875 S. 45th Ave. Yuma, AZ 85364

PRIMARY FUNCTIONS

The Preschool Teacher is responsible to promote school readiness by preparing children and families for school success and life success as it relates to this position.  To provide high quality developmentally appropriate care and education for children age 3-5 in a center based classroom in the CPLC ECD Program.  Work as part of a center based inter-disciplinary team to support the child in all areas of development while providing education, disabilities, health and social service support to families. Abide by all state and federal regulations that apply to care and education of young children including the revised Head Start Program Performance Standards (issued 9/1/2016), Head Start Act (12/7/2007),Arizona Department of Health Services Bureau of Child Care Licensing, Office of Head Start Initiatives and ECD Content Area Plans and Procedures. Actively supervise children by sight and sound at all times and in all environments. Maintain all health and safety regulations to create an optimum learning environment.  Facilitate health practices to keep children safe in the school bus, outdoor and indoor environments.

SPECIALIZATIONS

Initial employment physical and TB test or Chest x-ray, Tdap and a valid Arizona Driver's License and vehicle insurance are required.  Must pass a criminal background check to include a Child Abuse and Neglect register check, sex offender registry check, and obtain a Level One Fingerprint Clearance card.  According to the new Head Start Performance Standards (HSPPS) an applicant must be First Aid and CPR certified or must obtain certification within the first 6 months of employment.  Computer literacy is necessary.  Applicant must have basic keyboard skills and be able to use computer, computer software programs (e.g. Microsoft Office, Adobe) and web based systems.  Applicant must obtain Food Handlers card upon hire.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum qualifications for the Preschool Teacher position is an Associate’s degree or a Bachelor’s degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education (ECE) or coursework equivalent to a major relating to Early Childhood Education in a related field and six-month experience in teaching preschool aged children is required.  Baccalaureate or advanced major in ECE or a related degree to early childhood education and experience teaching preschool age children is preferred.  Bilingual Spanish/English preferred.  Education obtained outside of the United States of America (USA) and from another country must be evaluated from an accredited organization to determine equivalency to USA education standards.

Company Description
The right candidate will also be highly aligned to our overall organizational culture as well as the ability to work seamlessly within the team. What can you expect? Making a difference in our community, opportunities to grow and learn with the organization/team, and the feeling of family which is core to our culture.

Chicanos Por La Causa, Inc

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The right candidate will also be highly aligned to our overall organizational culture as well as the ability to work seamlessly within the team. What can you expect? Making a difference in our community, opportunities to grow and learn with the organization/team, and the feeling of family which is core to our culture.

Address

1875 S. 45th Ave. Yuma

Yuma, AZ
USA
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