Southern Seven Health Department
  • 25-Nov-2019 to 24-Feb-2020 (CST)
  • Head Start - Vienna
  • Vienna, IL, USA
  • Hourly
  • Full Time


Head Start Teacher

This position is a full time (10 months/year) position and is based at the Vienna Head Start in Vienna, Illinois.  It does come with a benefit package (including vacation, personal and sick time accrual, holidays, health and life insurance, and an employer sponsored cafeteria plan).  This position is responsible for providing a comprehensive and developmentally appropriate early childhood program for preschool aged children and developing a partnership with the children's parents or caregivers to engage and encourage parent participation in the program.

Qualifications:  At a minimum the applicant must have an Associate Degree in Early Childhood or a related degree with 18 hours in Early Childhood; Prefer a Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood and experience in an early childhood setting.

Job Duties:

  • Develops weekly plans and implements age appropriate curriculum to nurture and stimulate all domains of children's development in their care.
  • Administers developmental screening tool within 45 days of child's enrollment.
  • Completes referrals as needed and participates in IEP/IFSP meetings as needed.
  • Maintains an online portfolio on each child's progress and development.
  • Works cooperatively with Teacher Aide and other staff and volunteers using team approach to classroom management.
  • Assures that all children are supervised at all times.
  • Participates in family style meals and snacks at the table with the children and completes daily meal and attendance records.
  • Completes family staff conferences and home visits as required.
  • Assists families with transitions from Head Start to Kindergarten.
  • Any other duties as requested or assigned to meet the requirements of the Head Start program.                                                      


Southern Seven Health Department is an "Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled"

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