To plan and implement a program of educational activities for preschool children that encourages age appropriate growth and development in a variety of areas.
Plan and implement a program of educational activities for preschool age children based on the High/Scope Curriculum.
Create a clean, safe classroom environment.
Assess each child’s progress through a developmental screening skill checklist, parent comments, daily on-going assessment of children through anecdotal notes, scoring them and entering them into On Line COR and observation on a regular basis.
Write and implement daily lesson plans that meet the individual needs of children.
Plan, implement and update individual learning plans for each child in the classroom.
Plan and conduct at least two parent/teacher conferences and two home visits per child per program year.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment
Schools/Professional: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand; walk, sit, see, talk and hear, and use hands to manipulate. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms, climb steps, stoop, bend, kneel, or crouch. The employee is required to supervise students requiring the employee to match walking speed that matches the student and may at times require the ability to run to safeguard students. The employee must occasionally lift (up to 50 pounds), carry, and move students. Employee must occasionally move equipment and/or supplies. The job is performed for the most part in a school setting with occasional outside weather conditions. The noise level is that of a typical school setting.
BA in Child Development or Early Childhood Education or coursework equivalent to a major in Early Childhood/ Child Development Education required.
Experience teaching preschool age children.
Great Start Readiness Teachers must have the degree; an equivalent is not a choice for the position.
Ability to develop and implement classroom curriculum that encourages academic, social, emotional and physical development of children three to five years of age.
Ability to work with children with disabilities.
Ability to be self-directed in the completion of tasks.
Ability to communicate effectively with young children and their families.
Proficiency in a 2nd language a plus.
Working knowledge of basic internet applications and programs including Google technology and Microsoft Office Word and Excel. The ability to learn and utilize the necessary programs for this position.
Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in written form.
Good interpersonal and professional skills including but not limited to professional appearance, tact, punctuality, and dependability.
Ability to provide services for those persons facing economic, social, health, age, and educational barriers.
Ability to work independently or in a team environment (as deemed necessary).
Perform work in a manner that upholds Wayne Metro policies and procedures.
Licensing and Other Requirements:
Valid driver’s license and reliable transportation.
Ability to travel to various sites.
How to apply - Wayne Metro’s Website:
If you are interested in this position and you meet the minimum requirements, please visit http://www.waynemetro.org/careers to submit an online application, cover letter and resume.
NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.
Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
About Wayne Metropolitan Community Action Agency
Founded in 1971, Wayne Metro Community Action Agency (Wayne Metro) provides essential services, diversified programming, and community resources to low- and moderate-income individuals and families throughout all of Wayne County. Over the last four decades, the Agency’s budget has grown from $100,000 to over $30 million while continuing to maintain a low administrative rate (8%) that allows $.92 of every funded or donated dollar to be utilized for direct client services.As a result of this outstanding programmatic and fiscal track record serving Out-Wayne County, the State of Michigan named Wayne Metro the Interim Community Action Agency for the City of Detroit in Spring 2013, with the designation becoming permanent in 2015. Today, Wayne Metro supports all of Wayne County with more than 50 programs with over 300 employees, and is proud to be one of the most innovative Community Action Agencies in the entire country.