Early Head Start Teacher

Metropolitan Government Of Nashville & Davidson County Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 2 days ago

Position Description

This is a Full-Time Non-Civil Service position with medical, dental, pension, and other insurance benefits. The position will be responsible for planning and implementing learning experiences that advance the intellectual, physical, and emotional development of children including improving the readiness of children for school.

Typical Duties

  • Plan, document and implement daily lesson plan

  • Attend staff meetings, training and other related meetings as requested

  • Responsible for all consultation(s) with parents

  • Maintain all current records and perform tasks associated with the education component of the program

  • Keep all records and parental discussions concerning individual students and their families confidential

  • Assist with proper supervision of children at all times indoors and outdoors

  • Abide by the Standards of Conduct which specifies limits of discipline action

  • Plan, document and implement integration of component events in the classroom (i.e., hand-washing, toileting, tooth brushing, preparing children for health services and community visits)

  • Report to the (assigned) Parent, Family, and Community Engagement Advocate (PFCE) any child absences, social, and health needs

  • Report suspected child abuse or neglect to the immediate supervisor

  • Insure daily implementation of the family style food service

  • Develop individual objectives and individual family service plans (IFSP) based on assessment scores and observations for assigned children

  • Record on-going observations as anecdotal records

  • Inspect routinely center facilities for safety, health and fire violations and report deficiencies to the Education Coordinator and perform corrective action when appropriate (Remove unsafe toys, broken glass, etc.)

  • Participate and assist in emergency related drills such as medical/dental accidents, fires/tornado/hurricane and be familiar with posted procedures

  • Assume other job related duties as requested

Minimum Qualifications

Infant Toddler CDA credential or equivalent coursework and has been trained in early childhood development. Valid Driver License.

Candidates with accreditations earned in a foreign institute are encouraged to apply.

Per Metro Ordinance No. SO94-1078. All employees of the Metropolitan Government shall be residents of the State of Tennessee or become residents of the state within six (6) months of employment as a prerequisite to employment with the Metropolitan Government.

Preferred Experience, Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Previous work experience with young children (Infant and Toddlers)

  • Skilled in promoting the appropriate development skills in young children

Please be advised that ALL candidates for ANY position with the Metropolitan Action Commission

will be subject to a background check.

The Metropolitan Government of Nashville and the Metropolitan Action Commission are equal opportunity employers.

In compliance with Tennessee law, all applications are subject to public disclosure.

Requests for ADA accommodations should be directed to Rickie McQueen at (615) 862-8860, Extension 70103.


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