Missouri Ozarks Community Action, Inc ROLLA , MO 65401

Posted 2 months ago

Minimum requirements

1.Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or Early Childhood related field, or a degree with 18 credit hours in child development or child related courses, or State Department of Education license with Pre-K endorsement.

Duties and Responsibilities

1.Participates in staff meetings, or obtain meeting information, and attends trainings as needed.

2.Participates in the annual self-assessment process.

3.Has an understanding of Child Outcomes and procedures, to include but not limited to, the current ongoing development assessment program used by MOCA Head Start.

4.Have a working understanding of Classroom Assessment Scoring System (CLASS).

5.Assists in interviewing and selecting staff for open positions.

6.Completes personnel action forms for staff as necessary.

7.Trains new employees in areas such as agency policy, department procedures, and agency or Head Start regulations.

8.Issues written and oral instructions, and follows through to ensure completeness/compliance.

9.Monitors and follows compliance of Performance Standards within assigned center/classroom.

10.Provides and monitors weekly data entry of observations/documentation.

11.Approves work procedures, prepares work schedules, and expedites workflow in center/classroom.

12.Monitor the cleanliness and safety of the classroom and equipment, submitting maintenance requests and purchase requisitions as necessary.

13.Evaluates center/classroom supplies and submits purchase requisition as necessary.

14.Participates/leads in weekly staff meetings and distributes minutes for staff that are not in attendance.

15.Approves classroom staff leave, time sheets, and travel vouchers and submit to Area/Site Supervisor within appropriate time frame.

16.Evaluates performance of center/classroom staff, as applicable, consulting with Area/Site Supervisor.

17.Demonstrates teaching techniques and recommends changes for improvement.

18.Ensures center meets licensing requirements, assists licensing representative, if applicable.

19.Completes and submits reports as required by the agency.

20.Maintains communication with Area/Site Supervisor, informing/discussing issues as applicable.

21.Directs activities of the classroom and ensures daily activities are planned (indoor and outdoor), center/classroom is opened and closed daily, and center/classroom is staffed properly.

22.Plans individual and group activities to stimulate growth in language, social, emotional, and motor skills such as learning to listen to instructions, playing with others, and using play equipment.

23.Provides activities to teach children of health and safety including the practices of personal cleanliness, brushing teeth and self-care.

24.Help children develop self-help skills.

25.Actively involved with serving and eating meals with children, modeling appropriate table manners, and holding conversations.

26.Ensures that weekly nutritional and health activities are planned and provided.

27.Prepares lesson plan two weeks in advance with the assistance of staff and families.

28.Arranges appropriate field trips for children, following field trip procedures.

29.Ensures all screenings and follow-ups are complete and documented on enrolled children.

30.Follow procedure for making necessary referrals, follow-up and documentation.

31.Plans goals, with assistance from staff and Head Start Families, and incorporates weekly routines and experiences in the lesson plan that assists in achieving the goals, ensuring that IEP goals are included as applicable.

32.Establishes goals with parent input for each child and maintains adequate development assessment documentation.

33.Assures two in-home visits and two parent/teacher conferences are made by classroom staff for each enrolled child.

34.Uses positive reinforcement and promotes positive self-esteem, when working with the children, families and staff members.

35.Documents, records and informs staff of observations and information they have been privy to and which might affect a child in the Head Start Program.

36.Helps to ensure that child incident, child health concerns, and child abuse and neglect reports are submitted, as needed, utilizing agency website.

37.Monitors and assists staff with child recruitment, ensuring that the classrooms maintain full enrollment with an adequate waitlist.

38.Monitors and assists staff recruiting prospective families and volunteers for Head Start.

39.Assist with recruiting, training and directing activities of volunteers.

40.Assists with parent, families and community in obtaining in-kind contributions for the center.

41.Directly supervises respective center/classroom staff.

42.Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organizations policies and applicable laws.

43.Responsible for training employees, planning, assigning and directing work.Appraising performance, addressing complaints and resolving problems.

44.Shares janitorial responsibility duties on site/center for the purpose of maintaining a clean, safe working environment inside and out for all.

45.Perform other duties and tasks as assigned or needed.

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