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Head Start Teacher

Enrichment Services Program

Enrichment Services Program

Columbus, GA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

Job Details

Edgewood - Columbus, GA
$16.05 - $19.50 Hourly


Job Summary:

Incumbent provides for the establishment, maintenance, and management of classroom activities and providing those services necessary to meet the requirements of the Head Start Performance Standards.

Major Responsibilities/Activities:

  • Develop and implement daily lesson plans and daily schedules.
  • Develop, organize and maintain learning centers within the classroom.
  • Maintain order by using positive approach to behavior management.
  • Recruit volunteers and solicit In-kind contributions.
  • Maintain cleanliness of classrooms and adjoining restrooms.
  • Serve as an advocate for the Early Head Start & Head Start Programs, families and children.
  • Assist with mandated screening & assessments of the children.
  • Complete daily heath & anecdotal observations of children
  • Attend meetings, training and workshop as required.
  • Complete Home Visits and Parent Teacher Conferences a minimum of twice a year.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education OR
  • Bachelors Degree in a related field (Child Development, Elementary Education, etc.) with a minimum of 45 credit hours in Early Childhood Education and minimum one year experience working with children from birth to 5 years of age.
  • Must undergo a national fingerprint background check and obtain a satisfactory determination from Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL).

Essential Mental Functions:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with parents, children and staff.

Essential Physical Functions:
Incumbent is regularly required to walk, sit, use hands and fingers to handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; and talk and hear. Occasionally required to stand, climb, balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

Essential Physical Functions cont’d

Regularly lift and/or move up to ten (10) pounds and frequently lift and/or move up to twenty five (25) pounds. Specific vision abilities required including close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Equipment Used:
Office equipment such as P.C., telephone system, calculators, fax machines and copy machines.