Job Summary: The Early Head Start Support Teacher at Family Building Blocks assists to create and manage an attractive, safe, warm, and challenging learning environment for infants and toddlers in the classroom and classroom site. The Support Teacher recognizes parents as the child’s first teachers and supports positive interactions between teachers, children and parents. The Support Teacher assists the regular classroom teachers at Early Head Start to incorporate developmentally appropriate learning, care giving, and early intervention activities to meet the needs of the group as well as the individual children in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards and the Head Start Act.
Job Summary: This position assists in the coordination and oversight of Chelsea’s Place Relief Nursery (RN) therapeutic classrooms. This includes primary responsibility for assuring that day-to-day activities associated with classroom services such as child transitions, bus assignments, Staffing and kitchen operations are in compliance with the Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR’S) for Certified Child Care Centers and the Oregon Association of Relief Nursery (OARN) and USDA Guidelines. This position provides direct supervision to the kitchen staff and supports optimal staffing coordination of Chelsea’s Place.
Job Summary: Teachers work and collaborate as a member of a teaching team to provide high quality, research based early childhood services to children and families. Teachers develop, implement and review activities to provide a developmentally appropriate early childhood program including environment, lesson plans, class schedules, documentation, and referrals to supporting agencies. Teachers use therapeutic and developmentally appropriate approaches to promote skill building and evaluate progress of all enrolled children. s/he provides on-going assessment of progress and facilitate transitions into Head Start, community childcare, preschools or kindergarten as recommended. Through home visits, teachers assist families in establishing a positive home environment to promote the physical, mental and emotional well-being of their children; s/he assists in strengthening the parent-child relationship by improving parenting skills, reducing family stress, and meeting the needs of parents. Teachers work in a non- judgmental, strength based manner with individual family members, groups and colleagues.
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