Brandon- Head Start Preschool Teacher (Family Education Specialist)

Primary Functions

  • Lead and supervise a team to provide a positive learning environment for 3-5-year-old children maximizing the involvement of families to support the learning process and assist the family in its own efforts to improve the conditions and quality of family life.
  • Responsible to cultivate strong relationships with parents, to invite them to participate in all Head Start opportunities and to feel empowered in the Head Start programs.
  • Responsible in training parents in their role on parent committees and Head Start Policy Council.  Responsibilities to include election of parents from centers to Head Start Policy Council.

Qualifications

Minimum – FES II

  • Must be 18 years of age
  • Minimum of CDA (Child Development) Associate or AA in Early Childhood education
  • One (1) year work related experience
  • Meet minimum standards per Head Start Performance Standards and Minnesota Rule 3 Licensing
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Proof of valid driver’s license and current/adequate vehicle insurance coverage

Minimum – FES I

  • BA or BS or Advanced degree with either Early Childhood as a major field of study or with Early Childhood licensure from Minnesota.
  • 1-3 years of experience in working with preschool children
  • Meet minimum standards per Head Start Performance Standards and Minnesota Rule 3 Licensing
  • Thorough knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Proof of valid driver’s license and current/adequate vehicle insurance coverage

Preferred

  • General knowledge of the Head Start program
  • Demonstrated understanding of diverse backgrounds and cultures

Rate of Pay

  • FES II – $19.83
  • FES I – $21.82
  • Full Time position with benefits, including Paid time off an holidays

Closing

Position open until filled

Posting Date: June 10, 2021
Location: Brandon, MN
Type: Full Time
Hours: 40
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