HS Teacher, Winslow
Company: Northern Arizona Council of Governments
Posted on: September 23, 2022
$16.40-22.64/hr, 40 hrs/wk, 41 wks/yr NACOG is an Arizona State
Retirement System (ASRS) participating employer. The ASRS is a
trusted, sustainable, and well-managed retirement system that
provides long term disability, retiree health insurance, and
lifetime pension benefits to educators, municipal, and state
government employees who have dedicated their career to serving the
citizens of Arizona. Summary In compliance with Federal Law, all
persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility
to work in the United States and to complete the required
employment eligibility verification form upon hire. The Teacher
works with all children in the classroom and assists the Center
Director in developing appropriate Early Childhood Education
programs that meet the developmental needs of all children and
their families. Works under the supervision of the Center Director
and performs his/her duties in the absence of the Director, as
assigned. Assists with record-keeping responsibilities and in
facilitating parent participation. Essential Duties and
Responsibilities Directly supervise and assist children in
Responsible for classroom operations, including developing
developmentally appropriate lessons plans including language
development, pre-math skills, Individual Education Plan (IEP) and
developmental assessment goals. Demonstrate appropriate staff and
child interactions. Implement appropriate room arrangement and
classroom environment, set goals, implement and monitor improvement
plans and objectives, implement child assessment system including
on-going observation, and collection of work samples, plan
classroom activities and behavior management.
Supervise assigned Teacher Aide, parent and community volunteers,
interns, Special Needs Teacher Aides, in all activities. Role model
appropriate teaching techniques. Encourage positive staff/child
interactions. Develop, implement and monitor staff improvement
plans, evaluate progress, provide training and mentoring. Assist
Center Director in securing substitute staff for
Coordinate and/or administer screenings of children, but not
limited to: audio, vision, height, weight anemia, Individual
Education Plan (IEP), mental health, developmental as needed:
complete proper documentation and conduct follow-up to social
services and other referrals.
Communicate daily with families. Assist with parent meetings and
assist other staff in working with parents.
Conduct parent/teacher conferences a minimum of two (2) times per
year per child. Coordinate and carry out a minimum of two (2) home
visits per year per child.
Disseminate all Head Start operational directives and other
information as directed by Supervisor, to center staff and
Help to identify family needs and develop family action plans.
Responsible for the ongoing recruitment and enrollment of eligible
children for the program.
Serve as a liaison to parents, local community leaders,
organizations, and intuitions.
Participates and follow through with successful public school
Implement family style meal services and nutritional activities for
children and their families using CACFP guidelines.
Complete reports as assigned by supervisor, with accuracy and
High tolerance for paperwork, documentation and meeting program and
Maintain strict child confidentiality.
Assists with supervision of children on bus as a bus monitor
Participate in family staffing and conduct associated follow up
activities as required.
Conduct health and safety checks in classroom and in the
playground. Report needed repairs timely.
Oversees inventory and control of classroom supplies and
Works with center staff, when applicable, to ensure that the center
is kept sanitary and within the local, state, and national health
and safety regulations
Travel within the NACOG region using own vehicle, including
occasional overnight stays.
Performs related duties, as assigned. Supervisory Responsibilities
Directly supervises other assigned Teacher Aides and Special Needs
Teacher Aides. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in
accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities can include interviewing and training employees;
planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance;
mentoring and counseling; rewarding and disciplining employees;
address complaints and resolving problems. Qualifications To
perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to
perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed
below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability
required. Education and/or Experience Must have experience and
training equivalent to an Associate of Arts Degree or higher in
Early Childhood Education or a related field with 18 hours of ECE
and student teaching. Must have experience in a preschool program.
Must meet all health and licensing regulations as prescribed by the
Arizona Health Services Department. Required Knowledge, Skills and
Abilities Must be self-motivated. Preschool classroom experience or
related experience necessary. Must be able to communicate
effectively in English in both verbal and written format. Knowledge
of Early Childhood Education. Ability to maintain effective working
relationships with people of varied social, cultural, and
educational backgrounds. Must be bondable. Bilingual proficiency
and/or experience working with multicultural setting preferred.
Other Skills and abilities Must have the ability to read and
comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos
demonstrating the ability to carry out instructions furnished in
written, oral, or diagram form. Must be able to demonstrate the
ability to write simple correspondence. Must be effective
presenting information in one-on-one and small group situations to
customers, clients, and other employees of the organization. Must
possess the ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to
multiply and divide with 10's and 100's. Must have the ability to
perform these operations using units of American money and weight
measurement, volume, and distance. Must be able to apply common
sense understanding. Must have the ability to deal with problems
involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
Certificates and Licenses Current, valid Arizona Driver's License
Obtain Department of Public Safety Fingerprint Clearance Card
Obtain Food Handlers Certification if required by the County Health
Department Obtain CPR and First Aide Certification Physical Demands
and Work Environment The physical demands and work environment
characteristics described here are representative of those that
must be met, or are encountered, by an employee to successfully
perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the
duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand;
walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and
arms; stoop, kneel crouch, or crawl; and talk and hear. The
employee is occasionally required to sit and climb or balance. The
employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific
vision abilities required by this job include close vision,
distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception,
and ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this
job, the employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather
conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually
loud. REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS MAY BE MADE TO ENABLE INDIVIDUALS
WITH DISABILITIES TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THIS
POSITION. Benefits Include: Agency Paid Health, Dental, Vision,
Arizona State Retirement (ASRS); Sick & Holiday Pay NACOG follows
all CDC Guidelines for COVID-19.
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