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Classroom Teacher III

Company: United Migrant Opportunity Services
Location: Lepanto
Posted on: March 18, 2023

Job Description:

Apply Now and complete an official UMOS application to be considered at Resumes alone are not accepted.
Classroom Teacher III Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. The teacher will A.) Schedule, complete and track all required home visits and parent/teacher conferences, B.) Schedule and complete child developmental screenings and assessments, C.) Ensure collection of and timely online entry of classroom observations and documentations, D.) Complete assessment finalization checkpoints for all children within the specified time frame for each event. E). Use those results to create/update individualized plans in conjunction with parents to address each child's needs and track child's progress.
2. Plan and implement indoor and outdoor learning environments and experiences by implementing the Creative Curriculum System, UMOS School Readiness Plan, and the Head Start Early Learning Outcome Framework.
3. Implement daily activity plans, field trips, and transition activities and submit completed, legible, required documents to the Child Development Coordinator in a timely manner.
4. Implement Individual Education Plan (IEP) or Individual Family Service Plan (IFSP) of any child with a disability ensuring Individual Goals are integrated into the individualized plans and lesson planning that includes tracking progress of child's goals.
5. Maintain required documentation (including but not limited to child roster/absentee list, meal count, classroom child file, case notes, developmental screenings, and assessments, etc.) on children and classroom activities and submit written reports to the Child Development Coordinator in a timely manner.
6. Maintain written and verbal communication with families that captures ongoing dialog with parents regarding the developmental progress and other pertinent information regarding their child using the PFCE Framework.
7. Implement and document the Child Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) within classroom in accordance with federal state and local regulations that includes conducting and participating in family style meals according to the UMOS procedure.
8. Implement required health and safety policies and procedures including, but not limited to storage of poisonous and hazardous materials, conducting health and safety checklists, daily child observation, diapering, injury/accident prevention, child accident reports, sanitizing, cleaning, and universal precautions.
9. Participate in the ongoing weekly generation and collection of non-federal shares (In-kind).
10. Use positive guidance strategies to help children learn, monitor, and promote positive behaviors.
11. Demonstrate active supervision by maintaining direct sight and sound supervision of all children at all.
12. Will communicate, assist, and work with other staff in the coordination and assistance with arrival and departure of children at the center, set up and clean-up of the indoor and outdoor environments, and work with bus staff to ensure communications from center to parents, and parents to center are clearly explained and delivered.
13. Will attend all staff meetings, trainings and center activities as assigned by the Center Manager & CDC.
14. May be requested to assist in training and/or supporting other teaching staff.
15. Perform other duties as assigned.Qualifications:
1. Must have an BA/BS in Early Childhood, Child Development or related field with a minimum of 18 college credits hours in Early Education.
2. Preferred teaching experience with children ages 0-5.
3. Preferred Bilingual in Spanish and English (oral and written)
4. Strong oral and written communication skills. Preferred Bilingual in Spanish and English (oral and written)
5. Must have basic computer skills to include but not limited to data entry and internet.
6. Have reliable transportation; hold a valid driver's license with adequate car insurance.
7. Work flexible and/or irregular hours with some travel

Work Environment, Physical, and Sensory Demands:
These work demands must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations will be considered to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Physical Demands:
1. Employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, bend.
2. Occasionally required to lift and /or move up to 20 lbs.
3. Occasionally required to drive.
4. Frequently exposed to moderate temperature generally encountered in a controlled temperature environment.
5. Moderate to high noise levels, occasionally.
6. Occasionally required to ride school bus.
7. Exposed to bumpy travel conditions.Tools & Equipment Used:
1. Phones, computer system.
2. Fax machine, copy machine, laminator, calculator.
3. Use first aid equipment, fire extinguisher.
Usage varies by positionAdditional Eligibility Requirements:
Employment with UMOS is contingent upon successful completion of:
1. Criminal background check prior to employment
2. Physical exam and TB screening test showing absence of Tuberculosis within 30 days of employment or sooner if required by local/state regulation
3. Complete SIDS & Shaken Baby Training prior to working with children
4. Fire Extinguisher Training
5. Proof of certification in Infant/Child CPR and First Aid within 30 days or sooner if required by local/state regulation.
6. Register in the State Childcare registry.
Apply Now and complete an official UMOS application to be considered at Resumes alone are not accepted.
UMOS is an equal opportunity Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.ExperiencePreferred

  • Preferred teaching experience with children ages 0-5EducationRequired
    • Bachelors or better in Early Childhood EducationEqual Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with DisabilitiesThe contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: United Migrant Opportunity Services, Memphis , Classroom Teacher III, Education / Teaching , Lepanto, Tennessee

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