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Lead Teacher - Montgomery County 

This job reports to the Education Support Supervisor.

Relocation is not provided and travel is not required.

This is a full-time position, working first shift.
Overview
BASIC FUNCTIONS: 
Ensures compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards and MVCDC Service Plan, Policies and Procedures. Responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating daily activities that are developmentally appropriate for classroom children. Manages and evaluates other classroom staff. Measures children's progress in accordance with Federal outcomes. Ensures compliance with ODJFS, USDA, Health and Sanitation and Regulations. Ensures the implementation of the agency designated curriculum. 

MINIMUM CREDENTIALS: 
Associates degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or Elementary Education with a commitment to complete a Bachelors degree. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 
Physically able to work 40 hours per week. 
Demonstrate the ability to interact with a diversified public and to obtain and give necessary information. 
Demonstrate the ability to cope with stressful situations firmly, courteously, tactfully and with respect for the rights of co-workers, parents, children, and community persons. 
Display good general intelligence and emotional stability. 
Provide continuity of care giving relationships for children. 
Move quickly to supervise and assist children. 
Sit on floor with children; sit on a child size chair and at the child size tables. 
Bend from knee and waist to talk to the children at their eye level (bend, stoop and squat). 
Climb multiple stairs; participate in community walks, physical outdoor play, field trips and movement activities. 
Lift a pre-school child (weighing up to 50 pounds), equipment and classroom supplies. 
Model standard language to enhance children's understanding of words and increase their vocabulary. 
Observe children’s actions; hear children’s voices (verbalization) and engage children to achieve learning goals. 
Promote relationships of trust and respect to establish effective working relationships with children, parents, co-workers and visitors. 
Must possess a valid Ohio driver's license with a good driving record and daily access to insured private vehicle during working hours. 
Job Skills/Requirements
 
PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 
1. Carry forth the Mission, Vision and Core Values of MVCDC; support the quality management principles; and work toward the agency and program goals. 
2. Responsible for providing a safe and healthy environment that is instrumental in the development of children. 
3. Ensure adult/child ratio is maintained at all times. 
4. Plan, implement and evaluate a consistent daily routine. 
5. Ensure agencys designated curriculum is implemented in accordance with individual developmental levels of children. 
6. With the Family Support Specialist, ensure full enrollment and a minimum of 85% average daily attendance. Accurately record absences in each childs confidential files. 
7. Ensure compliance of a minimum of 2 parent teacher conferences and 2 home visitors for each child enrolled in classroom. 
8. Measure children's progress in accordance with the Federal Outcomes. 
9. Keep systematic and complete records on children in accordance with MVCDC expectations, ODJFS, and Head Start Performance Standards. 
10. Maintain confidentiality in all areas for both the family and staff. 
11. Provide a variety of opportunities for parents to become involved with Head Start, which includes recruiting parents to serve on Policy Council, Health Advisory Committee and other committees as identified; assist FSS in maintaining Family Lending Library. 
12. With the Family Support Specialist, organize parent committee meetings, facilitate the meetings and provide parents with information about center activities, community events and advocacy opportunities. 
13. With the Family Support Specialist, gather information for the monthly newsletter and submit to the Administration Building. Share the responsibility of distributing the newsletter to families. 
14. Promote communications with center team members to ensure that information is appropriately share about children and families. 
15. Ensure adult interactions support children's physical, cognitive, social and emotional development. 
16. Supervise, train and evaluate assigned classroom staff; conduct performance reviews, individual professional development plans and annual evaluations. 
17. Process leave request, time sheets, and mileage sheets on assigned classroom staff. 
18. Collaborate with the Education Support Supervisor, Operations Manager and Family Support Specialist to successfully transition children to kindergarten. 
19. Partner with the Family Support Specialist in developing and implementing the Individual Education Plan and Intervention Plan. 
20. Work with center team to plan and implement family literacy and male involvement. 
21. With the center team, share the responsibility of recruiting and training volunteers for the program. 
22. Generate and correctly record inkind hours of families and volunteers. Submit inkind information to the Finance Department. 
23. Support the agencys goal of NAEYC accreditation and Step Up to Quality at all sites, including professional development. 
24. Represent MVCDC in professional dress and manner. 
25. Secure building, equipment and classroom materials daily; ensure appropriate use of equipment, materials, and documentation. 
26. Participate in assigned trainings, meetings and college courses; implement new information to improve job performance. 
27. Performs other duties as assigned to assist in providing quality services to children and families. 

Key Skills and Personal Characteristics: 
1. Management/supervisory skills. 
2. Knowledge of day care rules and regulations. 
3. Knowledge of High Scope principles. 
4. Basic computer skills. 
5. Problem solving and decision making skills. 
6. Ability to organize time and prioritize duties/tasks. 
7. Ability to work independently and as a member of a team. 
8. Adult training skills. 
9. Willingness to continue professional education and training. 
10. First Aid Certification; Childhood Communicable Illness Certificate; Child Abuse Training. 
Additional Information/Benefits

Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Pension/Retirement, Educational Assistance 

Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, Physical Exam 

To apply click here.

 

Assistant Teacher - Montgomery County

CLASSIFICATION: Full-time. Full-Year or Seasonal. Non-Exempt.

BASIC FUNCTIONS:  Ensure compliance with Head Start Performance Standards and MVCDC Service Plans, Policies and Procedures.  Assists with planning, implementing and evaluating daily activities that are developmentally appropriate for classroom children.  Ensures the implementation of developmentally appropriate practices; measures children's progress in accordance with Federal outcomes.  Ensures compliance with ODJFS, USDA, Health and Sanitation, and Regulations.  Ensures the implementation of the agency designated curriculum.

MINIMUM CREDENTIALS: Associates degree in ECE or enrolled in an AA degree program in ECE: or have a CDA or be enrolled in a CDA program with a completion date of 2 years.

SUPERVISOR: Lead Teacher

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: Physically able to work 40 hours per week.

Demonstrate the ability to interact with a diversified public and to obtain and give necessary information.

Demonstrate the ability to cope with stressful situations firmly, courteously, tactfully and with respect for the rights of co-workers, parents, children, and community persons.

Display good general intelligence and emotional stability.

Provide continuity of care giving relationships for children.

Move quickly to supervise and assist children.

Sit on floor with children; sit on a child size chair and at the child size tables.

Bend from knee and waist to talk to the children at their eye level (bend, stoop and squat).

Climb multiple stairs; participate in community walks, physical outdoor play, field trips and movement activities.

Lift a pre-school child (weighing up to 50 pounds), equipment and classroom supplies.

Model standard language to enhance children's understanding of words and increase their vocabulary.

Observe children’s actions; hear children’s voices (verbalization) and engage children to achieve learning goals.

Promote relationships of trust and respect to establish effective working relationships with children, parents, co-workers and visitors.

Must possess a valid Ohio’s driver’s license with a good driving record and daily access to insured private vehicle during working hours.

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

1.  Carry forth the Mission, Vision and Core Values of MVCDC; support the quality management principles; and work toward the agency and program goals.

2.  Assist with providing a safe and healthy environment that is instrumental in the development of children.

3.  Assist with ensuring that adult/child ratio is maintained at all times.

4.  Assist with planning, implementing and evaluating a consistent daily routine.

5.  Assist with ensuring that agency’s designated curriculum is implemented in accordance with individual developmental levels of children.

6.  Assist the center team in ensuring full enrollment and a minimum of 85% average daily attendance. Accurately record absences in each child’s confidential files.

7.  Assist with completion of a minimum of 2 parent teacher conferences and 2 home visitors for assigned children.

8. Measure children's progress in accordance with the Federal Outcomes.

9. Keep systematic and complete records on children in accordance with MVCDC expectations, ODJFS, and Head Start Performance Standards.

10.  Maintain confidentiality in all areas for both the family and staff.

11.  Assist with providing a variety of opportunities for parents to become involved with Head Start, which includes recruiting parents to serve on Policy Council, Health Advisory Committee and other committees as identified.

12.  Assist with promoting communications with center team members to ensure that information is appropriately share about children and families.

13.  Assisting with ensuring adult interactions support children's physical, cognitive, social and emotional development.

14.  Assist with generating and correctly recording inkind hours of families and volunteers.  Submit inkind information to the Finance Department.

15. Assist in partnering with the Lead Teacher and Family Support Specialist to develop and implement the Individual Education Plan and Intervention Plan.

16. Work with center team to plan and implement family literacy and male involvement.

17.  Support the agency’s goal of NAEYC accreditation and SUTA at all sites, including professional development.

18.  Represent MVCDC in professional dress and manner.

19. Assist with securing building, equipment and classroom materials daily; ensure appropriate use of equipment, materials, and documentation.

20. Participate in assigned trainings, meetings and college courses; implement new information to improve job performance.

21. Performs other duties as assigned to assist in providing quality services to children and families.

 *Key Skills and Personal Characteristics:

1.      Management/supervisory skills.

2.      Knowledge of day care rules and regulations.

3.      Knowledge of High Scope principles.

4.      Basic computer skills.

5.      Problem solving and decision making skills.

6.      Ability to organize time and prioritize duties/tasks.

7.      Ability to work independently and as a member of a team.

8.      Willingness to continue professional education and training.

9.      First Aid Certification; Childhood Communicable Illness Certificate; Child Abuse Training.

To apply click here.

 

Early Head Start Teacher - Clark County

Overview

BASIC FUNCTIONS: 
Ensures compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards and MVCDC Service Plans, Policies and Procedures. Responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating daily activities that are developmentally appropriate for infants and toddlers. Measures children’s progress in accordance with Federal outcomes. Ensures compliance with ODJFS, USDA and Health and Sanitation Regulations. Ensures the implementation of the agency designated curriculum. 

MINIMUM CREDENTIALS: 
Associate Degree in Early Childhood, Child Development or related field with a commitment to complete a Bachelors degree. Two years experience working with Infants and Toddlers.
Job Skills/Requirements

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 
-Physically able to work 40 hours per week. 
-Demonstrate the ability to interact with a diversified public and to obtain and give necessary information. 
-Demonstrate the ability to cope with stressful situations firmly, courteously, tactfully and with respect for the rights of co-workers, parents, children, and community persons. 
-Display good general intelligence and emotional stability. 
-Assist and supervise children, providing consistent care and meeting the needs of infants and toddlers. 
-Sit on floor with children; sit on a child size chair and at the child size tables. 
-Bend from knee and waist to talk to the children at their eye level (bend, stoop and squat). 
-Participate in community walks; participate in physical outdoor play. 
-Participate with children in movement activities such as running, climbing, exercises, etc. 
-Lift an infant/ toddler and/or pre-school child weighing up to 50 pounds in a safe and appropriate manner. 
-Model standard languages to enhance childrens understanding of words and increase their vocabulary. 
-Observe childrens actions and hear childrens voices (verbalization). 
-Must possess a valid Ohios drivers license with a good driving record and daily access to insured private vehicle during working hours.
To apply, please click here
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Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays, Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Pension/Retirement, Educational Assistance 
Screening Requirements: Motor Vehicle, Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, Physical Exam 
This job reports to the Lead Teacher.

Relocation is not provided and travel is not required.

This is a Full-Time position, working 1st Shift.
Number of Openings for this position: 1

 

Teacher Aide - Montgomery County 

Overview

CLASSIFICATION: Full-time. Non-Exempt.

BASIC FUNCTIONS: 
Ensures compliance with the Head Start Performance Standards and MVCDC Service Plans, Policies and Procedures. Assist with maintaining a safe, healthy environment that is developmentally appropriate for classroom children. Ensure compliance with Ohio Department of Job and Family Services Licensing, USDA, Health and Sanitation and Regulations. 

MINIMUM CREDENTIALS: High School Diploma or GED. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS: 
1. Physically able to work 40 hours per week. 
2. Demonstrate the ability to interact with public and to obtain and give necessary information. 
3. Demonstrate the ability to cope with stressful situations firmly, courteously, tactfully and with respect for the rights of co-workers, parents, children, and community persons. 
4. Display good general intelligence and emotional stability. 
5. Provide continuity of caring relationships for children. 
6  Move quickly to supervise and assist children. 
7. Sit on floor with children; sit on a child size chair and at the child size tables. 
8. Bend from knee and waist to talk to the children at their eye level (bend, stoop and squat). 
9. Climb multiple stairs; participate in community walks, physical outdoor play, field trips and movement activities. 
10. Lift pre-school child weighing up to 50 pounds, in a safe and appropriate manner. 
11. Model standard language to enhance children’s understanding of words and increase their vocabulary. 
12. Observe children's actions, hear children’s voices (verbalization) and engage children to achieve learning goals. 
13. Promote relationships of trust and respect to establish effective relationships with children, parents, coworkers and visitors. 
Job Skills/Requirements

PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: 
1. Carry forth the Mission, Vision and Core Values of MVCDC, Inc.; support the quality management principles; and work toward agency and program goals. 
2. Assist with providing a safe and healthy environment that is instrumental in the development of children. 
3. Assist to ensure adult/child ration is maintained at all times. 
4. Support the classroom team in establishing a daily routine and implementing curriculum activities. 
5. Assist with ensuring adult interactions support childrens physical, social, cognitive and emotional development. 
6. Work in classrooms as assigned. 
7. Adhere to rules, laws and guidelines as defined in the MVCDC Policies and Procedures, ODJFS Regulations and the Head Start Performance Standards, NAEYC and SUTQ requirements. 
8. Assist with promoting communications with center team members to ensure that information is appropriately shared about children and families. 
9. Assist with ensuring full enrollment and a minimum of 85% average daily attendance. 
10. Assist with generating and correctly recording inkind hours of families and volunteers. Submit inkind information to the Finance Department. 
11. Work with Supervisor and classroom team to ensure that high quality child care is maintained at all times; participate in all assigned training; participate in ongoing classroom reviews and individual performance reviews. 
12. Support agency's goal of NAEYC accreditation and Step Up to Quality at all sites, including updating professional development training hours, information and verification via the Ohio Professional Development Network (OPDN). 
13. Attend and participate in all assigned training; implement new information to improve job performance. 
14. Practice general hygiene, including washing hands and assisting children with hand washing and tooth brushing. 
15. Adhere to agency confidentiality policy. 
16. Represent MVCDC in professional dress and manner to staff, parents, volunteers and the community. 
17. Perform other duties as assigned to assist in providing quality services for children and families. 

Key Skills and Personal Characteristics: 
1.Knowledge of day care rules and regulations. 
2.Knowledge of developmentally appropriate practices for young children. 
3.Problem solving and decision making skills. 
4.Ability to organize time and prioritize duties/tasks. 
5.Ability to work independently and as a member of a team. 
6.Willingness to continue professional education and training. 
7.First Aid Certification; Childhood Communicable Illness Certificate; Child Abuse Training. 
To apply, please click here.
If the hyperlink above does not open, please copy/paste the following link in your website browser: https://home2.eease.adp.com/recruit/?id=9930152 
Benefits: Medical Insurance, Life Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation, Paid Sick Days, Paid Holidays,
Long Term Disability, 401K/403b Plan, Pension/Retirement, Educational Assistance 
Screening Requirements: Drug Screen, Criminal Background Check, Physical Exam
Family Support Specialist - Montgomery County
BA/BS degree in Social Work or related field.  One year social services experiences with families (undergraduate field practicum experience acceptable). Submit resume/application to: HR Specialist, MVCDC, Inc., 215 Horace St., Dayton OH 45402-8318, fax (937) 226-5675 or e-mail bcline@mvcdc.org.

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