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20-123 Teacher/Group Leader

Diversified Human Services - Child Care Services | Monessen, PA | Full Time

Job Description

DIVERSIFIED HUMAN SERVICES, INC.

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POSITION:                                           Teacher/Group Leader

                                                              Full-Time

                                                                               

PAY GRADE:                                         12

 

WAGE:                                                   $32,273 plus an excellent benefits package!

                                                                               

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: ON-CALL 

  • Develops and implements a quality program for the child care center, plans and coordinates curriculum and lesson plans for enrollees
  • Plans daily activities for enrollees with specific duties for program staff assigned to group, ensures compliance with licensing requirements and agency procedures.
  • Maintains regular communication with program Director, appropriate staff and parents to ensure safe and quality care for children in assigned group.
  • Establishes an active parents committee.
  • Maintains a safe, healthy, developmentally appropriate environment.
  • Maintains all appropriate program information to include enrollment, individual child’s records and food purchases and usage.
  • Conducts assessments on all Pre K children three times per school year.
  • Collects fees from parents/guardians, submitting payment to appropriate staff.
  • Adheres to all policies, laws, regulations and codes of ethics and confidentiality as outlined by federal and state laws, and agency policies and procedures, including but not limited to staff: child ratios.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Certified;
  • Must obtain Instructional II certificate within six years from initial hire date;
  • Successful completion of required employment physical.          
  • Ability to read, understand and implement job descriptions, DHS Regulations, SPHS Child Learning Center announcements, philosophies, policies and procedures, and STARS and Pre K Counts requirements.
  • Must successfully obtain FBI Clearance, Criminal History Clearance from the Pennsylvania State Police,  Child Abuse Clearance from the Pennsylvania Department of Public Welfare and National Sex Offender Registry Verification;
  • Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with parents, program staff and other agency personnel.
  • Ability to interact with children by walking, running, bending, stooping, kneeling, reaching, standing, and jumping indoors, outdoors, and on field trips.
  • Clarity of vision at varying distances.
  • Ability to arrange and move classroom furniture and equipment.
  • Ability to tolerate noise.
  • Ability to effectively use deescalating techniques and assist with effective child management as necessary.

 

 

QUALIFIED INDIVIDUALS SHOULD VISIT OUR WEBSITE http://www.sphs.org/employment.html FOR CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES OR STOP INTO THE HUMAN RESOURCES OFFICE AT 300 CHAMBER PLAZA, CHARLEROI, PA.    POSTING#20-123.

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