Casa Central - Chicago, IL

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Job Summary:
This job is responsible for the education and general development of children. This position is also responsible for contributing to the development of the overall Agency and center educational plan and for the classroom implementation of the center plan that is geared to meet the needs of each individual child enrolled in the program in accordance with Head Start Program Performance Standards. Assists the Supervisor in planning and organizing the program of the center.

General Requirements:
Sensitivity to cultural diversity is required. Will be subject to drug and alcohol screening, as well as aptitude and skills’ testing. 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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to perform the essential functions.

B.A. in Early Childhood Education, which includes a minimum of twelve weeks supervised field experience working with three to five year old children in a center based pre-school program.

Language Skills:
Bilingual/Bicultural in English and Spanish.

Computer Literacy & KSAs:
Familiarity with computers. Programs may vary.
Strong people skills. Ability to express oneself clearly and effectively. Superior interpersonal abilities. Ability to get along with diverse persons, personalities, tactful, mature, flexible. Good reasoning abilities and sound judgments.