Preschool Teacher-Head Start
Child Care Associates - Fort Worth, TX

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Child Care Associates

are looking for Head Start Preschool Teachers! The locations are: Abram, Arlington, Como, Diamond Road, Ellis, Englewood, Mid-Cities, Reagan, River Oaks, Rosedale, Rosedale V, Station 12, Worth Heights

Job Description
  • Plan and implement daily learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical growth and development of children to improve readiness for school
  • Create and maintain a safe, healthy learning environment; Include activities that support the social and emotional development of children
  • Utilize a predetermined curriculum and incorporate the Head Start content areas of health, nutrition and parent involvement
  • Constantly observe children and maintain child assessment records
  • Develop activities and use technology to promote creative expression
  • Implement indoor & outdoor activities that encourage and promote physical development
  • Provide learning experiences that promote cognitive development
  • Incorporate activities that promote language and communication development
  • Establish and maintain positive ongoing communications with each child and their family through home visits and parent conferences as required
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of IDP and resource materials.
  • Supervise and guide children during mealtime, hand washing, toileting, rest periods, and play activities
  • Instruct, direct and observe teacher assistants and volunteers in classroom activities
  • Conduct all responsibilities as required under Head Start Performance Standards and Child Care Licensing Minimum standards
  • Participate in staff development activities, in-service training and workshops to meet training requirements and to achieve mastery of core competencies
  • Ensure that children’s work/play areas are maintained in a safe, sanitary and orderly condition
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Click to show full job description. Child Care Associates are looking for Head Start Preschool Teachers! The locations are: Abram, Arlington, Como, Diamond Road, Ellis, Englewood, Mid-Cities, Reagan, River Oaks, Rosedale, Rosedale V, Station 12, Worth Heights

Job Description

  • Plan and implement daily learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical growth and development of children to improve readiness for school
  • Create and maintain a safe, healthy learning environment; Include activities that support the social and emotional development of children
  • Utilize a predetermined curriculum and incorporate the Head Start content areas of health, nutrition and parent involvement
  • Constantly observe children and maintain child assessment records
  • Develop activities and use technology to promote creative expression
  • Implement indoor & outdoor activities that encourage and promote physical development
  • Provide learning experiences that promote cognitive development
  • Incorporate activities that promote language and communication development
  • Establish and maintain positive ongoing communications with each child and their family through home visits and parent conferences as required
  • Contribute to the development and maintenance of IDP and resource materials.
  • Supervise and guide children during mealtime, hand washing, toileting, rest periods, and play activities
  • Instruct, direct and observe teacher assistants and volunteers in classroom activities
  • Conduct all responsibilities as required under Head Start Performance Standards and Child Care Licensing Minimum standards
  • Participate in staff development activities, in-service training and workshops to meet training requirements and to achieve mastery of core competencies
  • Ensure that children’s work/play areas are maintained in a safe, sanitary and orderly condition
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
Requirements:
  • Bachelors Degree in Early Childhood Education or closely related field
  • Previous classroom experience teaching preschool children or EC - 4.
  • Must demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills & be able to interact professionally with adults
  • Have working knowledge of human behavior and have expressive and receptive language abilities
  • Ability to incorporate creativity with learning experiences
  • Computer proficiency required
  • Enjoy daily contact with children
  • Must be able to pass a pre-employment and/or periodic physical examination, annual TB skin test, and complete background check every 24 months
  • Must be able to walk, and stand for extended time periods; ability to lift/carry up to 30 pounds and be able to twist, turn, bend and stoop.
Company Overview

More than 40 years ago, we set out to provide a basic necessity for many Texas families... quality child care. Today, Child Care Associates is the largest private non-profit child development organization in this area, operating 37 child development centers throughout Fort Worth and Tarrant County. We also oversee several other programs and special initiatives in this region, all focused on early childhood development.

Child Care Associates currently has a collaboration with two Tarrant County school districts using resources provided by Fort Worth ISD and Hurst/Euless/Bedford ISD that consists of 40 classrooms on a number of elementary school campuses. We also have other local collaborations where ISD teachers spend quality classroom time in our child development centers.

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