NRCA is one of the largest non-profit organizations in the New River Valley, employing more than 100 local residents. We offer many rewarding and challenging career opportunities to individuals who are highly motivated and want to make a positive difference in the lives of those we serve. Our employees receive extensive training, and we strive to reward our employees with career advancement opportunities whenever possible. If you want to be part of a great team of innovative, forward-thinking employees who truly want to make a difference in their communities by helping low-income families in need to overcome obstacles, become self-sufficient, and succeed in life, then NRCA is the place for you!
Christiansburg Head Start, 135 Church Street, Christiansburg, VA 24073
The Teacher is responsible for the daily operation of the classroom, including but not limited to the following: Plans, coordinates and implements a developmentally appropriate classroom-based program for three to five-year-old children using the approved curricula. Prepares daily lesson plans, provides activities and experiences that encourage questioning, probing, and problem-solving skills appropriate to the developmental and learning styles of each child. Collects and enters data and utilizes computerized records to plan around the childre n's needs and interests. Develops home and school goals for each child and completes required home visits and parent/teacher conferences. Adheres to state and federal guidelines and follows agency policies/procedures in all areas.
Education and Experience Requirements:
Bachelor degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education, or another Bachelor's degree with equivalent coursework.
Status and Pay Information:
Full time; 40 hrs/wk (academic year, late July through May) Starting pay is $14.05 to $16.15 per hour, dependent upon qualifications, plus full benefits. Additional compensation for being bilingual (Spanish/English). Eligible to apply for unemployment benefits during summer break for additional income.
NRCA conducts pre-employment criminal background (including fingerprints), child abuse and neglect, and driving record checks. Possession of a valid driver's license and good driving record required. Pre-employment drug testing, TB testing, and employment physical required.
Apply at or send resume and a copy of transcripts to NRCA, 1093 East Main Street, Radford, VA 24141; Fax: (540) 301-5865; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or visit our website at http://newrivercommunityaction.org/nrca-jobs/ Application Deadline: February 11, 2019 at 5:00 PM or until the position is filled.
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Location/Region: Christiansburg, VA (US - 24073)