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Early Head Start Teacher

Company: Bon Secours Mercy Health
Location: Baltimore
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Thank you for considering a career at Bon Secours!Summary of Primary Function/General Purpose of PositionThe EHS Teacher will contribute to the planning and implementation of a developmentally appropriate educational program that will provide children comprehensive quality services that meet the individual needs of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers being served.Essential Job FunctionsAssesses development of children and sets goals for their development; plans individualized curriculum to help children meet the goals.Assists with providing coaching and guidance to staff to ensure the successful inclusion of children with special needs in regular classroom activitiesExhibits an ability to work independently and effectively with all infant and toddler age groups.Oversee the health, safety, and well-being of all center-based children.Adheres to safe sleep and health and safety protocols.Accurately prepares, completes, and maintains all paperwork, including home visit forms, parent-teacher conference forms, lesson plans, attendance records, meal count as required by Federal Early Head Start Performance Standards, Maryland State Office of Child Care, funding agency, and any other sponsoring agency. Reviews childs master file, documents parent contact, and files paperwork upon completion.Reports directly to the Child Development Specialist, Lead Teacher and/or a member of the leadership team concerning the Child Development Program and other job responsibilitiesEffectively and Routinely documents childrens growth and development using written observations, anecdotal records, photography, work samples, and assessment tools in hard copy and online database systems.Education QualificationsRequired Minimum Education: High School DiplomaSpecialty/Major: 90 Hour Child Care Certification and 45 Hour Infant-Toddler Certification (Must acquire CDA, if not already obtained, within 6 months of hiring)Preferred Education: Associate or Bachelors DegreeSpecialty/Major: Early Childhood Education, Psychology, Social Work, or related fieldLicensing/ CertificationLicensure/Certification Required: Childcare Center Director Certification-Maryland State Department of Education-Office of Childcare; 90-hour Infant and Toddler Certification- Maryland State Department of Education; CPR and First Aid Certification; Shaken Baby Syndrome Certification; Child Abuse and Neglect Certification; Support in Breastfeeding; 9 hour Communication-Maryland State Department of Education; Teaching Strategies G.O.L.D. assessments.Licensure/Certification Preferred: Child Development Associate (CDA) Infant/Toddler CertificationMinimum QualificationsMinimum Years and Type of Experience: 1 or more years of progressive, related experienceOther Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required: Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing; Ability to data enter and generate reports utilizing database management systems; Knowledge of local, state, and federal early childhood education guidelines and standards; Ability to effectively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders; Ability to develop plans and strategies independently; Proficient in the use of Microsoft WORD and EXCEL , and Outlook software.Other Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Preferred: Ability to effectively communicate orally and in writing; Ability to data enter and generate reports utilizing database management systems; Knowledge of local, state, and federal early childhood education guidelines and standards; Ability to effectively collaborate with internal and external stakeholders; Ability to develop plans and strategies independently; Proficient in the use of Microsoft WORD and EXCEL , and Outlook software; and some supervisory experience.Bon Secours is an equal opportunity employer.Many of our opportunities reward* your hard work with:

  • Comprehensive, affordable medical, dental and vision plans
  • Prescription drug coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Life insurance w/AD&D
  • Employer contributions to retirement savings plan when eligible
  • Paid time off
  • Educational Assistance
  • And much more*Benefits offerings vary according to employment statusS cheduled Weekly Hours:40Work Shift:All (United States of America)Department:FSC-EHS-Early Head Start Grant - Co. 1901All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, genetic information, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. If youd like to view a copy of the affirmative action plan or policy statement for Mercy Health Youngstown, Ohio or Bon Secours Franklin, Virginia; Petersburg, Virginia; and Emporia, Virginia, which are Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employers, please email recruitment@mercy.com. If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact The Talent Acquisition Team at recruitment@mercy.com .

Keywords: Bon Secours Mercy Health, Baltimore , Early Head Start Teacher, Education / Teaching , Baltimore, Maryland

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