We are currently looking for a Department of Public Instruction (DPI) certified Lead Teacher. This is a full time, part year position - 40 hours a week at our Beloit Site. This is a salaried, exempt position..
The Lead Teacher develops, plans, and implements a series of educational experiences appropriate to the growth and development of each of the three to five year-old children assigned to his/her care in a classroom setting, working toward the overall goal to promote school readiness and social competency. The parent will be considered the primary teacher and family engagement will be promoted in order to increase school readiness. Working collaboratively with program staff and community representatives to meet individual child and family needs, the Lead Teacher integrates the educational aspects of all Head Start service areas into the child’s daily program.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
BENEFITS: Rock Walworth CFS offers a generous benefit package to regular employees that work 30 hours or more per week. The benefit package includes the option to enroll in health insurance (85% employer paid premium for single coverage and 80% employer paid premium for family coverage), dental insurance (85% employer paid premium for single coverage and 80% employer paid premium for family coverage), and vision insurance. Rock Walworth CFS has a 401 K contribution to all employees after 1 year of employment and they have worked 1,000 hours. Other perks include: vacation, sick and personal time accruals, worker’s compensation insurance, short term disability and life insurance at no charge. Part Year employees have built in vacations which include 2 weeks in winter, spring break (part year staff follow the school district calendar in which their program is located) and summers off.
Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education (Pre-K) or a Bachelor’s degree or higher that includes coursework equivalent to a major in Early Childhood Education. (With DPI certification) Transcripts are required to validate educational requirements.
Employee must be 18 years of age or older.
Must have or be able to obtain CPR and First Aid certificates.
Requires excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times.
Ability to maintain good attendance.