MACAA Head Start is currently accepting applicants for the 2018-2019 school year. We are seeking qualified Teachers and Assistant Teachers.
We have classrooms in Nelson, Louisa, Fluvanna and Albemarle counties, and follow the school calendar. All of our classrooms have a teacher and an assistant teacher that work together as a collaborative team to provide a high quality educational experience for all children.
Teachers: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Psychology, Social Work, or similar (transcripts and/or copy of diploma are required)
Assistant Teachers: CDA, Certificate in Child Development or AA in Education preferred. Candidates with experience in child care will be considered. CDA will be required within 2 years of hire (FREE).
*Experience teaching children in a group setting (school, child care, camp)
*Strong classroom management skills
*Strong communication skills- both written and verbal
*Ability to work well as part of a team
*Commitment to learning and using best practices
*Ability to adhere to Head Start Program Performance Standards and VA DSS Licensing Standards
*Experience with dual language learners, special education, or at risk populations is a PLUS
*Strong preference for bilingual candidates
*Ability to pass background checks and fingerprinting
*Strong attendance record
*First Aid/ CPR and MAT certifications is a PLUS
We offer ongoing professional development training. Health, dental and vision insurance are available to all employees. All employees receive paid personal and sick days, paid holidays (includes two weeks for winter holidays and a week of spring break) and paid inclement weather days. Competitive pay based on experience and qualifications.
Interested candidates should send their resume, cover letter and references to firstname.lastname@example.org