Job Title
Primary Teacher (Early Head Start Center in Loudoun)
Northern Virginia Family Services
Sterling, VA
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Position Summary
Early Head Start is a federally funded community-based program serving below income families and their children from infants to the age of 3 years. The mission of Early Head Start is school readiness, social/emotional development, and promotion of heathy family functioning. The Primary Teacher will ensure the safety of the children, implement appropriate child activities, and supervise each child’s social/emotional development. All NVFS employees are expected to demonstrate the organizational values and sensitivity to the diversity of the organization’s client base. The hours for this position are Monday - Friday, 9:30am - 5:30pm. In accordance with President Biden’s COVID-19 Action Plan, and as part of our continued efforts to maintain a safe workplace for employees and clients, NVFS will require all employees to be fully vaccinated with an approved COVID-19 vaccination or show proof of negative COVID-19 test results weekly. This policy goes into effect November 1, 2021 and this position is subject to these requirements in accordance with applicable law. Essential Job Duties: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with known disabilities to perform the essential functions. •Implement classroom activities for each child in the class that provides a secure and enjoyable environment. •Organize materials and furniture that supports active and quiet playtime that response to each child’s individual needs. Be able to observe and evaluate each child’s learning styles and behavior to determine their readiness for new learning opportunities. •Create and maintain a positive work environment and a working relationship with teammates. •Participate in regular supervision with supervisor by providing regular updates. •Remain current on knowledge of standards and other information on program. •Enter data for record keeping and reporting to meet federal guidelines. Qualification and Additional Requirements: An individual may obtain skills through a variety of professional, personal, educational, and volunteer experiences. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required to perform essential job duties. •Infant Toddler CDA required •Associate's degree in Early Childhood Education a plus •Ability to demonstrate oral and written skills in English •Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite •Successful completion of background checks required, including TB test and physical exam •Must be able to lift at least 40 lbs This description is intended to describe the essential job functions and requirements for the performance of this job. It is not an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements of a person so classified. At Northern Virginia Family Service (NVFS), we value the diversity of backgrounds, experience, perspectives, and skillsets that we collectively provide to our community, clients and coworkers. We celebrate and thrive on our differences and welcome everyone’s unique contributions. NVFS is committed to advancing equity, embracing diversity, and promoting inclusion and is an equal opportunity employer. NVFS is an E-Verify participant and drug-free workplace. NVFS values diversity in our workforce. We strongly encourage all interested individuals to apply, including people of color, all genders and gender identities, people of all abilities, LGBTQ+ individuals, other members of marginalized communities, veterans and national service alumni.
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