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Early Head Start Teacher - Norfolk, NE

Employer: Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership

Job Description:

Come join our caring team of Early Childhood Educators! NENCAP is looking for Early Childhood Teacher to guide and care for children birth through age 3 in our Early Head Start (EHS) Program in Norfolk, NE. 40 hours per week M-F. The Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) starting wage is $17.00 per hour, plus benefits. Wage increasing with education and experience. May be subject to layoff periods. Bilingual skills a plus. EHS Teachers are responsible for understanding, planning, and implementing developmentally appropriate activities for children birth through age three. For job application, job description, education requirements, wage and benefit information scan the QR code, visit www.nencap.org or contact HR at 1-800-445-2505 or 402-385-6300. To apply, submit a completed Agency application. No resumes accepted. Send applications to Northeast Nebraska Community Action Partnership, PO Box 667, Pender, NE 68047-0667. Positions open until filled. EOE 80% Federally Funded Non-Profit Agency JOB SUMMARY: Early Head Start (EHS) Teachers are responsible for understanding, planning, and implementing developmentally appropriate activities for children birth through age three. Promote nurturing and bonding relationships. Encourage self-help skills and provide consistent routines. Work with families to identify goals, strengths, needs and support them in a process which leads them toward self-sufficiency. Assist children in establishing good habits of personal hygiene; change diapers so children are comfortable. Develop weekly lesson plans and send to supervisor. Conduct screenings within 45 days of enrollments. Communicate with parents on a regular basis. Complete required educational home visits with Parent/Teacher conferences for each child. Attend and participate in children’s MDT and IFSP meetings. Enter documentation for each child and manage child data/reports through the on-line assessment system. Maintain a clean organized room. Frequent kneeling, stooping, bending, and lifting up to 50 pounds. Maintain confidentiality of program participants and follow Program and Agency standards and policies. WAGE & BENEFITS: The starting wage is $17.00 per hour, plus benefits. Wage increasing with education and experience. Benefits include health, life, dental and vision insurance. NENCAP covers the premium for our employees to receive single coverage for health, life, dental and vision for FREE! Paid holidays, vacation, and sick leave, EAP, 401K Retirement.

Job Requirements

EDUCATION: An Associate’s, Bachelor’s or advance degree in early childhood education or a related field with experience in teaching 0-3 early education and care or a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. **The program provides opportunities for staff to obtain a Child Development Associate Credential or advance a degree.

Job Details

Job Type: Full Time
Number of Openings:
Wage: 17.00 per hour plus benefits
Hours: 40 hours per week, M-F with seasonal layoff
Job Category: Early Childhood Education, Education Majors

Contact Information

Andrea Hansen
Assistant Human Resources Director
603 Earl Street, PO Box 667
Pender, NE 68047
Website: http://www.nencap.org
Email: ahansen@nencap.org
Phone: (402) 385-6300
Fax: (402) 385-6320

Application Method(s)

  • Apply In Person,
  • Apply Online,
  • Email Resume,
  • Resume and Application,
  • Submit Application

Listed Until: May 1, 2024

Students:

If you need assistance with resume writing or interviewing skills, contact Career Services, located in the College Welcome Center, or email Terri Heggemeyer.