The Early Head Start Care Give/Infant Toddler Teacher will meet the needs of all children; including those who are at risk, those with special needs, those who are gifted, and those who are culturally diverse.
Candidates hired will be required to successfully complete:
Work Location: The Floater will support and be assigned as needed to the Early Head Start Centers located in Trenton, New Jersey
Number of Positions Available: (2)
The Floater/Infant Toddler Teacher will provide a successful, safe and supervised educational setting for infants and toddlers while they are in the Early Head Start environment. Develop individual goals for children, provide on-going assessment on progress and facilitate transition into Head Start or other pre-school settings. Support parents in their role as primary caretakers and educators of their children and encourage their involvement in all aspects of the program
Educational Qualifications: Minimum of a child development associate credential, and has been trained or has equivalent coursework in early childhood development with a focus on infant and toddler development. An Associate’s Degree (AA) in Early Childhood Education and Infant/Toddler CDA (Child Development Associate Certificate) preferred.
Experience Qualifications: Two years’ experience in pre-school (infant/toddler) classroom. Experience should include the ability to adapt curriculum to meet the needs of all children including at risk, special needs, and culturally diverse populations.