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Early Head Start Teacher - LTE

Department: Education 0-3
Location: Madison, WI

Reach Dane is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Hours: as needed
Status:  LTE, ends May1, 2022
Location: Float throughout the program/classrooms, as assigned, for long-term, short-term or daily assignments

The Early Head Start Teacher will plan, design and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum for enrolled children, serve as primary child care provider for children 0 to 3 years old enrolled in Reach Dane infant / toddler centers, and provide supervision, performance feedback and scheduling for reporting staff. The Early Head Start Teacher will comply with all licensing and Early Head Start Program Performance Standards, follow familiesí cultural values and practices in caring for their children, exhibit respect for parents and reinforce their vital role as the primary educator of their children, and assure licensing requirements are met and that the environment is clean and safe. Act as a positive liaison between community agencies, providing services to children and guidance to families.


  • Partner with teaching teams, accepting guidance to provide daily classroom activities utilizing Head Start Program Performance Standards

  • Plan and implement appropriate activities for children ages 0 to 3 years old that foster their cognitive emotional and physical growth

  • Minimum educational requirement of an Associateís degree in Early Childhood Education or a Bachelorís degree in Early Childhood Education or in a related field that includes 18 credits in Early Childhood Education / Development. Coursework specific to Infant and Toddler Development is required.

  • Ability to apply Early Childhood Development theory in daily classroom activities, and adapt to the individuals needs of children

  • Provide a safe, healthy and compliant environment for supervision, development and learning

  • Establish and implement daily lesson plan; prepare and implement age-appropriate developmental experiences and school readiness learning activities; supervise children in the classroom

  • Implements agency approved curriculum that includes knowledge and skills in the Head Start Child Development and Early Learning Frameworkís five essential domains: language and literacy development, cognition and general knowledge, approaches to learning, physical well-being and motor development, and social emotional development; Complying with all licensing

  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task

  • Must have a valid Wisconsinís Driverís License, motor vehicle and adequate liability insurance as required by agency policy.

  • Working with young children and diverse populations is required




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