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Teacher (Red Lake) - HEAD START PROGRAM


Teacher (Red Lake)


Open: June 18, 2018

Closing: July 13, 2018 @ 3:00 p.m.


Supportive role while carrying out developmentally appropriate activities; promotes the health, nutrition, education of the children and attend to their safety and welfare. Reports to Director, full-time position with benefits, salary; DOQ.


Part A Implement educational program for children assigned

• Assesses the needs of each child and develops a yearly individual learning plan

• Utilizes developmentally appropriate practices and guidance

• Effectively mainstreams children with special needs into the program

• Maintains a healthy emotional climate in the classroom setting

• Completes student records and reports accurately

• Completes weekly preparation of lesson plans and materials

• Conducts a minimum of two home visits per year and additional as deemed necessary

• Makes prompt referrals to the Family Service Advocate when the child has missed consecutive days

Part B Utilizes parents as team members of accomplish Head Start objectives

• Encourages parent participation in the Head Start Program

• Provide parents with volunteer information

• Conducts Parent/Teacher conferences twice a year

• Complete parent participation records and reports accurately

• Assure that parent information is given to bus rider for prompt distribution

Part C Promotes staff development

• Attends all Head Start in-service sessions and staff meetings

• Periodically makes presentations as requested

• Continually seeks on going career development

• Must be familiar with current Head Start Performance Standards

• Responsible for maintaining monthly program records and reports as designated

• Maintains organizational properties of classroom environment

Part D Documentation and other needs

• Follows the recommendations of Administrative staff when program improvement is needed

• Promotes the Head Start philosophy among staff, parents and community

• Maintains strict confidentiality at all times

• Other duties as assigned


• Associates Degree (Early Childhood Education) or Bachelor of Science Degree in Education with Early Childhood Endorsement

• Three (3) years in successful work experience in a formal preschool setting

• Experience in Teaching Strategies Gold and Creative Curriculum

• Must be flexible, self-starter and able to travel both in and out of state

• Must possess a Minnesota Driver's License

• Must be CPR/First Aid certified

• Negative TB test prior to employment

• Employment contingent upon successfully passing Pre-Employment Drug/Alcohol Test and Background Check

TO APPLY: Applications and copies of certificates/diplomas are accepted at the Government Center - Human Resources Department, P.O. Box 546, Red Lake, MN 56671 Fax (218)-679-4176 - access application @


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