Classroom Teacher - Grandview School District C-4
Position: Classroom Teacher
Subject Area: Early Childhood
Job Title: Head Start Teacher
Job Location: High Grove Early Childhood Center
Beginning: Aug 06, 2022
Deadline: Open until filled **
Certificate: Early Childhood
District: Grandview School District C-4
Grandview, MO 64030
Telephone: 816-316-5044
Job Description:
NOTE:  This position is for the 2022-2023 school year. The salary will be based on the 2022-2023 salary schedule which is not yet approved by the Board of Education. The salary listed is based on the current year's salary schedule.
  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Early Education OR Bachelor’s Degree in a related area with 30 hours in ECE/Education Coursework OR Missouri Teaching Certificate in Early Childhood Education
  2. Must lift, carry, and hold children up to 50 pounds
  3. Ability to stoop, crawl, kneel and bend in order to speak to children at the child’s eye level, to play with children and to pick up materials and equipment from the floor.
  1. Two or more years of experience in teaching children in the early education field.
  REPORTS TO:   Coordinator of High Grove Early Childhood Center
JOB GOAL:   To effectively supervise, plan, coordinate, and direct instruction in the preschool classroom.
TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT:   7 hrs/day; 188 days/school term plus 10 day extended contract
  1. Provide a nurturing and appropriate learning environment for children in the early education program
  2. Maintain orderly physical environment conducive to optimal growth and development of children
  3. Responsible for providing instructional direction using approved curriculum, lesson planning, documentation, and goal setting for children in the classroom.
  4. Acquire a thorough knowledge of Head Start Performance Standards, integrating all areas into the education program
  5. Coordinate lesson plans and provide developmentally appropriate experiences that encourage diversity and recognize individual differences, regardless of special abilities, talents, ethnic heritage, culture, or language
  6. Develop and maintain positive working relationships with support staff and key building personnel
  7. Maintain visual and auditory awareness of children at all times to ensure their safety in the classroom and on the playground
  8. Know and use appropriate, positive guidance and discipline techniques
  9. Organize and implement authentic on-going student assessment, to include anecdotal notes, running records, checklists, portfolio items, etc.
  10. Make a minimum of two home visits and two parent conferences per year and complete required reports on home visits and conferences
  11. Follow District and Federal Head Start procedures to safeguard the health and safety of children in the program
  12. Participate in making and following a professional development plan to be updated annually
  13. Follow District policies and procedures
  14. Maintain client confidentiality according to established policy
  15. Attend all required meetings, including designated evening meetings
  16. Submit physical examination to include tuberculin screening as required
  17. Maintain current Food Hander’s permit
  18. Perform other related duties as assigned
Full Time

Min & Max Starting Salary:   $40, 018.00 - 67,927.00

** District reserves the right to close any Job Posting when a suitable applicant has been found before the deadline date.
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