COMMUNITY ACTION PARTNERSHIP Infant/Toddler Teacher I in DICKINSON, North Dakota

Community Action Partnership has a full-time opening for an Infant/Toddler Teacher I with our Early Head Start program in Dickinson, ND. Provides learning experiences in an Infant/Toddler Center based setting. Utilizes resources to ensure optimum care, growth and development of young children and family members. High School Diploma or GED required. Infant/Toddler Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. Minimum of 480 hours experience working with children in an Early Care and/or Education environment. For an application and job description, contact ND Job Service, 66 Osborn Drive, Dickinson, ND 58601 or email administration@dickinsoncap.org for more information. Closing Date: June 9, 2018. A. GENERAL SUMMARY OF RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for providing the learning experiences in an infant-toddler setting to meet the needs of the participants, emotionally, physically, socially, and intellectually. Responsible for proper planning and classroom operation. Responsible for meeting the objectives of the Early Head Start Program. Responsible for community and public relations representing the Early Head Start Program. Responsible for utilization of resources to ensure optimum care, growth, and development of Early Head Start participants and family members. Primary responsibility for maintaining regular communication with the Education Coordinator to ensure Developmentally Appropriate Practices (DAP) for planning, organization and management of the classroom is occurring daily. B. SPECIFIC JOB RESPONSIBILITIES: The job responsibilities listed do not include all the specific tasks which the employee may be expected to perform. Demonstrated support for the agencies mission, goals and values.Participates in strategic planning of the Early Head Start program and direction of the program.Assists in supporting of Personnel Policies, Procedures and job descriptions.Identifies professional and organizational issues and trends suggesting action, facilitating change and participates in restructuring of programs and services.Maintains staff, client and agency wide confidentiality at all times.Serves as liaison between departments in the agency and with other agencies and programs to fulfill the mission of the agency.Prepares various statistical and narrative reports to meet all Agency, Government and Grant requirements.Attends meetings, workshops, and training sessions as approved by the Program Director.Participates on program related committees as approved by the Program Director.Is required to travel by ground or air to meetings, conferences, trainings, etc.Monitors all volunteers within the classroom.Assists with the program inventory, as well as, securing necessary equipment and supplies.Continues professional growth through educational and training experiences in their field.Maintains active involvement with participants at all times to include sitting on floor with children during rug times and eating with the children at the table at mealtimes. Ensures all required standards are maintained for the Early Head Start Program.Assesses, develops, implements, and evaluates using appropriate measurements using a plan of instruction, activity plans, and other related teaching aids for the classroom to determine the success of each participant.Coordinates with the EHS Education Coordinator and makes recommendations on referral issues.Communicates with parents using various means of communications to include but not limited to: personal meetings, newsletters, telephone calls, home visits (minimum of four per year), through volunteer programs, etc.Participates with Part C agency representatives in the development of IFSPandrsquo;s and consults with Part C staff on a regular basis about special needs. Implement curriculum to meet ICP / IFSP goals.Assist with the transition of the participants in and out of the Early Head Start program.Maintains anecdotal records on each participant and provides to EHS Edu