Extended Day Teacher
Are you a socially conscious, dedicated individual who is committed to building a better future for children, families, and their communities? If so, join us as we support early childhood education programs across the country to create positive outcomes for the children and families served.
This position serves as an Extended Day Teacher for a Head Start and/or Early Head Start center. The Extended Day Teacher will work collaboratively with the Teacher to ensure the successful operation of a classroom of children following the Head Start/Early Head Start operating day. They will also work with a team of other classroom Teachers and family members to implement the curriculum to achieve outcomes for children of all abilities. The Extended Day Teacher will ultimately be evaluated on a combination of skills, dispositions, and behaviors, some of which are related to the specific service area of this position and others that represent the general expectations of all Acelero Learning employees.
Communication and Service Coordination
Record Keeping and Reporting
Plan and implement learning experiences that advance the intellectual and physical development of children, including improving the readiness of children for school by developing their literacy and phonemic, print, and numeracy awareness, their understanding and use of language, their understanding and use of increasing complex and varied vocabulary, their appreciation of books, and their problem-solving abilities
Establish and maintain a safe, healthy learning environment
Support the social and emotional development of children
Encourage the involvement of the families of the children in a Head Start program and support the development of relationships between children and their families
High School Diploma required
Able to lift a child weighing 40 pounds, 20 times a day if needed
Basic computer literacy in email usage, word processing, and internet navigation
The hours of this position are from 12 pm to 5:30 pm
The hourly pay rate for this position is $16.35 (for non-bilingual) and $16.80 (for bilingual) candidate
Center Locations: 310 Augusta Street, South Amboy, NJ 08879
Pre Hire Requirements:
Two Valid IDs, Two Reference Letters, Physical exams and TB Tests, Fingerprint Screening (CHRI), and Background Checks (CARI) are required for this position.
Must have a Valid Driver’s License and reliable transportation
Please note: All new hires must attend the four days (Tuesday - Friday: 9:30 am to 3:30 pm) of mandatory New Employee Orientation Training at South Amboy Center - 310 Augusta Street, South Amboy, NJ 08879 upon completion of pre-hire documents.
Why Acelero Learning or Shine Early Learning?
- Ability to make an impact in the lives of the children, families, and partners we serve
- Career growth and professional development opportunities
- Supportive working environment
- Average of 5 weeks of paid time off during 1st year of employment
- Comprehensive benefits, including 401K matching and 100% vesting program
We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating a diverse and healthy work place.
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