Teacher II (3763)


Company Name:

Lutheran Services of Florida


Location:

JACKSONVILLE

Job Description:

Job Details

Description

Teacher II (3763) for Duval Head Start 

Lutheran Services Florida (LSF) envisions a world where children are safe, families are strong and communities are vibrant
.

Since 1982, Lutheran Services Florida has been providing and sharing solutions to protect Florida’s most vulnerable. Today, we are one of the largest nonprofits in Florida touching 1 in 50 Floridians with a wide range of services, including:

  • early childhood education
  • refugee and immigration
  • mental health and substance abuse
  • juvenile justice
  • child welfare

LSF is looking for a talented Teacher II who wants to make an impact in the lives of others.

Purpose & Impact

The purpose of the Teacher is to serve as a lead worker in the classroom.  Performs duties planning and implementing educational activities for pre-school aged children or infants/toddlers in the Head Start/Early Heart Start Program that comply with federal performance standards.  Participates in the HS/EHS Quality Assurance efforts.

A Day in the Life of a Teacher II

  • Plans develop and implement daily lesson plans that provide for educational and enrichment activities for pre-school age children or infants and toddlers that meet federal performance standards.
  • Plans and arranges classrooms into distinctive learning areas that promote an effective learning environment.
  • Screens and assesses children to determine developmental/educational needs and develops and implements individual education plans that comply with federal performance standards.
  • Monitors meal and snack periods, classroom and restroom activities, and playground activities to ensure a safe environment for young children.
  • Monitors food service and supplies for adequate inventory.
  • Documents children’s progress or lack of and completes all required manual and computerized forms and reports in accordance with federal requirements.
  • Initiates referrals on children to the Center Director by submission of a variety of formal documents.
  • Plans classroom activities for parent and community volunteers.
  • Attends and participates in workshops and other meetings to acquire and disseminate information.
  • Communicates with parents through parent conferences, written correspondence, and telephone to apprise them of the child’s progress, upcoming events, classroom activities, individual education plan changes, and other relevant information.
  • Conducts health checks on children for health concerns, including ringworm, head lice and other health conditions, and reports to appropriate Health Coordinator.
  • Ensures lessons and classroom activities align with the Florida Pre-Kindergarten standards.
  • Conducts Voluntary Pre-Kindergarten assessments as required.
  • Ensures that at least 80% of the children are kindergarten-ready.
  • Performs quality staff-child interactions resulting in a CLASS scores greater than the lowest 10% of the threshold in each domain.
  • Uses active supervision techniques and maintains positive classroom behavior.
  • Receives a satisfactory or higher score on the Teacher Success Rubric.
  • Maintain a comprehensive and ongoing portfolio assessment for each child, including weekly observations in each area, examples of the child’s work, and a developmental assessment.
  • Uses home visits and parent conferences to discuss the child’s individual development and progress, assist the parents in developing observational skills and solicit parent observations;
  • Reports suspected child abuse and neglect to the designated state agency.
  • Plans, coordinates and oversees field trips for assigned children.
  • Orders supplies and equipment to be used by special needs children in the classroom.
  • Assists in the transportation of special needs children by lifting the child into the seat and fastening safety belt.
  • Inspects classrooms and grounds to ensure the safety, orderliness, sanitation, and cleanliness of facilities.
  • Reviews and forwards accident and incident reports.
  • Discusses plans and coordinates concerns regarding the child and family with other Head Start/Early Head Start staff.
  • Performs First Aid and Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) as needed.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Job Details


Position Begins:
2021-04-26


Contact Name:
Catherine Penton-Gooch


Address:
3027 SAN DIEGO ROAD, Taylor Building


Region:
FL


Contact Phone:
904-716-9545


Contact Website:
www.lsfnet.org