Full Time, 40 hours a week - this is a 12 month salaried position
Brief Description: Provides support and supervision to the teaching staff within the 3 classrooms of the preschool program so as to support the comprehensive education program and vision of the Center; Serves as primary support for full inclusion of children with special needs; Is DCFS director designate in the absence of the Director.
Qualified Candidates Have:
Work experience in Head Start and Preschool for All center-based programming.
Direct work experience of relationship based practices, including primary care-giving and continuity of care models.
Experience in administering developmental and social/emotional screenings (ESI-R and ASQ: SE2).
Direct experience in utilizing Creative Curriculum for Preschool.
Direct experience in utilizing Teaching Strategies GOLD as an assessment tool.
Knowledge and understanding of Practice-Based Coaching model.
Direct work experience supervising a team, mentoring staff, and providing reflective supervision.
Experience of NAEYC and Excelerate Illinois standards and regulations.
Ability to communicate effectively with staff, colleagues, and families.
Equal Opportunity Statement
Howard Area Community Center (HACC) is an equal opportunity employer. It is the policy of HACC to provide equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, ethnic origin, religion, gender, age, ancestry, sexual orientation, mental or physical disability, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, arrest record, or any other legally protected status.