Coos Bay, OR


South Coast Head Start/ORCCA
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Open date
May 21, 2024
May 21, 2024
Expiration date
July 21, 2024
Until filled
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Site Lead

Job description

Job Description PRIMARY PURPOSE: Delivery of high quality child and family services as defined by the Head Start Performance Standards, State Licensing Rules, program work plans, program goals, and other funding rules and regulations. Oversight of the day-to-day operations of the classroom, serving children ages three to five and their families. Maintain quality environments with attention to safety and health prevention measures. ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS (Reason position exists is to perform these functions): EDUCATION Promote children’s growth and development by providing responsive care, effective teaching practices, and an organized learning environment. Utilize Creative Curriculum to fidelity to provide quality, developmentally appropriate indoor and outdoor learning experiences in alignment with the ELOF and school readiness goals. Ensure all learning environments include age-appropriate supplies, materials, equipment and space, including accommodations for children with disabilities, with periodic changes to support interests, development and learning. Use positive guidance strategies to support social-emotional and behavioral health. Use routines, including hand washing and transitions between activities, as opportunities for strengthening development, learning and skill growth. Complete ASQ-3 and ASQ-SE screening tools with parents. Share purpose and results of all screenings and ongoing assessments. Promptly facilitate referrals, with parent consent, for further evaluation, if warranted through screenings, parent feedback, teacher observation, or ongoing assessment. Complete TS GOLD Child Assessments and utilize information to set child goals and individualize lesson plans and home visit strategies. Integrate TS Gold Assessment data in individual and group planning Complete vision and hearing screenings for each enrolled child. Identify emergent or recurring developmental, medical, oral or mental health concerns.

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