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Teacher

Education/Training

Do you love helping children learn, grow and play? Do you like to know you are making a difference in the community? If so, our teacher position might be the perfect position for you. Neighborhood House is a licensed and NAEYC accredited facility providing preschool to children 15 months to 5 years old. Our fees are on a sliding fee scale, so it is affordable to all. Our Early Education Teachers work in teams to provide a safe and developmentally appropriate classroom environment where children can experience success. As a teacher you will be doing this through delivery of daily curriculum promoting cognitive development, large and small motor skills, social skills, and self-help skills. You will be providing a nurturing environment and helping children effectively manage their emotions. Setting appropriate boundaries and interacting with diverse children, parents and staff in a positive, respectful manner is a must.
Opportunities for advancement, including paid education to earn your Child Development Associate (CDA) credential. If you already have your CDA, we are hiring for those positions as well. Benefits include free and/or greatly reduced child/adult care, lunch provided daily and full benefits including a 401K match. Come join our team!   

Primary Responsibilities:

  • To promote children’s self-esteem through appropriate hands-on activities, positive interaction and respect for each child’s individual worth and to guarantee safety. To understand and implement the Creative Curriculum model, using play-based learning and interest centers as the basis for a developmentally appropriate early childhood environment.
  • To utilize planning time constructively to develop activities that will enhance the cognitive, physical, emotional and social development of the children. To be directly and actively involved in activities with the children, including extending the curriculum to the playground area.
  • To assess each individual child and use that information to provide challenging activities which build and strengthen individual skills using informal and formal assessment tools.
  • To manage the classroom in a positive and constructive manner through use of behavioral management techniques consistent with DAP philosophy.
  • Work together as a team to promote a positive and constructive classroom through the use of behavioral management techniques.
Qualifications:
  • Minimum of a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • First-Aid and CPR Certificate
  • Valid Utah Driver’s License
  • Obtain a Food Handler’s Permit
  • Maintain Confidentiality
  • Follow all licensing rules and regulations
  • Pass Child Care Licensing Background Check
  • Pass a drug test
  • COVID Vaccinated
  • Must speak, read and write English Fluently. Bilingual in Spanish a plus.

Benefits: Health, Vision, Dental, Discount Child-Care, Lunch provided daily

How to Apply:  Candidates who match the above requirements can apply here, through our website at nhutah.org/about-us/employment, by emailing your resume to hiring@nhutah.org, or going to the following link: https://nhutah.splashtrack.com/Vacancy/823748229/nhutah/102?src=UNA 

 

Additional Info

DEI/Nondiscrimination Statement : Neighborhood House acknowledges the ongoing injustices perpetrated by systemic racism that go back hundreds of years in our country and all across the world. As an organization we are committed to building an anti-racist equitable society. Racism and hate have no place here. Neighborhood House will continue to actively fight racism through the power of education, inclusion, access to resources, and community building, while constantly self-examining in order to be better and do better. This organization is committed to creating a safe space for all to be able to express feelings, feel seen and valued, and work toward justice.

Job Location : 1050 W 500 S, Salt Lake, UT 84104

Work Model : On-site

Closing Date : 8/31/2024

Compensation Type : Hourly

Job Status : Nonexempt

Benefits Offered : Health Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Paid Time Off

Pay Range : $15 - $18.75 / hour

Organization Mission : The mission of Neighborhood House is to enrich, empower, and educate children and adults through quality, affordable preschool programs, day care services, and comprehensive support services. Our vision is for all to receive access to the resources and opportunities they need to create successful, happy and healthy families.

Experience Level : Entry Level

Education Level : High School/GED

Job Type : Full-time

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