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JFCS Administration Lead Teacher Toddler Room in Phoenix, Arizona

Lead Teacher -Toddlers

Since 1977, Sojourner Center has been a safe haven from domestic violence for women and their children in Arizona. Since our founding, we have transformed lives by providing shelter and support services to more than 60,000 adults and children affected by domestic violence. We provide a broad spectrum of services to victims of domestic violence, while working with professionals in the field on education, research and advocacy with the goal of ending domestic violence.

The Lead Teacher works in the Child Development Center and is responsible for ensuring the care, safety and well-being of all children in their assigned group. The Lead Teacher plans and implements developmentally appropriate activities, develops partnerships with mothers accessing family support services, facilitates classes on campus, and carries out the Sojourner Center mission.

Schedule: May be required to work evenings and/or weekends as required.

Positions Available: 1 (Monday – Friday 9am-6pm)

Rate of Pay: $17.00 /hr.

Education, Experience, and Other Requirements:

  • At least 21 years of age.

  • An undergraduate degree or higher in one of the following child-related fields: Early Childhood Education, Child Development, Social Work, Elementary Education, Early Childhood Special Education and one (1) year of experience as a Lead Teacher or Assistant Teacher; OR, a minimum of 12 credits in early childhood education and early child development and two (2) years of experience as a Lead Teacher serving children ages birth to five (5); OR, a national competency-based credential such as the CDA and two (2) years of experience as a Lead Teacher serving children birth to age five (5).

  • Ability to obtain a Level I Fingerprint Clearance Card.

  • Valid certification in pediatric first aid and CPR.

  • Bilingual Spanish-English preferred.

Other Duties:

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

This job description is not designed to cover or contain a complete comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

EEO Employer

PCN#: 500-003 (KC)

Job Type: Full-time

ID: 2021-4199

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