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AWARE Inc. Early Head Start Teacher- Substitute in Helena, Montana

Early Head Start - Teacher (Substitute)Job DetailsJob TypeFull-time, Part-timeHelena, MT • Early Head StartDescriptionEARLY HEAD START TEACHEREARLY HEAD STARTWAGE: $ 15.33 - $17.49 per hourCompetitive Benefits PackageAre you looking for more than a job?AWARE is looking for the right person to join the Early Head Start team as an Early Head Start Teacher.If you embrace new ideas with a heart full of energy, we invite you to join a caring, compassionate, and fully engaged team that isn’t afraid to get vulnerable with one another. We have gritty, but respectful conversations that drive the needle forward on what it means to provide the highest quality of care for our clients. At AWARE, our strength lies in our culture of care. AWARE’s Unconditional Care Principles inspire the services we provide to each person who comes to us for care and these principles lead how we treat ourselves and our clients; with hope, compassion and focus on the next right step. When you join the AWARE team, you will become part of an organization that has a rich history (over 45 years!) helping Montanans with mental health and/or developmental disabilities. AWARE strives to provide the highest quality of care, every single day. When you join the AWARE team, you will be joining a team that believes that building on strengths is the key to success, that prides itself in taking on and sticking with the hardest challenges, believes we are agents of change, that everything is normal until proven otherwise, and that families are our most important resource. Working for our organization means that regardless of your role, we’ll support you so you can support others. AWARE seeks to provide opportunities for employees to grow professionally through its tuition advancement program, professional development opportunities and in-house trainings.Principal Duties & Responsibilities:Assist in guiding the implementation of a comprehensive child development program that meets the Head Start definition of curriculum in all program options and settings to assigned children six weeks through three years of age.Practice theories and sound principles of child and parent education in an environment in which children can develop personal relationships, experiment, make choices, solve problems, and develop age-appropriate social and self-help skills.Plan and participate in parent education and parent involvement activities. Present as a clinical coordinator in developing and implementing service and individual treatments plans.AWARE empowers its employees to operate under the auspices of AWARE’s Unconditional Care Principles .RequirementsRequired Skills, Abilities & Education:HS Diploma/GED/HiSETMinimum CDA or willingness to begin obtainment of a CDA immediately upon hire and one year of experience in a licensed early childhood facility.AA/AS or BA/BS Degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or related field is preferred but not required. 60 hours of childcare training, experience with an evidence-based infant/toddler curriculum, and knowledge of Head Start/Early Head Start.To learn more please .Benefits:AWARE proudly offers an excellent benefits package, uniquely designed to support you and your family in staying well, professional growth, and achieving financial security.AWARE’s benefits include:Annual raisesTuition ReimbursementHealth InsuranceDental/Vision Insurance401(k) with company matchLife InsuranceWellness programsGenerous paid time offAWARE is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.