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Iowa AEYC posts job openings as a resource for the field early care and education profession. Anyone who is a member of Iowa AEYC may request that a job be posted. Postings will be kept on the list for 30 days.

Head Start Lead Teacher - Marshalltown, IA
Mid-Iowa Community Action is seeking a passionate teacher to join the team at one of our Head Start centers in Marshalltown. As a Head Start Lead Teacher you will sing, dance, create, explore, get messy, experiment, laugh and learn with children ages 3 to 5. Help children gain the skills and confidence they need to succeed at home, school and the community. Lead the classroom team and promote the social, emotional, physical and cognitive development of children ages 3 to 5. Encourage parent involvement in all aspects of the program. Responsible for oversight and leadership of the classroom team, including supervision of staff and responsibility for achieving and maintaining established educational thresholds of participants. We provide ongoing professional development opportunities and an excellent benefit package.  Full-time position, 45 weeks per year, beginning August, 2017. $14.46 to 18.97 per hour, commensurate with education.   
Requirements:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development (classified as Head Start Lead Teacher 3). Preference given to candidates with experience teaching preschool-age children.
OR
- Bachelor’s Degree in Education with an Early Childhood Education Endorsement (classified as Head Start Lead Teacher 3).  Preference given to candidates with experience teaching preschool-age children.
OR
- Bachelor's or advanced degree and coursework equivalent to a major relating to early childhood education (such as the Child, Adult and Family Services Degree with Child Option at Iowa State University), with experience teaching preschool-age children (classified as Head Start Lead Teacher 2).
Will consider:
- Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development (classified as Head Start Lead Teacher 1) with infant, toddler, or pre-school teaching experience.
Prefer:
- Supervisory experience
NOTE: Full-time employees may be eligible for a Federal Perkins Loan forgiveness program or Public Service Federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program.
Visit http://www.micaonline.org/jobs for a full job description and to submit an online application, cover letter and resume. Or send, fax or email cover letter and resume to: MICA, 1001 S. 18th Ave., Marshalltown, IA  50158; 641-352-5020; jobapp@micaonline.org or complete application at above address. Position open until filled. EOE
posted 2017.06.26
 
Child Development Specialist - DMACC - Ankeny Campus
Job Summary: Provide care for children in the Child Development Programs. Plan, implement and assess the learning experiences of each child. Mentor and coach Early Childhood Education students as they practice implementation of knowledge and skills gained in course content.
Essential Functions: Observe, plan, implement, and assess developmentally appropriate, evidence –based daily learning opportunities to meet the needs of children ages birth-5. Practice ongoing assessment of children’s development and learning using a variety of assessment tools. Maintain a healthy and safe learning environment for children in accordance with licensing, accreditation and other standards of best practice. Develop positive relationships with children. Facilitate a positive, inclusive classroom climate for diverse children.
Provide written and oral input into the orientation, participation and evaluation of students in the Early Childhood Education program. Serve as a role model for the Early Childhood Education students, provide assistance to the students as they implement skills learned in the coursework, assist students with problem solving and give direction to individual students. Assist students with planning, implementing and evaluation of children’s experiences. Collaborate with center and program staff in designing learning experiences for students.
Develop positive relationships with families, staff and community organizations. Partner with families to develop and implement plans for children’s learning. Seek out or respond to community partnerships that enhance the overall functioning of the program.
Perform administrative duties to maintain program operations, such as back ground checks, child and staff record keeping, substituting and coordinating ECE student placements.
Maintain and model policies, procedures, and standards to assure child care center will meet licensing, accreditation and other standards of best practice. Complete training as required by licensing and accreditation. Participate in ongoing professional development to remain current with standards of best practice in the Early Childhood Education field.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Required Qualifications: Associate’s Degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related.
Ability to develop and maintain effective working relationships with diverse students, children, and staff.
Ability to make sound decisions in emergency situations.
Strong communication skills.
Ability to plan, organize and manage time and physical space.
Knowledge of current software applications such as Microsoft Office, Creative Curriculum Gold Online.
Ability to meet state licensing requirements, including: DCI check, Child Abuse Registry check, medical exam with update every two years, etc.
Capability to lift or carry up to 50 lbs.
Desired Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education, Child Development or related area.
Experience working with diverse populations of children ages birth to 5.
Knowledge of Project Approach, Positive Behavior Intervention and Support and Program for Infant Toddler Care.
Mandatory Child Abuse Reporter Training.
Universal Precautions Training.
Infant, Child and Adult CPR/First Aid.
Job Number: 17-A32
Employment Date: As soon as possible
Job Category: Administrative/Professional Position
Deadline for Submitting Application: 07/04/2017
Work Schedule: Monday-Friday, day hours
Salary Information: HIRING RANGE: $47,797-$59,747. Pay Grade: A3
Special Instructions to Applicants: THIS VACANCY REQUIRES: 1) A complete DMACC Employment Application (personal information, educational history, employment history, and supplemental questions). Incomplete applications will not be accepted. Application must be completed in its entirety, even when including a resume. “See Resume” will not be accepted. 2) Attachment of transcripts to your electronic application. Transcripts must include the applicant’s name and degrees conferred. Scanned copies are acceptable.
Application & Position Contact Information: Human Resources (515) 964-6479 or jobs@dmacc.edu for information concerning the application process. Sherri Sciarrotta (515) 964-6588 or slsciarrotta@dmacc.edu for information concerning the position or your status once the position has closed.
posted 2017.06.23
 
Head Start Lead Teacher - Marshalltown, IA
Mid-Iowa Community Action is seeking a passionate teacher to join the team at one of our Head Start centers in Marshalltown. As a Head Start Lead Teacher you will sing, dance, create, explore, get messy, experiment, laugh, and learn with children ages 3 to 5. Help children gain the skills and confidence they need to succeed at home, school, and the community. Lead the classroom team and promote the social, emotional, physical, and cognitive development of children ages 3 to 5. Encourage parent involvement in all aspects of the program. Responsible for oversight and leadership of the classroom team, including supervision of staff and responsibility for achieving and maintaining established educational thresholds of participants. We provide ongoing professional development opportunities and an excellent benefit package. Full-time 9-month position beginning August, 2017. 18.97 Per hour.
Requirements:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Child Development (classified as Head Start Lead Teacher 3). Preference given to candidates with experience teaching preschool-age children.
OR
- Bachelor’s Degree in Education with an Early Childhood Education Endorsement (classified as Head Start Lead Teacher 3). Preference given to candidates with experience teaching preschool-age children.
Prefer:
- Supervisory experience
NOTE: Full-time employees may be eligible for a Federal Perkins Loan forgiveness program or Public Service federal Student Loan Forgiveness Program.
Visit http://www.micaonline.org/jobs for a full job description and to submit an online application, cover letter and resume. Or send, fax or email cover letter and resume to: MICA, 1001 S. 18th Ave., Marshalltown, IA  50158; 641-352-5020; jobapp@micaonline.org or complete application at above address. Position open until filled. EOE
posted 2017.06.13
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