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TEACHER I

Presbyterian Medical Services
Full Time
Estancia, NM
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TEACHER I *$2,000 Sign-on Bonus*

$500 EMPLOYEE REFERRAL BONUS

JOB CATEGORY: EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION / EARLY HEAD START

POSITION SUMMARY: This position serves in a classroom to provide an appropriate social and emotional environment in order to expand the child's ability to learn and grow. Provides daily supervision and evaluation of classroom staff. Works in a classroom-based setting with typically and atypically developing children. Position may be reassigned to various classrooms/centers as deemed necessary for program operations.

REQUIREMENTS:

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE – EARLY HEAD START TEACHER I:

  • High School Diploma / GED and a Child Development Associate (CDA) credential, New Mexico Child Development Certificate (CDC), or equivalent; OR
  • High School Diploma / GED and a one year certificate in Early Childhood Education upon hire; OR
  • AA/AAS degree with 29 credits in Early Childhood Education and experience teaching infants/toddlers; OR
  • BA/BS degree with 45 credits in Early Childhood Education and experience teaching infants/toddlers; OR
  • AA/AAS, BA/BS or advanced degree in Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Multicultural Education, Child Development.
  • It is the responsibility of the employee to renew the Child Development Associate (CDA) before the expiration date, as appropriate.
  • Previous experience working in early childhood with children ages birth through three years preferred.
  • Bilingual Spanish or Navajo preferred.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS:

  • Have or be able to obtain First Aid and BLS/CPR certifications within 30 days of hire. Certifications must meet the requirements listed in the document “BLS / CPR / ACLS & First Aid Training Resources” posted on Staurolite. It is your responsibility to keep your certifications current at all times.

SCREENING REQUIREMENTS:

This position requires successful completion of an initial post-offer of employment:

  • Health exam (and annually thereafter in accordance with PMS Policies).
  • TB Test (and upon exposure in accordance with PMS Policies).

In accordance with the federal Head Start Act, Section 648A(g) and the New Mexico Administrative Code 8.8.3., this position requires:

  • Criminal Background Checks.

BONUSES

  • All bonuses subject to tax withholding and eligibility requirements.
  • Current employees are eligible for pre-approved sign-on bonuses in the following circumstances:
  • Job title changes
  • Same job title, transfer to different Region
  • FTE Increases – receives difference between what they previously received (as a lower FTE and still under term of payback agreement) and the current bonus

EOE/AA/M/F/SO/Vet/Disability

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