Head Start Teacher

This position provides a daily classroom program that fulfills the philosophy, goals and

objectives of Early Education and Care, Inc., programs. Some of the duties include: Planning and implementing a daily classroom program that is developmental, individualized and appropriate for the ages of children in care and encouraging parent involvement by positive contact with parents on an ongoing basis. Developing and posting weekly lesson plans that include individual time, structured and unstructured activities. Supervising children at all times and being able to immediately state/report how many children are present. Creating a classroom environment where children and fellow staff members are treated positively; ensure classroom management practices adhere to discipline policy.

Qualifications include: BA/BS in early childhood education or closely related field preferred (degree must include 6 credit hours of early childhood education); AA/AS in early childhood education or closely related field accepted with a willingness to enroll in a BA/BS program within 6 months. Employee must enroll in the 40-clock hour Introductory Child Care Training and complete, as evidenced by passage of a competency examination, within 90 days of hire date. Extensive demonstrated experience in working with children and families is required.


Applications may be submitted online at eeckids.org under “Contact Us/employment,” or pick up an application at 450 Jenks Avenue, Panama City.