Early Childhood Infant/Toddler Teacher
Company/Organization: Clare Swan Early Learning Center
Application Dates: 05/18/2021
Are you passionate about helping to strengthen Alaska Native and American Indian families through your work with young children? Do you want to work for an organization where you are valued and can make a real difference?
Clare Swan Early Learning Center (CSELC), a subsidiary of Cook Inlet Tribal Council, is recruiting now for full-time and part-time Teacher positions. CSELC is open Monday through Friday, 7:30 am to 5:30 pm, and looking to fill shifts during those times. The position is flexibly staffed as a Teacher in Training/Teacher I/Teacher II, and starting level will be determined based on qualifications and experience upon hire.
Teachers are responsible for providing quality education to infants and toddlers, with the goal of increasing social competence, school readiness, and knowledge and pride in traditional Alaska Native culture and heritage. Teachers assist in the development and implementation of plans to enhance the education, health, social and education growth in children and families served.
- High School diploma or GED
- Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) is preferred, or must be enrolled in a CDA program and obtain within 6 months of employment.
- CPR/First Aid certified, or willing to obtain within six (6) months of hire
- Must successfully complete TB and physical examination
- Continued employment is contingent upon receipt of satisfactory report from a state and federal background and references check
- Two years’ experience in teaching infants/toddlers/preschool children
- Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education or a related field.
- Knowledge of Head Start/Early Head Start environment
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of social, health, educational, training and cultural needs of the Alaska Native and American Indian Community.
About Clare Swan Early Learning Center
The Clare Swan Early Learning Center provides for the needs of working families beyond simple child care. Over 30 staff members come together to implement the research-based Early Head Start curriculum that emphasizes the importance of responsive and caring relationships to support the optimal development of infants and toddlers. Clare Swan Early Learning Center also provides child development information and performs periodic assessments to track your child’s development through their stages of growth. Our center encourages families to participate in their child’s education as well as supporting our families’ goals. Clare Swan Early Learning Center serves Alaska Native and American Indian children ages 6 weeks to 36 months (3 years) of age. Classrooms feature a one-to-four teacher-children ratio for quality, focused learning.
Clare Swan Early Learning Center is a subsidiary of Cook Inlet Tribal Council. Employees at Clare Swan Early Learning Center enjoy the same market-competitive total compensation, health and wellness benefits, work-life balance, and education and development opportunities, as Cook Inlet Tribal Council employees.
Hiring Preference: Preference for employment shall be given to eligible and qualified Alaska Native and American Indian applicants pursuant to P.L. 93-638 Indian Self Determination Act.