- Blackfoot, ID, USA
- 15.25-16.00 per hour full-time; Additional $350 retention payment each payday through August
- Full Time
Health, Dental, Life Insurance, Retirement Plan, Paid Time Off, Vision, Flex Account
Join our team and make a lasting impact as an Early Head Start Preschool Teacher!
Are you a compassionate, enthusiastic, and dedicated individual with a passion for working with young children? Look no further! We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team at Eastern Idaho Community Action Partnership (EICAP) as an Early Head Start Preschool Teacher at our Blackfoot location. Together, we can provide high-quality educational services to children from birth to three years old, shaping their futures and empowering them to reach their full potential.
In this exciting role, you will embark on a rewarding journey of working closely with infants, toddlers, and their families. Your mission will be to create a supportive, safe, and enriched learning environment, ensuring a successful transition for these young minds into a pre-school classroom.
- Collaborate with a co-teacher to develop individual goals and group lessons, unleashing the full potential of each child.
- Conduct ongoing assessments of progress, ensuring tailored adjustments that promote growth and development.
- Foster a warm and inclusive atmosphere that actively involves and engages parents in their child's learning journey.
- Regularly communicate with families, keeping them informed and involved in their child's educational experiences.
- Maintain a pristine and nurturing learning environment that exceeds licensing and safety regulations.
- Attend meetings and trainings, seize ongoing professional development opportunities, and expand your expertise.
- High school diploma or Equivalency Degree (GED)
- Ability to obtain the Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential with EICAP's guidance within 12 months of hire (EICAP covers the cost!)
- Preferred Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education
- While experience with children aged 0-3 years is preferred, we welcome the right individual and offer comprehensive training.
- Must pass a Health and Welfare Enhanced Background Check
- Must pass a Tuberculosis (TB) screening and physical exam
- Ability to become CPR and First Aid certified through EICAP's training program.
Compensation and Benefits:
- Enjoy a fulfilling career with competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits package designed to support your well-being and professional growth:
- 403B Retirement Plan with a generous employer match of 6%
- Dental Insurance: 100% employer-paid coverage for employees
- Health Insurance: 100% employer-paid coverage for employees; EICAP pays 60% of dependent health and dental premiums
- Group Life Insurance: 100% employer-paid coverage
- Employee Assistance Program
- Flexible Spending Account
- Vision Insurance (employee-paid)
- Paid Time Off, including Sick Leave, Vacation, and Paid Holidays
- Starting wage ranges from $15.25 to $16 per hour, commensurate with experience.
At EICAP, we wholeheartedly believe that every child, regardless of their circumstances at birth, possesses the extraordinary ability to reach their full potential. If you are ready to embrace this exciting opportunity, apply now and be a part of our mission to empower young minds!
Learn more about us and our dedication to transforming lives at: https://www.eicap.org/
EICAP is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.
For assistance or accommodations applying for a position with EICAP, please contact the Human Resources department at: 208-522-5370
Background & Drug Screen Disclaimer: Must be able to pass an Intellicorp SSN Verification/Criminal History Search and Idaho Department of Health and Welfare Enhanced Background Check. We also conduct pre-employment drug testing. Any job offer will be based on the results of background check and drug testing.