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The Salvation Army provides a unique opportunity to utilize your talents and skills in a career aimed at helping those in need. The Salvation Army invites you to consider joining our team and help us in fulfilling our promise of Doing the Most Good! The Application Process Once you submit your resume for any of the positions listed, the recruiter will review and if there is a match between your skills and what we are looking for, you should be contacted within 30 days. The length of the recruitment to hire process can vary significantly based on the position requirements and the recruiters schedule. If there's not an immediate opportunity that matches your skills and qualifications, we will keep your application/resume on file for one year for future consideration.



Openings as of 7/12/2017

Full-time VPK Assistant Teacher

POSITION SUMMARY: Provides preschool VPK services for children including personal care, hygiene, learning and development activities and specialized programs; assists with the planning and teaching of VPK classes; helps maintain records; maintains cleanliness and orderliness of child care property. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Provides constant care for the needs of the children in an efficient, clean, loving, safe, secure, and healthy manner.
  • Assists with developing and implementing class lesson plans and individualized lesson plans which are age-group program specific and based on the approved curriculum; utilizes age-group appropriate discovery areas, enriched with program-specific activities, including teacher-made materials and hands-on activities. Submits lesson plans and individualized lesson plans to director prior to week of implementation.
  • Assists in determining appropriate supplies and materials for lesson plans and recreational activities; submits written request for material needs to the director on the 15th of the month prior; ensures the children's safety in utilizing supplies and materials.
  • Provides opportunities for physical and mental stimulation through both inside and outside learning activities.
  • Prepares and serves children snacks and meals ensuring that food is prepared and served in a manner that is age appropriate and eliminates choking hazards; ensures that children receive nutritional and tasteful food; provides positive, relaxed atmosphere during children mealtime encouraging conversation; participates in family style dining.
  • Organizes and supervises recreational activities; observes, monitors, and supervises children on the playground; surveys playground and toys prior to plan and signs appropriate documentation as needed.
  • Comforts children as needed.
  • Talks with parents about children’s accomplishments, behavior, struggles, and parental concerns.
  • Washes children’s' hands and faces after morning play activities, before lunch, and again in late afternoon before parents pick up children, or before dinner, whichever comes first.
  • Monitors and ensures the personal hygiene of the children, including toilet assistance, diapering, etc.; adheres to sanitary procedures including but not limited to labeling of cots, cribs, cubbies and storing bedding and clothing in the proper manner; labels all shelves with pictures pertaining to where toys should be stored.
  • Exhibits control of the children and when needed displays proper discipline techniques.
  • Decorates rooms with up-to-date themes and seasons; prepares and maintains attractive, entertaining, and educational bulletin boards.
  • Closes and locks windows, and turns off lights before leaving the Child Care and straightens the room before leaving each day.
  • Maintains the classroom materials in an orderly fashion; maintains accountability for any laundry, money and supplies necessary for classroom programs.
  • Cleans the kitchen, classrooms, high chairs, tables, floors, toys, cribs, etc. in accordance with established sanitary standards.
  • Prepares and maintains up-to-date records and required reports (attendance, development progress, discipline reports, daily health checks, and food program attendance record)
  • Reports all accidents to the supervisor in an accurate and timely manner and complete accident report.
  • Builds and maintains effective and positive relationships with parents; informs parents of children's progress and specific incidents.
  • Maintains curriculum in accordance to VPK standards.
  • Assumes the role of Substitute VPK teacher in the event of Lead Teacher’s absence.
  • Completes required State testing for VPK students during the academic year.
OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assists with transporting children whenever needed; ensures the safety and protection of children at all times.
  • Attends and participates in regularly scheduled in-service training sessions and monthly staff meetings.
  • Serves as a substitute teacher for other classes when needed.
  • Performs other related work as required.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or G.E.D. required, And CDA, 45 DCF Hours; Completion of VPK training per DCF two years experience teaching child development programs in a church or pre-school, or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities. LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS: Valid state driver's license C.P.R. and First Aid Certification CDA Qualified candidates please send a resume to Child Development Center Director Lauren Lee at lauren.lee@uss.salvationarmy.org

Full-time Preschool Teacher

JOB SUMMARY:
Provides preschool services for children including personal care, hygiene, learning and development activities and specialized programs; plans, develops, and teaches pre-school classes; prepares and maintains records; maintains cleanliness and orderliness of child care property.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
  • Provides constant care for the needs of the children in an efficient, clean, loving, safe, secure, and healthy manner.
  • Develops and implements class lesson plans and individualized lesson plans which are age-group program specific and based on the approved curriculum; utilizes age-group appropriate discovery areas, enriched with program-specific activities, including teacher-made materials and hands-on activities; submits lesson plans and individualized lesson plans to director prior to week of implementation.
  • Determines appropriate supplies and materials for lesson plans and recreational activities; submits written request for material needs to director on the 15th of the month prior; ensures the children's safety in utilizing the same.
  • Provides opportunities for physical and mental stimulation through both inside and outside learning activities.
  • Prepares and serves children snacks and meals ensuring food is prepared and served in a manner that is age appropriate and eliminates choking hazards; ensures that children receive nutritional and tasteful food; provides positive, relaxed atmosphere during children mealtime encouraging conversation; participates in family-style dining.
  • Organizes and supervises recreational activities; observes, monitors, and supervises children on the playground; surveys playground and toys prior to play and sign appropriate documentation as needed.
  • Comforts children as needed.
  • Talks with parents about children’s accomplishments, behavior, struggles, and parental concerns; participates in seasonal parent teacher conferences
  • Washes children’s' hands and faces after morning play activities, before lunch, and again in late afternoon before parents pick up children, or before dinner, whichever comes first.
  • Monitors and ensures the personal hygiene of the children, including toilet assistance, diapering, etc.; adheres to sanitary procedures including but not limited to labeling of cots, cribs, cubbies and storing bedding and clothing in the proper manner; labels all shelves with pictures pertaining to where toys should be stored.
  • Exhibits control of the children and when needed displays proper discipline techniques.
  • Decorates rooms with up-to-date themes and seasons; prepares and maintains attractive, entertaining, and educational bulletin boards.
  • Closes and locks windows, and turns off lights before leaving the Child Care and straightens the room before leaving each day.
  • Maintains the classroom materials in an orderly fashion; maintains accountability for any laundry, money and supplies necessary for classroom programs.
  • Cleans the kitchen, classrooms, high chairs, tables, floors, toys, cribs, etc. in accordance with established sanitary standards.
  • Prepares and maintains up-to-date records and required reports (attendance, development progress, discipline reports, daily health checks, and food program attendance record)
  • Reports all accidents to the supervisor in an accurate and timely manner and complete accident report.
  • Builds and maintains effective and positive relationships with parents; informs parents of children's progress and specific incidents.
  • Maintains curriculum in accordance to age appropriate standards.
OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Assists with transporting children whenever needed; ensures the safety and protection of children at all times.
  • Attends and participates in regularly scheduled in-service training sessions and monthly staff meetings.
  • Serves as a substitute teacher for other classes when needed.
  • Performs other related work as required.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
High school diploma or G.E.D. required,
And 45 DCF hours
two years experience teaching child development programs in a church or pre-school,
or
any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS:
Valid state driver's license
C.P.R. and First Aid Certification
Qualified candidates please send a resume to Child Development Center Director Lauren Lee at lauren.lee@uss.salvationarmy.org