Pre-K Counts Preschool Teacher (Bilingual preferred)

Acelero Learning - Philadelphia, PA (30+ days ago)3.2


Employment Duration:
Full time

Program:
Acelero Learning Camden/Philadelphia, Inc., NJ/PA
Acelero Learning is a pioneering provider of early childhood education and family engagement services through our three business units, all focused on closing the achievement gap for thousands of Head Start children and families across the country. With over $50 million in revenue and unparalleled child outcome data, we are both one of the largest and one of the most innovative companies in our space.

Acelero Learning has two divisions:
Acelero Learning is a direct provider Head Start services in four states (New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Nevada and Wisconsin). Shine Early Learning partners with local organizations to support the delivery of high quality services through Shine Assist and Shine Implement programs.

About this role:
You will be responsible for providing a range of instructional, assessment and positive behavioral support strategies to ensure educational excellence in a Head Start classroom for 3-5 year-old children. We are looking for people who exemplify our values of: Follow-through, Data-driven Decision-making, Proactive Problem-Solving, Open Communication, and Teamwork. This is a 10 month position with an open availability to work summer months for those Teachers who are interested.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
The teacher is responsible for a District/Head Start classroom of 3- to 5-year-old children. S/he works collaboratively with an assistant teacher, family members and other staff to achieve positive outcomes for children of all abilities. The teacher‘s role encompasses effective practices in the following (as outlined in our Teacher Success Rubric):

CLASS™ teacher-child interactions
Learning environment
Curriculum
Child assessment
Meeting all children’s needs
Working with families
Professional growth and collaboration

Requirements:
PreK Counts Pennsylvania Teaching Certification
BA/BS in Early Childhood Education preferred OR BA/BS in related field with at least six (6) courses in Early Childhood Education plus experience teaching preschool aged children
Bilingual Spanish- English required
Pass physical examination, background check, and fingerprinting screen
Able to lift a child weighing 40 pounds, 20 times a day if needed
Obtain certification in CPR and First Aid
The mission of Acelero Learning is to bring a relentless focus on positive child and family outcomes to close the achievement gap and build a better future for children, families, and communities served by the Head Start program.

We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to creating a diverse and healthy work place .

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