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GSRP and Head Start Lead Teacher Coburn Center Battle Creek
Job Code:2022-BATTLE CREEK-041
Location:Battle Creek, MI
Department:Lead Teacher
FT/PT Status:Full Time
Pay Range($):16.50-19.26
  
Job Responsibilities:

Physical Requirements:
Covid-19 Vaccination: Per the office of Head Start, all Education and Children's Service staff are to be fully vaccinated by 1/31/2022.  Community Action will follow federal law for accommodation requests.  

Qualifications & Education:
Special Consideration
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
All ECS employees must:


· Hold a valid driver’s license and maintain a satisfactory driver’s record.


· Have access to dependable transportation.


· Be able to bend, swoop, move swiftly, and lift up to 45lbs.


If requested, reasonable accommodations will be made for persons with disabilities for any part of the employment process in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.



CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:


Employees within this classification are required to show:


· Ability to pass a pre-employment drug screen and random screenings as needed.


· Criminal background investigation every two years.


· Pass a physical examination and Tuberculosis (TB) test with negative results upon hire.

Certification and Licensure
Education: This position requires a minimum of a Bachelor Degree or higher in Early Childhood Education or related field as defined by the State of Michigan Child Care Licensing qualifications for program director or an Associate Degree in Early Childhood Education, five (5) years of classroom experience and actively pursuing a Bachelor Degree in Early Childhood Education or related field as defined by the State of Michigan Child Care Licensing qualifications for program director until completion.


Must also meet State of Michigan director qualifications for child care. 18 credit hours of coursework in early childhood and child care administration are required.


Experience: Experience in supervising and ensuring a safe learning environment for children. Two years’ experience preferred.