Teacher - Head Start


•             Responsible for overseeing the educational aspects of the classroom, including staff and volunteers.

•             Promote the Head Start philosophy and educational objectives.

•             Maintain an appropriate classroom environment needed to support the goals of the education component.

•             Maintain a safe, orderly and clean learning environment.

•             Provide supervision of children.

•             Communicate with children at their developmental level.

•             Participate in activities with the children.

•             Assess children’s needs and developmental progress on an ongoing basis.

•             Develop and implement weekly lesson plans.

•             Promote and participate with healthy eating at meal times.

•             Ensure two home visits and two parent teacher conferences are conducted by teaching staff each program year for each child.

•             Supervise teacher aides in the classroom.

•             Orchestrate and manage developmentally appropriate environment for pre-school age children.

•             Attend staff meetings, workshops, and in-service training provided by the agency.

•             Support the ECKAN code of ethical conduct.

•             Maintain confidentiality of all agency information.

•             Maintain accurate and up to date records per policies and procedures.

•             Perform other duties as assigned.



•             Associate’s degree (or higher) in Early Childhood Development.

•             Be able to pass required KBI, background and health tests.

•             Good written and oral communication skills.

•             Must be able to participate in daily kneeling, stooping, bending and sitting on the floor, and occasionally lifting up to 40 pounds.

•             Possess a valid driver’s license and comply with ECKAN insurance standards, as applicable.

•             General office and computer skills.

ECKAN Head Start
Health, Dental, Vision, 401(k) 14.00 to 16.00
Job Start Date: October-1-2019
Applications Due By: January-1-2021

Job Contact Information

Thor Brown - tbrown@eckan.org - 785-242-7450

Employer Information

ECKAN Head Start www.eckan.org

ECKAN Head Start covers the following counties:  Anderson, Coffey, Douglas, Franklin, Lyon, Osage and Miami counties in Northeast Kansas.  Go to www.eckan.org for other job openings and job descriptions or to apply for a position.

contact:  785-242-7450, ext. 7209  or email tbrown@eckan.org 

Employer Address: 1320 S Ash Ottawa, Kansas

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