Early Childhood Teacher – Neighborhood House of Milwaukee – Early Headstart Program

Deadline to Apply: 03/02/2018
Location: Neighborhood House of Milwaukee
Status: Full Time
Start Date: ASAP
Wage Rate: $9.64-$14.21

Minimum Requirements: Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or equivalent. Hold and Infant & Toddler credential; or a current CDA. Complete SIDS training and Shaken Baby training prior to first day of work. Complete Infant/Child and CPR/AED training within the first six months of employment. If Registry certificate is not current, must provide agency manager with current Registry certification within three months of employment.

Preferred requirements: Associates or Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood or related discipline or apprenticeship. Complete WMELS and environmental rating scales training.


Under the direction of the Early Childhood Services Manager, the ECS Teacher assists with program planning, curriculum development, implementing program activities as well as assisting with program evaluation. Also identifies and recruits appropriate participants. Personally provides some programming services in order to effectively meet the goals of the program.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
• Deliver direct services to program participants as requested by ECS Manager.
• Create and manage weekly staff schedules.
• Create and manage classroom tracking sheets.
• Assist the ECS Lead with participant and program record keeping.
• Order program supplies.
• Complete new family intake, and maintain children’s files in compliance with state licensing.
• Know and assist staff in the compliance of State licensing regulations.
• Assist the ECS Manager in YoungStar (and/or NAEYC) rating process and ensure program compliance with corresponding standards.
• In the absence of the Lead Teacher, assume Lead Teacher responsibilities.
• Complete weekly staff schedules.
• Be flexible to assist in all ECS and UKC classrooms, as needed.
• Attend staff training and meetings as required.
• Flexible schedule, available to work between 6:30AM - 6:00PM.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for staff schedule and daily classroom placement of staff.
May include overseeing of volunteers

Additional Info:

Compensation: ($20,051-$29,556) annually based on certifications, education and experience
*** $2,000 Signing bonus (after successful completion of 6 months employment) ***
Benefits: Health, dental, vision, life insurance, 401K plan, childcare discount (before, during and after school), paid holidays, vacation pay, sick pay and personal days, employee assistance program, course reimbursement, paid professional development trainings, a supportive family-friendly work environment.

Application Instructions:

Neighborhood House primarily serves a highly-impoverished central city neighborhood bounded by 35th Street on the west, 20th Street on the east, Cherry Street on the north, and Wisconsin Avenue on the south. Our services are based in our home on Richardson Place, but we also work from multiple locations in the region. More info is available