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U.S. Coast Guard Child Care Teacher (2) in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts

Summary You will be evaluated for this position based on how well you meet the qualifications below. Your resume/application must demonstrate the required experience/education. Please see additional information on how your application is evaluated. Responsibilities Plans and executes early childhood education and development activities. Teaches children with a variety of educational material and programs. Collaborate with parents to promote understanding and follow-up actions benefiting the children. Supervise classroom assistants or volunteers. Ensures that program plans and activities incorporate the observed needs of the individual children and youth. Implements activities and special events that meet the physical, social, emotional, and cognitive needs of children. Incorporates special instructions provided by parents such as special dietary needs, physical needs, or other information that may affect the child or youth's experience in the program. Prepares and implements program options for children and youth with special requirements. Demonstrates, instructs, leads, and facilitates planned and spontaneous program activities. Role models developmentally appropriate practice and classroom or activity area management techniques. Promotes and models safety, fitness, health, and nutrition practices. Helps prepare, arrange, and maintain indoor and outdoor activity areas and materials. Inventories equipment on a recurring basis and recommends replenishing damaged, missing, and depleted supplies. Establishes a program environment that sustains participant interest and promotes positive interactions with other children, youth, and adults. Helps arrange for and/or serve appropriate snacks or meals where applicable. Interacts with children using approved child guidance development techniques. Requirements Conditions of Employment OTHER ESSENTIAL INFORMATION: Selectee will be required to participate in Direct Deposit/Electronic Funds Transfer as the Standard method of payment for payroll and travel purposes. Males born after 12/31/59 and at least 18 years of age must be registered with the Selective Service System, unless covered by an exemption under the Selective Service Law, in accordance with 5 U.S. Code 3378. Selectee will be required to provide a written statement regarding his registration status unless he is exempted by this statute. Must satisfactorily complete a Federal Background check. US Citizens and non-citizens authorized to work in the US, must have lived in the US for three of the last five years, and meet residency requirements set forth below: Resided in the United States or its protectorate or territories (excluding short trips abroad, such as vacations). Worked for the United States government as an employee overseas in a Federal or military capacity; or Have been a dependent of a United States Federal or military employee serving overseas. Exceptions may be granted to applicants if they can provide complete stateside coverage information required to make a suitability/security determination. Applicants must provide this information with their application for employment. Qualifications Minimum: Two-year degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE), Child Development or related field of study, which can include Youth Recreation, Physical Education, Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Youth Development, Psychology, Social Work, Home Economics with an emphasis in Human Development, or other degrees as appropriate and two years of experience. Ability to satisfactorily complete background investigation - National Agency Check with Written Inquires (NACI), upon hiring and renew every 5 years. Possess and maintain the physical ability to lift and carry up to 40 pounds, walk, bend, and stoop and stand on a routine basis. Duties may involve working both indoors and outdoors. Preferred (in addition to minimum): A BA/BS degree in child development, early childhood education, home economics (early childhood emphasis), elementary education, special education, or other degree appropriate to the position from an accredited college or Associate of Arts (AA) degree and at least 2 years' experience in childcare or preschool environment. Education Please read the "Qualifications" section. Additional Information USCG COMMUNITY SERVICES COMMAND COMPREHENSIVE BENEFITS: By choosing to work for the Coast Guard Community Services Command, you will enjoy one of the best benefit packages available anywhere: Paid Annual and Sick Leave Holiday Pay Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance Flexible/Dependent Spending Account Pension Plan 401k Savings Plan Life Insurance Short Term/Long Term Disability Tuition Assistance Paid Parental Leave *Benefit offerings are subject to applicable worker categories (Full-time, Part-time, Intermittent), location, position, and length of time in service.