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Head Start Lead Teacher Family Services

Little River Band of Ottawa Indians
Job Description


Position: (1) – Head Start Lead Teacher (FT Regular - Family Services Department -NGLC)

SUMMARY: Responsible for the cognitive, social-emotional, language, and physical growth and development of all children in their care. Develops partnerships with a child’s parents, the child, and encourages parent participation in program. Completes assessments on child and classroom environment, develops lesson plans, and utilizes High Scope curriculum in classroom. Assures compliance and responsible for ensuring Head Start policies, procedures, goals and objectives are followed and met. Works collegially with other staff members. Responsible for upholding the programs mission and values of the program utilizing NAEYC’s Code of Ethical Conduct.


• Associate’s Degree required In Early Childhood Education or a Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education or Elementary Certification with ZA/ZS.

• Experience teaching and/or educational services with children and families birth to 12.

• Lead or supervisory experience preferred in Early Childhood Education.

• Must possess and maintain a full valid, current, and unexpired CPR & First Aid certification for infant through adult ages.

• Current valid Driver’s License with the ability to be insured under the Tribe’s insurance policy.

• Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug/alcohol screen, tuberculosis screening, fingerprinting and background investigation.

Indian Preference applies in accordance with Ordinance #15-600-02

Pay Grade: NE 7 Hiring Range: $13.11 - $16.41 Status: Non-Exempt/bi-weekly pay Background: Child

Application Instructions: Obtain an application form and a copy of the position description on the Tribe’s website www.lrboi- nsn.gov or by contacting Human Resources at:

LRBOI HR Department, 2608 Government Center D., Manistee, MI 49660 phone: (231) 398-6859; Email:aliciaknapp@lrboi-nsn.gov; or jobs@lrboi-nsn.gov.

To apply, please submit completed application, cover letter and resume to:

LRBOI HR Department, 2608 Government Center D., Manistee, MI 49660 fax: (231) 398-9101; Email: aliciaknapp@lrboi-nsn.gov; or jobs@lrboi-nsn.gov

Conditions of employment with Little River Band of Ottawa Indians Tribal Government includes, passing a pre-employment drug test and extensive background investigation, possession of a valid Driver’s License throughout employment and being insurable under the Tribe’s insurance policy, and successfully completing a ninety (90) day introductory period. Candidates for this position will be required to have dependable transportation available to them without notice.

Posted – 07/23/2018 Remove – Until Filled

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