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Head Start Teachers are usually students or graduates working in the preschool environment and gaining teaching experience. Basic duties listed on a Head Start Teacher resume are guiding students in their school projects, taking children to trips, organizing activities, serving meals, and disciplining children. Successful example resumes make display of qualifications such as early childhood education expertise, patience, stamina, supervisory skills, effective communication, and people skills. Most Head Start Teachers hold an Associate’s Degree in early childhood education or a similar field.

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Early Head Start Teacher

Developed and implemented weekly lesson plans enhancing language, literacy, math, fine/gross motor and social/emotional skills for the early childhood population.

  • Documented in online home of The Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies Gold weekly observations of children progress.
  • Guided children through conflict resolution and modeled appropriate behavior.
  • Supervised children (typical and developmentally disabled) throughout their daily activities, routines, and during outdoor gross motor activities.
  • Responsible for assisting with the individual family service plan (IFSP) as recommended by the early intervention teams that visit the center for special needs children, using a multidisciplinary approach, assisting with the follow-up therapeutic interventions for individual students.
  • Responsibilities also include: assisting children with hygiene, grooming, daily living skills and self-help skills.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
HS
Spanish Fluently
Child Development Specialist
Education
2

Early Head Start Teacher

Developed and implemented weekly lesson plans enhancing language, literacy, math, fine/gross motor and social/emotional skills for the early childhood population.

  • Documented in online home of The Creative Curriculum and Teaching Strategies Gold weekly observations of children progress.
  • Guided children through conflict resolution and modeled appropriate behavior.
  • Supervised children (typical and developmentally disabled) throughout their daily activities, routines, and during outdoor gross motor activities.
  • Responsible for assisting with the individual family service plan (IFSP) as recommended by the early intervention teams that visit the center for special needs children, using a multidisciplinary approach, assisting with the follow-up therapeutic interventions for individual students.
  • Responsibilities also include: assisting children with hygiene, grooming, daily living skills and self-help skills.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
HS
Spanish Fluently
Child Development Specialist
Education
3

Head Start Teacher

Provide preschool age children the opportunities to enhance their social and school readiness skills. Provide developmentally appropriate activities in the areas of social, cognitive, language, and physical growth. Use differentiated instruction to guide and support all children in their growth and development.

  • Provided differentiated instruction for children of all abilities within the classroom.
  • Planned a rich variety of activities within the curriculum that supported the children's growth within their social, cognitive, language and physical development.
  • Participated in the Early Reading First grant project, which resulted in a literacy rich classroom environment.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
12
years
at this job
BS
Elementary Education
MA
Early Childhood
4

Pre-k/head Start Teacher

Maintained high scoring ECERS and ELLCO developmentally appropriate classroom.

  • Developed TN-ELDS based lesson plans using state approved OWL curriculum.
  • Sustained individual student portfolios which include skills, checklist, work samples, and progress reports.
  • Designed monthly newsletters to promote family involvement and recruit classroom volunteers.
  • Assigned developmentally appropriate homework to reinforce skills introduced in the classroom.
  • Reported and maintained all monthly, quarterly, and yearly reports for Memphis City Schools, Tennessee Head Start, and [company name].
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
11
months
at this job
BA
Interdisciplinary Studies (early Childhood Education And Business Administration)
MA
Early Child Education
5

Head Start Teacher Assistant

Maintained a well-organized and safe classroom in accordance with Head Start Performance Standards

  • Developed, planned, and prepared instructional aids/materials for classroom activities
  • Utilized the Child Observation Record (C.O.R.) as an assessment tool to document each child's development. Based on outcome of the assessment, developed individual plans with developmentally appropriate activities
  • Participated in home visits to meet parents and educate them about the Head Start program
  • Served as bus monitor. Ensured safety of children by checking that they were buckled in properly and released only to permitted adults
  • Performed as lead teacher on occasion during lead teacher absences
  • Ensured that all classroom and outdoor equipment are in good working condition and are used, maintained, and stored properly
  • Responsible for the appearance, cleanliness and safety of classroom environment
Candidate Info
2
years in
workforce
4
months
at this job
Early Child Education
6

Head Start Teacher

Taught classes, presented lectures, conducted workshops and participated in other activities to further educational program.

  • Planned course content and method of presentation.
  • Prepared outline of material to be covered and submitted it for approval.
  • Selected and assembled materials to be used, such as pieces of pottery or samples of plant life.
  • Arranged the use of audiovisual equipment and other teaching aids.
  • Conducted classes for children in various scientific, history and art subjects.
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
BS
Bachelor of Science
7

Head Start Teacher

Responsible for developing and implementing appropriate and multi-cultural curriculum for children ages 3-5

  • Conducted home visits and parent and teacher conferences as per the standards of Head Start performance
  • Implemented and supervised state, federal and local health and safety procedures and policies
  • Evaluates students' progress on an on-going basis and implements necessary modifications, if required
  • Organize meetings with staff and conducts conferences with parents
  • Created a developmentally appropriate environment for the child's comfort
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
BS
Early Childhood Education
8

3rd Grade/ Head Start Teacher

Developed and taught content rich lesson that provided rigorous instruction.

  • Provides afterschool enrichment for students to help target need areas and provide support
  • Developed and implemented developmentally appropriate activities that encompass instructing the child on the whole using various modalities
  • Established and maintained an effective two-way communication with parents through various forms of contact
  • Administered various assessments including NWEA, ASQ, REACH, ESI, DIBELS, MCLASS Math, and TRC
  • Effectively implemented area wide curriculum including Creative Curriculum, Everyday Mathematics, and Blue Print
  • Elected Union Delegate served as the mediator between the school and the Union (contract enforcement, mediator between principal and teachers)
  • Member of school organizations (Ex. Instructional Leadership Team, Professional Problems Committee, Professional Personnel Leadership Committee, Gardening Team, and Healthy Schools Team)
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
MA
Teaching
MA
Curriculum And Instruction
9

Head Start Teacher

Prepared children to be successful in school both socially and emotionally.

  • Developed the students' confidence, curiosity, self-control and ability to communicate and cooperate with one another.
  • Encouraged self-sufficiency, growth and development through creative arts; language, social and emotional development; physical health; mathematics and science.
  • Conducted pre and quarterly evaluations.
Candidate Info
24
years in
workforce
5
months
at this job
AA
Early Childhood Education
BA
Early Childhood Education
MA
Education
10

Early Childhood Special Education / Head Start Teacher

  • Facilitated learning by providing a developmentally appropriate environment used ongoing observations to plan lessons, and adequate time to explore, play and interact.
  • Communicated with many people throughout the day: parents, children, support staff, my teaching team, the general public to facilitate a strong work force in accomplishing goals related to students
  • Developed strong management skills, organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Challenged to find new resources to help children with special needs including autism, cognitive impairment, developmental delays, learning disability to succeed in school
  • Developed and implemented IEP's, lead IEP meetings, and determine special education eligibility
Candidate Info
18
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BS
Education And Human Sciences

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