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Early Childhood Development/Daycare

Must hold a license issued by any agency.
The license position area must be in one of the following areas: Early Childcare Provider, Headstart, School Age Day Care.
The license must be in Preschool/Pre-K.
The license status must be active or about to graduate from a state-approved teacher preparation program.


Petersburg City Public Schools serves over 4,300 students through the hard work of dedicated educators. We are currently looking for talented candidates to join our Petersburg City Public Schools' Team.

Position Overview: The Headstart Teacher creates, maintains and manages an attractive, warm, and challenging learning environment for young children, incorporating developmentally appropriate learning activities which meet the needs of the group as well as those of individual children. Minimal Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and Virginia Teachers' license with the appropriate endorsement for the area indicated above. General Job Description Implements the program curriculum and the Head Start performance standards for classrooms. Prepares developmentally appropriate daily lesson plans in advance, which include: multicultural educational materials and activities; both classroom and playground activities; family style dining at meals and snacks as per program policy and procedure; and, individualized activities that are recorded in the lesson plans. Documents volunteer activities and parent input in the lesson plans. Bending, kneeling and sitting on the floor at children's eye level. Teacher organizes the classroom in well-developed and defined learning centers, rotating materials routinely to create a stimulating learning environment for young children. The Teacher maintains a classroom that is clean, safe and free of clutter, with learning materials labeled and organized to make them easily accessible for use by the children. The Teacher ensures that all posted materials are complete as to the required time schedules. Supervises instructional assistant/volunteers Is responsible for all paperwork (lesson plans, student files, referrals, etc.) Follow daily schedule/routine Maintains children's records First Step Screening Child Outcomes Observation Checklist Individual learning plans Initial Family Partnership agreement Medical Forms (Completion and Familiarity with pertinent medical information) Conducts two (2) home visits per class load Conducts two (2) parent conferences with each child's family per year, according to the program calendar Track and report in-kind contributions Performance Standards Maintains documentation for Federal Protocols (Audit) PERFORMS OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED. Benefits: This position is eligible for benefits. Terms of Employment: National Child Care Background Check Tuberculosis Test Fingerprinting

Details: All qualified candidates must submit the following by the closing date of this announcement: 1. Completed online application 2. Resume that clearly demonstrates the above minimum qualifications. It is important that you include all experiences and education related to the position to which you are applying. 3. Must provide three (3) completed professional reference forms/letters. 4. All documentation/certification necessary (scanned copies accepted) to substantiate minimum qualifications; must be uploaded into application It is the applicant's responsibility to verify that information entered and uploaded is received and accurate.

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Petersburg Public Schools

255 South Boulevard East , Petersburg, VA 23805

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Petersburg Public Schools

255 South Boulevard East , Petersburg, VA 23805

Compare with State

Amount per Student


State Average: $11,724

% ELL Students


State Average: 9%

Student Teacher Ratio


State Average: 14.22

% IEP Students


State Average: 13%



State Average: 801