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PACE is HIRING for its Head Start Program in New Bedford

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PACE is hiring in New Bedford for its Head Start Program for the following positions: Lead Teacher, Teacher & Classroom Specialist.

COME JOIN THE PACE TEAM!

**TEACHER**

We are looking for candidates with a passion for working with children in an early learning environment with the following qualifications and skills:

• AA degree or CDA credential preferred. Experience in an early education and care setting or relevant human service setting;
• Nurturing and patient with children aged birth to 5 years;
• Must be comfortable communicating with families and co-workers in a professional manner;
• Assist with classroom management, daily routine and activities with children;
• Ability to work independently, yet function as a part of a team;
• Able to work with bi-cultural children and families; knowledgeable about child development, learning through play and developmentally appropriate practice;
• Bi-lingual desired;
• Must be able to pass CORI & DCF background checks.

*PACE Head Start Teachers are part of Local 1596 UAW (Union)
The candidate for this position will provide care to children at one of New Bedford sites. To learn more about the program visit us at: www.paceinfo.org and click on the “Programs” tab.
Head Start and Early Head Start provides family-centered development programming for over 264 income-eligible families with children from birth to age 5 living in the Greater New Bedford area.
Excellent benefits include paid vacation time, personal time, sick time, and holidays; low-cost health insurance; dental, vision plans, and no-cost life insurance.

SALARY: $16.00 per hour., 30 – 40 hours. per week, 52 weeks. per year
P.A.C.E. is an AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
E-mail a cover letter, resume, and the name of the position you are applying for to: hrjobapplications@paceinfo.org no later than: Monday, February 28, 2022.
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**LEAD TEACHER**

We are looking for candidates with a passion for working with children in an early learning environment with the following qualifications and skills:

• BA in Early Childhood Education or a related field required. EEC Lead Teacher qualified and experience in a pre-school classroom preferred;
• Nurturing and patient with children aged birth to 5 years, able to develop age appropriate lesson plans and implement engaging activities; familiarity with Early Childhood Assessments – preferably Teaching Strategies Gold;
• Oversee the daily classroom management, routine and activities, and support other classroom staff;
• Plan and implement activities and events to engage families in their child’s learning. Must be comfortable communicating with families, co-workers, and supervisors in a professional manner;
• Comfortable working with bi-cultural children and families as well as children of differing abilities; knowledgeable about child development, learning through play, developmentally appropriate practice and quality learning environments;
• Bi-lingual desired;
• Must be able to pass CORI & DCF background checks.

*PACE Head Start Teachers are part of Local 1596 UAW (Union)

The candidate for this position will be the primary educator in a classroom at one of our New Bedford sites. To learn more about the program visit us at: www.paceinfo.org and click on the “Programs” tab.

Head Start and Early Head Start provides family-centered development programming for over 264 income-eligible families with children from birth to age 5 living in the Greater New Bedford area.
Excellent benefits include paid vacation time, personal time, sick time, and holidays; low-cost health insurance; dental, vision plans, and no-cost life insurance.
SALARY: $19.84 – $22.64 per hour, 30 – 40 hours per week, 39 – 52 weeks per year
P.A.C.E. is an AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

HOW TO APPLY:
E-mail a cover letter, resume, and the name of the position you are applying for to: hrjobapplications@paceinfo.org no later than: Monday, February 28, 2022.
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**CLASSROOM SPECIALIST**

We are looking for candidates with a passion for working with children in an early learning environment with the following qualifications and skills:
• BA in Early Childhood Education or a related field. EEC Director II qualified, supervision skills and experience in working with young children preferred;
• Knowledgeable about social-emotional development, child behavior, and using the Pyramid Model approaches to create plans that support self-regulation and pro-social intervention techniques for pre-school aged children;
• Able to plan and implement small group activities for at-risk children to support age appropriate problem-solving skills and social-emotional literacy;
• Oversee the referral system with a Mental Health Consultant, complete child assessments, and collect weekly data to support interventions;
• Able to work with educators to support classroom intervention strategies, improve classroom climate, and provide coaching and mentoring to develop targeted skills;
• Must be able to pass a CORI and DCF background checks.

The candidate for this position will provide care to children at one of our New Bedford sites. To learn more about the program visit us at: www.paceinfo.org and click on the “Programs” tab.
Head Start and Early Head Start provides family-centered development programming for over 264 income-eligible families with children from birth to age 5 living in the Greater New Bedford area.
Excellent benefits include paid vacation time, personal time, sick time, and holidays; low-cost health insurance, dental, vision plans, and no-cost life insurance.
SALARY: $22.92 – $27.19/hour, 40 hours per week., 46 – 52 weeks. per year
P.A.C.E. is an AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

HOW TO APPLY:
E-mail a cover letter, resume and the name of the position you are applying for to: hrjobapplications@paceinfo.org no later than: Monday, February 28, 2022

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