York CountyYorktown 23690
Full Time
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Teacher I/ii

York County
Full Time 8 per week 224 Ballard St, Yorktown, VA 23690, United States


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Performs professional educational work in providing developmental services to eligible preschoolers including children with disabilities enrolled in the County Head Start program. Plans and carries out a daily program that meets the physical and developmen­tal needs of individual children in an assigned group, while taking into account the children’s interest, cultural and socioeconomic background, special talents, and individual pace of learning. Develops lesson plans, assesses children's progress, works with and supervises teacher assistants and volunteers, and conducts home visits and parent-teacher conferences. Works in collaboration with other program staff to ensure the educational, health, and social services’ needs of individual children and their families are met and comprehensive services are provided. Incumbents work 8 hours per day, 196 days per school year.

  • Candidates with experience working with preschoolers and/or preadolescent children may be offered the following incentive payments based on the applicable years of related experience:
    1. Less than 2 years of related experience - $2,000
    2. 2 to 4 years of related experience - $4,000
    3. 5 or more years of related experience - $6,000

Minimum Qualifications

Requires at least an Associate’s degree in Early Childhood education or a Bachelor’s degree in Child Development, Early Childhood Education or an equivalent field or course of study.

Applicants with a bachelor's degree in early childhood education may be considered for hire in the capacity as a Teacher II and at a base salary of $36,394.

Possession of a valid commercial driver's license with the appropriate endorsements issued by the Commonwealth of Virginia preferred.

Requires CPR, AED, and First Aid certifications.

Requires acceptable criminal and child protective services background checks.
Supplemental Information

DMV records check, background checks, and drug testing conducted prior to employment.

Tuberculosis screening conducted prior to employment.

This position is considered to be essential (County designation as ALPHA).  As an essential employee you may be required to remain at your worksite or to report following an emergency in order to respond to the needs of the citizens of York County.  You may be asked to perform functions not customarily part of your normal duties but which would not require you to have extraordinary skills nor pose a health/safety risk.

Physical Demands
Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment including copiers, laptops, iPads, computer software, tablets, Smartboards, etc. Requires walking or standing to a significant degree. In working with and caring for the children, there is constant standing and walking, bending, stooping, climbing on the recreational equipment, and occasionally running and crawling while playing with the children. Must be able to sit on the floor with children, push and pull of toys and wagons, and sometimes lift children weighing around 40 – 55 lbs. when necessary.

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