The Upper Cumberland Human Resource Agency (UCHRA) is currently accepting applications for a Classroom Teacher to serve the Chance Girls Home. The Classroom Teacher will work in conjunction using a team approach to perform all tasks with equal responsibility as well as supervise the classroom environment.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Maintain daily function in the classroom ex: daily lesson plans, daily schedule, etc.
  • Carry out a program of instruction as directed by the Education Supervisor
  • Keep current records of each child
  • Assist families and children needing health services or social services via appropriate referrals
  • Assure developmental screenings and assessments are conducted in a timely manner
  • Maintain accurate daily attendance records and meal counts
  • Assist in preparation of budget
  • Aid in the assurance of compliance with all program regulations and agency policies
  • Conduct at least two (2) parent-teacher conferences per year as well as home visits at least twice a year
  • Accurately complete and submit all data and reports as required
  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Supervisor

Necessary Skills/Capabilities:

  • Attend a minimum of 100 hours of appropriate training annually
  • Participate in in-service training
  • Understand potential hazards ex: chemicals, bodily fluids, etc.
  • Adhere to all safety rules and regulations ex: safety belts, etc.
  • Possess excellent oral and written communication
  • Detail-oriented and able to multitask
  • Submit to pre-hire and random background checks, random drug tests, child abuse, and sex offender registry checks
  • Have knowledge of and be able to use the technology and software

Experience:

The successful applicant will possess an Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree in Child Development or Early Childhood Education, complete TECTA Orientation, and maintain a CDL driver’s license.

Interested applicants should complete an online application, found here, and/or submit a resume to careers@ucdd.org