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Teacher - EHS

Company: La Clinica de Familia Inc.
Location: Las Cruces
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

La Clinica de Familia (LCDF) is a FQHC with several locations in Southern New Mexico. For over 40 years, La Clinica has provided services to the residents of Southern New Mexico. Our mission statement definitely speaks to what La Clinica de Familia stands for, which is to empower and enrich families, individuals, and communities by providing quality medical, dental, behavioral health and educational service for people of all cultures.Non-ExemptUp to 18.5063-63-557-01Job Summary:Responsible for planning, implementing and supervising developmental activities for infants and young children while also ensuring that the classroom environment is appropriate and activities are respectful, safe, nurturing, age appropriate and culturally sensitive for the children and their families. Conducts screenings and assessments, home visits / parent conferences, and serves as an educational and informational resource for families and staff.Core Competencies: -

  • Ability to plan, develop and execute lesson plans that meet individual and group needs
  • Excellent assessment and observational skills
  • Ability to use encouragement to foster and facilitate growth and development
  • Understanding of Infant Mental Health and developmental stages necessary to support and facilitate young children's efforts to self-regulate their behavior
  • Ability to build and maintain trust with family members and to understand their needs/concerns
  • Ability to foster and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers and staff
  • Strong skills in time management and organization of priorities
  • Strong skills in communication, organization and teambuilding
  • Working knowledge of community resources & services and referral procedures & systems
  • Basic understanding of computers including MS Windows and WORD.
  • Must have knowledge/competency in the follow areas:
  • Infant & toddler development and behavior
  • Infant/toddler & family-centered practice
  • Relationship-based practice
  • Pregnancy & early parenthood
  • Family relationships and dynamics
  • Attachment, separation and loss
  • Disorders of infancy/early childhood
  • Cultural competence
  • Observation and listening
  • Screening and assessment
  • Responding with empathy
  • Advocacy
  • Life skills
  • Safety of the home or classroom environmentJob Requirements:
    • Minimum Requirement: Must hold a valid Infant / Toddler CDA; AA or Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Development, or related field, is preferred.
    • Current First Aid and CPR certification
    • Valid Driver's License and current automobile insuranceBenefits: - Health Insurance - PPO
      - Dental Insurance
      - Vision Insurance
      - 401(K) with employer matching
      - Life and AD&D Insurance
      - Short Term Disability
      - Long Term Disability
      - Supplement Life Insurance
      - Paid Time Off (PTO)
      - Holidays (9)
      - Education Reimbursement
      - Cafeteria Plan
      - Employee Assistance Program
      - Travel ReimbursementPowered by JazzHR

Keywords: La Clinica de Familia Inc., Las Cruces , Teacher - EHS, Education / Teaching , Las Cruces, New Mexico

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