Southern Utah University Head Start Preschool is eager to open two locations in Washington County and begin offering free school readiness programs to children ages three to five, but are in need of teachers, assistant teachers, classroom aids and substitute teachers to open their doors. The classrooms are ready with more than 40 children on a waiting list. Many full-time, part-time, and on-call positions are available. The preschool teacher position is 35 hours per week and qualifies for SUU benefits, including health and life insurance, employer contributed retirement and tuition waivers for immediate family. Responsibilities include lesson planning, implementation of activities, maintaining a safe classroom environment and building positive relationships with families. An associate’s degree in early childhood education is required. The assistant teacher position is part-time and supports the teaching team by providing instruction, supervision and implementation of learning activities. Early childhood experience is preferred. The classroom aids and substitute teachers are also part-time positions and help support classroom routines. SUU Head Start Preschool has two locations in Washington County. One on Sunset Boulevard in St. George and the other at the Washington City Museum on Telegraph Street in Washington. Interested applicants can make application on this link. SUU Head Start Preschool is a free, pre-kindergarten school readiness program dedicated to social-emotional enrichment of the lives of children and families in southwest Utah. The program falls within the SUU Office of Regional Services. Head Start Preschool is an equal opportunity provider.

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