Bucks County IUHead Start Floating Teacher, Early Childhood Programs

Bucks County IU

Head Start Floating Teacher, Early Childhood Programs (18-T126DGL)

Job Posting

Job Details

TitleHead Start Floating Teacher, Early Childhood Programs
Posting ID18-T126DGL

Job Summary


The Teacher plans, implements, and supervises all classroom activities.  The Teacher makes social service referrals and shares responsibility for parent involvement in the program.  The Teacher works in collaboration with other Head Start team members to support the goals of the program.  The position caseload, and/or center location may be reassigned as deemed necessary for program operations. 


Physical Demands


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

The employee is frequently required to walk; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear. The employee may be required to stand for long periods, and to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


Position Type/Expected Hours of Work:


This is a full-time, 192-day calendar position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday. Hours of work are from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.  Hours are dependent on the needs of the districts.  Occasional evening and/or weekend work may be required as job duties demand.


Travel:  Travel or transport may be expected for this position.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood is beneficial in this position
  • PA Early Childhood Certification


  • Knowledge and skills in the field of early childhood development
  • Knowledge of PA Learning Standards of Early Childhood
  • Knowledge of various service resources in the community
  • Knowledge of the state and federal regulations pertaining to child abuse and neglect and childcare licensing requirements
  • Knowledge of local resources, languages and customs is helpful


To be hired for this position you will need the required PA clearances to be dated no more than one year prior to your employment start date.  Click here to learn more about the required clearances.

Shift TypeFull-Time, 10 Months, 215 Day Calendar
Salary RangeHead Start/PreK Counts
LocationItinerant locations throughout Bucks County

Applications Accepted

Start Date07/20/2019