Teacher/Home Based

Miami, FL, US


Salary Range: $40,000-$48,262.50 annually
Local address: Center for Excellence in Early Education-3250 SW 3 Ave. Miami, FL 33129.

Benefits (The Good Stuff)

  • Exempt (Salary): 3 WKS+ Vacation Paid*
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • 12 PTO Paid Days
  • Competitive Health Benefits Package
  • Wellness Program Reimbursements up to $50/month
  • Short Term Disability at NO COST
  • Life Insurance & AD&D 2X Annual Salary at NO COST
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Retirement Plan UP TO 6% Employer Funding
  • Professional Development Opportunities
  • Discounted On-Site Early Childhood Care
  • Tuition Assistance for Early Education Degree
  • Free Monthly Transit Card

*Vacation amounts may vary based on roles, schedules, and years of service.

Help us make a difference in our community. United, we are tackling complex issues and turning contributions into real change. We fight for equitable access to quality education, financial security, and the health of everyone in our community. Join our team and join us in the fight for a stronger Miami!

United Way Miami, Inc. is hiring a Teacher/Home Base to join our team. As Teacher/Home Base you will provide a safe and nurturing environment for children that encourages their social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development. In collaboration with the Demonstration School director and with the Master teacher design and implement a developmentally appropriate curriculum according to the guidelines and key elements established by UWM for the Home-Based program and the Head Start Performance Standards.

UWM is an equal opportunity employer and a drug-free workplace, please visit our Career site homepage to view our EEO statement and Drug-Free policy.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Conduct weekly 90-minute home visits to young children and their families. 
  • Carry out “curriculum” for child development in the context of the home and during group “socialization” experiences.
  • Develops and implements strategies during the group “socialization” experiences and other family group activities.
  • Provide education and support services to families.
  • Conduct screening and ongoing assessment of young children’s development promptly following the Head Start Performance Standards.
  • Collaborative process in family partnership agreements.
  • Promote parental involvement in curriculum planning, program governance, and overall Head Start program.
  • Monitor and educate parents concerning children’s health status, including medical follow-up, physical health, dental health, mental health, and nutritional intake.
  • Provide management, crisis intervention, and resource referral services.
  • Act as liaison and advocate between community resources and Head Start families.
  • Transport family when appropriate to and from community resources or other activities. 
  • Complete documentation of home visits, socialization experience, and other relevant activities.
  • Maintain confidentiality of family records and information.
  • Participate fully in supervision and training experiences.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 



Education Requirements: A minimum of a bachelor’s or associate’s degree in child development, elementary education, social sciences, or related field. Bilingual preferred


Experience Requirements: At least 2 years of experience working with children and families in a human service setting

Technology Requirements: Beginning Internet Explorer, Intermediate Word, Beginning Excel, Beginning Outlook.

Other Essential Knowledge/Skills: Strong oral and written communication skills, customer relations skills, creative problem-solving skills, good judgment, basic math skills, critical thinking skills, and attention to detail. Bilingual and Biliterate preferred.

Career growth: We encourage you to grow by providing formal and informal development programs, coaching, and on-the-job challenges. We want you to ask questions, take chances, and explore the possible.

Apply with confidence! Research indicates that individuals, especially people of color and women, may hesitate if they don't meet every requirement. At United Way Miami, we embrace diversity and inclusion. If you're enthusiastic about a role, apply, even if your experience or education isn't an exact match. You could be the perfect fit for this position or discover other exciting opportunities within our organization. Please note that while some roles may have specific requirements for funding eligibility, we STILL encourage you to explore our job opportunities.


Job Profile


North America


United States


Discounted Child Care Employee Assistance Program Health benefits Life Insurance Paid holidays Paid Time Off Professional development opportunities Retirement plan Short Term Disability Transit Card Tuition Assistance Vacation Paid Wellness program


Child Development Elementary Education Internet Explorer Microsoft Excel Microsoft Outlook Microsoft Word Social Sciences

  • Assess children's development
  • Complete documentation
  • Conduct home visits
  • Implement curriculum
  • Monitor children's health status
  • Participate in supervision and training
  • Promote parental involvement
  • Provide support services to families

2 years


Associate's Degree Bachelor's degree


America/Anchorage America/Chicago America/Denver America/Los_Angeles America/New_York Pacific/Honolulu UTC-10 UTC-5 UTC-6 UTC-7 UTC-8 UTC-9