• Teacher Assistant 1 (Ely), 2019-HS-012

    Arrowhead Economic Opportunity Agency
    Job Description
    Full-time Teacher Assistant position working with pre-school children in a Head Start classroom in Ely.  Please apply by July 15, 2019.  Please apply at:  www.aeoa.org/Careers tab/View all Jobs.
     
     Responsible for assisting the Head Start Teacher with all aspects of the classroom.
     
    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Assists in the management of the site in its entirety and maintains compliance with federal performance standards and state licensing requirements
    • Responsible for ensuring the safety of all children through the compliance of Head Start policies and procedures
    • Responsible for the food program and meal requirements
    • Assists in the individualized and quality care of children
    • Assists with planning and implementation of the designated curriculum
    • Assists with all child screenings and on-going assessments
    • Assists substitute teaching staff
    • Assists with child and family outcomes as mandated by federal, state, and local regulations
    • Assists with the implementation of home visits, conferences, field trips, and transition meetings
    • Responsible for timely documentation of all required program data
    • Assists children in a bus aide capacity on scheduled program transportation routes when assigned
    Qualifications:  Teacher Assistant 1—$ 13.16/hour
    • High School graduate or GED and minimum 18 years of age
    • Prefer early childhood education and work experience
    • Possess current First Aid/CPR certificate or willing to obtain
    • Ability to pass a background study
    • Required to enroll in Child Development Associate Program (CDA) after completing six- (6-) month probation
    • Regularly lifts 50 lbs. and occasionally more and is able to kneel, bend, stoop, and sit on floor to attend to the children’s needs
     Qualifications:  Teacher Assistant 2—$ 14.20/hour
    • Minimum current Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) required
    • Prefer early childhood education and work experience
    • Possess current First Aid/CPR certification or willing to obtain
    • Ability to pass background study
    • Regularly lifts 50 lbs. and occasionally more and is able to kneel, bend, stoop, and sit on floor to attend to the children’s needs
    • High School graduate or GED and minimum 18 years of age
    Needed Attributes:
    • Awareness of, sensitivity to, and ability to work effectively with young children and families from a variety of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds
    • Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing
    • Ability to work independently and as a team member
    • Possess computer/technology skills
    Full-time, Monday-Friday, 31 hours/week, 35 weeks
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