Assistant Teacher

Location: Coon Rapids, Stillwater

Job Type: Full-Time

Job Region: Metro

Full Job Description: Anoka County Community Action Program, Inc. is a non-profit agency, in Minneapolis, MN, committed to helping disadvantaged individuals in Anoka County out of poverty and into the community as productive citizens. We are professional, inclusive and fun. Our work environment includes: • Modern office setting • Growth opportunities • Relaxed atmosphere • Flexible working hours • On-the-job training • Safe work environment • Casual work attire Position Requirements: • High school diploma or equivalent. • Child Development Associate (CDA) credential; or enrolled in a CDA credential program to be completed within two years of hire date. • Must meet Minnesota Department of Human Services Division of Licensing requirements for Assistant Teacher. • Certification (or willingness to obtain) in: First Aid and CPR. • ACCAP conducts criminal background checks and a search on NSOPW at the time of hire. Some positions require additional fingerprint and photo verification. Not all backgrounds are a barrier to employment. • Knowledge of early childhood development. • Ability to work well with individuals from various ethnic backgrounds; interest and willing to work with young children and their families. • Ability to assist in teaching. • Good communication, record keeping and writing skills. • Experience and ability in working in a multidisciplinary team environment. Duties and Responsibilities: • Assists in organizing and operating the classroom according to state/federal laws and regulations. • Assists in classroom setup; planning and preparing work materials for the children; and record keeping. • Assists as needed with transporting/serving meals and cleanup. • Assist in completing all required documentation, including, but not limited to; Attendance, In-kind, meal services, accident reports. • Uses research-based curriculum and assessment tools, with the guidance of the lead teacher, to provide individualized learning experiences for each child. • Prepare and participate in Parent/Teacher conferences, attend home visits as required, and attend staff trainings. • Attend parent meetings, staff meetings, agency meetings and staff trainings. • Substitute teaches as needed. • Dependable attendance and must be flexible with daily work schedule. • Assists with Home Base center days and evening meetings as needed. • Performs other related duties as assigned. Essential Job Functions: • Normal office procedures. • Able to lift and carry 50 pounds safely. • Sitting in a chair, standing, or walking for extended periods of time. • Repetitive body movement including bending, crouching, kneeling, reaching, pulling, pushing, twisting, and turning. • Must be able to communicate effectively with clients and employees. • Must be able to enter client’s home, climb stairs and could come in contact with cigarette/cigar smoke and a variety of pets. To view the full job description, summary of benefits, and obtain an employment application please visit our website at ACCAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Closing date: 01/14/2024


Company name: Anoka County Community Action Program, Inc.

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