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Full Job Description: **$2,000 Sign-On Bonus** JOB STATUS: Full time (40 hours/week), 9 months per year, Union position RESPONSIBILITIES: To work together with the Head Start Teacher providing comprehensive Head Start experiences that meet the requirements of the Head Start Performance Standards. To empower parents as team members in a comprehensive approach to child development and self-sufficiency. JOB DUTIES INCLUDE: • To assist the Head Start Teacher to plan and prepare for center days. • Perform required record keeping. • Share in the planning of classroom health and nutrition activities. • Attend training and staff meetings as designated. • Serve as a short-term substitute in the absence of the Head Start Teacher. • Assist Aide with janitorial duties, as needed. • Assist with grantee efforts in recruitment of Head Start children. • Follow established safety procedures. • Drive Head Start Bus or Provide Bus Monitoring as applicable to area. • Support and Model United’s Behavioral Competencies. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: • Must be 18 years of age or older. • One (1) year experience working with 3–5 year-olds. • A current Child Development Associate (CDA) or an Early Childhood Degree or willingness to obtain within two (2) years. • CDL or willingness to obtain within three months as applicable to area. • CPR and First Aid Certification or willingness to obtain. KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS: • Computer/keyboarding skills required. • Ability to work independently and as part of a team. • Ability to travel in a nine (9) county area regularly and out of the nine (9) county area for meetings, workshops, and conferences. • Reliable, regular attendance. • Reliable mode of transportation. • Knowledge and understanding of child development. • Demonstrated problem solving or conflict resolution skills. • Must have satisfactory completion of background check. • Must have satisfactory completion of medical exam and health screenings as requested per Head Start regulations. Please refer to Job #1023A when applying. CLOSING DATES: Open Until Filled CONTACT: Pamela LeGare - Human Resources Coordinator United Community Action Partnership, Inc. 200 4th St SW, PO Box 1359, Willmar, MN 56201 320-235-0850 Ext. 1923

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