Classroom Assistant 1 or 2

  • Part Time
  • Virginia, MN
  • 2022-HS-033
  • July 31, 2022

Website AEOA

Job Summary:

Responsible for assisting with all aspects of the classroom, as assigned by the Head Start Teacher.

Qualifications: Classroom Assistant 1: Probationary wage $16.57/hr; 6 month wage $17.36/hr

  • High school graduate or GED and minimum of 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
  • 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: Classroom Assistant 2: Probationary wage $17.71/hr; $18.59/hr

  • High School graduate or GED and minimum 18 years of age
  • Minimum current Child Development Associate Credential (CDA) required.
  • Early Childhood work experience
  • Possess current First Aid/CPR certificate or willing to obtain
  • Ability to pass a 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

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

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 ongoing 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
  • Performs duties as primary bus monitor, where transportation is available

2 PT Classroom Assistant 1 or 2 positions open in a Virginia Head Start classroom for the upcoming 2022-2023 school year. Wage dependent on qualifications. 24 hrs/wk, 39 weeks/year. Please apply by July 31, 2022. AA/EOE

To apply for this job email your details to lindsey.heisel@aeoa.org