Teacher Aide

  • Full Time
  • Backus, MN
  • March 5, 2021

Website Bi-County Community Action Programs, Inc.

Bi-County Community Action Programs, Inc. (BI-CAP) is seeking a Teacher Aide for its Head Start location in Backus, MN.

The Teacher Aide is responsible for supporting the Teacher in the effective operation of the Head Start classroom to promote and enhance School Readiness.

Duties include assisting in setting up classroom materials, projects and activities; keeping the classroom clean and safe; reading to children; organizing and supervising play activities and soothing children who are upset.

The Teacher Aide will follow the lead of the Teacher and/or Teacher Assistant in reinforcing appropriate behaviors using positive guidance. Responsibilities include assisting in classroom cleanup and family-style meals and snacks.

Requirements: Incumbent must be at least 18 years old. Preferred experience working with children ages birth to 5 years old. The job requires a High School Diploma or GED, and skills in reading, communication, math and problem solving. 

Must have a strong commitment to BI-CAP’s values of collaboration, innovation and compassion as well as a respect for diversity. Applicants must pass a DHS Background Study and meet DHS & MN Rule 3 licensing requirements.

Full time, 32 hours per week during the 10-month school year (mid-August – May). $11.73/hr., with benefits during the school year.

To apply for this job please visit www.bicap.org.