Teacher Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere
  • March 5, 2021

Website Bi-County Community Action Programs, Inc.

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

Head Start Teacher Assistant is responsible for assisting in the effective operation of the Head Start classroom to promote and enhance the School Readiness of children and families in compliance with Head Start and MN Rule 3 regulations.

Duties include providing input in creating, developing and implementing the learning environment, schedule and curriculum; assisting with setting up materials, projects and activities in the classroom; reading to children; organizing and supervising play activities; assisting in providing information to parents/guardians regarding child growth and development; informs families of resources and makes referrals, as needed.

Requirements: Teacher Assistant requires a High School Diploma or GED and candidate currently holds or, within two years of hire, attains a CDA credential, or equivalent, or an Early Childhood associate or baccalaureate degree. BI-CAP will provide training for the CDA credential, at no charge. Preferred experience of working with children birth to five years old. Must have a valid driver’s license and auto insurance. 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, 40 hours per week during the 10-month school year (mid-August – May). $12.75/hr. depending on qualifications, with benefits during the school year.

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