Teacher Assistant

  • Full Time
  • Apple Valley
  • Salary: $12.9600 To 14.1000 Hourly
  • The Teacher Assistant works with the Head Start Teacher in implementing all classroom activities including meal service. The Assistant Teacher cooperates with the Teacher, Paraprofessional and other Head Start staff in providing the best possible program. Works with children and families in the classroom and performs other duties as assigned by the teacher.
  • December 31, 2021

Website Scott Dakota Carver CAP Agency

68 FTE (38 hours/week during the school year)

Double Session Classes

SUMMARY  

The Teacher Assistant works with the Head Start Teacher in implementing all classroom activities including meal service. The Assistant Teacher cooperates with the Teacher, Paraprofessional and other Head Start staff in providing the best possible program. Works with children and families in the classroom and performs other duties as assigned by the teacher.  

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:  

•Plans with the Teacher and implements daily activities; assisting with completing child assessments using Creative Curriculum.   

•Data entry on teaching strategies GOLD software.  

•Works with the children individually and in groups in the center; accompanies the class on field trips.   

•Comply and implement local, state and Head Start federal guidelines.   

•Works with teacher and paraprofessional to serve and clean up meals and purchase groceries. Participates in family-style meals.  

•Actively participates in cleaning and maintenance of the center.  

•Attends team meetings, CAP Agency and Head Start trainings/meetings and other training as assigned.  

•Communicates with parents and staff to ensure complete services for each child. Communicates all relevant messages and information to teacher in a timely manner.  

•Assists in maintaining a safe indoor and outdoor environment in all aspects of the program.  

•Welcomes and supports parent and other volunteers at the center.  

•Shares responsibility for completion of program paperwork such as attendance and meal count, daily safety check, in-kind.  

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS  

Education, Training and Experience Guidelines   

Must be proficient in Microsoft office, and have previous data entry experience. At a minimum have a CDA credential or a state awarded certificate that meets or exceeds a CDA credential, or are enrolled in a program that will lead to an associate or baccalaureate degree, or are willing to complete a CDA program within two years of the time of hire. Current Infant/Child First Aid and CPR Certificate preferred.  

LICENSE AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS   

A valid Minnesota State Driver’s License, proof of insurance and review of Motor Vehicle Record (MVR) report is required.  

PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING ENVIRONMENT  

A job in this category may include and require sitting, standing, walking and lifting up to 40lbs. 

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