Head Start Assistant Teacher (#0221A)

  • Full Time
  • Glencoe
  • Salary: $13.19-$14.81/hr + Benefits
  • June 30, 2021

Website United Community Action Partnership, Inc.

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.
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.
CPR and First Aid Certification or willingness to obtain.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITIES AND SKILLS:

Bilingual preferred both written and verbal.
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 #0221A when applying.

United Community Action Partnership is an EOE/ADA/AA Employer.

To apply for this job email your details to JenetG@unitedcapmn.org