Head Start Teacher's Assistant
Head Start
DESCRIPTION

Working under the direct supervision of the Lead Teacher, the Teacher’s Assistant assists in
the management of a group of 13-17 children ages 3 - 5 years.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Familiar with Early Childhood Education Practices and able to recognize needs of individual children.

  • Able to plan and implement daily activities whil incorporating individual and group level developmentally appropriate practices.

  • Maintains adequate supervision of children at all times.

  • Assists in the planning and preparation of the creative learning environment, establishment of interest centers, and preparation of needed material and supplies.

  • Adheres to Federal Head Start Requirements to maintain a high standard for the program, staff, and curriculum.

  • Helping to prepare children for School Readiness goals

  • Any other duties deemed necessary the CEO/ Executive Director or Senior Management and all program activities as it relates to the Mission of the Agency.

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Associates Degree in Early Childhood Education (ECE) or;

  • Associates Degree with a minimum of 12 ECE credits.

  • CDA

  • Experience in teaching pre-school age children three to five years of age