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Teacher Assistant 1
DepartmentHead Start
Site LocationChisholm
Full Time/Part TimeFull Time Level 3
Internal/External:Internal & External
Job Responsibilities:

Responsible for assisting the Head Start Teacher with all aspects of the classroom.

Job Qualifications:


  • High School graduate or GED and minimum 18 years of age
  • Prefer Early Childhood education and work experience
  • Possess current First Aid/CPR certificate or willing to obtain
  • Ability to pass a background study
  • Required to enroll in Child Development Associate Program (CDA) after completing six (6) month probation
  • Regularly lifts 50 lbs., and occasionally more, and is able to kneel, bend, stoop, and sit on floor to attend to the children’s needs

Needed Attributes: 

  • Awareness of, sensitivity to, and ability to work effectively with young children and families from a variety of social, cultural, and economic backgrounds
  • Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member
  • Possess computer/technology skills
Essential Functions:


  • Assists in the management of the site in its entirety and maintains compliance with federal performance standards and state licensing requirements
  • Responsible for ensuring the safety of all children through the compliance of Head Start policies and procedures
  • Responsible for the food program and meal requirements
  • Assists in the individualized and quality care of children
  • Assists with planning and implementation of the designated curriculum
  • Assists with all child screenings and ongoing assessments
  • Assists substitute teaching staff
  • Assists with child and family outcomes as mandated by federal, state, and local regulations
  • Assists with the implementation of home visits, conferences, field trips, and transition meetings
  • Responsible for timely documentation of all required program data
  • Assists children in a bus aide capacity on scheduled program transportation routes when assigned
Dual Employment-secondary job duties
FT Teacher Assistant position working with pre-school children in a Chisholm Head Start classroom. Starting wage: $13.16/hr. Please apply by December 16, 2019. AA/EOE